The Storyteller with Chris Bostock

Join Chris Bostock, The Storyteller, on the first Saturday of every month to hear stories collected from around the world.
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Cinema Politica

A special director's screening of PROTESTAS, PROPUESTAS Y PROCESOS - a documentary tracing 10 years of social struggles and counter-cultural movements in the Peruvian capital, Lima. Read more

Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Your passport to saner living
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Where Do We Stand?

A kaleidoscopic view of the state of our nation through the eyes of Generation Z Read more

Xenos Falls

Newcastle’s autism theatre company, Spectrum, are proud to present their exciting new sci-fi performance.Read more

Great Northern Slam

16 of the best slam poets in the North have 3 minutes each to wow with their creations. Read more

Newcastle University Dance Society: I Wanna Dance

Featuring award winning competition pieces and specially choreographed routines. Ranging in styles from street to jazz, the show is going to be en pointe! Read more

Brighton Rock

An unmissable version of Graham Greene's gripping noir thrillerRead more

Door-to-door poetry

Two years ago Rowan McCabe became the world's first door-to-door poet. Read more

Crossings: Newcastle Poetry Festival 2018

Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts presents a four-day celebration of the finest poetry from around the world by some of the art’s most acclaimed practitioners.Read more

NPF 2018: Launch of Commissions Sean Scully responses and Waves and Bones

As part of the festival, eight poets have written poems in response to the major Sean Scully Retrospective co-hosted by the Hatton and Laing Galleries (February – May 2018). Read more

NPF 2018: Poetry and Human Rights Discussion

This discussion will range freely across the issues and opportunities raised by bringing poetry and politics into dialogue and poetry's role in this politically troubled time.Read more

NPF 2018: The Caught Habits of Language

This event celebrates The Caught Habits of Language (2018), an anthology containing 100 commissioned poems written for the centenary of Greenock-born poet W.S. Graham. Read more

NPF 2018: Imtiaz Dharker, Sasha Dugdale, Karen McCarthy Woolf

Award-winning poets share their works. Read more

NPF 2018: Ciaran Carson, Sean O’Brien, Leanne O’Sullivan

We are thrilled to welcome multi-award-winning Irish poet, Ciaran Carson, to Newcastle for the first time.Read more

NPF 2018: MA in Writing Poetry

Come and hear the inspiring work of current MA in Writing Poetry students based at The Poetry School in London, and at Newcastle University.Read more

NPF 2018: Ten: Poets of the New Generation with Karen McCarthy Woolf, Raymond Antrobus, Momtaza Mehri and Degna Stone

This event celebrates the latest instalment of the Bloodaxe Books series Ten: Poets of the New Generation, which presents the work of exciting British poets from diverse backgrounds. Read more

NPF 2018: Nuar Alsadir, Luke Kennard, and Emily Berry

Award-winning poets share their works. Read more

NPF 2018: Ilya Kaminsky and Fanny Howe

Join us for a fantastic closing event with voices from America.Read more

NT Connections

Connections is the National Theatre’s nationwide youth theatre festival. Read more

Windrush: Movement of the People

Phoenix Dance’s new dance piece celebrates the 70th anniversary of SS Empire Windrush’s arrival.Read more

Playing Up 7

Playing Up are back with their seventh and best night of new writingRead more

The Leftovers

A comic and stirring contemporary musical about the pitfalls of artistic interpretation.
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Newcastle College: Twelfth Night

'Love sought is good, but given unsought is better'. Read more

Frankie and Johnny In The Clair De lune

A last chance at love before the sun comes up...Read more

The Wonderful World of Dissocia

Northumbria University presents Anthony Neilson's acclaimed play, exploring the world of psychological disconnection.Read more

Northumbria University presents: performances and events

Free performances and events presented as part of the Northumbria University showcase.Read more

The Threepenny Opera

Northumbria University presents a contemporary take on Bertolt Brecht's iconic tale.Read more

Launch Day

A celebration of the working class and shipbuilding in all its industrial glory. Read more

mapdance

mapdance offers an enticingly varied set of exciting commissions of new works by renowned and upcoming international contemporary choreographers.Read more

Tim Key: Megadate

Poeticals, talking, standing, spotlights, cables, Kronenburg, foot-stamping and old school wistfulness from Tim Key.Read more

The Believers Are But Brothers

Without the money, power and sex they think they deserve, a generation of young men embark on a journey into an online world of fantasy, and violence. A Fringe First award-winning multi-media show.
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Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope

From a conventional Surrey upbringing to global notoriety via The Naked Civil Servant, Quentin Crisp was an extraordinary raconteur and wit, and one of the most memorable figures of the twentieth century. Read more

Rock Choir Live

Witness a spectacular display of uplifting, feel-good pop, rock and contemporary chart songs performed by national phenomenon, Rock Choir.Read more

The Lovely Bones

Susie Salmon is just like any other young girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. There’s one big difference though – Susie is dead.Read more

A Christmas Carol

Dickens' classic story of ghosts, greed and goodwill is given boisterous new life in this thrilling production of A Christmas CarolRead more