Author: Peter Neal

Peter is office co-ordinator at Tees Valley Arts. He has worked for over a decade as a freelance small business consultant @nealandco. You can follow him personally @pneal.

Heritage on Track Commission

Heritage on Track

Artist Brief Tees Valley Arts, in collaboration with Creative Darlington and Groundwork NE & Cumbria, wish to commission an artist or group of artists to undertake a commission as part of the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Great Place – Tees Valley initiative. The opportunity is open to artists working across any platform, including visual arts and …

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Help us save this Portrait of Henry Pease

Henry Pease Portrait

Will you help to save this slice of history for our museums? Tees Valley Arts are leading the fundraising effort to save this important portrait of Henry Pease for our region. It will be jointly accessioned by the Head of Steam Museum in Darlington, the Dorman Museum in Middlesbrough and Kirkleatham Museum in Redcar with …

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Tees Valley officially a Great Place

Tees Valley Combined Authority has secured £1.5 million as part of the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England Great Place scheme to fund activities which will put arts, culture and heritage at the heart of the community. Read More Peter NealPeter is office co-ordinator at Tees Valley Arts. He has worked for over a …

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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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High Coniscliffe School and the Roman Fort at Piercebridge

Roman Shield

Artist Bub Bacon will be starting a week-long residency at High Coniscliffe Primary School outside Darlington, as part of our River Tees Rediscovered engagement programme, next week. This residency, in partnership with Tees Archeology, will be focusing on the history of the local Roman fort and bridge crossing at Piercebridge. In preparation, pupils visited the …

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Teesside University Taster Day Feedback


I just wanted to say a big thank you for your sessions on Wednesday. We had 15 young people attend from Stockton, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Durham and Darlington and feedback from them was hugely positive. On arrival they were all a bit shy but Maurice’s session really brought them all out of their shells. By the …

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