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Tue 24th May

TWO young actors will have their first piece of work performed at The Customs House next week. In July last year Jonathon Graham, 18, and Andrew Walker, 19, who are members of our Youth Theatre Senior Group came up with the idea of creating a new piece of writing – about a fictitious youth theatre group! They spent a week working together over the summer holidays to start the creative process, devising material and developing characters before Jonathon started writing the script last September. Daniel Clifford, Cultural Development Officer, was so impressed with their early efforts that he asked them to have the script ready to be performed at The Takeover, next week. They performed 10 minutes of it ...

Wed 11th May

Young People Encouraged to ‘Bring It’ at Auditions for New Show

Young stars are encouraged to ‘bring it’ at auditions for a new show. The Customs House in South Shields ...

Tue 3rd May

Teachers! Illustrate Like Quentin Blake until Dec 2016

To cellebrate Roald Dahl's 100th anniversary why not complete a Discover Arts Award all about Quentin Blake's illustrations? It ...

Fri 29th April

The Search is on for a new Panto Star

The Customs House are looking for a new star to cast a spell over pantoland. We're searching for the perfect ...

Fri 22nd April

Announcement of Participants in the Arts Award Peer Mentoring Programme

The Arts Award Peer Mentoring Programme pairs experienced Arts Award advisors with organisations interested in developing their Arts Award ...

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