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

Cream Tees zooming in!

Anybody who is anybody is on Zoom these days, so our youngsters at Cream Tees decided to join in. Here they are, along with tutor Saul Rose and some of the Music at the Heart of Teesdale team during their first Zoom workshop! The musicians were delighted to be able to share space with each […]

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Mike keeps the memories alive

Our Mike Bettison hasn’t allowed Lockdown to interfere with his work. Instead he has run online fortnightly sessions for dementia groups, called Music & Memories. Armed with his trusty ukulele Mike has ensured that the tunes keep on coming! We are so proud of him.

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The joy of the village hall!

It’s Village Halls Week! Today there will be celebrations in village halls all over the country. Here we celebrate Swanland Village Hall!

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Scunthorpe kids write song good enough to knock your socks off!

Autumn shows may be over but some of the work done by Blaize and our commissioned artists lasts way beyond a season. Read on to find out about the wonderful workshops undertaken by children’s performer David Gibb in North Lincolnshire.

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The Hut People share the importance of having #funtogether

Let’s have #funtogether. Find out how The Hut People do it – check em out, smiling away, having a great time!

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#FunTogether campaign

Our #funtogether campaign is just what it says on the tin. Come and join us for some light relief – life can be a challenge, we know that, but a night out is something to look forward to and be part of.

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Exciting news from IETM conference in Hull

Paula Horton and Mike Bettison from Blaize took time out to attend a thought-provoking international conference in Hull recently. Read on to find out what they discussed…

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Opening Night of Joan and Jimmy!

Opening night of Joan and Jimmy!

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Joan and Jimmy on tour!

Our play, Joan and Jimmy, about radical theatre director Joan Littlewood and Jimmy Miller (Ewan MacColl) was a huge hit when we toured it over a number of venues in Spring 19. So much so that we’re not sure we’re quite finished touring it yet. Watch this space for updates as we prepare for our autumn season!

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Celebrating Swanland Village Hall!

Today we celebrate Village Halls Week by talking to Yvonne Dumsday promoter for Swanland Village Hall…

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