Current Projects

Current Projects

The Learning and Participation Team at The Customs House engage diverse communities in a range of creative experiences, both in the venue and across South Tyneside.



One of the Lads

One of the Lads is a dance programme exploring masculinity, idenity and stigma around mental health. This project is in proud partnership with Hit the Ground Running and Future Arts Centre’s Here and Now project, featuring young men from Epinay Business and Enterprise School.

Gender Diversity Training

Training for adults and professionals who work with young people and would like to develop their understanding on gender diversity and intersectional practice. This can be delivered on-line or face to face, for more information contact

Create, Curate & Pizza

Visual art and curation in a one-day workshop. Led by our Digital and Visual Artist, participants create art in a guided life-drawing session before working together to curate an exhibition, all in less than a day. It’s fun, it’s free, and there’s pizza. For more information contact or click here to view more information.