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Stuck for something to do in the next seven days? We aim to have you covered with an event a day for the next week, all across the region. This time around we have some splendid comedy, a selection of incredible music, a very special screening of a cinematic classic and more…

Monday 10th April
COMEDY Good Grief @ The Stand, Newcastle
An evening of comedy to kick off the week from some top local favourites and some real emerging talent, as Zoe, Sammy Dobson, Rahul Kohli and host Matt Reed bring the laughs to get your week off to a tip top start.

Tuesday 12th April
ART & LIT The Golden Age Of Murder @ The Lit and Phil, Newcastle
Martin Edwards, author of a litany of crime novels including The Golden Age Of Murder, is set to talk through working in the world of crime fiction.

Wednesday 13th April
MUSIC Quarter Life Crisis by Yolanda Mercy @ ARC Stockton
What does it mean to be an adult and when do you become one? Quarter Life Crisis mixes addictive baselines, spoken word and audience participation in a captivating show that’ll leave an incredible impression.

Thursday 14th April
MUSIC James Leonard Hewitson, Kieran Rafferty and more @ Cluny 2, Newcastle
Dreamy pop from Mr Hewitson, some smart songwriting from Kieran Rafferty, and a shift in genre from Mongeese with the experimental Sågaboi rounding it out makes this a stacked show filled with incredible musical talent. Read our full preview here.

Friday 15th April
STAGE The Red Lion @ Northern Stage, Newcastle
Launching ahead of a lengthy run, this new play from acclaimed-writer Patrick Marber centres on a football team, and has a spectacularly talented cast which includes Stephen Tompkinson.

Saturday 16th April
MUSIC Outside Your House and more @ Empty Shop, Durham
Quirky, leftfield music makers Outside Your House are joined by Ally Morton from Massa Confusa’s solo project Five Pence Game, for some of the most interesting music the North East offers up in one of its most unique venues.

Sunday 17th April
FILM Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory Eat-A-Long Screening @ Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle
A favourite for many of us, this is a unique film-watching experience featuring scrumdiddlyumptious home-made edible treats to be enjoyed at special moments during the show

And for something a little different…
Emily Ingram took a look at Tyneside Cinema, who are now celebrating 80 successful years. Check out her wonderful article here.

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