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THE LOVELY EGGS

THE LOVELY EGGS ANNOUNCE FEBRUARY 2018 UK TOUR WITH PORKY THE POET (AKA PHILL JUPITUS)   Hot on the heels of their rammed and raucous Autumn tour, Northern psychedelic punks The Lovely Eggs announce their next series of live dates for February ahead of their forthcoming album This Is Eggland (out[…]

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HAYS TRAVEL FOUNDATION

HAYS TRAVEL FOUNDATION FUNDS PANTO TRIP FOR HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES   Generous bosses at a leading north east travel agent helped hundreds of people experience the magic of panto with a trip to see The Lambton Worm. Hays Travel has sponsored the annual pantomime at The Customs[…]

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What’s on next week at Sage Gateshead

Next week (week commencing 22nd January) at Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead has a fantastic week in store, featuring the musical stars of tomorrow in the New Year New Artists festival. Early in the week, musical project This is the Kit takes over Sage Two to showcase their new album[…]

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Opera North

OPERA NORTH RETURNS TO THE NORTH EAST WITH A SEASON OF FATAL PASSIONS   Puccini’s much-loved tragedy Madama Butterfly returns alongside Opera North’s first ever production of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball).   Whistle Stop Opera takes a bite-sized Don Giovanni into community settings and schools.  […]

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Brit Floyd competition

The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show BRIT FLOYD Eclipse World Tour 2018 – Sat 3rd March Metro Radio Arena   Performing songs from Pink Floyd’s best-loved and biggest selling albums, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell plus much much more. And[…]

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New Year New Artists festival returns

New Year New Artists festival at the Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead will be showcasing rising music stars of the future in January, when the New Year New Artists festival returns. Celebrating the UK’s most exciting contemporary musicians from indie, folk, jazz and classical, New Year New Artists is set to[…]

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Halfway to Paradise

Halfway to Paradise The Billy Fury Story Playhouse Whitley Bay – Monday 29th January 2018 – 7.30 pm   Amazing new technology enables Billy & his original Fury’s Tornados to play together once again during this electric & emotional show. The show will feature 29 hits including “I Will“, “Last Night[…]

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What’s On at the Sage Gateshead

New performances at the Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead is delighted to announce six exciting performances, which go on sale on Friday 12th January. International George Michael tribute act Wayne Dilks and his 8-piece band present a tribute to the late singer in Faith – The George Michael Legacy. Country sweetheart[…]

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Showtime

WHITLEY BAY GANG SHOW PRESENTS: ‘SHOWTIME’ Playhouse Whitley Bay – Thursday 25th January – Saturday 27th January Thurs – Sat 7pm, Sat 2pm   A variety show filled with singing, dancing and sketches for all the family. Sing and laugh along with Whitley Bay Scouts as they show off their talents,[…]

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Buddy Holly

BUDDY HOLLY TRIBUTE ACT IS ‘A LEGEND REBORN’   Relive the rockin’ 1950s music scene at The Customs House this month. The UK’s number one Buddy Holly tribute act, Marc Robinson, stars as the musician who changed the face of rock ‘n’ roll. Clutching a Fender Stratocaster, sporting a pair[…]

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Snow White

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society present: Snow White  Playhouse Whitley Bay – Tuesday 16th January – Sunday 21st January 2018  7 pm Tues – Sat & 2.15 pm Sat & Sun   Mirror mirror on the wall, this is the must-see panto of them all! Featuring plenty of glitz and glamour along with[…]

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DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED AND CASTING CALL

DIRECTOR AND MUSICAL DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED AND CASTING CALL FOR ‘THE DAY MUHAMMAD ALI CAME TO SOUTH SHIELDS’   The ‘greatest year’ in South Tyneside’s history has inspired the latest community production at The Customs House in South Shields – and local people can be part of it. The town welcomed[…]

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Next week at Sage Gateshead

String Sisters, Image Credit Floortje Robertson   Next week (week commencing 15th January) at Sage Gateshead   Sage Gateshead offers up a week of classical and folk performances to chase away the January blues. Royal Northern Sinfonia present two contemporary classics from Abrahamsen and Messiaen, a Baby Sinfonia performance aimed[…]

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BRIT FLOYD

The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show BRIT FLOYD Eclipse World Tour 2018 Sat 3rd March Newcastle Metro Radio Arena   ’45 Years of The Dark Side of the Moon’ Performing songs from Pink Floyd’s best-loved and biggest selling albums, The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The[…]

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THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY

‘THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY’ – (50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION) The Sage Gateshead – Wednesday 24th January 2018 BOX OFFICE –  0191 443 4661    Has it really been 50 years since the most successful Folk/Rock Duo of all time recorded their first no1 hit single ‘The Sound of Silence‘? Having performed to SOLD[…]

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Aladdin

Aladdin at The People’s Theatre ~a guest blog by Ashleigh Swan from Ashleigh Money Saver   My daughter and I were invited along to the People’s theatre amateur pantomime production of Aladdin.  This was my first panto since I was a child, and I didn’t know if I would enjoy it as much as I[…]

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The Inventors Ball

The Inventors Ball at Saltwell Park is an After-Dark Delight ~ a guest blog by Cheish Merryweather   Last night we were invited to the Inventors Ball at the Enchanted Park personally by Ursula Wailes, heiress to the Saltwell Towers Estate.  The Enchanted Park is a gift to the people of[…]

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Home Alone Live review

Home Alone Live – Sage Gateshead ~ a guest blog by Mandy Charlton   This now Christmas classic was first released in 1990, a movie about a small boy who get’s left home alone at Christmas, pretty much a simple adventure well told and with a fabulous John Williams soundtrack which[…]

