Leisure & Tourism

Spooktacular Cullercoats

Join us on the south side of Cullercoats Bay on Sunday 31st October 2021 3pm – 6:30pm

Please bring spades and spooky sandcastle skills, cosy cauldron cuppas, creatively carved pumpkin and frightening fancydress (optional). If you would like to enter your pumpkin to our competition please fill in the form below.

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    Welcome to Cullercoats pumpkin competition!! Thank you for taking part. There are three categories to enter (Under 18, 18+, Buisness) and a variety of prizes - If you would like to help out by dontating a prize please let us know by hitting the 'I have a Prize' button below.

    If you are wanting to take part in the competition please fill in this form to let us know you are bringing your carved creation down. Once you have completed this form we will get in touch with you with an entry number for your pumpkin and other instructions you will need for the day.

    We can’t wait to see all your creepy carved creations!

    The pumpkins will be lit for the community to see at sundown.

    *If you would like to take your pumpkin home please collect by 8pm or these will be disposed of*

    Promoting, Participating and Supporting Pre-Existing Events​

    Harbour Day

    Aim: To provide a Cullercoats Collective presence at Harbour Day that highlights our aims within the community in the coming years. To recruit more volunteers to support our aims.

    Timeline: Summer 2021 (hopefully!)

    Iron Fest

    Aim: As above

    Events Further afield: Tynemouth, Whitley Bay and beyond

    Aim: To represent Cullercoats and provide a Cullercoats Collective presence at events within our wider coastal community to put on a “united front” as the Geordie Riviera, “swap notes” and educate other coastal communities on our successes and lessons learned from Cullercoats Collective.

    Timeline: Ongoing

    How can you help?

    Firstly, we get FOMO easily so please do consider inviting us along if you are organising a Community event!

    Updates

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    Cullercoats Ambassadors

    Project Costs

    £ 0
    Initial Setup Costs
    £ 0
    Cost Per Beach Ambassador

    How can you help?

    This is a big project that requires co-ordination. We envisage a rota system of willing volunteers to come down and enjoy the beach and surrounding areas for 2+ hours on a warm, sunny day. Please get in touch if you would be willing to volunteer some of your time to be a Cullercoats Ambassador, or to assist with co-ordination.

    Local Business Incentives: We would love to work with our local businesses to be able to reward our Cullercoats Ambassadors.

    Fundraising. This project requires us to fund some aspects (equipment and training for our Cullercoats Ambassador programme. If you would like to help, then please do not hesitate to check out our Fundraising page.

    Updates

    • We are meeting with Northumbria Police to discuss the relationship between our Cullercoats Ambassadors and the neighbourhood police. A funding bid has been sumbitted which will help with the initial setup of this project.
    • Volunteer recruitment launched 1st March 2021.
    • 8th May saw 13 ambassadors take part in our Million Miles Beach Clean event alongside the TVLB, Neighbourhood Police Team and North Tyneside Council.
    • Funding recieved from Operation Payback 2021 from the Police and Crime Commissioner, Kim McGuinness.

    VOLUNTEER AS A CULLERCOATS AMBASSADOR

    Do you love Cullercoats? Are you enthusiastic about everything our community has to offer? You might make an ideal Cullercoats Ambassador. Cullercoats Collective are currently recruiting members of the local community to provide a warm welcome to the village and bay on warm, sunny days at the coast. We are looking for friendly, welcoming individuals to greet visitors at key arrival points. You’ll provide information on local businesses and services and promote the village’s cultural calendar. In addition, you’ll assist with keeping the community safe and presentable, liaising with the authorities if you notice anything of concern. Most importantly, you’ll be working as part of a friendly and enthusiastic team striving to promote Cullercoats as a great place to live, work and play.

    If you are interested in this project and would like to be apart of it you can read the full person specification and volunteer job description here and fill in the initial interest form below.

    Visit Cullercoats

    Project Summary

    £ 0
    Initial Setup Cost
    £ 0
    Ongoing Costs (per year)

    How can you help?

    Do you own a buiness local to Cullercaots? Are you a photographer or artists? Do you run events? If you can answer yes to any of these or if you feel you have something you feel would enhance the visitcullercoats.co.uk site then please get in touch.

    Updates

    • Work on visitcullercoats.co.uk is currently in progress. Design revisions are under way with branding to be completed by the middle of March.
    • Basic site launched on the 15th May alongside social media for Visit Cullercoats
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