Music Leader Sought for Worldbeaters

Tees Valley Arts is seeking a musician to recruit, support and develop a group of people from newly arrived communities, with a view to a performance during Refugee Week (w/c 19th June). The ‘Worldbeaters’ project is supported by legacy funding from the Northern Rock Foundation. Worldbeaters: The Worldbeaters project will use music to identify and …

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When Night Falls

Hello, my name is Namita. I’ve been volunteering at TVA since June. Here’s a little bit about Nightfall, an event I was involved in as an artist that took place on 14th October in Centre Square, Middlesbrough. Nightfall brought together art installations, performances and workshops related to the wonders of the night sky, on the …

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Hello, I’m Hannah!

Hannah Winship

Hello, I’m Hannah!  I’m an aspiring creative marketer and advertiser and current postgraduate student at Durham University  studying for a masters in Marketing. I’m hoping to start a career in the arts industry as ever since I can remember I’ve been obsessed with all things related to drama, music and dance! I studied my BA …

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Linton Kwesi Johnson’s Poetry Performance at Black History Month in The Northern Echo

Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson’s performance at Black History Month was featured in an article by Kerri Muirhead in Saturday’s Northern Echo. AN internationally renowned poet performed his work to an audience on Teesside as part of Black History Month. Linton Kwesi Johnson, legendary musician and poet travelled to the North-East, in support of Tees Valley Arts …

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TVA Autumn Newsletter 2016

Welcome to the TVA Autumn 2016 newsletter! I often start off my newsletter pieces with some poetry relevant to the season by a poet I admire, and this time is no different – except that the poet in question is not a famous bard, but a lad called Dylan (bardishly enough) who took part in …

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