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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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The importance of community cinema ..

Isn’t it great when you find someone as excited as you are about the hard work you do? We LOVE this article in the Yorkshire Post which highlights the importance of projects like Cine North….. Read on…

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ArtERY gets off to a harmonious start!

It’s touring time! ArtERY gets off to a fabulous start this October with world renowned musicians Pacific Curls. This sensational start to the season is followed up by Two Gents Productions’ hilarious take on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. Read more about these events here…..

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Gisburn Forest Fun on Pinterest

We have created a fabulous Pinterest to show you all the fun we had in Gisburn Forest….

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It’s show time at Gisburn Forest…..

Today (Thurs, Aug 14) is THE last day of rehearsals for the cast of The Ballads of the Beasts of Bowland which will be performed this weekend (Frid, Aug 15, Sat, Aug 16). Take a look at some of the images we have managed to grab of the beasties in action during a series of workshops earlier this week….

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