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August 2018

Ceilidh Dance

August 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackfriars @The Ouseburn, St Vincent's Community Centre
Newcaste Upon Tyne, NE1 2TQ United Kingdom
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Presents.........   TICKETS ON SALE NOW!! Book you tickets here A night of Dance and Music brought to you by The OTHER Great Exhibition of the North. Local Ceilidh Band Berking Mad will be providing a fabulous evening of dance and entertainment for all the family. 'Berking Mad are a group of dedicated and versatile musicians, with a huge range of talents, individually and collectively.' The ticket price will include a hot meal to keep our energy levels up! (more details…

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September 2018

Live Jazz

September 4, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Quaker House, 30 Roker Park Road
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR6 9PG United Kingdom
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Sunderland Artist Tony Redman is working with Assign, Sunderland to bring live Jazz to the Quaker House, Sunderland.  Accompanied by a range of artwork responding to the theme of 'Jazz', watch this space for further details!  

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OTHER Get North brings you an evening of fabulous local comedy

September 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Blackfriars @The Ouseburn, St Vincent's Community Centre
Newcaste Upon Tyne, NE1 2TQ United Kingdom
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Free – £10

           A fantastic evening of comedy from local comedians Mike Milligan and John Scott......This show is not to be missed, two of the best North East comedians in one night. Mike is a resident compere at Newcastle’s Hyena Comedy Cafe, which was acclaimed as ‘One of the top ten comedy clubs in the country’. (Daily Telegraph). He provided the voiceover for Viz Comic’s highly successful Sid the Sexist DVD, as well as performing his character live in concert at…

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Open Planning Meeting

September 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Settle Down Cafe, 61-62 Thornton Street
Newcastle, NE1 4AW United Kingdom
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Free

A chance for everyone involved in the OTHER Great Exhibition of the North and those wishing to get involved to come together. Open to all, the planning meeting is a chance to bring everyone up to date with plans, feedback on budgets and ideas for the future. The OTHER  great exhibition of the North is open to all.

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October 2018

How was it for you?

October 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Incubate, First Floor, Commercial Union House
39 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle NE1 3QE United Kingdom
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Free

Incubate Experimental Printmaking are pleased to invite you to the preview reception of The Great Exhibition of the North - How was it for you? As GetNorth came to an end, Nick Christie of Incubate Experimental Printmaking and Artist Johnnyx asked a number of artists for their personal thoughts on the much heralded event played out over the summer. The response has been terrific, and has led to an exhibition of work to take place at the Incubate workshop. Over…

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The Big Draw

October 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durham Sixth Form Centre, The Sands
Durham, DH1 1SG United Kingdom
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Join Theresa Easton and students from Durham Sixth Form Art Department as they engage visitors at The Big Draw with their work inspired by Durham Miners Association (DMA) at Redhills. Come along a try your hand at drawing with text using slogans taken from the Miners Banners. Young people form the Art Department,  have used drawings and text to capture the spirit of Redhills in this interactive drawing workshop using type and screen printing. Come along, drop in and find…

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March 2019

Mixed Media Workshop – Remembering Al-Mutanabbi Street

March 2 @ 1:15 pm - 4:30 pm
B & D Studios, 3rd Floor, Commercial Union House
39 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle NE1 6QE United Kingdom
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'Remembering Al-Mutanabbi' is a mixed media workshop led by Wajid Hussain combining mark-making with creative writing. Come and explore the heritage of Al-Mutanabbi and make your own marked response. Who is it for? Open to writers of all abilities and those new to creative writing. Please do note, the workshop will use graphic imagery. What do need to bring? We will have the materials you need. To be fully immersed in the process, bring along a small item of sentimental…

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September 2019

Carnegie 100: The Philanthropic Act

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Back on the Map, Hendon Community Library
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR2 8JU United Kingdom
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Free

The centenary of the death of Scottish American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, provides the backdrop for a forum in Sunderland this September asking what role does philanthropy have in the 21st century? The forum, ‘Carnegie 100: The Philanthropic Act’ is part of a series of exhibitions and events organised by Sunderland’s Assign Art Group, including an exhibition from 22 August, of personal interpretations of Carnegie’s life and times, which is supported by Sunderland City Council. Carnegie 100: The Philanthropic Act is…

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October 2019

Social & AGM

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pop Recs, 27 Stockton Road
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR2 7AQ United Kingdom
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Free

Our first get together of the Autumn season - all welcome - as usual! We'll have our AGM, catch up and plan for the year ahead. Good way to find out more about the OTHER and get involved in a grassroots, community group!

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King of the Toon Celebration – to be rescheduled

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Marlborough Social Club, 71-77 Blandford St
Newcastle, Tyne and Wear NE1 4 United Kingdom
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Sorry to say this exciting evening event will have to be rescheduled!  Watch this space! DGA is a collective of drag kings, gender fucks and alternative drag leveling out groups already on the scene. We create performance platforms and safe queer spaces. We are currently working with Bowes museum and have previously  worked with Curious. All our decisions are made collectively.

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