23 JANUARY–7 APRIL 2018
NORTHUMBRIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Venues across the North East
The Northumbrian Music Festival is returning for its seventh year, with events held at Doxford Hall, Eshott Hall, Ednam House Hotel and the Wordsworth Hotel. There will be 11 star-studded concerts taking place throughout the festival.
BEAR & BUTTERFLY
Gala Theatre, Durham
This charming story is a great way to get the little ones into theatre. Bear likes his peace and quiet, but when this is disturbed by a munching caterpillar, he soon discovers the joys – and tribulations – of friendship.
The Customs House, South Shields
0191 454 1234
Winner of the Best Newcomer at the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe, local lass Sarah has since gone on to ride a wave of comedy superstardom, her woman observational routine is proving enormously popular with audiences across the country.
The world of psychic phenomena is a criminally underexplored one, and Derek Acorah is its crown prince. He’s one of the world’s most renowned spirit mediums, connecting the dead with their living relatives.
City Hall, Newcastle
Be prepared for boundless energy from comedian Joel Dommett – after he’s back from a return trip to the jungle. After 10 years on the comedy scene, Joel has perfected the art of telling stories that will split your sides.