Winter Festival 2019

Headway Arts’ Annual Winter Festival runs between Tuesday 19th November and Tuesday 17th December 2019 and is supported by Northumberland Culture Fund and Great Northumberland Winter Festival.


Tuesday 19th November, 10am – 1pm
Discover Day: Creative Careers
Fully booked


Friday 22nd November, from 7pm
Headway Arts Inclusive Dance Company @ Freedom Moving Platform, Dance City
Get your tickets direct from Dance City (£6)


Monday 25th November – Thursday 12th December, 10am – 4pm
Hygge Exhibition:
an exhibition of art by local artists
local art & crafts sale
Sill To Sea: Textile Tales Exhibition


Monday 25th November, 2pm
Dance Performance at Headway ArtSpace
Free entry. RSVP: / 01670351962


Thursday 5th December, 6pm
Tales & Tunes 
The culmination of our REAL project, with partners from Greece, Lithuania, Poland & Portugal. Join us for the sharing of results from the week’s workshops – and in true Headway Arts style this will be a beautiful creative celebration which we hope will both entertain and inform. Read more here.


Tuesday 10th December, 3pm
Sill To Sea: Textile Tales Artist Talk


Wednesday 11th December
Winter Glow: A circus show for schools
Fully booked


Tuesday 17th December, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Mr Bowman’s Christmas Quiz:
The Ultimate Christmas Quiz with coffee & mince pies
£1 entry  –  RSVP: / 01670351962


Tuesday 17th December, 1.30pm – 3.30pm
DJ-007 Christmas Mix & Karaoke:
Dance your way to Christmas!
£1 entry  –  RSVP: / 01670351962

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