“Creativity in Crisis” is our current programme of work in response to Covid-19 funded by Arts Council England’s Emergency Response Fund.

Scroll down to explore the exciting projects we delivered as a “Great Place Scheme” from 2017 to 2020.


Artist’s Opportunity at Willington Care Village – Deadline 5.00 pm, Wednesday 12th May 2021

Artist's Brief for Creativity in Crisis at Willington Care Village

Creativity in Crisis

This Is Where We Are From

Creativity in Crisis

Doorstep Singing

Creativity in Crisis

Every Lockdown Has a Silver Lining

Creativity in Crisis

A Class Displaced

Creativity in Crisis

Archive Your Views

Living In The Landscape

How the landscape of rural Weardale shapes the communities of the upper dale.

The Pulse Project

Artist Residency and Workshop Programme Across Primary and Secondary Schools

Norman Cornish Centenary

Community Workshops Across Teesdale January and February 2020

More Than Viable

Dene Valley and Eldon and Final Report

Our Willington

Willington Town Green, DL15 0DT, Saturday, 5th October 2019



“10 Words for a Northern Landscape” Podcast Series

With Weardale WordFest and Producer Caroline Beck.


St Thomas' Church, Stanhope and St James-the-Less Church, Forest-in-Teesdale

The Weardale Tub

Celebrating the industrial heritage of Weardale


Highlights Contemporary Craft Tour

Trapped at Killhope Lead Mining Museum

Three days of TRAPPED performances down the mine at Killhope

The Town Meeting

In partnership with Startforth Neighbourhood Planning Group and theatre company, Cap-a-Pie