We’re a collective of arts, heritage & culture organisations, businesses and freelancers on a mission to Make Middlesbrough the Most Creative Town in the UK. We came together as a group of artists, arts and culture organisations and professionals to be a voice for creativity in Middlesbrough.


  • Our purpose
    A quick blog post which explains in further detail the goals and aims of Middlesbrough Cultural Partnership.
  • Autism exhibition coming to Middlesbrough
    Arts Lab Teesside and Creative Factory are looking for submissions of art work from people who consider themselves on the Autistic spectrum.
  • A Pledge for Plain Language
    A post explaining Creative Factory’s Pledge for Plain Language as made by Gordon Dalton and James Beighton.

Deadline is tomorrow to apply for this Celebrating Hidden Middlesbrough year-long artist residency exploring the cultural life of Boro’s historic town centre. https://t.co/mElfRtkRAK

#ArtistOpportunity #Middlesbrough

Brilliant opportunity to join the team @MbroCouncil - Creative Programmes and Partnerships Manager: https://t.co/wmCz9AkG7e Please share!

It's a beautiful day to get out and about in Middlesbrough and enjoy Sonic Arts Week.Take an Enviro Bike for a spin, listen to music in Centre Square and if the heat is a bit much then enjoy the cool and shade of A Room Full of Mad Sounds at The Auxiliary from 12pm-4pm.


It’s an incredible weekend to explore Middlesbrough and Sonic Arts Week, a celebration of sound, music & art. All free! Just remember your sun protection ☀️ https://t.co/AfLY3Dzye1

The sun is shining on Centre Square! Sonic Bikes and Sonic Allotments set up and ready to go 🌞 open 10-4 today as part of #SAW21


A @BaseCampBoro interview with @HeritageUnlockd's @Tosh_Warwick on his 'Memories of Middlesbrough in the 1970s and 1980s' book, the importance of Teesside's heritage and empowering local people to share their history https://t.co/2wDKADRDYx

Love this drone pic of #Middlesbrough Town Hall taken by #Nunthorpe resident Pete Spaldin.🏰

Our latest newsletter is out today. Announcing an artist call out for the Exchange Residency with @teesvalleyarts and extending our current exhibition with #thetunnelgallery in our new #creativespace #TheMasham until Saturday 28th August.


Families, friends & curious rainbow seekers!
We are delighted to present Nightfall: A Stellar Rainbow for 2021. Pre-sale tix to our mailing list on sale 12 Aug & then #Nightfall21 general sale live 19th Aug. To sign up to our mailing list visit: https://t.co/p2JubhGedA

Next week, we will be announcing #Nightfall21 dates & the theme for this year’s event! We think you’re going to love it. We will be dropping tickets across August, first to our lovely mailing list & then they will go on general sale! Sign up to mailer via: https://t.co/p2JubhGedA

Wonderful to visit @nationaltrust property @NTOrmesbyHall - an absolute #Middlesbrough treasure.

I encourage everyone to remember this wonderful asset, with an array of family events on offer including the FREE Love Local on Sunday.

Big thanks to @leniella & Gail for the tour!


In the Footsteps of Giants opens this week at Middlesbrough Theatre by Cultural Partnership members @lessismorepro. Get tickets here: https://t.co/TpwsDz9q1v

Tomorrow, 24 June at 18:00, Hearing From Artists by MIMA. Join a lively online discussion with artists from the Tees Valley and across the UK as they share insights into their work shown in the exhibition In the Castle of My Skin. Book here > > https://t.co/fb8KbTzTA2

Read all about the search for myths, legends and stories from Middlesbrough over on @thenorthernist blog. Share your stories to be part of a new art project.


It’s Market Day at Base Camp on Sat 3 July
👗Vintage Clothing Kilo Sale
🎨 Designer Maker Warehouse Market
🍸 Cocktails
🍔 Street food
🎴Tarot reading
⏰ 12noon til 6pm
🎟 Free admission

This weekend in Middlesbrough:

Friday night: launch of Let Us Eat Cake at Pineapple Black AND grand opening of the Masham as a new art and heritage space, Celebrating Hidden Middlesbrough.

Saturday: the last chance to see Teesside artist Loucey Bain's show at The Auxiliary.

One week left to apply for the Middlesbrough Art Weekender. #NorthEast #ArtistOpportunities

Join @musinc_ all day today for #MakeMusicDayUK. Head over to their website to find out more and watch some of the region's most talented musicians in a broadcast schedule of recorded performances.


21 performances for 21 June! @musinc_ is taking part in #MakeMusicDayUK on Monday 21 June 2021 and are showcasing the talent of musicians in the Tees Valley with a broadcast schedule of recorded performances. Find out more here >> https://t.co/s3hrkx3HpR


Bloominart has an open call at the moment for artists, creatives & makers a one off workshop in their portable workshop space across July and August in Middlesbrough!

Fee is £200 + £80 for materials.
Deadline is 23rd June, 11pm
Submission is via email: info@bloominart.co.uk

Middlesbrough's award-winning metropolitan music festival Twisterella has announced its line-up for 2021! Discover your new favourite band in the heart of town this October. https://t.co/ehn1vEld5j


A brand new project space for art, heritage & community is opening on 25 June and you're invited! Brought to you by @NavigatorNorth for the Celebrating Hidden #Middlesbrough project.

Find out more & pay them a visit at the Masham Hotel, Linthorpe Road. https://t.co/BcTkT0LU04

Just another reason why Middlesbrough is the #MostCreativeTown with this creativity on wheels project from The Auxiliary and @BloomInArt1.

Are you a Bronze & Silver #NorthEast @ArtsAward adviser? It's your last chance to secure a ticket for our region-specific info session with NE trainers @ajanegray and @thecustomshouse . Join us on 16th for a chance to chat and refresh your understanding! https://t.co/hwa8GcR3mm

Have you got a quirky tale to share about Middlesbrough? @NavigatorNorth want to hear from you and your story could make it onto Albert Park benches. Find out more here: https://t.co/rtSBqezjnl

The team at Middlesbrough Art Weekender @MAW_weekender are seeking submissions for their 2021 festival to respond to the theme of Infrastructure - visible and invisible, above and below, hard and soft. Free to submit by 28 June: https://t.co/B6aGdVnjjK (link updated) #NorthEast

@FluteNuisance @MAW_weekender Sorry about that: https://t.co/x08HQCyBM5

Commissioned by Middlesbrough Culture Partnership to create work in response to the local community, artists @suziedevey and @carolnewmarch created a collaborative collection of art with the people of Gresham, in Newport ward, around themes of resilience.

The Masham, 1987 v 2021 (Teesside Archives / Heritage Unlocked)

The historic pub features in 'Memories of Middlesbrough in the 1970s and 1980s', available here: https://t.co/MjhixHwQuH #pubs #lostpubs #middlesbrough #heritage

This Friday @mimauseful flings open its doors with a dazzling exhibition of 50 artworks from the 1950s to today. Drop-in for a weekend of artist introductions, tours, music and family activities. https://t.co/Z53qxGMCbO

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Tomorrow, 24 June at 18:00, Hearing From Artists by MIMA. Join a lively online discussion with artists from the Tees…

Posted by Middlesbrough Cultural Partnership on Wednesday, 23 June 2021