Winter Warmers at Preston Park

Launch Text To SpeechJoin us for a free fun outdoor workshop with Jane Riley of Bobbin Shed 21 who will show you how to weave sailing boat looms from natural materials, scavenged from the Tees Heritage Park and the locality, this Saturday at Preston Park from 10am to 12pm; no need to book, just turn

Posted on 18/03/2015

TVA Winter 2014 Newsletter

Launch Text To Speech Happy Christmas, Cool Yule, season’s greetings, and a good New Year to one and all! I’m going to begin with a short poem by Oliver Herford, an early twentieth century American poet: I heard a bird sing In the dark of December A magical thing And sweet to remember ‘We are

Posted on 19/12/2014

TVA Spring 2014 Newletter

TVA Newsletter Spring 2014

Launch Text To Speech  Spring 2014 finds TVA with a slightly different format newsletter, a new team of personnel, a likely move of offices upcoming, and many new and invigorating challenges ahead – to join on to all the invigorating old ones… Rowena Sommerville, Director Read more:

Posted on 12/03/2014

TVA Autumn 2013 Newsletter

Launch Text To Speech I’m going to begin, as I often do, with an excerpt from a poem, in this instance from ‘Late Summer’ by Jennifer Grotz (who is American, hence the spelling). Summer lingers, but it’s about ending. It’s about how things redden and ripen and burst and come down. It’s when city workers

Posted on 05/09/2013

TVA Spring 2013 Newletter

Launch Text To Speech I’m going to start with an uplifting Spring poem by Billy Collins – Today If ever there were a spring day so perfect, so uplifted by a warm intermittent breeze that it made you want to throw open all the windows in the house and unlatch the door to the canary’s

Posted on 04/09/2013

TVA Summer 2013 Newletter

Launch Text To Speech Welcome one and all, to the TVA Summer 2013 Newsletter. The very word ‘summer’ conjures up notions of heat and sunshine and buzzing bees – we shall see. At the time of writing this we are in what should be mid spring, but as we are all aware, this year isn’t

Posted on 14/06/2013