The Strands won Sunderland University’s Battle of the Bands to earn the chance to perform at the This is Tomorrow Festival. They beat other local bands SLEEPTAPE and Infernal Bloom to join Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Foals and Stereophonics at the Newcastle festival. Find out more about them in […]
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Jamilah Hassan, a singer from Newcastle shares her thoughts on issues resolving mental health issues. The singer has spoken out against social media and its impacts on mental health. Jamilah is also close to releasing her new single which she shares parts of in this video.
Sunderland City Council has organised the event since 2013 with the aim to encourage people in improving their health and wellbeing. The Big Walk is for everyone who would like to become more active and promote walking while exploring suitable walking areas within the city. Photo credit: Wellbeinginfo.org Anthony Hindmarch, member […]
World Headquarters is an independent underground night club in Newcastle. The owner Tom Caulker wanted to make a place that was safe and enjoyable for all races and walks of life. There is no club just as multicultural and diverse in Newcastle.
North Tyneside council held their first Northumberland Park event of 2019 with a Spring Fair featuring live music and other entertainment on Sunday April 28. Here is a video showing some of the music, dancing and an interview with Phil Graham, an event organiser from North Tyneside Council:
A popular exhibition showcasing the drawings of renowned renaissance artist, Leonardo Da Vinci, will close on Monday, May 6, 2019. The exhibition, entitled Leonardo Da Vinci: A Life In Drawing, contains 14 of the artist’s sketches and commemorates the 500th anniversary of his death. It began its run at Sunderland […]
Promotions company Jaluminati has teamed up with Newcastle Greyhounds to create a follow-up event after the successful “blinkers” student night at Newcastle Racecourse in March. The event is to take place at the Newcastle Greyhound Stadium on May 9 and has already gained widespread interest. Elliott Carpenter, of Online Promotions, […]
Students and staff at the University of Sunderland are set to go head to head in a Battle of the Bands final on May 1, 2019. The winners will have the opportunity to perform in front of 15,000 people on stage 2 of the This Is Tomorrow festival in Newcastle on […]
As Newcastle is set to host the first Northern Sustainable Fashion Revolution, Sarah Sinclair meets those striving for a more ethical and sustainable industry. Over 1,000 bathtubs of water. 6,000 car miles of carbon emissions*. £140 million of clothing sent to landfill**. 14 million workers paid less than the living […]
Northumberland Sci-Fi Museum’s ‘AllenDalek’ at risk after council issues planning permission warning
Neil Cole, founder of The Museum of Classic Sci-Fi’ in Allendale, Northumberland, has been told by town planners that he has to remove the shed that encloses their Dr.Who Dalek. The warning which comes from Northumberland County Council is due to planning permission issues of the Grade 2 building that houses […]