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Featured Work

A selection of the arts, culture, heritage and film clients we are currently working with.


City of Dreams, Newcastle Gateshead Cultural Venues

City of Dreams is a 10-year arts and culture mission to make NewcastleGateshead the best place to be young.

We are working specifically on engaging young people (aged 12-18 years old) with the wider cultural offer and developing outreach that makes culture accessible for young people.


Tyneside Cinema

A beautiful gem on the North East film landscape, we are working with the Tyneside Cinema and sub-brands (bar cafe, Vicolo, Coffee Rooms and the gallery) from September 2018 to January 2019 to develop marketing, grow audiences and build reputation.


Middlesbrough Council and Town Hall

Middlesbrough Council selected Crystlsd to deliver the marketing, audience development and PR campaign for the relaunch of Middlesbrough Town Hall after a £7 million refurbishment and becoming an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. 


Newcastle City Council

We work with Newcastle City Council and the on marketing campaigns designed to raise awareness of safety in the night-time economy. Our campaigns reach bar and club goers in the city centre and beyond to engage and educate them in Bystander Intervention and safe spaces.

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British Film Institute 

Our Founder, Laura, works on an ongoing consultancy basis with the British Film Institute (BFI), including their BFI Academy for young people aspiring to be in film exhibition, and their Film Audience Network, supporting independent cinemas to reach new audiences through innovative marketing techniques.


Handmade Tyneside

We work on a retained basis with Handmade Tyneside, a north east based creator, maker and designer. We plan and deliver all Handmade Tyneside marketing, including: strategy and planning, promotional events and pop-up shops, design and print jobs, social media marketing and website maintenance.

Claridge Fine Art

In 2018, we are working on a retained basis with Winchester-based contemporary art gallery Claridge Fine Art. As part of this relationship we are developing a brand story, delivering press, social media, events and a multi-media content plan to reach a wide art buying audience in and around the region.

Northumberland County Council and Great Northumberland 2018

Northumberland County Council chose Crystlsd as their marketing and communications partner for their 2018 Great Northumberland exhibition. A year of arts, heritage and cultural events across the county and free to attend. 


North East Culture Partnership  

The North East Culture Partnership brings together practitioners, local authorities, universities, businesses and voluntary organisations across the North East of England to champion, promote and support the arts and heritage sectors. We deliver all marketing and comms, event manage annual conferences and support b2b promotions.



Cheeseburn is a sculpture gardens and gallery space in Northumebrland. We plan and deliver all of Cheeseburn's communications each year, including social media marketing, audience profiling and development, website management, database management and e-newsletters, print advertising and digital outreach and PR.


Kymberlee Jay

Kymberlee Jay is a business coach, business owner, speaker, mentor and writer. We work with Kymberlee to manage her business marketing and comms as well as on specific profile raising activities for her personal brand, including: marketing strategy and planning, social media management, outreach, guest essays and speaking opportunities.


Matthew Jarratt

A retained client for 2017/2018, we are supporting the development of the self-titled consultancy business in which Matthew connects arts organisations, Blue Chips and artists to create public art installations and sculpture.


Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland 

We have worked with charity Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland since 2014, developing their marketing and communications, key messages and websites, as well as managing ongoing events and promotions.


Tyne Bank Brewery

Tyne Bank Brewery and Tap room are an independent brewer and venue in Newcastle upon Tyne. A retained client for 2018, we are supporting in development of audiences through PR and social media.