The Witham, Barnard Castle
The famed mimic, best known for her impressions on Dead Ringers alongside Jon Culshaw, will be honing her comedy muscles ahead of a visit to the Edinburgh Fringe by trying out material at The Witham. She’s part of a four-strong bill presenting Edinburgh previews.
TYNEMOUTH BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
0191 387 1159
The 25th annual beach volleyball tournament in Tynemouth returns once again to Longsands Beach, where teams will compete to win top billing. On Saturday there’ll be two-a-side teams, on Sunday four-person teams.
UNTIL 16 SEPTEMBER
This epic journey through 2,000 years of British history includes a cast and crew of more than 1,500 people – plus performance ducks. Book now and gird yourself for a spectacular evening you won’t forget.
UNTIL 24 SEPTEMBER
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
0191 478 1810
The first solo exhibition from this up and coming young British artist utilises a variety of materials, including Jesmonite, foam, wood and water-jet cut marble to poke fun at our everyday lives, digging underneath and behind the usually visible front to see the ugly and comic bits beneath.
UNTIL 8 OCTOBER
The famous designers Kellenberger-White’s installation will be a simple one: a print machine will be placed in the gallery, with which visitors are invited to create their own poster, which will then be displayed in the gallery, and will help shape the future identity of mima.