Earthlings is a new show by Headway Arts Inclusive Theatre Company which looks at humanity, difference and what makes each and every one of us special.



creative workshops for adults who are learning disabled and / or neurodiverse

Hold Your Peace

Hold Your Peace

Listen to our Hold Your Peace audio play – free online now.


Participation in the arts is an entitlement for everyone

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April 30, 2024

Purple Pirate Party

Kick off the bank holiday weekend early by splicing your main brace, hoisting your Jolly Roger and setting sail to the Purple Pirate … “Purple Pirate Party”

March 13, 2024

Open Call Exhibition 2024

Our Open Call Exhibition is back again this year – if you’re interested in submitting your work, please read the guidelines below and … “Open Call Exhibition 2024”

February 28, 2024

Fundraiser: 45 Spread + Pete Shaw’s MOTH

Come along to The Old Church on Friday 22 March 2024 from 7PM for our first MISSION: AUSTRALIA fundraiser. We’ve got two fantastic … “Fundraiser: 45 Spread + Pete Shaw’s MOTH”

November 29, 2023

A Winter Night with Headway Arts and Friends

Join us on Thursday 14th December from 6.30pm for an evening of festive performance and live music: • Performance of A Christmas Carol … “A Winter Night with Headway Arts and Friends”

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
  • Scope
  • Sir James Knott Trust
  • The 1989 Willan Trust – Wellesley Trust
  • the Coalfields Regeneration Trust