What's On Newcastle Poetry Festival 2019 Newcastle Centre for Literary Arts Book Now Access A four-day international festival celebrating the finest poetry from around the world by some of the art’s most acclaimed practitioners. Featuring readings, lectures, discussions, workshops, and multi-genre performances. Book now Booking will open in the New Year. Access Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.