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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.


Published: 12th November 2017

NGCV's first ever Green Week was a great success and is encouraging all our organisations to do more together and individually to build momentum and involve staff, the public and artists and cultural practitioners in thinking and behaving more sustainably, as well as promoting green ideas, activities and engagement.

Published: 11th November 2017

Pick almost any day of the year, choose any of the 20 unique venues and sites operated by NGCV and you will find creative educators turning theatres, dance studios, cinemas, museums, Roman forts, music venues and galleries into places of wonder and learning and reaching out into communities to engage and support creativity.  There is something exciting and surprising available for every age group and for people of hugely diverse backgrounds.

Published: 11th November 2017

NGCV is working closely with Gateshead College and the regional skills and enterprise programme Go>Grow programme to roll out training to improve the skills of the employees and volunteers, who work in our 20 venues and heritage sites across Tyneside, as well as promote the opportunities across the cultural sector.  Hundreds of people are already benefitting from the fully funded training.

Published: 3rd October 2017

NGCV is calling for written quotations for research into the feasibility, options, opportunities challenges and costs of a unified Customer Relationship Management, ticketing and What'sOn system.  Deadline for submissions is noon on 31st October 2017.

Published: 5th September 2017

From Saturday 9th to Sunday 17th September, our venues will be hosting a wide range of green activities for the public and staff to get involved in - from a mass paper plae throw, to building a better world with recycled materials, a clothes swap and green storytimes.  People can also share their green ideas and travel habits and have the chance to win one of our fantastic prizes.  Go on, get involved! 

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