Online Directory

Welcome to our online directory. This resource will help you find the great arts and cultural organisations across the North East that all have something amazing to offer your school. You can search using geographical location, subject areas or key stages. These organisations can also help support your pupils to achieve Arts Award and your school to achieve Artsmark.

112 Search Results

Durham University Library & Museums

Durham University has a wide range of cultural attractions and collections that can be used by students studying for Arts Award.

  • Art and design
  • Languages
  • Key Stage Two
  • Key Stage Three
  • Key Stage One
  • Key Stage Four
  • History
  • HE
  • Geography
  • Further Education
  • English
  • Early Years
  • Drama
  • Design and technology
  • Dance
  • Cross-curricular
  • County Durham
  • Computing
  • Maths
  • Out of school
  • Science
  • SEND
  • SMSC
  • Leanring Team, c/o Palace Green Library, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RN
  • 0191 334 2993
  • Website
  • Email

Jack Drum Arts

An Arts Award Centre delivering the award at all levels, Jack Drum Arts is a combined arts company with a 30 year history of using the arts to successfully engage with children and young people of all ages and abilities as a tool for self-expression, both in and out of school settings.

  • SEND
  • Out of school
  • Music
  • Key Stage Two
  • Key Stage Three
  • Key Stage One
  • Key Stage Four
  • History
  • Further Education
  • English
  • Drama
  • Design and technology
  • Cross-curricular
  • County Durham
  • Computing
  • Art and design
  • St Cuthbert's Centre, Church Hill, Crook, County Durham, DL15 9DN
  • 01388 765 002
  • Website
  • Email

The Forge

The Forge is a dedicated creative organisation at the leading edge of participatory practice for children and young people. It works in partnership with Culture Bridge North East to manage the regional delivery of Artsmark.

  • SMSC
  • SEND
  • Music
  • Key Stage Two
  • Key Stage Three
  • Key Stage One
  • Key Stage Four
  • English
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • County Durham
  • The Forge, Stanley Education Centre, King Edward VIII Terrace, Shield Row, Stanley, DH9 0HQ
  • 01207 284 515
  • Website
  • Email

TIN Arts

TIN Arts is an inclusive dance organisation specialising in engaging children and young people through participatory programmes in Durham and across the North East.

  • SEND
  • Out of school
  • Key Stage Two
  • Key Stage Three
  • Key Stage One
  • Key Stage Four
  • Further Education
  • Early Years
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • County Durham
  • Old School House, Front Street, Framwellgate Moor, Durham, DH1 5BL
  • 0191 384 0728
  • Website
  • Email

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain

​National Youth Choirs of Great Britain’s mission is to inspire and empower young people throughout the UK through the life changing experience of singing together.

  • County Durham
  • The Rivergreen Centre, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5BS
  • 0191 383 7355
  • Website
  • Email

Greenfield Arts

Based in County Durham, Greenfield Arts offers a wide range of arts and creative opportunities for schools.

  • County Durham
  • Greenfield Way, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 7LF
  • 01325 379048
  • Website
  • Email

Kirkleatham Old Hall Museum

With the history, heroes, and heritage of east Cleveland as inspiration, Kirkleatham Old Hall Museum offers a variety of creative workshops and activities which can support groups and schools working towards Arts Award at Discover and Explore levels.

  • Art and design
  • Cross-curricular
  • Drama
  • English
  • History
  • Key Stage One
  • Key Stage Three
  • Key Stage Two
  • Out of school
  • Science
  • SEND
  • SMSC
  • Tees Valley

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

The Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum offers a fully guided experience with the chance to interact with ironstone mining artefacts, and listen to intriguing stories of miners in support of Arts Award and Artsmark.

  • Tees Valley
  • Mill Lane, Skinningrove, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, TS13 4AP
  • 01287 642 877
  • Website
  • Email

The Auckland Project

The Auckland Project aims to reinvigorate the local community of Bishop Auckland through art and heritage projects. Sites include Auckland Castle, the 900-year-old home of the Prince Bishops of Durham, and the Mining Art Gallery.

  • Art and design
  • County Durham
  • Geography
  • History
  • Key Stage Four
  • Key Stage One
  • Key Stage Three
  • Key Stage Two
  • Music
  • RE
  • SEND
  • SMSC
  • Vinovium House
    Saddler Street
    Bishop Auckland DL14 7BH
  • 01388 743 791
  • Website
  • Email

Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon

Educational visits at Locomotion are free. With a large number of exhibits from The UK National Collection of rail vehicles, the museum offers a wide variety of high quality educational packages linked to the national curriculum, that can support Artsmark and Arts Award.

  • Science
  • Maths
  • Key Stage Two
  • Key Stage Three
  • Key Stage One
  • Geography
  • English
  • Early Years
  • Design and technology
  • County Durham
  • Art and design
  • The National Railway Museum at Shildon, Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon, DL4 2RE
  • 01904 809 638
  • Website
  • Email