Published at 09:08, Monday, 31 October 2011
GILBERT & Sullivan’s Ruddigore gets the Opera della Luna treatment at the Queen’s Hall, Hexham. Following the company’s innovative productions of HMS Pinafore and Die Fledermaus, the company turns it hand to this popular classic, at the Queen’s Hall, Hexham.
THERE’S a special Hallowe’en underground adventure at Nenthead Mines Heritage Centre. Experience a fantastic day exploring the workings of Nenthead Mines, including the spectacular underground ballroom. Suitable for aged eight and over, from 10am until 3pm. Booking essential. For further information Tel. (01434) 344314.
BALLET Ireland present Scheherazade at the Queen’s Hall. Hexham. Ballet Ireland return with a production taking in the mysteries of the Arabian nights accompanied by the music by Rimsky-Korsakov.
THE MsFits Theatre Company presents Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know. May’s hitting 60 and a bit mad! Matti is an only child and bad! Mia is glamorous, ageless and possibly a little bit dangerous to know! This story, brought to life on the stage of the Queen’s Hall, Hexham, tells of one woman growing old disgracefully, one woman not growing old at all and another very scary child!
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk
This week in... 1885Saturday, June 20th, 1885
Over 2,000 people attended the Temperance Gala held at Greencroft Park, Haltwhistle.
Led by the Bardon Mill Brass Band, 12 temperance societies paraded through the town, prior to an open air meeting in the park.
During the event the Rev. J.M. Russel condemned the House of Commons for rejecting a proposal to increase taxes on spirits and beer.