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A superb celebration of Northumbrian music, an acclaimed children’s theatre production, and big names including Sarah Millican and Dave Spikey are appearing in the North East this week

23 JANUARY–7 APRIL 2018
NORTHUMBRIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Venues across the North East 
01668 283100
www.nmfestival.co.uk
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.

24 JANUARY
BEAR & BUTTERFLY
Gala Theatre, Durham
03000 266600
www.galadurham.co.uk
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.

25 JANUARY
SARAH MILLICAN
The Customs House, South Shields
0191 454 1234
www.customshouse.co.uk
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.

26 JANUARY
DEREK ACORAH
Middlesbrough Theatre
01642 815181
www.middlesbroughtheatre.co.uk
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.

26 JANUARY
JOEL DOMMETT
City Hall, Newcastle
08448 112121
www.theatreroyal.co.uk
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.

Published in: January 2018

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