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7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by Terrorvision, Reef, the Wildhearts and Nils Lofgren.

Here’s our 19th round-up of 2018 of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including gigs by Reef, Terrorvision, the Wildhearts and Os Mutantes.

Theatre and Comedy
Julie Egdell's film premiere of her Alice in Wonderland collection.

Whitley Bay poet to end her tour in home town

A Whitley Bay poet is putting on an event after securing funding from the Arts Council.


REVIEW: Matilda the Musical (UK Tour), Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, June 2

I joined the queue outside the Sunderland Empire along with an even mix of excitable children, mainly young girls, and less-enthralled adults wondering whether this show was going to be for me!
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds winging way back to north east

North east fans of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will be over the moon about their imminent return to Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena.

James Dean Bradfield in action.

Live review: Manic Street Preachers at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Resistance is futile, according to Star Trek baddies the Borg, but they were wrong as the crew of the starship Enterprise invariably got the better of them.

Micky Long will be looking to defend the British Championship on Friday, April 27, at Blyth Sports Centre.

Mean Machine ready to rumble in ring

A local wrestler is looking to defend his British title in front of a packed audience.

Whitley Bay Operatic Society's Beth Amber Tippins, Charlie Younger, Emma Scott and Stuart Liddle prepare for the musical 9 to 5. Picture by Joe Costigan.

Whitley Bay Operatic Society to be on song for a 9 to 5 show

Fans of Dolly Parton are in for a treat with the latest show at Playhouse Whitley Bay.

KOYO release their new single Jettisoned this month.

Music interview – KOYO: ‘People can expect a relentless, sonic spectacle from start to finish’

Less than seven months have passed since KOYO launched their critically acclaimed debut album, and with festival dates at Download, Camden Rocks, Bliss Camp, Great Escape Festival and Live at Leeds upcoming this year, the band are heading around the UK with a series of exclusive free warm up shows.

Editors are returning to Newcastle in October.

Editors bringing sound of Violence to Newcastle in autumn

Silence is golden, according to the Four Seasons, and for alternative rock act Editors so will be Violence, that being the title of their latest album.

Tickets for James Martin's latest tour go on sale on Friday.

TV chef James Martin to visit North East on upcoming UK tour

Superstar chef and TV personality James Martin is visiting the North East as part of his autumn tour of the UK.

Theatre and Comedy

REVIEW: The Jungle Book, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, until March 31

There's a whole lot of monkeying around on the stage at Newcastle's Theatre Royal this week.

Theatre and Comedy
The Dolly Peel memorial statue in South Shields. Picture by Andrew Curtis.

Search is on for lost north east memorials

A search has begun for forgotten memorials in the north east.

Topher's Stitch in Time.

Topher takes RTS award

A Whitley Bay-based photographer and filmmaker has scooped his second Royal Television Society Award at the prestigious event on Newcastle’s Quayside, this time for his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company to promote its Stitch In Time campaign.


REVIEW: Jersey Boys - Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, March 31

Oh what a night, late March, back in twenty eighteen, what a very special time for me ... it doesn't quite have the same ring to it!

Theatre and Comedy
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Complete revamp for learning space

A North Tyneside museum has had a revamp thanks to a generous donation.

Model homes work moves into library

Model homes work moves into library

An exhibition of three-dimensional model houses is currently on display in Whitley Bay.

Sian from the North Shields Ethical Living Fair.

Ethical living on display

A local businesswoman is holding the first event of its kind in North Tyneside to inspire and educate North Tyneside about sustainability and ethical living.

Brian Fallon live at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle. Photo: Gary Welford.

Live review: Brian Fallon and the Howling Weather at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle

It’s now 10 years since US alternative rock act the Gaslight Anthem released their breakthrough second album, The ’59 Sound, and they’ll be reuniting in the summer after three years apart for a tour to mark its anniversary.

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