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DEF LEPPARD

METRO RADIO ARENA NEWCASTLE SUNDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2018   DEF LEPPARD ANNOUNCES UK & EIRE HEADLINE TOUR PLAYING THE SEMINAL “HYSTERIA” ALBUM IN FULL PLUS OTHER SONGS FROM THEIR CATALOGUE THROUGHOUT DECEMBER 2018 On 19th January 2018 around the world, legendary British rock icons Def Leppard debut their full recording[…]

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Sage Gateshead: on sale from Friday 19th January

Sage Gateshead – On Sale Now Sage Gateshead is delighted to announce six exciting performances, which go on sale today (Friday 19th January). The Folkworks programme welcomes two great acts, visionary partnership pioneers Anna and Elizabeth with Benjamin Lazar Davis and award-winning RURA. Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,[…]

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CATHOLIC ACTION

CATHOLIC ACTION ANNOUNCE HEADLINE TOUR FOR FEB/MARCH 2018   Glasgow’s CATHOLIC ACTION have announced a fourteen-date UK headline tour next year that will see them bring their raucous live show to venues across the country, including London’s Birthdays on 23rd February.  Frontman Chris McCrory says:    “In Memory Of has been[…]

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Go Back For Murder

Go Back For Murder by Agatha Christie review at People’s Theatre ~ a guest blog by Cheish Merryweather Photo credit: Paula Smart     The Queen of Crime Agatha Christie sends us back to the 1960s to meet Carla Le Marchant who is desperate to clear her mother’s name of murder.[…]

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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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THE AMERICANS

THE AMERICANS return for Jan/Feb 2018 Tour   THE AMERICANS are delighted to return to the UK in January to play Celtic Connections and the UK Americana Music Awards, The Cluny in Newcastle, as well as club shows in Oxford, Winchester and Leeds. Los Angeles quartet The Americans released I’ll Be Yours earlier this year. Having started out as a[…]

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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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SANTA’S NAUGHTY ELF SHOWS HIS GOOD SIDE FOR CHARITY

SANTA’S NAUGHTY ELF SHOWS HIS GOOD SIDE FOR CHARITY   More than £1,600 has been raised to help support young people in South Tyneside during one of The Customs House’s festive shows. Santa’s Naughty Elf: A Christmas Carol ran throughout December 2017, with writer and director Wayne Miller once again[…]

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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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Hedda Gabler

VALENTINES DAY ANTIDOTE AT THEATRE ROYAL WITH FIERCE NEW HEDDA GABLER National Theatre blockbuster to send romantic notions into disarray    The National Theatre’s breath-taking new version of Henrik Ibsen’s masterwork Hedda Gabler is set to arrive at Newcastle Theatre Royal next month.  Fresh from a sell-out run in London,[…]

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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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Fat Friends

IT’S OFF THE SCALE! FAT FRIENDS HEADS TO NEWCASTLE THEATRE ROYAL   Is healthy eating and getting fit top your New Year Resolutions list? Need something to keep the motivation high? The weight is over! Head down to Newcastle Theatre Royal where Fat Friends the Musical – adapted by award-winning national[…]

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‘THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY’ COMPETITION

‘THE SIMON AND GARFUNKEL STORY’ – (50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION) The Sage Gateshead – Wednesday 24th January 2018     Nights Out In Newcastle bring you the chance to win a pair of tickets to this amazing show coming to the Sage Gateshead this January.   To be in with a chance of winning pop over[…]

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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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Newcastle United vs Everton

St James’ Park, Wednesday 13th December 7.45pm   Last time Newcastle played Everton in the premier league and it was not pretty, we got beat 3-0.  It’s safe to say here at Nights Out In Newcastle don’t want a repeat of the last result but does it look likely?  Well every pundit across the[…]

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Aliens have been spotted….. in Newgate Street, Newcastle

Mr Mulligan’s adventures continue as the latest indoor venue opening is announced   Coming to Newcastle in 2018   Dust off your moon boots and hold onto your helmets as Mr Mulligan prepares to launch the first Geordies (or acquaintances) into space! Newgate Street will be the launchpad of a new space-themed[…]

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Newcastle United vs Leicester City FC

St James’ Park, Saturday 9th December 5.30pm   Last time Newcastle played Leicester in the premier league and it was not pretty, we got beat 1-0.  In fact you have to back to 2014 for a win over them, with 4 defeats in the league and FA cup, with 8 goals[…]

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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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Alice in Wonderland

Take a leap through the trap door with Alice in Wonderland at Northern Stage   ~ a guest blog by Cheish Merryweather Photo credit: Pamela Raith    If there is one event on our Christmas calendar we look forward to every year – it’s the festive production at Northern Stage and this[…]

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Ricky Ross Short Stories Vol 1

Ricky Ross – Short Stories Vol 1 – Sage Gateshead ~ a guest blog by Mandy Charlton   The year was 1990, my boyfriend at the time and I would sit in the Phoenix Pub in Cramlington whilst I endlessly played the music of Deacon Blue on the Jukebox, I’d fallen[…]

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Newcastle United vs Watford

St James’ Park, Saturday 25th November 3.00pm   Last time Newcastle played Watford in the premier league and it was not pretty, we got beat 2-1.   It’s safe to say here at Nights Out In Newcastle don’t want a repeat result but does it look likely?  Well every pundit across the land[…]

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Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige at Sage Gateshead  ~ a guest blog by Mandy Charlton   There are moments in your life you’ll remember forever, finally hearing Elaine Paige sing “Memory” live is one of those moments. I’ve loved Elaine Paige my whole life, since I was a youngster exploring the work of the[…]

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Season’s Greetings at People’s Theatre

Season’s Greetings We’re sure it’ll be a fabulous festive family get-together where absolutely nothing will go wrong ~ a guest blog by Cheish Merryweather   For many, the festive season means filling your plate, drinking plenty and signing merrily – whereas for others (myself included) this season comes down to one[…]

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