Information and Advice
The Arts and Heritage Development team is part of Customer and Cultural Services within Northumberland County Council (NCC). We support, enable and advise on all areas of creative and cultural development across the county.
We work with strategic and delivery partners through a
collaborative approach, working with artists, heritage specialists,
venues and cultural organisations, to provide opportunities for
participation and engagement.
Contact our team:
On 1st April 2011 Inspire Northumberland started their new role
leading on Design and Arts Development for Northumberland County
Their remit includes:
- advising and advocating for public art and design within the
public realm across the county
- the role of creative agents developing a more strategic
approach to working with artists, arts venues and arts
organisations across Northumberland.
- advising on all areas of design and arts development and
provide support on projects that you are delivering within the
For more information contact Wendy Scott on email@example.com
Please note: On 1st April 2011 the Inspire
Northumberland team concluded their roles as the Public Art and
Design Agency within Northumberland County Council .For information
on Inspire Northumberland’s previous projects please visit the
In supporting the continual development of creative and cultural
provision open to young people within the county, Northumberland
County Council have taken on the public and in house licence for
Arts Award training through Trinity College London in partnership
with Arts Council England.
This means that Northumberland County Council provide training
for anyone who wishes to become an Arts Award Adviser and support
young people through their Arts Award journey.
What is Arts Award?
Arts Award offers young people an inspiring arts journey. Each
path can take a different direction – from fashion to film-making,
from dance to design, from photography to poetry.
Arts Award’s unique qualifications support young people to
develop as artists and arts leaders. The programme develops their
creativity, leadership and communication skills.
Open to anyone aged 7 to 25, Arts Award embraces all interests
Arts Award is managed by Trinity College London in association
with Arts Council England working with 10 regional Bridge
Arts Award Adviser Training
Northumberland County Council is an Arts Award training agency
for the following levels:
Arts Award Bronze &
Silver adviser training (one-day course).
Upcoming training dates:
Tuesday 25th June 2013 –– County Hall, Morpeth
Tuesday 9th December 2013 –– County Hall, Morpeth
Book a place:
Online at: www.artsaward.org.uk/training
Phone: 0207 820 6178
For informal enquiries please contact Sam Taylor, Arts
Development Officer/Arts Award Trainer either by:
Phone: 01670 624755 or