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Quentin Blake: Inside Stories @ Laing Art Gallery

11 March 2017 - 08 July 2017

Open all during during gallery opening hours

An exhibition from House of Illustration

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Jigsaw Lending Library @ Heighington Village Hall

27 April 2017 - 28 December 2017

14:00 to 16:00 every fourth Thursday of the month

Borrow a jigsaw and test your brain at this monthly lending library.

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Carolyn Forché: Writing a Memoir @ Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts

25 May 2017


Tickets £6 | £4 | £2

Human rights advocate, Professor of English and Chair of the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice at Georgetown University, Carolyn Forché has received many prizes and awards

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Calligraphy Workshop @ Newcastle Castle

10 June 2017

11:00 To 14:00

£30, Payable Via The Creative Calligraphy Website

Angela Reed of Creative Calligraphy will host this engaging and expressive workshop in the Black Gate at Newcastle Castle.

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Wedlock with Wendy Moore @ Gibside

10 June 2017

14:00 - 15:00

Up to £14.00

Meet author of best-selling biography Wedlock. Hear the story of Gibside's eighteenth century heroine, Mary Eleanor Bowes follow her life through its most controversial period

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Linda Dodds @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall

12 June 2017

7:00 pm

As a small boy in the 1920’s, David Ronald Johnston was blinded when a dental procedure went horribly wrong.

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Marilyn Longstaff / Vane Women @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall

14 June 2017

7:30 pm

Marilyn Longstaff will read from her brand new book, Articles of War

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Reading For Faith @ Durham Cathedral

06 July 2017


The group reads and discusses books which, while not all overtly Christian, raise Christian faith issues

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Hollie McNish @ Gala Theatre and Cinema

22 July 2017


£12 (£10 conc)

Hollie has thrilled and entranced audiences across the UK with her compelling and powerful performances

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Kathy Lette @ Gala Theatre and Cinema

18 September 2017



Grab your girlfriends and come along. Wit, warmth and full frontal frankness, guaranteed.

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Hollie McNish: PLUM @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

22 October 2017


Tickets are priced £10, £8 concessions (over 60s, under 16s & students with valid ID)

Plum is a new collection of poems which charts Hollie’s journey from childhood to attempted adulthood

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Jon Ronson’s Psychopath Night With Very Special Guests @ Tyne Theatre & Opera House

11 November 2017



In Psychopath Night, Jon Ronson will recount the adventure of a lifetime – the funny, terrifying and utterly compelling events that led to his bestselling book The Psychopath Test.


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