Highlights from Come On Down 2018

Come On Down 2018

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported this years Come On Down Festival. Thanks to anyone who; donated to our crowdfunding campaign, helped us spread the word through liking and sharing our posts, those who came along to present and perform on each of the days, all of our fabulous funders and to everyone who came along on the day to support. We couldn’t have done it without you so thanks for helping to make Come On Down 2018 a success!

For those of you who couldn’t make it on the day, here’s some of the highlights from the festival!

Headway Arts Inclusive Dance Company presents Fulcrum
Gus Garside and Sarah Watson presenting at the North North Symposium
Headway Arts Inclusive Theatre Company give and insight into creating new performance ‘Hold Your Peace’
Liberdade presents I’mperfection
Riverside Players raise the roof
Gateway Into the Community presents The Acro Bats
The Acro Bats
North North Symposium guest speakers Sarah Watson and Gus Garside
Hosts Andy and Nikki introduce FilmAble
Our lovely hosts for the day Andy and Nikki
FilmAble presents Set In Stone: The Story of Hexham Abbey

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