As a registered Arts Award Centre, more than 100 pupils from local schools have taken part in workshops at Queen’s Hall Arts, contributing towards their Discover level Arts Award.
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.
Théâtre Sans Frontières is a multilingual, international touring company. It makes shows for young people aged five to 18 in French, Spanish, and English, and tours both schools and theatres.
Mortal Fools supports children and young people to complete Arts Award at all levels, through partnership projects in schools, and a touring and youth theatre programme.
The archives at Durham County Record Office are rich, varied and an amazing source of inspiration, recording the daily life of ordinary people in County Durham and Darlington over the past thousand years.
Amber Film and Photography Collective and Side Gallery and Cinema together offer a stimulating and diverse Arts Award for primary schools at Discover and Explore levels. Secondary and further education establishments wishing to consider Arts Award Bronze or above are also welcome to get in contact.
Little Big Butterfly provides a range of drama and film based opportunities for children and young people across the North East. It offers Arts Award at Bronze and Silver levels.
An Arts Award Supporter, Northumberland Libraries provides access to a wide range of books, online and digital resources to support both learning and leisure.
The Sill is the UK’s National Landscape Discovery Centre in Northumberland National Park, bringing the landscape of Northumberland to life via exhibitions and a fully accessible Whin Sill grassland roof. The Sill also hosts a brand new YHA Youth Hostel.
A combined arts organisation, Changing Relations offers workshops, talks and projects for all abilities, supporting young people’s attainment of Arts Award, while linking to many curriculum areas. As an Artsmark Partner, it offers schools a programme that encourages engagement in modern issues.