The Hancock gallery welcomes international art to the North East. It will open with a retrospective of artist Alexander Millar. The new fine art gallery is opening its doors in the heart of Newcastle on Saturday 27th April 2019 . The Hancock Gallery will launch with its first temporary show, ‘Alexander Millar: A retrospective’, a… Continue reading The Hancock Gallery comes to Newcastle
Image: Dale Meeks has written Everywhere We Go with Boyle Yer Stotts co-founder Iain Cunningham. Boyle Yer Stotts is back with a new play based on South Shields FC’s historic FA Vase win. Everywhere We Go, written by Dale Meeks and Iain Cunningham, tells the story of the then Northern Division 1 side’s 2016/17 cup… Continue reading South Shields FC Inspire’s New Play
Image: Ray Spencer as Tommy the Trumpeter. Ray Spencer is donning his Tommy the Trumpeter costume once again for a show aimed at the grown-ups who will remember attending his legendary summer parties at The Amphitheatre in South Shields as children. Ray will be joined on stage by David John Hopper, who stars alongside him… Continue reading Tommy the Trumpeter is back – but not as you know him!
North East Crime Writer Robert Scragg has launched the second book of his Styles & Poter series. The first book What Falls Between The Cracks launched last year and his new book Nothing Else Remains is out now. He is new to the world of writing, so I asked him what inspired him to start… Continue reading Interview: Robert Scragg, North East Crime Writer
If you didn’t have any plans for New Year’s Eve well now you do as 31 December 2018 sees celebrations with a spectacular firework display in Newcastle city centre. The FREE family-friendly display will launch at 6pm outside Newcastle Civic Centre with a dazzling 15-minute spectacle to music. Vikki Leaney, Senior Festivals and Events Manager at… Continue reading New Year’s Eve fireworks to return to Newcastle
North East Comedian Jason Cook is promising to give his comedy club at The Customs House a cheeky send-off to celebrate another successful year of shows. The final show of 2018 will have a Christmas party vibe, with the line-up being kept under wraps for now, just like gifts under a tree. Jason Cook said:… Continue reading Jason Cook’s Celebration of Comedy
A play that celebrates the legacy of one North East’s football’s legends is looking for creative help from the public. Written by Jarrow-born poet and playwright, Tom Kelly, ‘Bobby Robson Saved My Life’ is a new work that explores how one person can have a dramatic effect on another without ever knowing it. The play… Continue reading Bobby Robson Saved My Life