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NOVUM – Newcastle Summer Festival is a brand new multi-artform event, taking place from Friday 11th-Sunday 13th August. It is set to showcase local, national, and international talent, transforming the Civic Centre and surrounding gardens into a cultural playground, where audiences can make, explore and engage with art, music, performances and installations.

We find out about some of the artists performing at this year’s event via some of our online features…

The Icelandic artist tells us about their favourite five albums ahead of the closing show on Sunday 13th August.
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The Scottish-Indian protest musician tells us what inspired their latest album, Laal, ahead of their show at the Banqueting Hall, Newcastle Civic Centre on Saturday 12th August.
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Faithful Johannes
Durham’s spoken word electronic artist tells us all about his perfect gig ahead of his performance at NOVUM Festival on 12th August.
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Amelia Coburn
The Teesside folk artist tries to encapsulate her sound using three tracks, ahead of her performance at Novum Festival on Sunday 13th August.
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