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Tyne Artistry, celebrating local legends: Jack Common, Thomas Bewick John Cunningham and Joseph Skipsey

May 15 @ 14:30

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.

Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
14:30

Venue

Bewick Room
Newcastle City Library
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AX
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0191 277 4100