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WORDS WEEKEND REVIEW: Bernardine Evaristo & David Olusoga @ Sage Gateshead (06.12.19)

Ikenna Offor revels in Bernardine Evaristo’s infectious zest as she speaks to historian David Olusoga about representations of Black British womanhood in contemporary literature

Mon 9 Dec 2019 | VIEW

The Newbridge Project – Various Events

A series of artist-led exhibitions and creative events take place in Newcastle and Gateshead in throughout January and February.

Mon 13 Jan 2020 | VIEW


Artists and co-curators Sam Knowles and Sam Waters offer some recommendations on books, podcasts, films and music to enjoy while in self-isolation

Tue 14 Apr 2020 | VIEW

STAGE REVIEW: Moving Parts – Newcastle Puppetry Festival

A look at the Newcastle Puppetry Festival

Fri 21 Apr 2017 | VIEW

STAGE REVIEW: Free-Forms – Tyehimba Jess and Binker & Moses, Fernando Valverde and Juan Pinilla @ Sage Gateshead (03.05.18)

Eugenie Johnson enjoys a masterclass in poetry and jazz

Fri 4 May 2018 | VIEW

Six Of The Best: Lisa Lovebucket

The organiser of The Red Room at Basecamp, Middlesbrough tells us about her favourite things

Thu 20 Feb 2020 | VIEW

Six of the best: Karl Whitney

The author of the book Hit Factories: A Journey Through the Industrial Cities of British Pop reveals some of his favourite things ahead of the book launch at World Headquarters on 27th June

Mon 24 Jun 2019 | VIEW

Six Of The Best: Jo Clement

The award-winning poet gives us her six of the best ahead of the launch of her debut poetry book, Moveable Type

Mon 16 Mar 2020 | VIEW

Six Of The Best: Jane Burn

The artist and award winning poet tells us all about her favourite cultural things as her text art goes on display outside Eston Arts Centre throughout August.

Thu 30 Jul 2020 | VIEW

Six Of The Best: Guy Mankowski

The talented writer tells us about his top six influences as he releases his latest novel, Dead Rockstars

Mon 14 Sep 2020 | VIEW

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