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Tyne Artistry, celebrating local legends: Jack Common, Thomas Bewick John Cunningham and Joseph Skipsey
May 15 @ 2:30 pm
Tyne Artistry: celebrating local legends in their anniversary years.
Join Dr Keith Armstrong for a talk and reading featuring specially written poems and songs to honour Jack Common (1903-1968), Thomas Bewick (1753-1828), John Cunningham (1729-1773) and Joseph Skipsey (1832-1903).
Keith will be joined by folk band ‘The Sawdust Jacks’, who will perform new lyrics for the occasion, and Northumbrian Piper Chris Ormston with a special set of Tyneside tunes.
Local History Month.