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Our news and views about the very best of theatre, music, dance, film and entertainment.

Dance, Dance – Wherever you may be

Our latest project is definitely keeping us on our toes! ‘Dance Across the North’ has just received funding from Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring Programme and will see us working with the prestigious Balbir Singh Dance Company (http://www.balbirsinghdance.co.uk/) Want to find out more? Shimmy on over to our news page ……

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‘Moving Maps’ – extending our reach to Europe!

If you follow us on Twitter you might have been wondering what we were doing in Italy last month! Well, we were working (honest guv….). Find out more here….

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Submissions sought for Rural Touring

Our partners at PANDA, Cheshire Rural Touring, Spot On, Arts Out West, Highlights, ArtERY, Arts On Tour and Arts Alive are seeking new work and are keen to hear from YOU. Find out more here…

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News from the Canadian Embassy in London….

How word gets around! Blaize has made it into the Canadian Embassy’s newsletter thanks to our fabulous Canadian performers in rural touring….

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An interview with poet Chanje Kunda…

Chanje Kunda’s Amsterdam is ArtERY’s next performance in March (North Newbald Village Hall). Prepare to be blown away….and here’s why……

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Northern Exposure for Canada’s Top Acts

The Canadians are coming! We have invited three of the country’s top acts to tour the north of England as part of the Northern Rural Touring Scheme. Find out more here…..

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Blaize research sparks interest from Radio 4

Blaize could be hitting the airwaves if plans to make a BBC documentary get the go ahead! Find out how a story penned by our Artistic Director Mike Bettison  caught the eye of BBC Radio 4 producers……

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Reviewers hungry for more Cream Tees

We are in the News! A show organised by Music in the Heart of Teesdale was so successful that reviewers were absolutely raving about it in the papers. The event, entitled Rooted – A Teesdale Suite, featured the talented youth group ‘Cream Tees’ who played alongside folk legend Martin Carthy in what proved to be an incredible night of music and dance. We thought you might like a sneaky peek at what was said about the night. Read on….

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Cream Tees toe-tapping debut at The Witham

Music at the Heart of Teesdale’s youth folk band ‘Cream Tees ‘ have just made their incredible debut at a gig in Barnard Castle. The event brought together folk musicians between the ages of ten and eighty in what proved to be an eclectic evening of folk song and dance. Find out more about this talented bunch here……

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Rooted – A Teesdale Suite

at 7.30pm, Friday 28 November 2014 The première of a new composition inspired by Teesdale written by  Cream Tees. An evening of folk song and dance with special guest appearances. The Witham, 3 Horsemarket, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham DL12 8LY Tickets: £8/£6 concessions from The Witham in person or t. 01833 631107 or online at […]

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