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Arts & Culture

Foster & Allen with guitar and accordion.
For more than 40 years now, Foster and Allen have been entertaining the nation. With their easy-listening sound – tinged with country music and Irish folk – the Irish duo have sold over 22 million albums worldwide. Foster and Allen have scored many huge hits – such as A Bunch...
DSC_0603 - Young Writers’ City - (l-r) Anisha, Kema Kay, Adonay, Nick and Ushna
Newcastle’s up-and-coming rappers and writers are being given a chance to shine thanks to a crowdfunding initiative. Young Writers’ City is a long-term and in-depth scheme aimed at creative youngsters attending Excelsior Academy in Newcastle’s West End.  Every week, the Young Writers’ City project brings three professional musicians or writers into...
Four men in smart suits with red ties and pocket squares. They are supposed to all be looking at something in sky for this shot, but one of them is looking at the camera.
The Opera Boys – a group of classically trained singers, whose repertoire extends from opera to West End show songs to pop – are to perform at the Customs House, South Shields, on April 2nd. Different Opera Boys have appeared in West End and Broadway musicals like Phantom of the...
Praise For The First Master Of Music Therapy Graduates At Nordoff Robbins Centre
The first students to graduate from a North East music therapy centre have received a special message from the superstar who launched them on their journey. The 10-strong group successfully completed the two-year Master of Music Therapy programme at the Nordoff Robbins centre, Jesmond, Newcastle - officially opened by music...
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A new folk song - telling the story of these times – has been created using traditional North East words and sayings. Hadaway Ga’an Canny is one of a trio of songs, commissioned by The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, at South Shields and written and recorded by...
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The author of a novel shortlisted for the prestigious Booker Prize – and described as a ‘modern fairy tale’ – is to give a talk at Newcastle University. Fiona Mozley will be in conversation with creative writing lecturer Dr Rachel Hewitt in the King’s Hall, Newcastle University, on 14th November. Fiona’s...
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,...
Newcastle Residents More Loyal To Their Banks Than Their Partner
When it comes to money, it seems the old adage of "for better or worse, in sickness and in health" holds more currency than in our personal relationships. New research by Raisin UK has revealed that account holders are more likely to stay with their bank – typically for...
Charity ball to mark third anniversary of loss of RAF officer
A charity ball held in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in memory of an RAF officer who passed away three years ago, aged 44, has raised thousands to help find a cure for the cancer which killed him. Known as “Boogie at the Biscuit” because the ball was held at the Biscuit Factory, the...
NE:BODY DOES IT BETTER
ARTISTS from across the North East are drawing together for a unique exhibition at Tyneside’s newest art gallery. The NE:BODY exhibition will open on Wednesday 9 September at The Aviary, Brentwood Avenue, Jesmond, Newcastle. And along with a host of established artists, it will give art-lovers the chance to view the...

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