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!
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This week in... 1949Friday, December 9, 1949...
A workman was buried alive while digging a drain in the Prudhoe Urban Council's housing estate at Oaklands.
Workmates rushed to the aid of 50-year-old Richard Barclay, of Stocksfield, when the wall of the trench he was digging collapsed.
They managed to dig his head and shoulders free before finally pulling him from the earth. He was found to be suffering from shock and bruising.