Take Part

Take Part

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.

Take part in the arts with our Learning and Participation team. Our regular groups for young people are currently The Customs House Youth Theatre, Ours/Us/We; an LGBTQ arts group, and The Takeover Team.

This young talent development work is described as “exemplary” by Arts Council England.

For more information about the work we do, please click HERE

Ongoing- this is a rolling programme of activity

In the months of preparation and planning that lead up to the week of Takeover, a core team of young people aged 13-18 (recruited from local communities) are mentored and educated to undertake the process of programming a dynamic week of events. For more information or check out The Takeover, or email Izzy to get involved.

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Ongoing

During the pandemic, we’ve been collaborating with local artists to share their art forms with you, take part in masterclasses in MC-ing, contemporary dance, song writing, zine-making, filmmaking, and acting.

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Ongoing

During the pandemic, we’ve been collaborating with local artists to share their art forms with you, take part in masterclasses in breakin’, SFX make up, musical theatre, circus skills, drama (Shakespeare).

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Weekly sessions (term-time) Wednesdays 6.00-8.00pm, free

Ours/Us/We is an LGBTQ+ Arts group for anyone 14-21 years old to come and try new art forms in a safe space.

 

 

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Fridays / 4:30pm - 6:30pm / £3.50

The Customs House Youth Theatre is for 10 to 21 year olds with an interest in theatre, devising and acting.

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