Friends Action North East Make Art, Make Friends Video

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!

Well Newcastle Gateshead Community Conversation February 2020

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/RHWE – Wacky Kids Day

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!

Autumn Conference: Helping Vulnerable Children in Our Schools and Communities

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.