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Published: 28th March 2018

Over the past 6 months, NGCV has been developing plans for City of Dreams, a 10-year mission, to engage all children and young people in Newcastle and Gateshead in transformative cultural activities. Find out more about our strategy and launch, which follows Great Exhibition of the North.

Published: 28th March 2018

It’s happening – we’re putting the fusion into Creative Fuse North East with more and more people and organisations from our diverse cultural sector getting involved.  So far this year there has been a flurry of activities and engagement and there is more to come as these time-limited, but fully funded opportunities continue to roll out, supported by our 5 regional universities. 

Published: 27th March 2018

Family Explorers North East is successfully engaging families across the region and through peer to peer recommendations and reviews, as well as good quality information from venues and partners, they are able to get involved in a wide range of cultural experiences and involve the whole family.

Published: 23rd March 2018

NGCV is proud to support the next stage in Sunderland's ambitious cultural transformation. Launched today, Twenty Four Seven is a £60m 7-year project, which builds on the incredible momemtum, ideas and investment of the City of Culture bid and will be driven under the new Sunderland Culture brand

Published: 28th February 2018

The 80-day Great Exhibition of the North programme was revealed at a packed event at Sage Gateshead this week and runs from 22nd June to 9th September, inviting millions to join in a celebration if the North of England's great art and culture, design and innovation.

Published: 2nd February 2018

We've been out and about engaging children and young people and partners across NewcastleGateshead to help shape the mission and ambition of City of Dreams.  Find out more about what's been happening and the Big Culture Conversation.


Published: 5th December 2017

NGCV is supporting Sunderland's bid to become UK City of Culture in 2021.  We are encouraging everyone to support the final push today, with the spotlight on Sunderland Before a final decision is made on 7th December.  Good luck Sunderland!  We're all behind you!

Published: 16th November 2017

20 delegates from Russia's Cultural Mosaic Programme are visiting the UK to find out about cultural projects, strategies and partnerships. We had the pleasure of talking to them about our partnership and sharing learning to inform their thinking about collaborative working approaches.

Published: 12th November 2017

Our latest independent Economic Impact Assessment for 2016-17 has just been published and shows that collectively we make a total economic contribution of £94.9m to the regional economy, support 2,091 full time equivalent jobs and generate £20m additional visitor spend in NewcastleGateshead.

Published: 12th November 2017

Creative Fuse NE is really getting into its stride now and NGCV is supporting the involvement of the cultural sector in the events opportunities and activities which are rolling out across the region to promote business innovation and the growth of the creative economy.


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