Jordan Mann

Belle & Sebastian announce 13-date UK tour

Belle & Sebastian announce 13-date UK tour

In May next year, Scottish indie pop band Belle & Sebastian will start their 13-date UK tour, stopping at historic venues across Wales, England and Scotland. As part of the tour, the band will be stopping off at Newcastle City Hall on May 16, 2015. The band are often compared to acts such as The […]

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Vane Gallery announces new exhibitions from Alison Unsworth and Matthew Smith

Vane Gallery announces new exhibitions from Alison Unsworth and Matthew Smith

Contemporary art gallery Vane has announced new exhibitions, both starting on October 29 and running until December 13. Things To Think With? Alison Unsworth First up is Alison Unsworth’s first solo exhibition with Vane, where she will present new work created during the last six months – developed from found objects, such as souvenirs, street […]

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Withered Hand to play Gateshead's Central Bar this Saturday

Withered Hand to play Gateshead's Central Bar this Saturday

Edinburgh based folk-rock singer songwriter Withered Hand (aka Dan Willson) brings his latest tour to the North East, playing at Gateshead’s Central Bar this Saturday (October 11). Dan first got into singing and songwriting at the age of 30 after a period of reflection over the death of a close friend and the birth of […]

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Dry The River to play at Northumbria Students Union and tickets are still available

Dry The River to play at Northumbria Students Union and tickets are still available

Following the release of their second album Alarms in the Heart, Dry the River are now taking to the road, stopping at Northumbria Students Union on Friday (October 10), and tickets are still available. The English alternative-rock band, who are sometimes compared to Mumford & Sons, formed in 2009. They received significant early radio support […]

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona comes to life at Newcastle's Theatre Royal and tickets are still available

The Two Gentlemen of Verona comes to life at Newcastle's Theatre Royal and tickets are still available

The Royal Shakespeare Company are back for their regular autumn stint at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal, and this year they are bringing The Two Gentlemen of Verona to life, kicking off today (October 7). The comedy is considered by some to be Shakespeare’s first play, and shows his first tentative steps in laying out some of […]

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Ella Eyre is coming to Tyneside for her first solo gig in the area

Ella Eyre is coming to Tyneside for her first solo gig in the area

British singer Ella Eyre will be taking to the stage at Newcastle University this Sunday (October 5) with her first solo gig in Tyneside. A year ago you would have been forgiven for not knowing who Ella Eyre was, but what a year she has had. Following in the footsteps of other fellow Brit School […]

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Exhibition: Chromatic Aberration

Exhibition: Chromatic Aberration

Chromatic Aberration is a film installation, which explores the technologies of colour filmmaking in the 20th Century. Created from early 1920s film footage from the George Eastman House archive in Rochester, New York, the commission features close-ups of eyes from archival experiments in colour film, where Satz turns the cinematic lens in on itself; from the […]

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Sunderland Pride – The equality and diversity spectacular kicks off

Sunderland Pride – The equality and diversity spectacular kicks off

Rainbow flags and drag queens galore, Sunderland Pride 2014 is set to take over the streets of Sunderland this Weekend. This year’s event kicks off on Sunday (September 28) at 12pm at the Civic Centre, with a parade through Sunderland celebrating equality and diversity in the city. The parade will go through the streets of […]

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One Man Lord of the Rings comes to Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

One Man Lord of the Rings comes to Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

One Man Lord of the Rings’ UK tour brings them to the North East for a performance at Newcastle’s Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre and there are still tickets available. One Man Lord of the Rings recreates the world of Middle-earth with nothing more than elbow pads and imagination, all told by Canadian actor Charles Ross, […]

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How Did I Get To This Point – Live Theatre's latest production highlights issues around homelessness

How Did I Get To This Point – Live Theatre's latest production highlights issues around homelessness

Alphabetti Spaghetti Theatre’s latest play How Did I Get To This Point is a new play based on the real lives of homeless people; people you may recognise, living through an emotional rollercoaster of hardship that no one should ever have to experience. Yet with such a scarce amount of affordable housing, more and more people […]