Current events

A Musical Christmas Concert

Wednesday 19 December 7.00pm

John Beccy Owen’s Pop-Up Choir for a festive evening of songs. With no fixed membership and no auditions, the sound that emerges from each of Beccy’s events is unique and new every time.  It's this sense of spontaneity and it being a 'one-off' that makes it such great fun for singers and audiences alike! Festive refreshments available.

£5. 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 Big Freeze"


Tues 8 January 7.00pm

Inspired by last winter’s ‘Beast from the East’, local author Andrew Clark recalls the harsh North East winters of 1941, 1947 and the ‘Big Freeze’ of 1963. The illustrated talk features photographs of iced-up rivers and the deep snow drifts that local people suffered with in those freezing times. Also included are other extreme weather conditions such as floods in the streets and gales that have battered the region over the years. However, Andrew ends his talk on a warmer note with memories of the sunny days of summer.

£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

"Riverside Voices"

Tues 12 February  7.00pm

Tyneside led the world in industrial development. Steel, salt, railways, iron, shipbuilding, coal mining - you name it, it was here. Judith Green makes a welcome return to discuss a few of these industries and what effect they had on the social history of the area around Benwell, Newcastle.. The film "Riverside Voices" will be shown as part of the talk.

£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