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