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Vicolo: Live In The Lane August 2017 listings

Fridays from 8pm, Vicolo Coffee & Cocktails at Tyneside Cinema, Pilgrim Street/High Friar Lane, Newcastle   This summer Vicolo presents a series of free outdoor gigs every Friday with live music from folky pop to R&B, blues, jazz and soul.  Enjoy chilled-out live sets every Friday evening, the ideal setting[…]

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Sage Gateshead new shows

Sage Gateshead: on sale from Friday 28th July   Sage Gateshead is delighted to announce three new shows that are on sale now.  Highlights include a show stopping tribute to Whitney Houston and Rock ‘n’ Roll legend Joe Brown.   Angels of the North 2017 Monday 27 November, 6.30pm, Sage[…]

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UNBEARABLE

ADAM ROWE FINDS NORTH EAST AUDIENCES ANYTHING BUT ‘UNBEARABLE’   Comedian Adam Rowe loves a north east audience. The 25-year-old is making his fourth appearance at The Customs House this week as part of the South Tyneside Comedy Festival 2017. He played the inaugural festival last year and has also[…]

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HEAVEN ON EARTH FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED

FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR BRAND NEW ARENA SPECTACULAR HEAVEN ON EARTH METRO RADIO ARENA-  NEWCASTLE WEDNESDAY 11TH – SATURDAY 14TH April 2018 STARRING KERRY ELLIS, HUGH MAYNARD, FEATURING THE VOICE OF RUSSELL WATSON   Full casting has been announced for the brand-new musical Heaven on Earth which will be coming to Newcastle Metro[…]

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SEAN COLLINS

SEAN COLLINS South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Sunday 6th August – 8PM – £7   Canadian Sean Collins has been a stand up for 25 years, and his skills at the craft are considerable. He has a genuine ability to work with all audiences, and has a confidence that many[…]

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Whitley Bay Film Festival

Whitley Bay Film Festival  The Playhouse Whitley Bay – August/September   The Playhouse Whitley Bay brings a host of classics in epic must see double bill matinee Sunday slots for their film festival this August/September.  See below for listings:   The Princess Bride (1987) Presented by Whitley Bay Film Festival[…]

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PETE FIRMAN

PETE FIRMAN South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Friday 4th August 8.30PM  – £10   The UK’s leading comedian/magician heads to South Tyneside with his critically acclaimed live show. Recently seen on ITV1’s ‘The Next Great Magician’, BBC1’s Let’s Sing & Dance for Comic Relief and star of BBC1’s ‘The Magicians’.  Expect Pete’s[…]

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Rory Bremner: Partly Political review

Rory Bremner at The Customs House for the South Tyneside Comedy Festival ~ a guest blog review by Cheish Merryweather   President Donald Trump is the ultimate gift to the comedy world who just seems to hand comedy writers new material to mock him about on an almost daily basis. Impressionist[…]

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ELVANA

  Academy Events Present: ELVANA: ELVIS FRONTED NIRVANA Plus Special Guests O2 Academy Newcastle Saturday 30th September 2017     From the bowels of Disgraceland, rock ‘n’roll icons of the after-life are raised from the dead! Rock’n’roll meets grunge as Elvis fronts Nirvana and gives the band the frontman it’s been missing since[…]

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Hoosiers

10TH ANNIVERSARY OF DEBUT ALBUM ‘THE TRICK TO LIFE’ HUGE UK TOUR PLAYING IT IN ENTIRETY 01-Nov-17 O2 Academy Newcastle    2007 saw The Hoosiers explode upon an unsuspecting public with their debut album “The Trick To Life”, which reached the top of the album charts and spawned the indie-pop classics ‘Worried About[…]

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STEFFEN PEDDIE

STEFFEN PEDDIE:99 problems and the chips STILL ain’t one South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Friday 4th Aug 7PM – £7    99 problems and the way to solve them! Are there everyday problems or questions you need answered? Let Steffen Peddie, a man who has multiple problems every day, show you the[…]

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Ray Quinn Headlines Whitley Bay Christmas Panto 2017

