Our Aims

To promote, both at home and abroad, knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Northumbria’s distinctive regional culture, traditions and identity;

To promote St. Cuthbert as our Patron Saint and annually celebrate his Feast Day, 20th. March

To encourage young people to have pride in their region and share this with others through the Young Writers Award and also to encourage adult writing.

To present annually The Hotspur Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to the life and culture of Northumbria, by an individual or an organisations.