The activities of RCE North East are based around projects run by diverse groups throughout the region including formal institutions such as universities, colleges and schools and informal bodies such as voluntary organisations and social clubs.

We currently have several active projects at any one time. Here is a selection for you to read about:

Engineering Transmission Using Deliberative Events

Cinema Politica Newcastle

Colour Your Life with Arts on Prescription

Drama in the Dale

Great North Festival

The Great Northern Debate

Great Northern Youth Voices


The North East Calendar

Here is a list of some of our previous to give you an idea of the range of activities in which we are and have been involved:


The Academy for Possible Futures

Brighter Futures Together

Our Food

Social Innovation Fund

Sustainable Migrant Community Cultures

Outdoor Laboratory

Global Community Gardens

Plant Biology Masterclass

Textures and Growth

North East Student Conference on ‘Sustainability’

The World at 7 Billion: Re-Thinking Development

Sustainable Communities and Environments North East

Newcastle College Sustainability Roadshow

Hartlepool Arts – Trade Winds

Aspire Capacidad – North East and Iquitos

Northern Kites Economic and Social Impacts Study

River Pathways – an educational voyage

Cullercoats, Past Present and Future

Delve Deeper – Distance learning course in marine biology

Coastal Issues and Fragile Habitats – Protecting Druridge Bay for the Future

Grow Your Own Five

A Meeting of Minds – Building Schools for the Future conference