X Factor Finalist Ray Quinn Headlines Whitley Bay Christmas Panto 2017 X Factor Finalist and West End performer Ray Quinn will headline this year’s Pantomime, Cinderella, at the PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay.  Ray will play the part of Prince Charming, the lovable prince who rescues Cinderella from her Ugly Sisters at Hardup Hall. Ray joins[…]

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Father Ted

Whitley Bay Theatre Company presents Father Ted Playhouse Whitley Bay – Wednesday 7th– Saturday 10th September 2017   Back by popular demand, Whitley Bay Theatre Company are returning to the PLAYHOUSE with another offering of the epic Father Ted!  With a new updated script, bigger set, bigger cast and just generally[…]

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SummerTyne Americana Festival review

SummerTyne Americana Festival – The Sage Gateshead ~ a guest blog review by Cheish Merryweather This weekend witnessed the return of the annual SummerTyne Americana Festival at The Sage, Gateshead, as the venue celebrated the festival’s 13th year. The free indoor Concourse Stage displays all feel-good Americana songs people can tap[…]

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PETER BRUSH – “The worm that lived forever”

PETER BRUSH – “The worm that lived forever” South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Thursday 3rd August 7.30 – £5    After having the Customs House is fits of laughter at our regular comedy gig, this unassuming genius brings his new show to us before taking it to the Edinburgh Fringe! Peter Brush[…]

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CARL HUTCHINSON – LIVE!

CARL HUTCHINSON – LIVE! South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Wednesday 2nd August 8PM – £8   As seen on Comedy Central’s The Chris Ramsey Show! Jarrow’s funniest son is back! Expect the usual from Hutchy: killer gags, hilarious stories and his trademark twisted logic that has made Carl a must-see fixture in the comedy[…]

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Sage Gateshead events

Sage Gateshead: on sale from Friday 21st July   Sage Gateshead is delighted to announce four new shows that are on sale now.  From rock legend Carl Palmer to the thoughtful musings of Stuart Maconie, Sage Gateshead has great shows for all ages and tastes.     Carl Palmer’s ELP[…]

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SummerTyne Americana Festival comes to Gateshead

SummerTyne Americana Festival Tomorrow sees the start of the 2017 SummerTyne Americana Festival and Sage Gateshead looks forward to welcoming a great line-up of artists for what promises to be a memorable weekend. This year’s programme includes the only UK show from U.S. Stax legend William Bell, headlining Saturday night[…]

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The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers review  ~ a guest blog review by Cheish Merryweather Father Ted’s co-writer Graham Lincoln adapted the hit movie The Ladykillers for stage and a large part of me believes this is the best format for the macabre comedy.  The People’s Theatre certainly made it feel that way, as we[…]

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Henry IV Part One in Alnwick Castle grounds

Shakespeare – but not as you’d remember it….   Theatre Space North East will present an evening performance of Henry IV Part One, staged in various locations all over Alnwick Castle grounds on Tuesday 1 August and Wednesday 2 August at 7pm. Tickets are £14 and £12.50 for up to[…]

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Wizard of Oz

North East Musical Theatre Company Presents Wizard of Oz   Newcastle Musical Theatre Company (NMTC) will take audiences somewhere over the rainbow at Newcastle Theatre Royal in a magical performance of the classic musical Wizard of Oz from Tuesday 25 July to Saturday 29 July 2017.  The beloved favourite sees Dorothy[…]

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ED GAMBLE – MAMMOTH

ED GAMBLE – MAMMOTH South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Monday 31st July 8PM – £7 Many people will have seen Ed when he was playing the lead role of Georgie Carlton in Channel 4’s Almost Royal. But he has now been seen numerous times on Mock the Week, Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central,[…]

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Next week at Sage Gateshead

Next week at Sage Gateshead   Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Tuesday 25 July, 7.30pm, Sage One Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is for young people aged 13-23 from in and around Liverpool of grade 7+ standard on their instrument. Tickets available from: http://sagegateshead.com/event/liverpool-philharmonic-youth-orchestra/   Family Summer Specials – Teddy Bear’s Picnic Wednesday 26[…]

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SECURITY STEPPED UP AT LEADING LGBT FESTIVAL

Newcastle Pride   One of the UK’s largest LGBT events is reassuring festival-goers that extra security measures have been put in place for this weekend’s event. Newcastle Pride, which is sponsored by business improvement district company NE1, will run across the 21-23 July weekend at Newcastle’s Town Moor. And organisers[…]

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JO CAULFIELD

JO CAULFIELD South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Sunday 30th July – £7 As seen on Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Jo brings her show to us ahead of her huge tour this year. A chance to see one of[…]

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Bliss!

