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Red Ladder Theatre Company’s ‘My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored’ Nominated for 3 Black British Theatre Awards

Red Ladder Theatre Company’s production of My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored, written by Nana-Kofi Kufuor, has received three nominations for The Black British Theatre Awards (BBTA’s), including, Outstanding Performance in a Play for Misha Duncan-Barry, Best Director for Dermot Daly and Best Production for Red Ladder Theatre Company. The play is a gripping portrayal of racial identity and Black British experiences.

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Festival of Thrift Bids Fond Farewell to Kirkleatham After Tenth Anniversary Event

Thousands of visitors flocked to this year’s Festival of Thrift as it marked a decade of delivering its nationally-recognised celebration of sustainable living.

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Tyne Theatre & Opera House Celebrates 155 Years with a Fresh New façade!

Tyne Theatre and Opera House is celebrating its 155-year anniversary on 23rd September 2022. One of the ways the Theatre is celebrating, is through a lovely new façade revamp – it was time for a bit of a facelift! Canopy cleaning, fresh painting and beautiful new signing provided by Ellis Signs has left the Theatre is very pleased with the sparkling result.

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A NORTH EAST menswear company is celebrating the success of its newest store, one year after opening.

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Find Out About Town’s History at Heritage Festival

The public has the opportunity to find out more about the history of a County Durham community as a heritage festival returns this autumn.

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Budding Actors Set to Star in Brassed Off at Gala Durham

Talented young actors are set to take to the stage as a hit film is adapted for Gala Durham.

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Chapterhouse Theatre Company Presents Outdoor Theatre Show’s at Durham Cathedral This Summer

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to be returning to Durham as part of their Open-Air Theatre. This summer, Durham will have the opportunity to see three amazing productions from Chapterhouse’s repertoire at Durham Cathedral.

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Breathtaking Live Show’s Summer Performances Start Next Saturday

Kynren – an epic tale of England - returns to its spectacular Bishop Auckland stage on August 6 for a run of six Saturday performances until September 10.

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SUNDERLAND, depicted in thousands of tiny stitches, will form the centrepiece of a new exhibition opening to the public next week (22 July).

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Inspired by Lindisfarne Gospels 2022: Still Point, a Film Installation by Artist Suki Chan

The Maltings Berwick is delighted to announce that the Gymnasium Gallery will host Still Point, a film installation by artist Suki Chan, as part of a region-wide programme of cultural events created to coincide with the much-anticipated display of the Lindisfarne Gospels at Newcastle’s Laing Art Gallery.


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