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A Weekend Of Music At Newcastle Summer Season

Newcastle Glees Musical Society kick off The Newcastle Summer Season at Newcastle Community Cinema on Friday 14 July with ‘Summer Song from Broadway and Beyond’. Featuring songs from musicals such as ‘9 to 5’, ‘The Lion King’ ‘Les Miserables’ as well as a selection from their 2018 production ‘Sister Act’,…

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Season Of Home-Grown Comedies Bound For Down Arts And Newcastle Centres

Four of this year’s biggest local comedies are coming to the Down Arts Centre and Newcastle Centre. The popular shows ‘History of the Peace (accordin’ to my ma!)’ ‘Handbag Positive’, ‘Ché Guevara’s Night Off’ and ‘Maggie’s Feg Run’, have all been scheduled for two nights each in order to meet…

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Alliance Councillor Clarke Says A New Newcastle Centre Is Still On Cards

Following a meeting with the new chief executive of the Newry, Mourne and Down Council, Alliance Councillor Patrick Clarke has welcomed “a commitment being given regarding a new Leisure and Health Wellbeing Centre in Newcastle to replace the current Newcastle Centre.” Councillor Patrick Clarke held a meeting with the super…

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Wedding Of The Year Play To Be Staged In Newcastle

The annual Newcastle Summer Season programme welcomes The Bart Players with their comedy drama, Wedding of the Year by Norman Robbins, at 8pm on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 August at the Newcastle Centre, Central Promenade in Newcastle. Alison Murchison, at first glance, wouldn’t strike you as a typical heroine;…

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Sizzling Summer Entertainment In Newcastle

The annual Newcastle Summer Season programme gets off to a dramatic start this weekend with the Belvoir Player’s production, The Auction in Killybuck which will take place at the Newcastle Centre at 8pm on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 July. The Auction in Killybuck, by Louis J Walsh, is set…

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James Huish Brings Summer Swing to Newcastle

James Huish makes a welcome return to the Newcastle Centre on Friday 9 August at 8pm. Fresh from a sell-out run at the Grand Opera House, James Huish and his fabulous nine-piece band are definitely the group of the moment. Singing all the classic standards from Sinatra to Bublé, James is…

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Swinging Sixties Style Comes to Newcastle This Summer

SOUTH Bank Playhouse is making a visit to Newcastle to perform Come Blow Your Horn, Neil Simon’s first ever hilarious comedy straight from the 1960’s, as part of the Summer Season.the show is running for two nights, Friday and Saturday 26-27 July at 8pm. In a time before Sex and the City and after Mad Men, Alan…

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Stage Aid Present New Show at Newcastle Centre

Local drama group Stage Aid present the hilarious comedy ‘The Departure Lounge’ in the Newcastle Centre on Saturday 13 July 2013. Written by local writer Armand Gaillard, ‘The Departure Lounge’ is set in a Nursing Home in a town somewhere in Northern Ireland. When two residents, James Allen and Henry Flannigan meet by chance, they discover that…

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Popular Comedy Kick Starts the Summer Season in Newcastle

A fun packed summer of entertainment kicks of the the hilarious comedy Relatively Speaking in the Newcastle Centre on Friday  and Saturday 5-6 July at 8pm. After a long ‘rest’ local amateur dramatic society, Downpatrick Steam Packet Company, once more treads the boards with their take on an Alan Ayckbourn classic, Relatively Speaking. Previous productions by the group…

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