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10 Unmissable Upcoming Shows at Northern Stage

What’s on at the Northern Stage – November 2017 – June 2018   Last night, we were invited along to the spring season 2018 launch at Northern Stage and we could not be more excited for the following ambitious, innovative and passionate performances appearing right on our doorstep. Northern Stage[…]

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Dracula

Dracula by Bram Stoker  “The dead travel fast” – a guest blog by Cheish Merryweather   On the night of Halloween, the crowds poured into People’s Theatre to take their seats and be entertained with an adapted performance of Dracula by Bram Stoker.  We had our first glimpse at the[…]

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Tom Stade at The Stand Newcastle review

Blue Jeans Management Proudly Present TOM STADE – ‘I SWEAR’ 27th October 2017 – The Stand Newcastle   We were lucky enough to be invited along to see Tom Stade’s brand new show ‘I Swear‘ last Friday, at The Stand Newcastle. We turned up just after doors opened at 8pm, after a[…]

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Seal ‘Standards’ Tour

SEAL ANNOUNCES 2018 UK TOUR IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM “STANDARDS”   British soul legend Seal has announced UK tour dates for 2018 in support of his tenth studio album “Standards”.  Including our very own Sage Gateshead on 13th February 2018 .  Backed by a big band, the multi-award winning star will[…]

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Friday the 13th

The Scream Factory – Be afraid, be very afraid! We were very excited and a little bit nervous when asked us to come to their Friday the 13th special VIP event.  They promised us a sneak peek at what they had in store for Scream Factory 2017. Based at the[…]

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Festival of Thrift

Festival of Thrift 2017 ~ a guest blog sponsored by The Neon Greenhouse   This weekend saw the return of popular Festival of Thrift to Kirkleatham Museum in Redcar.  This event is the brainchild of designers Wayne and Geraldine Hemingway.  It aims to promote “Living Sustainably with Style“, with a range of activities[…]

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Newcastle vs Liverpool

Newcastle take on Liverpool 1st October 2017 – 4:30 pm kick off   Newcastle last played Liverpool in the Premier League in April 2016, in a tight 2-2 draw.   We went 1-0 down after just 2 minutes that day to a Daniel Sturridge goal.  Things got even worse when we went 2-0[…]

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Tango Moderno review

Tango Moderno – Newcastle Theatre Royal ~ a guest blog by Mandy Charlton   Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace may have left their Strictly shoes behind a few years ago but since then they’ve not stopped bringing dance to the masses with their shows incorporating the tango with crowd pleasing numbers,[…]

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MEADOWLARK

MEADOWLARK VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘SUNLIGHT’ UNVEILED  UK HEADLINE SHOW STARTS LATE SEPTEMBER – Sat 7 Oct – The Cluny 2, Newcastle Meadowlark have today shared a striking video for their new single ‘Sunlight’. The track is the latest to be lifted from the Bristol based boy-girl duo’s debut album ‘Postcards’ which is out now on[…]

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RAY MEARS

RAY MEARS HAS WILD ENCOUNTER AT THEATRE ROYAL   For the first time ever survivalist and bushcraft expert Ray Mears is bringing his live stage show to Newcastle Theatre Royal. Take a seat because Born to go Wild, a journey into the earth’s wildest places and a lesson in extreme[…]

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DFDS BACKS NE1 GEORDIE JACKPOT

DFDS BACKS NE1 GEORDIE JACKPOT WITH SPECIAL PRIZE PACKAGE TO CELEBRATE FIRST DRAW   DFDS is on board to help NE1 make the first Geordie Jackpot draw one to remember by providing a bonus prize of a once in a lifetime 3-night break to Amsterdam for one lucky winner. NE1[…]

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STRICTLY COME DANCING LIVE UK TOUR

STARRING REIGNING STRICTLY CHAMPION ORE ODUBA AS 2018 TOUR HOST CRAIG REVEL HORWOOD & BRUNO TONIOLI TOUR JUDGES METRO RADIO ARENA, NEWCASTLE TUESDAY 23RD – WEDNESDAY 24TH JANUARY 2018 INCLUDING A MATINEE PERFORMANCE   The Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour is waltzing back on the road in January 2018 for[…]

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Company

Felling Stage Society presents Stephen Sondheim’s ‘COMPANY‘   From musical theatre’s most renowned composer, Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book. On the night of his 35th birthday, confirmed bachelor,[…]

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brooke bentham

Brooke Bentham

BROOKE BENTHAM Announces Further 2017 UK Tour Dates  Including Sat 18 Nov The Mining Institute, Newcastle upon Tyne   Following the release of her acclaimed debut EP ‘The Room Swayed’ and a streak of crowd-winning festival performances this Summer, BROOKE BENTHAM, is delighted to announce a series of UK shows throughout Autumn 2017.  Having[…]

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The Billy Joel Songbook review

The Billy Joel Songbook – Sage Gateshead ~ a guest blog by Mandy Charlton   My favourite birthday I can remember growing up was 1984, I was 10 years old and had requested “An Innocent Man” on cassette tape from my parents.  I remember getting up extra early to find that[…]

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HOWIE PAYNE

HOWIE PAYNE ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM ‘MOUNTAIN’ + HEADLINE OCTOBER UK TOUR  RELEASED OCTOBER 27TH ON FULL STACK RECORDS  NEW TRACK ‘HIGH TIMES’ AVAILABLE WITH ALBUM PRE-ORDERS – LISTEN ON SOUNDCLOUD      HOWIE PAYNE has announced details of his long-awaited new album ‘Mountain’, to be released on October 27th on Full Stack Records and a headline UK[…]

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