Discover more about the developments, partnerships and events at Northern Heartlands by reading the posts below. We have a small, dedicated team who are working with communities, artists and organisations in many ways across a number of projects. Here you will find insights into these developments, discover more about the work we are doing and the difference we are making to the communities we are engaged with from their own perspective.
These are medium to long reads (approx two to ten minutes).
Emma's reflections on being involved in "Our Willington"
Re:Place is a new national network hosted by Northern Heartlands and the Town and Country Planning Association
Hefted To Hill is the culmination of a year’s work on the part of artist/philosopher/dry stone waller Ewan Allinson
Ewan Allinson explores Teesdale and the Gaunless Valley chapels and churches.
We're absolutley delighted that the Man Engine won the "Best Event -Durham" category in this year's
Jill Cole, Director of Northern Heartlands shares her views on the project and what it entails….
Thanks to Photographer Paul Norris for these amazing shots
A lyrical account of the Man Engine's visit to Willington
Syrian Refugees Explore Weardale with Northern Heartlands
Our Head of Learning and Influence, Emily Diamand writes about our HeART of the Matter speaker and discussion event, Planning – a Participatory Art? on 25 April at Bishop Auckland Town Hall
Hear Northern Heartlands Director, Jill Cole, tell the story of 'Beyond the End of the Road'
Geoff Freeman shares urban images of Bishop Auckland and Shildon.
Anna Collins discovers more about the project
We are passionate about our #GreatPlaceScheme here at Northern Heartlands and we are not alone.
What an amazing place Beamish Museum is!