'T' is for Textiles has been postponed until further notice. 'T' is for Textiles is a new exhibition showcasing the best in contemporary textile art across the North and Scotland. Featuring work across a diverse range of styles and techniques, the exhibition also touches on the textile heritage of the North.
Matthew Bourne’s 5-star production of The Red Shoes is inspired by the 1948 Powell and Pressburger film of the same name, and won two Olivier awards when it premiered in 2016. It’s a tale of obsession, possession and grief and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion.
Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of light. The poem was inspired by the agony of Dante’s own exile, and traces his path from crisis to revelation guided by his literary hero Virgil and his lost love Beatrice. In this new work, The Royal Ballet’s trailblazing Resident Choreographer…
*Unfortunately we have had to postpone the Textravaganza event, however we are looking to reschedule for Autumn 2020. We will release dates very soon!* A unique opportunity to meet textile artists, makers, groups and guilds from across the North. Ranging from traditional quilting to contemporary machine embroidery, the show offers the chance to buy work from selected artists and makers, and discover the materials and techniques they use. If you would like to develop your own skills there will be…
Leontes rips his family apart with his jealousy but grief opens his heart. Will he find the child he abandoned before it is too late? Set across a 16-year span from Mad Men to the moon landings, this new production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale imagines a world where the ghosts of fascist Europe collide with horrors of The Handmaid’s Tale, before washing up on a joyful seashore. King Leontes rips his family apart with his jealousy but grief opens his heart. Will he find…
Conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. Enjoy the conclusion of the Berliner Philharmoniker 2019/20 Live Cinema with Gustavo Dudamel conducting Mahler’s powerful Symphony No. 2 in C minor “Resurrection”. This spectacular Season Finale Concert will be broadcast live from Berlin and will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews and insights into the programme.
Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award winning director Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to lively debate and both shocked and excited audiences since its 1909 premiere. Antonio Pappano conducts music that combines violence with moments of exquisite tenderness in his first Strauss interpretation for The Royal Opera since 2002. The outstanding cast includes Nina Stemme…
An emporium of stands bursting with home furnishings, collectors’ items, vintage jewellery, clothes, antique tools, militaria, and much more. Spend your Sunday having a good rummage and pick up a design classic or a quirky find.
Kinky Boots The Musical, filmed live is strutting onto the big screen! With songs from Grammy and Tony award winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, book by legendary Broadway playwright Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde,Hairspray), the musical is based on the film written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth. Inspired by true events, this huge-hearted hit tells the story of two people with nothing in common–or so they think. Charlie (Killian…
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