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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 political comedy, a nail-biting thriller, upbeat pop-punk and a whole lot more…

Monday 26th June
FILM Berlin Syndrome @ Tyneside Cinema
Start the week with a nail-biting thriller from acclaimed director Cate Shortland (Lore, Sommersault) based on the novel by Melanie Joosten and taking place in a seductive Berlin setting.

Tuesday 27th June
MUSIC St Buryan @ Jumpin Jacks, Newcastle
Based in Newcastle and Sunderland, the quintet behind St. Buryan have quickly amassed a steady following in the region for their upbeat sound that draws from pop-punk and Strokes-esque indie rock in equal measure.

Wednesday 28th June
STAGE Never-Neverland @ ARC, Stockton
Pauline Heath has created a rich fairytale, a complete fantasy of horrors which are too far-fetched to believe, delivered as stand-up theatre. 21st Century storytelling, using projections and original illustrations, some of Grimm’s favourites appear in this cautionary tale of modern life if you’re poor.

Thursday 29th June
STAGE Dirty Dancing @ Sunderland Empire, Sunderland
The iconic film has a stage version now too, that has been a smash-hit all over the world. Filled with some incredible tracks and mesmerising dancing, there’s a chance to catch this show all week from Monday to Saturday.

Friday 30th June
MUSIC Chloe Chadwick @ Think Tank?
Already labelled as being the Northern Country Queen, Tyneside-based singer-songwriter, Chloe Chadwick, releases her debut album, Dustbowl Jukebox, at the end of June and celebrates with an album launch at Think Tank?.

Saturday 1st July
MUSIC NARC. Fest @ Various Ouseburn Venues
NARC. Fest is the musical arm of the annual community Ouseburn Festival, which celebrates creativity and culture in the Valley. This year there are seven stages of musical goodness for you to take in, all with stellar line-ups. Best of all, it’s completely free. So, let’s see what this year’s musical extravaganza has in store, and don’t forget to put 1st July in your diaries! Check out our full preview here.

Sunday 2nd July
COMEDY Sod The Tories (and have a nice week) @ The Stand, Newcastle
Politics has been at the forefront of most conversations lately, so why not round out the week with a comedic look at the political world with a panel show hosted by the sharp comic John Scott.

And for something a little different…
Check out our guide with Maffew from Botchamania to becoming a fan of professional wrestling here.

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