Archive for July 2020
A message from the Wonderful Dyad Theatre Company!
Dyad Theatre provided a highlight of our 2019 programme and we were looking forward to their return in 2020. Now we can only hope that they will be able to entertain us as part of our 2021 Festival! Below you will find the latest news from this acclaimed company. Whilst most of our Autumn and…Read More
Lady Sybil – a Northumbrian woman who witnessed War and Revolution in Russia
Register for free for this event – Click here Simon Boyd, author of Lady Sybil: Empire, War and Revolution (Hayloft Publishing Ltd, 2017), writes about his remarkable grandmother Lady Sybil Middleton (née Grey) Simon is speaking at our free online festival at 6 PM on October 16th. In October 1915 a young English woman left her…Read More
Frederick Douglass – an American Slave whose freedom was purchased by Newcastle upon Tyne Quakers
Brian is speaking at our free online festival on 18th October 2020 at 2 PM. Register for free for this event – Click here Frederick Douglass was an American social reformer. abolitionist, orator, writer and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement, noted for his oratory and incisive anti-slavery writings. He advised President…Read More