GCT Street Food Fridays: Cubanos
Fri, Feb 28
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Feb 28, 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
This month GCT Street Food Fridays return for a new decade, so we thought we'd start with GCT favourites Cubanos! Newcastle's only Cuban street food stall, serving up unreal cuban pressed sandwiches, delicious rice bowls, and their signature empanadas.
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Melva
Wed, Mar 04
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Mar 04, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
MELVA tells the story of a 10-year-old girl whose struggles with anxiety, or 'worrits' as she knows them, keep her from leaving the house. Her Grandpa has grown so worried about her that he fakes his own disappearance in the hope that it will compel Melva to leave the house and overcome her worrits.
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Melva
Thu, Mar 05
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Mar 05, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
MELVA tells the story of a 10-year-old girl whose struggles with anxiety, or 'worrits' as she knows them, keep her from leaving the house. Her Grandpa has grown so worried about her that he fakes his own disappearance in the hope that it will compel Melva to leave the house and overcome her worrits.
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Streetwise Opera St. Patrick’s Day Ceilidh
Fri, Mar 13
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Mar 13, 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
With seven sell-out Burns Night ceilidhs under our belt, Streetwise Opera are branching out into the world of Irish ceilidhs for the first time. To mark St. Patrick’s Day, we'll be hosting the best craic this side of Dublin.
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GCT Jazz Club presents Abbie Finn Trio
Thu, Mar 19
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Mar 19, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Leeds College of Music graduates and rising stars Abbie Finn (drums) and Harry Keeble (tenor sax) feature in this trio with veteran bassist Paul Grainger. They will be playing a mix of straight-ahead jazz by great artists such as Wayne Shorter, Art Blakey and Dexter Gordon, plus a few originals.
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The Magpies
Fri, Mar 20
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Mar 20, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Celtic Connections Danny Kyle Award winner Bella Gaffney (guitar, vocals) and acclaimed mandolin player Polly Bolton came together last year, fusing Celtic folk with bluegrass in an exciting new collaboration. Joined by Sarah Smout (cello) and Holly Brandon (fiddle) for 2019.
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The Great Northern Piano Session IV - Piano Day 2020 Celebration
Sat, Mar 28
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Mar 28, 7:30 PM – 10:50 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Local pianist and award-winning composer Steve Luck brings the next edition of his Great Northern Piano Sessions back to the Civic Theatre and as ever, he will be featuring a top quality line up drawn from the growing contemporary classical scene.
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New Jam @ Gosforth Civic Theatre
Sun, Mar 29
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Mar 29, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
NewJam is a new series of workshops led by Paul Susans and Paul Edis aimed at young musicians aged 11-18.
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Liberdade Presents: Engage
Thu, Apr 02
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Apr 02, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Join us for an evening of inclusive dance and physical theatre produced by Liberdade, organisation that runs Gosforth Civic Theatre. We are presenting five pieces, offering an exciting opportunity for a public audience to engage with this vibrant cultural organisation.
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Jeffrey Foucault + Ry Cavanaugh (Americana Session)
Fri, Apr 03
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Apr 03, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
In April 2020 Jeffrey Foucault will tour the United Kingdom in support of BLOOD BROTHERS (Blueblade Records, 2018) his sixth collection of original songs, with his longtime drummer and tour partner Billy Conway (Morphine) on drums. Ry Cavanaugh (Session Americana) opens the tour.
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Relentless
Mon, Apr 06
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Apr 06, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Mortal Fools are back with a new show from their trailblazing Ensemble Young Company, showing you what it means to be growing up or getting by in a chaotic new decade; fears, wants, hopes & voices laid bare accompanied by a soundtrack worthy of your most-played Spotify top spot.
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Andy and the Odd Socks
Wed, Apr 08
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Apr 08, 4:00 PM – 5:20 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Fast becoming the most exciting, innovative and in-demand live music act for children in the UK, Andy and the Odd Socks have played over 100 shows including festivals such as Glastonbury, Camp Bestival, Shambala, and BBC Summer Social and now embark on their Who's in the Odd Socks 2020 UK tour.
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Lullaboogaloo's Easter Extravaganza
Fri, Apr 17
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Apr 17, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Come and finish off the Easter holidays with some music and silliness! After the success of her gig at GCT last September, Claire Tustin and her band Lullaboogaloo return for another gig for little ones and their grown-ups. Expect catchy songs celebrating spring, animals, insects and playing out.
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On Red Kites by Eliot Smith Dance
Sat, Apr 18
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Apr 18, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Eliot Smith Dance (ESD) newest contemporary dance programme for Spring 2020 will take you on a spellbinding journey, through a powerful signature choreographic style that has established the company as one of the most exciting voices in British contemporary dance.
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Zoë Gilby 'Aurora' Quintet (Album Launch)
Thu, Apr 23
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Apr 23, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Vocalist and songwriter Zoë Gilby has teamed up with jazz trumpet / flugelhorn player Noel Dennis, double bassist Andy Champion, guitarist Mark Williams and drummer Russ Morgan for this exciting new project. "Aurora" Inspired by the compositions of Noel’s trumpet and flugelhorn hero, Tom Harrell.
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Martha Tilson & Band + Pete Price
Sat, May 02
Gosforth Civic Theatre
May 02, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
With a voice like spider’ webbed hollows and lyrics that inspire and captivate, Martha and band have built a large worldwide following and played on some of the world’s most prestigious stages and festivals. Presented by Jumpin' Hot Club.
