Unsung Heroes: a celebration of local people who have made a difference in their communities

Unsung  Heroes: a celebration of local people who have made a difference in their communities

In 2020, Queen’s Hall Arts commissioned international multimedia artists Davy & Kristin McGuire and North East musician Bridie Jackson to create Unsung Heroes - a celebration of people who have made a difference, co-created with the local community. Bridie Jackson worked with local communities to collect stories about the everyday people who had inspired them and made [...]

New exhibition of artwork and words by Jackie Morris and Robert Macfarlane goes on display at The Sill in Northumberland

New exhibition of artwork and words by Jackie Morris and Robert Macfarlane goes on display at The Sill in Northumberland

Image caption: Fox, from The Lost Spells. Copyright Jackie Morris. A new exhibition featuring artwork and words by artist Jackie Morris and writer Robert Macfarlane from their best-selling book, The Lost Spells, goes on display at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre in Northumberland from Saturday 23 July 2022. The Lost Spells: Listening to a Landscape [...]

ELIOT SMITH DANCE – Life and Other Stories

ELIOT SMITH DANCE – Life and Other Stories

Eliot Smith Dance (ESD) prepare to dance across the North East in support of environmental causes! This June and July ESD tour ‘LIFE & OTHER STORIES’ – four contemporary dance works that are filled with physical movement, passion, and excitement and will perform at Newcastle (Gosforth), Northumberland (Berwick upon Tweed, Warkworth, Pegswood, and Hexham), County [...]

HEXHAM BOOK FESTIVAL

HEXHAM BOOK FESTIVAL

Hexham Book Festival is back for its 17th year with a line-up of more than 100 authors and events. Running from 10th-19th June 2022, the Festival takes place at venues across the historic market town, including the Queen’s Hall Arts Centre and a vintage Spiegeltent in the grounds of Hexham Abbey. The programme includes a [...]

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 [...]