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 [...]

Internationally acclaimed choreographer to bring brand new LGBTQ+ dance performance to Sunderland

Internationally acclaimed choreographer to bring brand new LGBTQ+ dance performance to Sunderland

A new dance performance from the award-winning choreographer Mathieu Geffre is heading to The Fire Station tonight for one of the first public performances of the work. Entitled The Monocle, the new work takes audiences back to 1930s Paris. Specifically ‘Le Monocle’, one of the city’s most flamboyant lesbian cabaret clubs hidden in the streets of [...]