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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Arts & Culture

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...
Northumberland National Park Authority Helping The Elderly To Get Creative Remotely
Northumberland National Park Authority has partnered with Gateshead Council’s Art Diamonds project to help people of retirement age get creative and connect with nature. Art Diamonds is a programme of creative activities and events for people of retirement age led by Gateshead Council’s Libraries Arts & Heritage Service. The project...
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...
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,...
Remembering the forgotten heroes of World War 2
On 15 August 1945, in a live broadcast to the nation less than a month after taking up his new role, Prime Minister Clement Atlee declared the end of World War 2 with the words “The last of our enemies is laid low.” Seventy-five years later residents in Newcastle are...

Gender Regardless

I’ve never understood the necessity in remarking on the gender of an artist whilst perusing their offerings, whether it be audible or by sight. My first thought is always: ‘Do I like this?’ and if so, ‘why?’ I’ve never found any sense in stating obvious comments such as: ‘female...
Jacob Polley posing in a meadow of waist high grass and flowers, holding a book.
A poet from the north east has won a prestigious literary prize. Jacob Polley, a Newcastle lecturer, clinched the prize for his collection Jackself, a disturbing work about the loss of innocence. After reading many manuscripts and months of deliberation, the three judges chose Mr Polley’s collection from a shortlist...
Big Band Brings Proms In The Park To Hardwick Hall Hotel
As part of its Outdoor Summer Sessions programme, Hardwick Hall Hotel, County Durham, is planning a Proms In the Park afternoon, featuring Musicians Unlimited Big Band on Sunday 6 September. The 20 piece orchestra formed in Hartlepool has been playing together for more than 30 years and will be performing...
Influencial Graphic Designer's Legacy Recognised with Northumbria Scholarships
Aspiring Graphic Design students at Northumbria University will have the opportunity to enhance their learning experience, through the new Vaughan Oliver Scholarships, launching in September 2021. Vaughan Oliver was one of the most influential British Graphic Designers and Art Directors of his generation. Graduating from Northumbria University, then known as Newcastle...
Teeside University Students Create A Graphic Novel Adapted From An SWO Stage Performance
A graphic novel adapted from a stage performance planned by Streetwise Opera has been created by Teesside University students. Streetwise Opera, an award-winning charity that works with people affected by homelessness, spent time before the current pandemic working with performing artists to run a programme of singing and creative workshops...

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