Current events

”Behind the scenes of history and heritage film-making"

Tuesday 8 May 7.00pm

 

Lonely Tower Film & Media have completed a great many documentary projects telling local stories in new and exciting ways. In this talk Mark Thorburn explains the documentary process and how history is brought to life on the big screen. How does documentary become drama? How do you keep an audience engaged? How are visual effects done?

£3. Reserve your tickets by calling the Box office  0191 433 6965 or 0191 433 4699 Or buy online at www.gateshead.gov.uk/whatson

“Details and Detours"


Tues 15 May 7.00pm

Take a journey around the region in this entertaining illustrated talk with Graham Soult. Play ‘Spot the Location’ as you try to identify buildings from their features. You’ll learn fascinating stories about each place, and by the end of the evening you’ll be seeing our region’s buildings and landscapes in a whole new light.

£3. Reserve your tickets by calling the Box office  0191 433 6965 or 0191 433 4699 Or buy online at www.gateshead.gov.uk/whatson

The Blaydon Races


Tues 22 May 7.00pm

A Summer's Afternoon. Blaydon Races and 9 June have become almost legendary. This talk by Susan Lynn explores the story of the Blaydon Races, the route and the characters mentioned in the famous song as they embarked on their grand, and as it turned out, eventful, day out.

£3. Reserve your tickets by calling the Box office  0191 433 6965 or 0191 433 4699 Or buy online at www.gateshead.gov.uk/whatson