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Lit and Phil Young Writers' Awards - a writing competition for secondary schools

We are inviting pupils from across the North East to take part in the Lit and Phil 5th Young Writers’ Awards. The competition is free to enter, and there will be prizes for prose, poetry and non
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School of Thought at Thought Foundation

School of Thought is based within Thought Foundation: an arts and cultural space in Gateshead. School of Thought caters for babies and toddlers, pre schoolers, school children, colleges and universiti

Kathakali UK Tour 2017, north of England

Touring the north of England during October and November 2017, Kathakali, from Kerala, south India, is one of the most powerful forms of theatre in the world and suitable for all ages. With flamboyant

Wildflower - Vegan Art Cafe -

Wildflower is a small vegan art café on Westgate Road just next to the bike shops. Owed by two creative people, Jessie and Asher, their aim is to provide a safe space for artists to showcase their wo

Seven Signs of Self - Exhibition by Lou W at Wildflower Cafe. Saturday 18th March

Wildflower Café is a small vegan art café situated at 283a Westgate Road, just a stone throw away from the O2 Academy, where the bike shops are. We will be graced with the presence of the lovely Lo

Recruiting Drama Facilitators, Mortal Fools

WOULD YOU LIKE TO JOIN OUR TEAM? Mortal Fools is recruiting drama facilitators About Us Mortal Fools creates fantastic theatre with young people working as co-creators alongside professional artists,

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