SPECIAL SCREENING MARKS NORTH EAST FILM’S HOMECOMING The Customs House – Fri 21st Jul 2017 – Fri 28th Jul 2017   A film set in South Shields is coming home for its north east premiere. Coming-of-age drama Bliss! will be shown for the first time in the region at The Customs House,[…]

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Jess Glynne at Alnwick Castle

Two great support acts announced for Jess Glynne open-air concert in grounds of Alnwick Castle Saturday 12 August – gates open 3pm   Music Plus Sport and Alnwick Castle are proud to be welcoming the fabulous, sultry-voiced Jess Glynne to Alnwick, Northumberland on Saturday 12th August.  And some great support acts[…]

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Daliso Chaponda

Britain’s Got Talent comedian Daliso Chaponda brings his debut stand-up to Tyne Theatre & Opera House Tyne Theatre & Opera House – Saturday 12th May 2018   Tyne Theatre & Opera House are thrilled to add Britain’s Got Talent and Amanda Holden’s golden buzzer act, comedian Daliso Chaponda, to their 2018[…]

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Playback in association with Random Acts

Major national tour of new work by emerging artists arrives at Tyneside Cinema Playback in association with Random Acts Preview: Fri 28 July Exhibition 29 July – 13 August 2017 Tyneside Cinema. 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QG   For the past two years, young artists from the[…]

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End of The Pier

AWARD-WINNING WRITER BRINGS RE-WORKED VERSION OF CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED COMEDY TO THE CUSTOMS HOUSE   Award-winning playwright Neil Armstrong is busy putting the finishing touches to his latest show at The Customs House in South Shields. The Washington-based writer, actor and director is bringing a bigger, better version of End of The[…]

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Jesmond Gin Festival

FIRST-EVER GIN FESTIVAL ANNOUNCED FOR JESMOND   ThisAugust seven bars on Jesmond’s popular Osborne Road will set aside their friendly rivalry and unite to host a free to attend gin festival. Jesmond Gin Festival will run from Thursday 03 to Sunday 06 August 2017, bringing together over 30 brands including[…]

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Mayweather vs. McGregor

Our guide on where to watch Mayweather vs. McGregor It has be be the biggest fight of the century and one definitely not to miss.  UFC meets Boxing head-on in what has to be the most hyped and anticipated fight in recent years.   It all kicks off on Saturday[…]

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THE MIMIC MEN

THE MIMIC MEN – THE BEST OF THE MIMIC MEN South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Sunday 30th July 6.30PM – £6 As Seen On Britain’s Got Talent! The Mimic Men – Cal Halbert and Alfie Joey are the UK’s top and only impressionist double act! ‘Very Good’ – Simon Cowell, ‘So[…]

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BURSTING WITH PRIDE AS FULL FESTIVAL LINE-UP CONFIRMED

Newcastle Pride 2017 THE UK’s largest free LGBT festival will be celebrating its tenth year in style, with a packed programme of music lined-up for the popular North East weekend.  And Nights Out In Newcastle are proud to work in partnership with Northern Pride to give you are readers the chance[…]

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RORY BREMNER: PARTLY POLITICAL

RORY BREMNER: PARTLY POLITICAL South Tyneside Comedy Festival – Monday 24th July  – 8PM – £15   Britain’s best-known satirical impressionist is back!  With Trump, Boris and Brexit fresh in the memory, Rory’s on a mission to make sense (and nonsense) of it all.  He will be joined by special surprise[…]

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