Queen’s Hall Arts Centre announces Summer programme

Queen’s Hall Arts Centre announces Summer programme

Image: The Queen's Hall - photo credit Jason Thompson Sound Ideas Media The Queen!s Hall Arts Centre in Hexham has announced a sizzling Summer programme celebrating the local community. Special events for the Queen’s Jubilee, Hexham Book Festival and Tynedale Community Choir’s 20th Birthday, alongside live music, theatre, dance, stand-up comedy and family shows, including [...]

Preview: Northumberland Miners’ Picnic makes a welcome return to Woodhorn Museum

Preview: Northumberland Miners’ Picnic makes a welcome return to Woodhorn Museum

Image caption: The Baghdaddies will perform at this year’s Northumberland Miners’ Picnic at Woodhorn Museum Museums Northumberland’s much-loved Northumberland Miners’ Picnic makes a welcome return to Woodhorn Museum on Saturday 11 June after a two-year absence because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 158th edition of Northumberland Miners’ Picnic will see visitors return to Woodhorn Museum for a [...]

Preview: Circus Montini coming to Prudhoe

Preview: Circus Montini coming to Prudhoe

Circus Montini is a new concept in the modern circus. A fast-paced, non-stop, 60-minute production full of comedy and excitement for the whole family. Something for everyone in a state-of-the-art theatre-style big-top right in the heart of Prudhoe, Northumberland. Having never been to Prudhoe before, the Circus wanted to give smaller towns the opportunity to [...]

The White Card by Claudia Rankine

The White Card by Claudia Rankine

Photographer Credit: Christopher Owens. The UK and European premiere of Claudia Rankine’s The White Card will open at Northern Stage in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in May before a three-month UK tour. Directed by Northern Stage Artistic Director Natalie Ibu, the play poses the question: can society progress when whiteness remains invisible? A wealthy, privileged white couple invite a talented [...]