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Friday, April 10, 2020

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Music students from Newcastle University will be heading up the A1 to help with Edinburgh’s St Andrew’s Day celebrations. Today (30th November) is the day of St Andrew, Scotland’s patron saint, and the Newcastle musicians plan to bring a piece with an international flavour to the party. They will be performing...
Newcastle's own Great Magician of the North, Chris Cross, will be performing a comedy magic show at The Tyne Theatre & Opera House on the 9th February at 6pm, alongside Martin Daniels, the late Paul Daniels' son. Combining quick wit and stand-up comedy with Very Clever Illusions and Magic Tricks,...
Credit: Valentine Fabre, Dent Blanche, Switzerland © Ben Tibbetts
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is bringing two nights of thrilling adventure films to the PLAYHOUSE, Whitley Bay on 23 and 24 April, 2020. The whole tour will cover loads of venues across the UK and Ireland between now and the 26th of May 2020, so if you...
Film Crew in the Rain
Get Carter is not the only great film to come out of Newcastle and the North East and, thanks to the internet, you can see some of them for free without getting off your comfy chair. You probably won't find these in a Blockbuster video rental shop. Because Blockbuster...
Based in Gateshead, artist Jane Morgan created JEM illustrations in 2017 to capture the personalities of our nation’s beloved animals in a unique and creative way. From the tip of her brush, delivered straight to your door, Jane paints everything from horses to hamsters and detailed wildlife studies. Her beautiful use...
Ocean Film Festival 2019 - Whitley Bay North East News
All aboard for the Ocean Film Festival World Tour coming to the North East in 2019   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Ocean Film Festival World Tour (@oceanfilmfestival) on Jun 22, 2019 at 1:25am PDT The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is hitting UK and Irish shores this autumn...
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Blues veterans The Blues Band are set to play Sage, Gateshead, on 28th October. Formed in 1979 by ex-Manfred Mann members Paul Jones and Tom McGuinness as a band “just to play the blues”, The Blues Band are today regarded as one of the best purveyors of rhythm and blues...
Joanne B Kaar's new and ongoing project takes inspiration from aprons in all their various forms, and she is sharing your stories and photos on her blog for all to enjoy. If you have any classic aprons, house dresses, wrap aprons, housecoats, ‘dusters' or pinnies, either worn now, stashed in...
Nell Bryden
Later this month, Newcastle fans of Nell Bryden will have the chance to enjoy an intimate gig from the singer-songwriter. The New-York-born, London-based musician is embarking on a UK tour to support her new EP Soundtrack to Little Wing (Part 1), as well as her recently released album Living Room...
Clive John performing as Johnny Cash, dressed in black with the head of his guitar thrust forward.
The Johnny Cash Roadshow – a spectacular tribute to the Man in Black – is coming to the North East next week. The Johnny Cash Roadshow will play Consett’s Empire Theatre on February 9th and the Customs House, South Shields, on February 12th. Aiming to be a “a concert crossed...

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