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Association for Language Learning (and NE Branch)

Association for Language Learning (and NE Branch)

ALL is  the major subject association for those involved in teaching modern foreign languages at all levels. We represent and support language teachers and are committed to their ongoing professional development, providing access to local, regional and national training and networking events. North East branch is also a key partner in Newcastle City of Languages. Read More

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

Situated on the south bank of the River Tyne, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art consists of 2,600 square metres of art space, making it the UK’s largest dedicated contemporary art institution. Our mission is to create greater understanding of the world through outstanding, experimental and inspiring contemporary art which has power, relevance and meaning for individuals and communities. Read More

CISV Great Britain

CISV Great Britain

Founded in 1951 CISV provides a global programme of villages and other activities for children aged 11+. In the North East we send over 30 children each year on international activities. Our Junior Branch meets monthly and has 65+ participants from across the region. We inspire young people from across the world to live and work peacefully.  Read More

City of Dreams

City of Dreams

City of Dreams was launched in September 2018, aiming to earn NewcastleGateshead a reputation as the “best place to be young” through engagement of children and young people (aged 0-25) in cultural and creative activity. Lasting 10 years, it provides a strategy and action plan for evolving the way cultural organisations enable children and young people's engagement, how they foster agency and support growth of confidence and skills. Read More

Connected Voice

Connected Voice

Connected Voice (formerly Newcastle CVS) is the infrastructure organisation for the voluntary and community sector in Newcastle and Gateshead, providing a range of support and services to the sector. Read More

Curious Monkey

Curious Monkey

Curious Monkey is an international award winning theatre company founded by artistic director Amy Golding. We create outstanding theatre  inspired by people we meet and connections we make in our local community and around the world. We listen to people whose stories are rarely told. Collaborating with a team of award winning artists, we shape these stories into fresh, direct theatre that is rooted in the experiences of the people we work with. Our work shares rarely… Read More

Dance City

Dance City

Dance City is a vibrant and friendly place where people come together to take part, enjoy, experience and talk about dance; where professional and aspiring dancers meet, learn and train; somewhere to watch world class dance performances and somewhere for all to come along and get involved in dance. People come to Dance City to socialise, learn new skills, keep fit and active, train professionally and find out more about dance. This all takes place under one… Read More

Ghanaian Children’s Trust

Ghanaian Children’s Trust

The Ghanaian Childrens Trust is a United Kingdom (UK) based charity working to relieve poverty and distress amongst children and young people in Ghana. The Trust supports particularly, but not exclusively, the young people who are resident at the King Jesus Charity Home in Boadi, Kumasi, Ghana. It aims to provide a secure home and an education for street children, orphans and children from poor families. Some of the children have been orphaned by AIDS, others may… Read More

Helix Arts

Helix Arts

A team of experienced and talented Creative Producers committed to improving cultural and social inclusion. We are a not for profit creative business. We work with artists, in partnership with other organisations, to create opportunities for people to participate in ambitious arts activity. We work across a range of art forms including visual arts, filmmaking, creative writing, graphic design, animation, street dance, music and DJ-ing as well as photography, drama and textiles. We work with people of… Read More

International Newcastle

International Newcastle

International Newcastle is a Community Interest Company which facilitates partnership working in the city and with national and international partners to support a more coherent, collaborative approach to internationalism.  We are responsible for driving forward the Our Newcastle Our World international city plan and the priority theme for Newcastle as an international city for children and young people as confident, global citizens. Read More

La petite école de Newcastle

La petite école de Newcastle

Offering classes for children aged 3-15 on Saturday mornings in Heaton, for French speaking families, providing French language and cultural activities. This complementary school is located in at Ravenswood Primary School in the Heaton district of Newcastle upon Tyne (with free parking on site) and is open on Saturday mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ( see calendar ) for French or French-speaking children living in Newcastle or its surroundings. We currently offer classes for children aged 3… Read More

Let’s Circus

Let’s Circus

We are a performing circus, event programmers, educational facilitators and production company. We are the local agency for contemporary circus performers, street artists and variety entertainment in the northern half of the UK and we know the industry from the inside. Our aim is to bring happiness to audiences through fantastic performances. Through our extensive links with the global industry and touring international companies, we have exclusive access to artists to bring to our projects. We're also… Read More

MAD Foundation

MAD Foundation

MAD Foundation’s overall objective is to enable community development projects in Africa and throughout the developing world. At its core is the desire to assist with sustainable programmes, which are not funded from central government, aimed at improving the quality of life for impoverished indigenous communities with an emphasis on children, education and health. Our charitable objective is: 'To advance education and aid in the relief of poverty in any part of the world' Read More

N.E.S.T North East Solidarity and Teaching

N.E.S.T North East Solidarity and Teaching

North East Solidarity and Teaching (N.E.S.T)  is a multi-award winning and internationally-recognised student-led project at Newcastle University Students Union (NUSU) that is managed by Go Volunteer. N.E.S.T empowers the refugee and asylum-seeking community in the region through a variety of formats such as one-to-one English teaching, group English classes, sports, creative arts and trips into the local area. Read More

Nattalingo

Nattalingo

Geordie French Storyteller Extraordinaire.  Nathalie Paris is Nattalingo. I  provide support to schools and pupils for French language learning - teaching, training, storytelling, football in French, language days. Provides free resources through podcast, videos, book blog and posts. For those in the North East of England, runs free termly training/supportive meet ups as a volunteer for the Association for Language Learning. Read More

Ndi-Igbo North East England (NINEE)

Ndi-Igbo North East England (NINEE)

NINEE is an association of the Igbo people (Ndi-Igbo) who live in the North East of England and provides opportunities for social interaction of its members; giving back to the North East community through celebrating and sharing of Igbo cultural values towards a cohesive society. We also promote mutual support for members through common difficulties presented by living as migrants in diaspora, who have limited extended family support. Read More

