The Five Best Cultural Events in the North East This Week

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There’s plenty to see and do across the North East this week

11 OCTOBER
DANNY BHOY

ARC, Stockton
01642 525199
www.arconline.co.uk
Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy is touring his new material around the UK, and is stopping off in Stockton along the way. A fantastic observational comedian, he manages to find the funny side of everyday occurrences. 

12–14 OCTOBER JASON MANFORD
The Maltings, Berwick
01289 330999
www.maltingsberwick.co.uk
Jason Manford is heading out on a national tour in 2018, but like all good comedians, he still has to workshop his material before stepping on stage. These special work-in-progress shows are a great way to see Jason live – but be quick – they’re in high demand.

13 OCTOBER
NEWCASTLE EAGLES V LONDON LIONS

Sports Central, Newcastle
0191 245 3880
www.newcastle-eagles.com
The Eagles are flying high in the BBL Championship, but the London Lions have always proved a tough test for Fab Flournoy’s team. The high-octane action tips off at Sports Central.

13–15 OCTOBER
TUSK FESTIVAL

Sage Gateshead
0191 443 4661
www.sagegateshead.com
The seventh edition of the TUSK Festival, a diverse and innovative festival of international music, will see Swedish punk schlock band Brainbombs, Kink Gong, the French field recordist, and Russian post-folk collective Staraya Derevnya come to Gateshead.

UNTIL 15 OCTOBER
DURHAM BOOK FESTIVAL

Venues across Durham
0300 026 6600
www.durhambookfestival.com
The celebration of all things literary returns for another year, with a star-studded range of performances and readings planned. Robert Webb, David Almond, Dame Jenni Murray and Tony Robinson will all be in Durham as part of the festival

Published in: October 2017

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