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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Art & Soul: Fundraising Concert

GrooveTrain

  One of the region’s most iconic theatres is to host a live music concert with a difference as a top bill of musicians line-up to raise funds for community arts projects across the Teesside region. The ‘soulfood’ event taking place this month at the ARC in Stockton town centre sees 9-piece funk festival favourites …

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Surplus Music Equipment

Tees Valley Arts has two surplus pieces of music equipment that it would like to dispose of either for charitable purposes or for a donation towards our own charitable funds. They are: Roland A88 Roland V-Drums Portable TD-4KP Enquiries Please get in touch before 22nd December 2017 if you are interested in either of these …

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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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One Week In …

Stockton Riverside Festival Frameshift

The end of the first week in my new job coincided with one of the annual highlights of our region’s cultural calendar. What makes the Stockton International Riverside Festival so special for me is not just the fact that world class acts appear there year on year, it’s also the fact that audiences in Stockton …

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Day 1

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My first day as Executive Director of Tees Valley Arts (TVA) started with none of the apprehension that normally comes with beginning a new job. Partly that’s down to my familiarity with the organisation, the fact that my email has been buzzing with communication for weeks now as the small but busy team here and …

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Rowena’s Farewell

Rowena Sommerville

Dear colleagues and friends, this is my last week as CEO of Tees Valley Arts, and although I will occasionally be around doing some final bits and bobs for TVA, and in my future as a freelancer (again), this is really me waving the big goodbye! I joined TVA (Cleveland Arts) in 1999, so this …

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Thrifty Foundations: a development opportunity for practitioners of all artforms

Tees Valley Arts and the Festival of Thrift present Thrifty Foundations – a wonderful opportunity for artists wanting to learn new skills and to work with amazing people!!! A development opportunity for practitioners of all artforms TVA and Festival of Thrift are delighted to invite artists, makers, writers and performers to apply to work with …

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