The mission of the NECP is to support the delivery of the Case for Culture.

NECP is committed to building on the strengths of the North East’s diverse communities and brokering opportunities for further investment in arts and heritage right across the region.


To act as a voice for the culture and heritage sector in the North East of England.

To promote the sector and the region both in the UK and internationally.

To deliver on the aims of the Case for Culture and support the wider aims and aspirations of the North East.

To be a champion and ambassador for the region’s people and places.