Welcome to the Whitley Bay 'Our Bigger Story' website. This is part of the multi media evaluation of 15 Big Local areas in England. The website is an opportunity to follow what is changing in Whitley Bay as a result of Big Local over a ten year period.
The aim of the website is to share the learning from everything that is happening in Whitley Bay with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers
The annual Whitley Bay Carnival usually features a spectacular parade and entertainment, and it attracts thousands of people This year plans were amended to keep the carnival going despite the lockdown. A series of 'how to' videos were streamed prior to the event to help people to make their own costumes and create decorations. This film hows costume making.