TVA awarded grant from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Launch Text To SpeechWe are delighted to announce that we have been granted £30,000 from The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation in their latest grant awards. The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life throughout the UK.

Posted on 11/01/2013


Launch Text To SpeechTees Valley Arts are looking for young people aged 15 to 20 to take part in a new project at Middlesbrough myplace. The project is called Journeys and is a great opportunity for young people to work with local playwright Ishy Din whose play “Snookered” toured nationally in 2012. Ishy is the

Posted on 11/01/2013


Launch Text To Speech TVA is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the Community Foundation NE Fund for the Arts to run the Storytime project. Storytime will see TVA working in partnership with Surestart in Middlesbrough, to help parents and carers, especially lads and dads, develop creative play and storytelling

Posted on 14/12/2012

Arts Award Adviser Support Surgeries

Launch Text To SpeechPlease note that these surgeries are available to trained Arts Award Advisers only. Tees Valley Arts are delighted to announce that they are now one of two Arts Award Training and Support Agencies operating throughout the North East region during 2012 / 2013, alongside Skimstone Arts Building upon our successes, achievements

Posted on 27/09/2012

Happy 30th Birthday TVA

Launch Text To SpeechTees Valley Arts was incorporated as a company on 5th August 1982. For our Autumn Newsletter I managed to track down some names from the past (and present) who have kindly given us their birthday greetings. Simon Smith, Communications Officer Happy birthday to Tees Valley Arts and its wonderful and dedicated team.

Posted on 12/09/2012

TVA seeks two freelance Drama workers

Launch Text To SpeechProject Outline The Journeys Project – will support the development, creation and staging of a short, youth-based drama piece, exploring modern, diverse identities in the economically and spiritually tough sub-region of Teesside, led by Middlesbrough-based playwright Ishy Din. TVA will work with Ishy Din, who will be the project’s overall creative lead,

Posted on 08/08/2012

Swallows Partnership Cultural Leadership Programme

Launch Text To SpeechTees Valley Arts’ Director Rowena Sommerville has recently returned from a Cultural Management Programme trip to South Africa through the Swallows Foundation UK. Below is her report of the experience:- Swallows Partnership Cultural Leadership Programme June 2012 Report by participant Rowena Sommerville ‘Give me hope, Joanna, can’t you see that the tide

Posted on 27/07/2012

The natural wonders of Darlington seen in Glass and on your iPhone

Launch Text To SpeechTees Valley Arts are delighted to announce that two exciting artworks interpreting the wonderful and distinctive sights of Redhall Nature Reserve and South Burdon Community Woodland were unveiled on 13th July. Chroma and Heritage Walk 1825, two unique artworks were officially unveiled by Jenny Chapman MP and Phil Wilson MP. These artworks

Posted on 19/07/2012