Northumberland Day and Headway Arts AGM

Stotties, Sarnies & Singing Hinnies…and AGM.

Howay to Headway for a taste of our fantastic Northumbrian culture, canny entertainment and our AGM on Thursday 25th May 4-6pm.

Seven Stars will be performing their latest show Forever Young:


Forever Young is a timeless tale for everyone.  A faerie story of forbidden love, loss, family and independence inspired by borders folklore via the likes of Romeo & Juliet, Cathy and Heathcliff.  Set in Northumberland’s deep dark past Jamie and his heard of cheeky wild goats collide with posh lass Lily in Hap’neywoods. Jamie and Lily fall in love and throw their families into chaos.  Join us to find out if the lovers will find a world where they can be themselves. A tragic ghostly love story from Headway Arts’ inclusive theatre company, with masks, puppets, traditional music and wild (really wild) goats.

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Carnival Club

Blyth Carnival Club

Headway Arts Bringing Back Blyth Carnival!

Following the roaring success of last year’s Tall Ships Carnival Parade produced by Headway Arts we are inviting the local community to take part in our Carnival Club.

Those eager to take an active role in re-inviting Blyth Town Carnival this year are welcome to join. No artistic skill is required, the sessions are free of charge and you can attend as often as you like. Everyone is welcome.

Sessions will initially take place on Tuesday each fortnight and cover different Carnival skills, such as creating large-scale sculptures, flags and banners. It’s a great social evening – there’s even tea and cake!

If you’d like to learn exciting new creative skills, adapt your old skills or pass on your artistic knowledge to others please join us every other Tuesday from 10th January, 4.30-6.30pm.

Contact Headway Arts on 01670 351962 or email if you’d like to know more.


Watch the video below for an idea of what it’s all about.



Carnival Creatures
Tuesday between 4.30 and 6.30pm on the 10th January, 24th January, 7th February, 21st February. Learn to make giant puppets using new and recycled materials.

Windy Things
Tuesday between 4.30 and 6.30pm on the 7th March, 21st March, 11th April, 25th April. Learn to make flags and banners and windsocks for parades.

Carnival Costume
Tuesday between 4.30 and 6.30pm on the 2nd May, 16th May, 30th May, 13th June.
Learn to make a variety of carnival costumes, hats and things to wear.

There will be additional opportunities to work towards staging the Blyth Carnival in June and July.

Bring your family and friends – bring a group – everyone is welcome.


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**Volunteers and Sponsors are needed to make this thing happen – please get in touch if you can help!**