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NEWS: Little Waterfronts, Hartlepool

A series of bite-sized performances and artistic activities herald the rebirth of Hartlepool’s Waterfront Festival

Fri 4 Jun 2021 | VIEW


The June issue is out now, and we’re delighted to be back in print! Here’s what you can expect…

Wed 26 May 2021 | VIEW

News: Love Is The Map – Funding Campaign

The Gateshead & Newcastle community group is looking to raise money for a community party for the east end at The Cumberland Arms

Mon 24 May 2021 | VIEW


The May issue of NARC. is out now in glorious digital format

Wed 28 Apr 2021 | VIEW

INTERVIEW: Star and Shadow Cinema Microprojects

Louise Henry talks to a few of the creatives at the heart of the Star And Shadow Cinema’s inspirational Microprojects initiative

Mon 12 Apr 2021 | VIEW

NEWS: Forward NE network for women, trans and non-binary musicians launches

Set up by a group of women working in the music industry, Forward NE aims to be an inclusive and supportive space for female-identifying and non-binary musicians in the region

Fri 9 Apr 2021 | VIEW


As bands pull out of shows and distance themselves from the regional promoter, the community stands together in support of those affected

Fri 2 Apr 2021 | VIEW


The April issue of NARC. is out now!

Tue 30 Mar 2021 | VIEW

INTERVIEW: Collision & Conflict

Laura Doyle finds out about the geolocated sound walk which brings Northumberland’s historic landscapes and the creative responses it provokes to life

Thu 25 Mar 2021 | VIEW

INTERVIEW: Teesside Rising

Claire Dupree discovers connectivity and creativity is being kept alive and well thanks to a fascinating interview project

Thu 4 Mar 2021 | VIEW

Robert Nichols (@rob_fmttm) discovers a cult classic from post-punk original @MartinBramah on @BlueOrchids4’s new a…
Damian Robinson reviews the new release from @hissgldnmssr
RT @CuriousArts: 📣 Call out for #LGBTQIA+ short films made by or with women/non-binary people of colour to be screened this August as part…
.@AliWelford talks to Tyneside alt. jazz trio @Archipelagojam about their ever-expanding soundworld and honing thei…
New exhibition Town Hall Meeting of the Air at @baltic39 looks at how architecture shapes public gathering and lang…
All-girl rock 'n' roll outfit @VENUSGRRRLS tell us about their top five songs to listen to on the road, on the back…
Laura Doyle (@lozreviews) discovers a release which captures inner turmoil from @BEARTOOTHband
Mark Corcoran-Lettice discovers an intricate sonic collage on Taja Cheek’s (@lrain0000)’s new album
📢 North East artists & bands! We're always looking for new releases and demos to review in NARC. magazine. Drop us…