Norman Cornish – A Slice of Life
@ Mining Art Gallery
06 April 2019 - 13 October 2019
The works on display, which are all by Cornish have been chosen by groups from Spennymoor with others selected by Norman’s son, John, and daughter, Ann, to add a special insight into their father’s work.
Brilliant Bricks: A LEGO® Timeline of Northern Innovation
@ Discovery Museum
20 July 2019 - 30 November 2019
Pioneering northerners have been transforming our world with their clever inventions for centuries. This exhibition, built by LEGO® creator Steve Mayes, highlights what the North has done for the world through 45 intricate models, using 50,000 mini bricks.
@ Theatre Royal Newcastle
15 August 2019 - 05 October 2019
Tickets from £23.50
After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Les Misérables will play Newcastle Theatre Royal in 2019.
@ Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
01 September 2019 - 28 September 2019
For four Sundays in September, get toe tapping and clapping here at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. We've got some of the best local brass bands in store for you to enjoy. Bring your own deck chairs and rugs, and kick back on the grass on Sunday 8th September with Hexham Brass Band.
Black and White Exhibition
05 September 2019 - 02 November 2019
No.42 is holding its most popular exhibition of the year, Black & White. This exhibition, themed around the absence of colour, is making a comeback to the gallery space as local artists prove limited colour does not limit creativity.
The Breath of Colour
@ Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery
10 September 2019 - 03 November 2019
Eta Ingham Lawrie returns to Bailiffgate with ‘The Breath of Colour’, her stunning new exhibition of over 30 wall hangings, capturing the light and moods of the hills and coastline of the Border region, Orkney and Snowdonia.
Stepping Out of The Box Art Exhibition
@ Locomotion – The National Railway Museum at Shildon
14 September 2019 - 30 September 2019
This original artistic exhibition by Changing Relations aims to initiate conversations around gender roles and aspirations in the local community – inviting people to consider whether fitting ourselves into traditional masculine and feminine ‘boxes’ is always helpful.
@ Gala Theatre and Cinema
20 September 2019 - 22 October 2019
£12.50, £10 schools and nursery (Friday performance only), £12 groups of 10+
Touching, funny and utterly original, Freckle Productions’ delightful adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Stick Man is back!
Rewinding The Welfare State: A Social History Of The North East
@ Discovery Museum
22 September 2019
Through local news reports, Tyne Tees Television documentaries, trade union campaigns, community films and more, this film show examines how the welfare state has impacted on the social development of our region from the 1920s to today.
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