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News items about some of the collective activities undertaken by NGCV or about the NGCV partnership are shared here for information.  We hope that you find these of interest.

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Published: 28th September 2016

NewcastleGateshead Cultural Venues are supporting Sunderland’s bid to be City of Culture 2021 and their pitch for £6m to create a new venue in the city. We are encouraging everyone to sign up and back the bid on social media.


Published: 8th September 2016

This trailblazing project is now engaging over 5,000 of the region's families with culture.  So what happens next?

Published: 5th August 2016

NewcastleGateshead is one of 4 areas shortlisted to host the Great Exhibition of the North - tweet your support by including NewcastleGateshead to host #GreatNorthExpo2018 and find out more about the competition here

Published: 4th August 2016

Over 16,000 people responded to our audience travel survey, helping us to understand how people travel to our venues and how we can encourage more sustainable travel.

Published: 10th May 2016

Photo credit: Neville Campbell, Dance City Random Acts

NGCV is inviting expressions of interest for a freelance Marketing Manager role with The Insider project, a groundbreaking shared data and collaborative audience development project, which is poised to relaunch in July 2016.

Published: 17th November 2015

Our latest independent Economic Impact Assessment demonstrates that for every £1 of public subsidy, collectively we provide a strong return on investment of £4.56 and this has grown in the last 2 years.

Published: 13th November 2015

Linda Conlon, Chief Executive of Newcastle's International Centre for Life, becomes the first woman from Europe (and only the second European in its 42 year history) to be elected Chair of the Association of Science and Technology Centres, (ASTC), the global body representing science centres and museums.


Published: 23rd October 2015

Newcastle Theatre Royal has been voted the most welcoming Theatre in the entire UK.  Over 256 theatres of all sizes from across the UK entered the award, which is voted for entirely by the public.



Published: 18th October 2015

Cultural organisations are encouraged to engage with Streetwise Opera, creating local partnerships and supporting work placements for people who have experienced homelessness and are being helped to make positive life changes through music.

Published: 30th September 2015

Celebrating Older People’s Day and beyond, NGCV has prepared an overview of cultural activities, events and offers for older people which are available across their 20 venues in NewcastleGateshead and Tyneside.



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