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NGCV partners are leading the way in providing cultural experiences for people with an Autistic Spectrum Condition, learning disability or sensory and communication disorders.
Work has begun on Live Theatre’s £10million Live Works development on the iconic NewcastleGateshead Quayside and will provide commercial offices, a public park and a children and young people’s writing centre.
NGCV partner Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) has used its museums, galleries and collections to work with older people with dementia and people with mental health needs.
New independent figures released by NGCV demonstrate that the partners’ have made a collective economic contribution to the North East of £404m in the past five years.
Since opening in December 2004, Sage Gateshead has made a total economic contribution to the region of £283 million - almost three times the combined capital cost of Sage Gateshead’s building and all of the core revenue invested in the venue by the public sector over the last ten years.
180 cultural leaders from across Europe gathered in NewcastleGateshead in October, as part of a major international conference to challenge assumptions about culture and consider its contribution to developing social and economic regeneration at local, national and European level.
Building understanding of audiences and testing ways to communicate and engage with them is the focus of an NGCV research project, where partners will work together to develop more meaningful relationships with audiences.
Promoting environmental sustainability in all its forms with staff, artists, performers and the public is an ongoing priority for NGCV and partners continue to work together on being greener.
Building on successful research projects, a public campaign launches on 9th October to help families get involved in cultural events and activities, try new things and explore new places across the North East.
Building on achieving the Equality Standard Gold Award, NGCV has continued to promote equality and diversity and address barriers to accessing culture, as well as to employment and training.