Free Creative Workshops

We have a lot of free creative workshops coming up…

POP UP BOOKS! Stories from the Sea with Headway Arts!

Monday 30th July 10am-1pm @ The Salvation Army, Bedlington
Call to book you place: 01670 829356

Wednesday 1st August 10am-1pm @ The Dave Stephens Centre, Blyth Beach
Call to book you place: 01670 622210

Thursday 2nd August 2-4.30pm @ The Deputy’s Kist, Ashington
Call to book you place: 01670 854422

Have fun making colourful pop up books inspired by maritime stories such as Moby Dick and the Little Mermaid, including making your own stories inspired by the beach.
For ages 6-12 – All children under 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

There are 15 places for each workshop – so book your session as soon as possible.

Supported by BVAL, Queen’s Hall Arts, Northumberland County Council and Arts Council England.
See the flyer for more free creative workshops from Roots & Wings.

Random Young People’s Creative Workshops with Headway Arts

Monday 13th August
Masquerade – design masks inspired by carnivals, clowns & your own characters.

Tuesday 14th August
Puppetmakers – invent puppet characters using recycled & colourful materials & bring them to life in a short play.

Thursday 16th August
Lights Camera Action – Make a movie in day. Join the company to act, script, direct & film.

You might like to bring along drinks & a snack for break time.

All sessions are for 9 to 18 year olds and run from 10am to 1pm at St Cuthbert’s Church Hall, Plessey Rd, Blyth.

Places must be booked in advance through

Wednesday 15th August – Drop-in workshop
City of Sand – no booking required. Help us make a fantastical sand sculpture city on Blyth beach. Dress warm. Bring a bucket & spade & maybe a towel.
(Please note this is a public place, Headway Arts can’t be responsible for the whereabouts of children & young people.)

Supported by BBC Children in Need and Aiming High for Disabled Children.

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of all our funders which currently includes:

  • Arts Council England
  • Blyth Town Council
  • Community Foundation
  • Edward Gostling Foundation – RW Mann Trust – Shears Foundation
  • Erasmus+
  • Great Northumberland
  • Hadrian Trust – High Sheriff of Northumberland – Rothley Trust
  • Heritage Fund
  • National Lottery Community Fund
  • Northumberland County Council
  • Postcode Community Trust
  • Sir James Knott Trust
  • The 1989 Willan Trust – Wellesley Trust
  • the Coalfields Regeneration Trust