Important information

On 31 March 2023, the Culture Bridge North East programme ended. 

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums will continue with key elements of regional coordination work. 

Learn more about the completion of Culture Bridge North East.

Who to contact

You can still contact us by emailing

If you are a school with an Artsmark enquiry, you can email The Forge until 31 July 2023.

From the start of the 2023-24 academic year, a new national provider will deliver Artsmark development training and provide schools with support throughout their Artsmark journey. Learn more about changes to Artsmark delivery.