After a successful pilot project, North East Wellbeing are delivering the second year of the Curious Beasts project. In this video, practitioners talk about their work to date using puppetry to help identify and address emotional wellbeing issues in children.
Friends Action North East are a charity based in Newcastle who help adults with learning disabilities in the North East of England to make and keep friends.
In their Make Art, Make Friends project, supported by the Well Newcastle Gateshead Arts Fund, participants have been involved in a range of arts activities, including print and dance. In this video, they showcase what they’ve done to date and express how the project has helped them make friendships. Have a look below!
The Curious Beasts project, supported by the Well Newcastle Gateshead Arts Fund, featured on the BBC! A fantastic initiative helping children develop emotional resilience, please see below.
The Canny Chanters are running a series of taster arts sessions in Chopwell as part of their Chopwell Arts programme, supported by the Well Newcastle Gateshead Arts Fund. Do pop along to a session to develop your artistic skills! Please see more information below.
North East Wilds CIC are looking to employ a female photographer to document 5 events as part of their Forest Lunch Club project, supported by the Well Newcastle Gateshead Arts Fund. For more information and to apply, please contact Bryony Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
Well Newcastle Gateshead’s next Community Conversation will take place at the Riverside Community Health Project on 12 February 2020 from 1:30pm to 3:00pm.
Come along to discuss ideas for projects and creative activities for children that you’d like to see in the area and learn more about the Well Newcastle Gateshead Arts Fund.
We hope to see you there!
The Empty Space and Reviving the Heart of the West End’s Community Producing project, supported by the Well Newcastle Gateshead Arts Fund, has been going very well and has reached a group of parents and children in the area.
In this video, parents and children talk about Wacky Kids Days activities as part of the project, and the impact they have had on them and the local community.
Thank you very much to The Empty Space and Reviving the Heart of the West End for sharing this with us!
Well Newcastle Gateshead begin the Festive season with some exciting developments and projects in each of the target communities!
Please read the latest newsletter below and as always, do let us know your comments and suggestions!
Friends Action North East are looking for volunteers to help run art and dance activities as part of their Make Art, Make Friends project, supported by the Well Newcastle Gateshead Arts Fund.
Please see more information below to get in touch if you are able to help.
Children North East and North East Wellbeing will be holding a special event in November to explore how innovative practice can be joined up to improve the life chances of vulnerable children. There will be inspirational content from a range of partners and speakers, including Great North Children’s Hospital. There will also be a puppetry session from 4M Puppets!
Please see below for further details, including information on how to book a place. Well Newcastle Gateshead will also have a presence at the event, to speak to attendees about the Arts Fund and recently funded projects.