There are only a few days left till the launch of Great Exhibition of the North (which I will be attending) and I have been looking through the website and there is soo much to see and do. So what I thought I would do, is break down the events that I am excited about into… Continue reading Great Exhibition of the North- Things to see and do
I thought I was in the know when it comes to the world of digital and theatre, especially being a culture blogger I thought I was on top of everything. Recently a friend introduced me to a website called SeatPlan having never heard of this before, she told me that the website is a platform where… Continue reading SeatPlan making theatre accessible for audiences
The Takeover Festival has chosen Reece Connolly from Prudhoe, Northumberland as its first Young Writer in Residence. The festival which will take place at The Customs House, South Shields in May 28th- June 1 2018 will show Connolly’s play, Wormtown. Readers may not know that I went to high school with Reece and have been lucky… Continue reading Prudhoe writer takes residence in South Shields
Image: Photographer: Sarah Baillie © 2015 Sarah Baillie North East Dance Collective (NEDC) are passionate about collaboration and sharing their time to provide dance training and opportunities. Created in 2015, members who are involved in the classes or workshops work together. They get to chose the dance genre, content and the style of delivery. NEDC also… Continue reading Who are North East Dance Co-operative ?
Yes I had that reaction when I read that title on a book. I work in retail and we sell books for charity, as I was sorting them out I came across a book called A Young Person’s Guide to Opera. And I could not believe my eyes when I saw it, who needs a… Continue reading Young Person’s Guide to Opera
It’s funny what crosses your mind when you are not thinking about it. I saw a recent post by the fabulous performer- Miss Frisky on Facebook and she was talking about audience participation and their consent in shows. It was really interesting to read what the artists were saying, so I thought I would have… Continue reading Audience Participation & Consent
Granted I have not been to the theatre for a while. I was reminiscing over the shows that I did see in 2017 and was thinking about my experiences in the theatre and how every time I saw a show I clapped. Whether I liked the performance or not, I still would join in with… Continue reading Should theatre critics applaud?