Events


The Positively Stockton-on-Tees campaign is not just about words. It’s about actions and events too. On these pages you’ll find memories of some of the great events that have already taken place and also details of the events that are coming up so that you can find out how to get involved.

If you’re planning your own Positively Stockton-on-Tees event and want to let people know about it here, contact us using the details on the “Get Involved” page and we’ll include it here so that you can let others know about it.


  • Positively Prizes! (January to December 2015)
    Positively Prizes! (January to December 2015)

      Following the launch of the Positively Stockton-on-Tees campaign in 2014 we were inundated with offers of help and support from across the Borough. So many of our local businesses were keen to get behind the campaign that we were able to recognise the best Positively Stockton-on-Tees submissions with a monthly prize giveaway. It was […]

  • Community Carnival (August 2015)
    Community Carnival (August 2015)

    SIRF Community Carnival 2015 brought the Instant Light story to life with a magical tale of how Stockton became a festival town. Giant puppets of John Walker and Vesta paraded down Stockton High Street leading Stockton’s largest community celebration of the year. It was an explosion of colourful costumes and carnival beats and brought together groups from across […]

  • The Most Wonderful Bank in the World (December 2015)
    The Most Wonderful Bank in the World (December 2015)

    We love the creativity of the team behind ‘The Most Wonderful Bank in the World’ who have just introduced their 12 Ways of Christmas! This ‘bank’ opens from December 1st to December 24th 2015 and it won’t be dealing in money but in time, in empathy, in respect, in love. Its currency and reason for existing […]

  • A Good Light:  An Annexe Photogroup Exhibition (June & July 2015)
    A Good Light:  An Annexe Photogroup Exhibition (June & July 2015)

    ‘A Good Light’ photograph exhibition, created by The Annexe Photogroup,  showcased some of the best areas and landmarks of Teesside at ARC, Stockton-on-Tees. The exhibition showed Teesside as the place we all know and love “thriving, interesting area with an abundance of activity, energy and pride”. The Annexe Photogroup is an informal group of friends […]

  • One Red Sunflower (June 2015)
    One Red Sunflower (June 2015)

    More than 500 people walked a combined total of more than 500 miles throughout Stockton-on-Tees to raise awareness about mental ill health, alcohol addiction and substance misuse. For one week (week commencing 15 June 2015) One Red Sunflower walks took place to celebrate recovery from substance misuse, alcohol addictions and mental health problems as well as challenging the […]

  • The Loudest Whisper (March 2015)
    The Loudest Whisper (March 2015)

    On Friday 13 and Saturday 14 March, The Loudest Whisper united people from across the Borough as they took part in the worlds largest ever game of Chinese Whispers. As the whisper traveled across Stockton-on-Tees, we showed the rest of the UK that Stockton-on-Tees has MANY voices. And that sometimes the quietest ones can be the most […]

  • A Lovelier Production (March 2015)
    A Lovelier Production (March 2015)

    You know how they say that good things can come out of bad?  Well, taking his lead from Love Productions, good old Mike McGrother turned his hand to film-making and we think he’s actually rather good at it! Take a look at this great film  – The Great British Take Off. We really think it is […]

  • Love from Stockton-on-Tees (February 2015)
    Love from Stockton-on-Tees (February 2015)

    The very lovely Mike McGrother, from Stockton-on-Tees, is the man behind #LoudestWhisper.  Mike decided to give a surprise Valentine visit to Love Productions, the film production company responsible for Benefits Street. The result was brilliant!  Take a look:

  • Tilery Primary School – Lantern Parade (February 2015)
    Tilery Primary School – Lantern Parade (February 2015)

    Tilery Primary School, Stockton, held their annual community Lantern Parade in March 2015. Although the weather took a turn for the worse, it was raining and very cold, the pupils, their families and school staff put on a brilliant parade for the local community of Tilery and Portrack. Take a look at some of their pictures […]