BLINDBOYS WIDEYED is an experimental collaboration between two young photography collectives: Blindboys in South Asia, and North East England based Wideyed.
The two collectives discovered each other on the web, made contact and h...
Free tourist attractions 'see visitor numbers increase'
The National Gallery had more than four million visitors last year
Free tourist attractions have enjoyed a boost in visitor n...
Did Northcott theatre's board act too hastily?
After the Exeter venue went into adminstration on Wednesday night, it seems theatres would be wise to put their boards ...
We learned today of the death from cancer on Saturday of Steve Wright, founder Director of Reeform Dance. He will be sorely missed.
Steve studied at the Laban Centre in the late 1980s. He was employed by Dance City to spearhead the Dance in Action Projec...
UK - India Connections through Culture
Connections through Culture is the British Council’s new programme to provoke and support collaborative working between the UK and India in the arts. It’s focused on the arts industry itself – artists, produce...
Freedom Think Tank
Looking Beyond Slavery
Newcastle University student union building19th March 2010
6pm start (Buffet is provided)
An event discussing “Looking Beyond Slavery”. The event will starts with African Drumming session and Poet...
featuring Nkosana Mpofu
Guaranteed to be Humorous, Serious,
Witty and Thought-Provoking
We proudly present another event not just with some of
the best North-East poets but to say Bon Voyage to one of
the Region’s most pro...
Sustained Theatre is the result of Baroness Lola Young’s ‘Whose Theatre…?’ report and is an informal network of artists and companies from the Black, Asian and minority ethnic sector (referred to as ‘the Sector’) tasked with taking forward the...
REGIONAL FORUM FOR INTERCULTURAL ARTS
WINTER 2009/2010: Thursday 25th 12:00 – 4.30pm
“Inventing the Future”
Much of the voluntary and community sector arts sector depends on public sector funding decisions. Public ...
A debate from the Times found during our daily trawl...comments anyone?
Sir, Stephen Pollard is right to tease Philippe Sands, QC, and his fellow artists for the self-aggrandisement of their letter to The Times. But he is wrong ...
Tuesday 16 February at 6.30pmGallery North, Squires Building, Northumbria UniversityAs part of New Writing North’s ongoing collaboration with StAnza, Scotland’s international poetry festival, we are delighted to welcome the festival to Newcastle for a...
Highest number of empty shops in town centres are found in the North East
Feb 12 2010 by Peter McCusker, The Journal
NORTH East town centres are among the worst affected by the recession with one in five shops standing empty in some places.
Newcastle City Council – Investment Plan for Community Buildings
As part of the developing Investment Plan for Community Buildings, Newcastle City Council is proposing to establish a register of community/voluntary group interest in acquiring premises....
25th Feb 2010. Newcastle University , Kings Walk, NE1 7RU
Yang Lian was one of the original Misty (Menglong) Poets who reacted against the strictures of the Cultural Revolution. His work was criticised in China in 1983 and formally banned in 1989, since ...
The Cyrus Cylinder from Babylon is regarded as the world's first declaration of human rights
Iran has severed all cultural ties with the British ...
With graduates of elite universities occupying so many top spots, theatre in this country has always had a problem with diversity and it's in danger of getting worseLyn GardnerMonday February 1 2010guardian.co.ukhttp://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/theatreb...
“Stepping Up to the Board” - Increasing Diversity in Public Appointments
Venue: St James Park, Newcastle Date: Friday 26th February 2010 Time: 12.15pm ~ 4.30pm
Do you have a passion and commitment for improving Public Service?
Would you like...
We apolgise for the ongoing delay with getting the artists database up and running again, but we are nearly there, and from the looks of things it will be worth the wait! Members of the site can already get a sneak peek of how it will look by logging in...
2010 to be the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion
The European Commission has designated 2010 as the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion. The campaign aims to reaffirm the EU's commitment to making a decisive im...