The Overtones will be wishing Sage Gateshead a very merry Christmas on 2nd December. But that’s not all, The Overtones are delighted to announce that Welsh singer & songwriter Jay James has joined the band. The announcement heralds the start of an exciting new era for the group which has had 5 top 10 albums, 9… Continue reading The Overtones spread festive cheer at Sage Gateshead
Image: Breakin Convetion: Izzy Finch (fourth from right) with members of Bad Taste Cru and Breakin’ Convention A hip- hop festival is coming to the North East. The Customs House has been selected as one of 10 national venues, alongside Sadler’s Wells in London, to host Breakin’ Convention 2020. The tour brings acclaimed international dance… Continue reading Hip-Hop dance theatre is coming to the Customs House
Image: Ours/Us/We LGBTQ+ arts group The Learning and Participation Team at The Customs House is launching a new arts group for LGBTQ+ young people. The free art group which is called Ours/Us/We sessions will take place on a Wednesday evening and are suitable for anyone aged 14 to 21. Each week the group will be… Continue reading The Customs House Launch New LGBTQ+ Arts Group
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