Connecting children and young people with leading North East cultural creators

Glow, Newcastle consults closely with partners to ensure our programmes are shaped by the needs and interests of the young people we work with.

We  want to secure a strong cultural education for Newcastle’s young people.  We build sustainable, cross-sector partnerships to ensure continuity and meet young people’s needs in creative and complementary ways.

Glow, Newcastle works to support our children and young people to reach their full potential as creative, connected, active, and engaged citizens.

Our mission is to develop strategic, sustainable action for children, young people and their communities across Newcastle upon Tyne.

Glow, Newcastle’s work ensures:

  • Increased opportunities to engage with the arts and culture at all stages, including transition points.
  • Greater equality of opportunity and access the arts for children and young people in Newcastle, sustained by expert knowledge and skills.
  • Children and young people engage with the cultural offer inside and outside school, particularly those from excluded groups.
  • More creative breadth in the school curriculum for children and young people
  • Young people are aware of career pathways in the arts and cultural sector and how to connect with these.
  • Parents and carers are aware of and support the cultural programme and the activities on offer.


Our Team

Our team

Ann Winter


Bex Mather

Founding Director

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