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About Us


TIN Arts is an innovative social enterprise that creates, inspires, delivers and manages participatory dance, arts and culture programmes for people of all ages and abilities across the North East of England.


about structure

TIN Arts was founded in 1999 by professional contemporary dancers Tess Chaytor and Martin Wilson, We are a not-for-profit company (limited by guarantee) and governed by a board of trustees. We are funded by a range of organisations and are currently part of Arts Council England's National Portfolio of Organisations.


about values

We believe all people with a disability should be able to access the same activities as everyone else, no matter who they are, or where they live. Click HERE to see our full set of values and principles.

about space

TIN Arts are based at Framwellgate Moor Community Centre on Front Street in Framwellgate Moor on the outskirts of Durham City. We have our own studio known as The TIN Dance Space which is spacious, light and has a wooden floor. To find more about the TIN Dance Space please click here.

about team

The TIN Arts Team work closely together and are friendly, open and approachable. Between us we have over 70 years of experience of delivering high quality arts activity in community and educational setting and we all take great pride in our work.