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makesomethingbrill19.jpg All kinds of brilliant

City of Dreams has launched a new programme for children, young people and families that will be running for the first time this summer. It’s called #MakeSomethingBrilliant and will bring more than 300 creative activities to iconic venues on Tyneside.

And this sparkling new initiative will have events happening every single day during the summer holidays, with more than 45,000 opportunities for under 25s to grow their skills and talents. The programme includes experiences in drama, dance, music, art, filmmaking, writing, improvisation comedy, technology and more. Among the highlights will by NewcastleGateshead’s first ever creative skills ‘Spy School’ run by Northern Stage; a week of music and fun to help you move like your favourite pop stars at Dance City; weekly workshops in skills for art led by leading visual arts practitioners at BALTIC; filmmaking challenges at Theatre Royal and animation bootcamps at Tyneside Cinema; the north-east premiere of ‘The Unknown’, a high-tech interactive theatre production guiding you through Ouseburn, brought exclusively to the region by Manic Chord Theatre and Seven Stories; and improv comedy with The Suggestibles at Alphabetti Theatre. #MakeSomethingBrilliant is part of a 10 year mission to enable every child and young person in NewcastleGateshead to take part in cultural and creative activity. Two thirds of the events are absolutely free and you can find more information on all of them from the website below.

Seek: cityofdreams.click/makesomethingbrilliant