Spirit of 2012’s Youth Advisory Panel are delighted to award £100,000 to fund Bay Create! This new project is delivered by Whitley Bay Big Local and Barnardo’s. Bay Create brings local residents from different generations together for arts and cultural projects inspired by the coastal landscape of Whitley Bay. The fund was designed and managed by Spirit of 2012’s expert panel of young people. Bay Create stood out to the panel for its detailed knowledge of Whitley Bay, exciting local partnerships and creative vision.