The North East is a place of discovery where each day you find out something new, and Benwell in the West End of Newcastle is no different. The community spirit, how people know each other and have grown up together, will form the basis of this piece, which aims to reduce the bad publicity, and to tell the true story of the people who walk those streets.
Bethan Curley bio
Bethan is a Year 10 student currently studying at Excelsior Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne. From a young age she has had a passion for making positive change in the world as well as raising awareness of global issues such as climate change. Earlier this year, Bethan featured in the Young Writers’ City project, Stitched: a Hip-Hopera, and has showcased her writing at the Inside/Outside event held at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.
Read Welcome to the West End by Bethan Curley.