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Alive in Blyth Carnival 2018
July 11, 2018

On Saturday 7th July the Alive in Blyth carnival procession took place through the streets of Blyth. The carnival was a celebration of the Blyth Community hosted by Leading Link and Silx and Newsham and New Delaval Youth Forum were pleased to work together to take part! The Carnival began at the Quayside and then […]

In June 2016 we applied for funding from the Heritage Lottery fund for a project idea- we wanted to explore youth clubs in Blyth from the 1930s to present day and create a publication. We were very happy to receive a grant of £10,000 to bring the project to life- we commissioned ISIS arts and […]

Heritage Project ‘Youth Work Revisited’
October 27, 2016

Back in June we applied for funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a fantastic project idea- we wanted to explore Youth work and youth clubs in Blyth from the 1930s to the present day and present our findings as an exhibition and publication. We were thrilled to be given a grant of £10,000 to […]

Day of the Dead
October 20, 2016

Everywhere you turn at the moment you will greeted by something connected to Halloween, however Halloween is not the only ‘spooky’ holiday that is celebrated at this time of the year. In Mexico on the 1st and 2nd November they celebrate ‘Day of the Dead’ which is a traditional holiday where people gather to pray […]

If you live in Blyth and regularly walk through the Market Place, then between 14th-21st May you would have noticed that there was a large sculpture of bags erected in the the Market Square and that the old Iceland shop had been transformed into ‘Corners HQ’ ‘Corners of Europe’ is a project created by ISIS […]

Silx Painting Project
January 26, 2016

We decided to start 2016 by giving Silx a fresh new look! We enlisted the support of artist and decorater John Craggs to give the staircase and the hall way in Silx a makeover. The young people decided that they wanted to put some more colours on the wall and brighten the place up and […]