March 15, 2019

From the 11th to 15th of March 2019, I, Tom, did some work experience at Gosforth Civic Theatre. The week was possible because my school, being the Duke's School at the NCEA Trust, had organised a week where all of the Year 12 students were off timetable so that we cou...

August 31, 2018

Over the last five days nineteen young people aged 14-17 got to meet and work with world leading games developers to create their own video games from scratch. I sat down with CJ and Ben from Ubisoft Reflections to find out what went on, why they do it and the differen...

August 1, 2018

Students Ellie and Jake on work placement at Gosforth Civic Theatre this summer.


As is the Liberdade way we gave them lots of different opportunities, the time to find their way and show what they could do. They got involved with Liberdade groups, setting up...

July 30, 2018

This July Liberdade were part of a community cast that performed with Extraordinary Bodies at the Tall Ships event in Sunderland. We chatted to Artistic Director, Claire Hodgson to find out a bit more about the company and their show.

Interview trans...

July 3, 2018

Kindness is important.It is at the very heart of our ability to generate wellbeing and the power for change. Drawing attention to our experience of kindness has the potential to disrupt the way we think about society, to change both what we do and how we do it, and cha...

April 23, 2018

"I was very quiet, shy and in a place where I thought I was happy and I didn’t realise that there was more I can do. I thought I was at my limit of me doing my upmost best until now."

A lot of things have changed since my last blog. I’m more confident on the coffee mach...

March 12, 2018

I’m not actually that good at playing video games. Of all the games I played in my life I’ve only finished about 10 games. This does not mean I do not enjoy playing games; I love playing games!

The reason I play video games is because I can lose myself in the worlds the...

March 1, 2018

For millions of years all cultures across the world have used storytelling to share life experiences and express themselves. Using creative forms through history from the earliest cave drawings through to Snap Chat. Whether through art, literature, music or theatre, st...

February 1, 2018

Do is a local resident of Gosforth and Liberdade Volunteer. 

This is the transcript from an interview we did with her to find out why she decided to volunteer and what she thinks about Liberdade a year on.

So, can you tell us bit about how you ca...

November 1, 2017

The ‘Freedom Moving’ platform is now in it’s fourth year of celebrating and developing a culture of inclusive dance and physical theatre in the North East.

Join us for an exciting evening of new short works as we celebrate

‘Freedom Moving’.

This performance is an inspirin...

October 4, 2017

“Well aside’s from the free cups of tea, I’ve had the chance to work with some really open minded people. It’s really made a difference.”

Robert Craig – work placement trainee.

Robert was on a work placement with Liberdade via Project Choice and we found out that he rea...

September 25, 2017

Things have changed quite a bit since my last blog post. In April 2016 we got our new building - Gosforth Civic Theatre. We moved in June and opened it to the public in late August. Liberdade took on Gosforth Civic to be able to provide real work opportunities for...

July 3, 2017

"You, Me and Autism” 

Colin Potsig

Gosforth Civic Theatre 14th May -  22nd June.

“We do have emotions, we just don’t show them.”

One of the central features of autism is difficulty with communicating and forming

relationships with other people - simply meeting someone’...

October 18, 2016

More exciting news, Liberdade will be presenting Freedom moving at Dance City on November 25th. You can get your tickets at 

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