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GCT Jazz Club presents Minnie Fraser Quartet
Thu, May 07
Gosforth Civic Theatre
May 07, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
The Minnie Fraser Quartet return to Gosforth Civic Theatre with more songs from the Great American Song Book and this time they bring with them special guest saxophonist Steve Summers.
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Chatham County Line + Support
Sat, May 09
Gosforth Civic Theatre
May 09, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
For nearly two decades, North Carolina’s Chatham County Line have crafted “organic, open bluegrass” (Pitchfork) that draws on a rich, southern palette of roots and country. Loved for their poignant songwriting, jaw-dropping picking and “innovative, masterclass harmonies” (Pop Matters)
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Unsung
Sun, May 10
Gosforth Civic Theatre
May 10, 7:30 PM – 9:10 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Ada Lovelace. Sophia Jex-Blake. Lilian Bader. Andrea Dunbar. Heard of them? Neither had we. Unsung explores the untold stories of four inspirational women from British history, asking why they, and hundreds like them, have been relegated to the footnotes.
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Martin Taylor + Martin Simpson
Thu, May 14
Gosforth Civic Theatre
May 14, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Award winning Jazz guitarist MARTIN TAYLOR teams up with acoustic and slide guitar virtuoso MARTIN SIMPSON to play selected dates in the UK. The pair will share the stage throughout the performance – adding to each other’s songs and instrumental pieces and taking them to new levels.
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Joan Shelley
Fri, May 22
Gosforth Civic Theatre
May 22, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Joan Shelley is a songwriter and singer who lives near Louisville, Kentucky not far from where she grew up. Like the River Loves the Sea is her fifth album. She draws inspiration from traditional and traditionally-minded performers from her native Kentucky, as well as those from Britain.
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Your Toys
Sun, May 24
Gosforth Civic Theatre
May 24, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Your Toys go on an adventure like no other. Come with them! A heartwarming story about friends pulling together, you’ll go home with a huge smile on your face. Adults and children alike are invited to bring a toy and watch it join in the rumpus.
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Your Toys
Sun, May 24
Gosforth Civic Theatre
May 24, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Your Toys go on an adventure like no other. Come with them! A heartwarming story about friends pulling together, you’ll go home with a huge smile on your face. Adults and children alike are invited to bring a toy and watch it join in the rumpus.
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The Shackleton Trio plus support from Jim Boyle & Dave Gray
Tue, May 26
Gosforth Civic Theatre
May 26, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
A highly original and energetic musical force just as likely to move you to tears as to move you to your feet. One of the hardest working bands on the scene, The Shackleton Trio is gaining significant UK and International exposure, becoming an in demand name on the folk circuit.
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Frazey Ford
Fri, Jun 05
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Jun 05, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Vancouver artist Frazey Ford is revered for her soulful voice, captivating live show, and immersive lyrical storytelling. She first became known to UK audiences within her role as a founding member of the beloved Canadian alt-folk band The Be Good Tanyas.
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HERE
Thu, Jun 11
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Jun 11, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Four seasons, four people, from four corners of the world, and a teenage girl’s message in the sky. A powerful new play by Lindsay Rodden, HERE is about finding sanctuary in the unlikeliest of places. About dancing on rooftops, blossom in winter, and re-writing the story of the city as your own.
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HERE
Fri, Jun 12
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Jun 12, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Four seasons, four people, from four corners of the world, and a teenage girl’s message in the sky. A powerful new play by Lindsay Rodden, HERE is about finding sanctuary in the unlikeliest of places. About dancing on rooftops, blossom in winter, and re-writing the story of the city as your own.
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Through the Decades with Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly
Sat, Jun 13
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Jun 13, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
After playing in Europe and all over the UK Darren Page and Marc Robinson have both dedicated their careers to Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly, this two-hour uplifting Rock n Roll Show is full of pure nostalgia with all their Hits and a few earlier ones too! Will Rock n Roll ever Die? That'll be the day!
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GCT Jazz Club presents Dean Stockdale Trio
Thu, Jun 18
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Jun 18, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Dean Stockdale brings his Manchester based trio to Gosforth for an evening of top quality mainstream jazz. The trio will feature Dean Stockdale on piano, Gavin Barras on double bass and Gaz Hughes on drums. The trio will be playing music from Dean’s debut album ‘Origin’ (featured on BBC Radio 3).
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Hugging Dogs
Mon, Jun 22
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Jun 22, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
An original theatre show created from scratch by students from Collingwood School in collaboration with professional theatre company, Mortal Fools. Through a collection of inter-linked stories, Hugging Dogs delves into the theme of happiness.
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GCT Jazz Club presents Bruno Heinen Trio - Out of Doors
Thu, Jul 02
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Jul 02, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Out of Doors is an original suite composed by Bruno Heinen, synthesizing varied​ ​influences from the worlds of contemporary classical and improvised​ ​music​​. The primary inspiration for this work came from Bela Bartók’s composition 8 Improvisations Op.20 written in 1920.
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Otis Gibbs - JHC 35th Anniversary Concert
Fri, Jul 10
Gosforth Civic Theatre
Jul 10, 8:00 PM – 10:45 PM
Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD, UK
Part of Jumping' Hot Club's special 35th anniversary show. Otis is one of JHC's regular visitors and they had the honour of first introducing him to the UK. Otis Gibbs is a Songwriter, storyteller, painter, photographer and planter of 7,176 trees.
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