Projects

May 2016

Cheeseburn Sculture - GDNE Young Sculptor of the Year 2016/17

Arts /Sculpture

Cheeseburn provides a showcase for sculpture, sound and educational projects with a unique atmosphere where people can encounter the work of new and established artists in the setting of the historic architecture and gardens of Cheeseburn Grange, Northumberland.

March 2016

Fertile Ground

Artistic Director, Dora Frankel, founded the company to nurture and keep local talent in the North East and has commissioned two internationally renowned choreographers to create new work designed to appeal to audiences of all ages, especially those who haven’t seen contemporary dance before.

November 2015

Seven Stories

Arts / Education

Capital refurbishment of Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books

July 2015

Sage Gateshead Centre for Advanced Training

Arts / Education / Music / Performing Arts

The Centre for Advanced Training provides world class tuition for some of the region’s most gifted young musicians.

July 2015

Visual Arts in Rural Communities at Highgreen

Arts / Education

VARC funds and manages an on-going programme of twelve-month residencies for visual artists and projects with special schools.

April 2015

Durham University - The Gillian Dickinson Learning Centre

Arts/Education

The Centre is an integral part of the University Library’s Learning Team’s ability to deliver workshops and activities for schools, families, and lifelong learners.

April 2015

Hexham Book Festival 2015

Arts / Education / Playwriting / Reading / Writing

Supporting reading and writing in all its forms across a variety of venues and libraries in and around Hexham.

April 2015

Live Theatre

Arts / Theatre / Performing Arts / Music

Live Theatre is one of the UK’s leading producers and presenters of new plays and champions the art of writing for the stage. The support of the Gillian Dickinson Trust has been an instrumental ingredient in Live Theatre’s success over a number of years.

March 2015

Northern Chords 2014

Arts / Music

Norther Chords aim to bring world class emerging and established classical musicians from around the world to perform in the North East.

October 2014

Young Pianist of the North

Arts / Music

Each year the funding from the Trust enables YPN to bring to the region the world-class pedagogical expertise, offer an international platform to the local children and provide educational opportunities of the highest caliber to everyone in the local community.

Northern Stars

October 2014

Northern Stars

Arts / Film / Media / Performing Arts

Northern Stars is a unique training and talent development initiative for young filmmakers that has been running at Tyneside Cinema since 2006.

October 2014

Hexham Book Festival

Arts / Education / Playwriting / Reading / Writing

Supporting reading and writing in all its forms across a variety of venues and libraries in and around Hexham.

October 2014

Hexham Abbey Festival

Arts / Theatre / Performing Arts / Music

The Gillian Dickinson Trust’s grant was a key element of funding for the 2013 Hexham Abbey Festival programme.

Dora Frankel

September 2014

Fertile Ground

Performing Arts

Fertile Ground is a graduate dance company with a vision to nurture, challenge and inspire the next generation of dance artists.

August 2014

National Glass Centre

Arts / Education

Samling 2

February 2014

Samling Masterclass

Drama/ Singing / Theatre

Lumiere 1

February 2014

Lumiere Festival - Durham

Arts / Education

Lumiere is the UK’s largest light festival produced by Artichoke

Northumbrian Association 1

June 2012

Northumbrian Association

Education / Poetry

The Northumbrian Association was established in 1998 and achieved charitable status in 2002.

Magic Lantern 1

March 2012

Magic Lantern

Arts / Education

Magic lantern is a unique arts education charity, which uses visual learning in schools and a range of young...

The Big Sing for Mini Singers 1

March 2012

The Big Sing for Mini Singers

Drama / Performing Arts / Singing

The Big Sing for Mini Singers takes children on a wonderful journey full of singing, dancing and exploration.

Durham Army Cadet Force 1

October 2011

Durham Army Cadet Force

Education / Music

Durham Army Cadet Force is an open and collaborative organisation, its syllabus contributes to fulfilling a number of Government policies for youth...

The Hexham Abbey Project 1

October 2011

The Hexham Abbey Project

Culture / Design / Education / Music

The Hexham Abbey Project will take advantage of a once in 500 years opportunity develop the Abbey’s former monastic buildings...

Durham University, Palace Green Library 1

July 2011

Durham University, Palace Green Library

Arts / Education

The Creation of an Education and Outreach Centre in Durham University’s Palace Green Library, a landmark building...

Hexham Book Festival 1

July 2011

Hexham Book Festival

Arts / Education / Playwriting / Reading / Writing

Hexham Book Festival is the only literary festival in Northumberland, bringing great names of literary merit to the region whilst inspiring...

Foundation of Light 1

July 2011

Foundation of Light

Performing Arts / Singing

All future development of YPN will be built upon the firm base provided in its crucial early years by the Gillian Dickinson Trust...

Young Pianist 1

July 2011

Young Pianist of the North

Arts / Music / Performing Arts

All future development of YPN will be built upon the firm base provided in its crucial early years by the Gillian Dickinson Trust...

Samling 1

July 2011

Samling

Arts / Drama / Performing Arts / Singing / Theatre

Gillian Dickinson Trust has provided pivotal support to Samling’s Outreach programme bringing high quality classical music...

Live Theatre 1

October 2010

Live Theatre – First Draft

Arts / Dance / Drama / Performing Arts / Playwriting / Theatre

First Draft creates a wonderful opportunity for young people to develop their writing skills with real purpose...

Northern Stars 1

October 2010

Northern Stars – Young Filmmakers' Academy

Arts / Film / Media / Performing Arts

Northern Stars is highly successful and established programme for young people that has flourished thanks to...

Northern Stage Summer School 1

July 2010

Northern Stage Summer School

Arts / Culture / Dance / Performing Arts / Theatre

With invaluable support from the Gillian Dickinson Trust, the Northern Stage Summer School enables 50 young...

Theatre Royal 1

April 2010

Theatre Royal Newcastle

Arts / Drama / Education / Performing Arts / Playwriting / Theatre

The Theatre Royal staff had to ‘break the bank’ to complete a huge refurbishment to their Newcastle home...

Theatre Royal Newcastle 1

October 2005

Theatre Royal

Design / Drama / Performing Arts / Theatre

The funding awarded to Live Theatre by the Gillian Dickinson Trust has been of huge benefit...

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