Newcastle Ambassadors

Newcastle Ambassadors

The Newcastle Ambassador Programme directly supports work to encourage inward investment, stimulate local pride and attract and retain talent in Newcastle. Our Ambassadors raise the profile of the city region, either by adopting and using specially created messaging and tools in their existing activity (meetings, conferences, media interviews, blogs and thought leadership) or by responding to requests to represent Newcastle at key opportunities identified and proposed by the Ambassador Programme team. Read More

Newcastle College – International

Newcastle College – International

Newcastle College offers courses from undergraduate and postgraduate level to students from around the world and has an award winning International Office, which guides and supports students from initial interest to application and enrolment, then throughout their study. Our international student population comprises over 60 different nationalities, enriching the student body and local community. Read More

Newcastle Mandarin Chinese School

Newcastle Mandarin Chinese School

The aims of the Newcastle Mandarin Chinese School are to advance the education of Chinese culture and language to the public and the local community. Although most of the children are primarily of Chinese ethnic origin, the school also welcome children from other cultural backgrounds. Read More

Newcastle Mela

Newcastle Mela

30th and 31st August 2020, Exhibition Park, Newcastle: The Mela is a free event, based around Pakistani, Bengali, Indian and other South Asian cultures. The event is open to all public and encourages an audience from a variety of backgrounds to attend its annual grand festival. It is a true display of diversity within Newcastle upon Tyne.  People come from far and wide to: learn; be entertained; enjoy cuisine; dance to new music; experience fine art and cultures… Read More

Newcastle University Students’ Union – Societies

Newcastle University Students’ Union – Societies

For Students at Newcastle University: Want to meet likeminded people, and fill your social calendar with some great events? Join one of our Societies! With over 160 societies and over 50 with an international and/or cultural focus, there are lots to choose from. Read More

Newcastles of the World

Newcastles of the World

Newcastles of the World is a friendship alliance that brings together in a single network towns and cities that share the name “Newcastle” in their own language. It aims to build friendship between people and organisations in different Newcastles, to further understanding of different countries and cultures through its activities, to develop projects of mutual benefit and to share best practice in areas of common interest so that we can learn from each other. Read More

North East Arabic Language Academy

North East Arabic Language Academy

The North East Arabic Language Academy offers a wide range of courses and qualifications for adults and children in the Arabic language. It offers taster sessions for schools. It also provides training, translation and proofreading services and can offer examiners for qualifications in Arabic. Read More

North East Chinese Association

North East Chinese Association

The North East Chinese Association is a non-profit cultural and educational institution, is dedicated to deepening the understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture in the global and local communities. We are devoted to promoting engagement, understanding and cooperation between the Chinese community with the North East of England. Read More

Northern Stage

Northern Stage

Northern Stage is the largest producing theatre company in the North East of England. You'll find us opposite Newcastle University's Student Union, where we present new and dynamic work as well as playing host to up-and-coming, innovative theatre makers. There's so much on offer for everyone: shows, workshops, read-throughs, talks, or even just having a brew in McKenna's cafe! Read More

Northumbria University Students’ Union – Societies

Northumbria University Students’ Union – Societies

We have more than 100 societies at NSU that you can Get Involved in, from Snow Sports to LGBT*, Maths to Afro-Caribbean and everything in between, there really is something for everyone. And if you can’t see a society that suits you, you can set up your own. It’s as easy as that.  By getting Involved with NSU Societies you’ll be able to make loads of new friends, go abroad, learn new skills or perhaps do things… Read More

Rattan Lal Jain Foundation

Rattan Lal Jain Foundation

The Rattan Lal Jain Foundation is a charitable organisation funded by the Jain family and the generosity of benefactors. Established by Rattan Lal Jain, the Foundation's mission is to advance education and opportunity for children born into poverty in the developing world. Activities include: Building and developing schools; Maintaining schools and developing facilities; Awarding grants (scholarships); Developing Access to school in India Read More

Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead is an international music centre and renowned conference and event venue located on the banks of the River Tyne. It is for artists, for audiences and for the North. Every year we welcome more than two million visitors. More than 400 concerts featuring all kinds of local, regional and international music, take place all year round. Music-making and learning activity takes place not only in the building but across the region, with 190,000 people of… Read More

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books

Seven Stories is the first museum in the UK dedicated to the art of children's books and the creativity they inspire. Step inside to discover a world of exhibitions, special events, dressing up and crafts, just off Newcastle's bustling Quayside. Read More

Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal

Newcastle Theatre Royal is the leading theatre in the North East, presenting over 400 performances to over 300,000 people: the finest drama, the brightest West End musicals, the cream of the comedy circuit, award winning ballet and dance, family friendly shows, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, Opera North and Rambert Dance – and (we think) the best Pantomime in the country! We also run a wide range of participatory projects for schools, young people, over… Read More

Tyneside Cinema

Tyneside Cinema

Tyneside Cinema is a great resource for people who want to watch films in other languages and learn about other cultures. Tyneside Cinema offers a schools’ programme linking languages, film and film making: Modern Foreign Language Workshops (making a film in French, German or Spanish); and MFL Study Days for Spanish and French and German), which includes a full length film and cinema based presentations and resource pack for KS3, KS4, KS5. KS3 Mandarin Study Day, exploring China’s history and culture through cinema. Read More

Wunderbar

Wunderbar

The Wunderbar portfolio comprises a glorious, eclectic mix of performance, installation, extraordinary happenings, interactions, social events and games.  Our projects take place in all kinds of places: theatres, galleries and arts centres as well as everyday spaces like car parks, workplaces, hairdressers, living rooms and city streets. Newcastle based, international outlook and connections. Read More