Holly Allton

Theatre Review: Snow White Pantomime

Theatre Review: Snow White Pantomime

Every year, The Customs House in South Shields puts on a pantomime during the Christmas period. This year, it was Snow White. This was a special pantomime because it is a remake of the first ever panto to be performed at the Customs House in 1994. The director Ray Spencer decided to bring it back […]

 plamedie

Sunderland Celebrates International Women’s Day with a music showcase at local venue

Sunderland Celebrates International Women’s Day with a music showcase at local venue

Four music acts from North East, England came together to showcase their talents in honor of International Women's Day 2018

Spotlight Music UK hosted their International Women’s Day Showcase at Independent Sunderland on the evening of Thursday March 8. The music event welcomed some of the North East’s talent, such as: Eve Simpson, Twist Helix, Chain the Phoenix and Human X. The event — which took place on International Women’s Day — was certainly special. […]

 Danielle Blakeley

Seussical the Musical comes to the Customs House in South Shields

Seussical the Musical comes to the Customs House in South Shields

The magical stories of Dr. Seuss are coming to life in the University of Sunderland’s Seussical the Musical at the Customs House in South Shields this March. The show features some of Seuss’s most recognisable characters, such as The Cat in the Hat and The Grinch, plucked straight from the pages of his most famous […]

 Anthony May

Top comedians set to come to the Customs House for charity gala in February

Top comedians set to come to the Customs House for charity gala in February

Some of the North East’s top comedy talent will be coming together next month to perform in two fundraising shows for one of South Shields’ most famous venues. Hometown heroes Sarah Millican, Chris Ramsey and Hebburn writer Jason Cook, who will be hosting the gala, will all take to the stage at the Customs House […]

 Northern Lights

“We’re sticking to our guns” – Boy Jumps Ship have the wind in their sales with debut album

“We’re sticking to our guns” – Boy Jumps Ship have the wind in their sales with debut album

Words: Amy Ridden, Jack Robson, Ryan Young Before their homecoming Christmas gig at the O2 Academy Newcastle on December 19, we spoke to local rock quartet Boy Jumps Ship on their upcoming debut album, PRS Momentum Funding and their year spent touring. Boy Jumps Ship formed in early 2011 and quickly captured the attention of the […]