Current events

"Grand Performances"

Tues 28 May 7.00pm

How did Newcastle people have fun? Take a look at some of the cinemas, theatres and other performance spaces in the centre of town, many of which are long gone.  Hear the stories of the places in which we danced the night away, saw the latest bands or enjoyed films in some of the most iconic buildings in Newcastle and Gateshead. Talk by Pat Lowery.

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

Visitors to Newcastle

Tues 11 June 7.00pm

Newcastle has been visited by many famous people over the years. Some loved it while others hated it. Discover the stories of a few people, animals and even corpses who arrived in ‘the toon’ for various purposes.  Learn about  Jo Girardelli, the fireproof phenomenon; Miss d’Jeck the Siamese elephant; and discover why Charles Dickens loved Newcastle audiences so much.   Join Anthea Lang in this journey through Newcastle’s history.

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

"An Evening with John Grundy"

Tues 10 September 7.00pm

John Grundy returns in an evening of history, culture and reminiscences. Always entertaining, never dull, John is one of Tyneside’s local heroes and patron of St Mary’s Heritage Group as well.

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