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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

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 …

Read more

Digital Animator and a Writer Sought

Tees Valley Arts is working in partnership with Stockton Riverside College and Morelife Weight Management Services, to create a short animation addressing (lightly and humorously) the range of body types that are healthy, and to counteract some of the media manipulation of ‘iconic’ bodies, for both males and females. The animator will deliver 10 sessions …

Read more