Come On Down

Come On Down Festival

Come On Downline 2021!

Come on Down is going digital this year which means you can join us from wherever you are in the world! Join us on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st October 2021.

View and download our digital programme here.




Watch online from our website or head over to our Facebook page:

Wednesday 20th October 2021

  11AM: Gong bath & interview with Tracey West

  12PM: Let’s talk about creativity with Lady Kitt

  1PM: Paula dances, followed by a visit to the Power Sofa with Rebecca, Allie and Paula

  2PM: Fabulous workshop with Poppy Crawshaw


Thursday 21st October 2021

  11AM: Lively circus workshop with Circ Motif

  12PM: Join the cast of Hold Your Peace on the Power Sofa

  1PM: From Sill to Sea cast and crew join us on the Power Sofa

  2PM: Creative Café with Allie Walton-Robson


Come On Down 2021 is possible thanks to funding from the Hadrian Trust.


Come On Down is our annual fantastic free festival of performance and creativity by learning disabled people.

Join us for quality performances, exhibitions, talks and art by talented artists from across the north east and beyond.

Contact us if you’d like to come on down!

Email us at: or call 01670 351962


View:   Come On Down Festival 2019

View:  Come On Down Festival 2018

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