Art & Craft Resources


The Studio Morland

The Studio is the working space for resident visual artist, illustrator and producer Kate Gilman Brundrett, and visiting artists and creative thinkers. In addition The Studio is home to a huge range of activities broadly under the banners of creativity and wellness, plus a host of community-centred events. The space is also available for hire to groups and businesses and for meetings and development days. Get in touch for hire prices and professional support.

Grizdale Arts

Keep up to date with events, opportunities and workshops here:

Brougham Hall Makers & Artisans

Brougham Hall is a great place to learn and create. The hall is home to a number of workshops and studios, where local artisans and craftspeople offer classes and events for people of all ages and skill levels. From painting and pottery to woodwork and metalwork, there’s something for everyone at Brougham Hall.



TCR Hub Barnard Castle

TCR Family Activity Coordinators Sarah Gent and Jane Woodward are delivering online social sessions to enjoy learning a new craft or cooking a new dish together this winter, supporting families through Lockdown 3. f you’d like to know more, visit out What’s On page to see what’s currently available here.

Bowes Museum

A huge range of creative workshops from the team at Bowes, for adults and children.

(including Tyne and Wear, Teeside, Sunderland, Middlesborough)

Shipley Art Gallery

The Learning Team are delighted to be back onsite offering workshops at both of our venues; Laing Art Gallery and Shipley Art Gallery. Maker Space

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

ArtMix is a creative group at BALTIC open to all young people aged 13-19 years old. It is an inclusive space to create, connect and chat about art and the world around us. You’re invited to join free ArtMix workshops, taking place on Saturdays during term time. A wide range of other workshops and projects for community groups, adults and children here.

The Biscuit Factory

A wide variety of art and craft workshops from The Biscuit Factory. Spark your creative flair with our programme of creative workshops. Learn a new skill or practise an old technique under the guidance of professional artists. Workshops

MIMA - Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

MIMA has an extensive learning programme which creatively supports communities at all points of life. We have activities for under-fives, young people and families, language learners, caregivers, through to elders. Read more here.

Tees Valley Creative Learning Partnership

Tees Valley Creative Learning Partnership has created a resource with a range of activities based around a specific theme. The current theme centres around Spring, but more activities will be added over the year. Art activities