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Diary Dates of AOUG in the North (09)

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Monday 18th December 2017. 7pm
Meet at the Reception in the Gala Theatre, Millennium Place, Durham, DH1 1WA. Immerse yourself in nostalgia in the run-up to Christmas, as once again the true spirit of the season is portrayed on screen in a showing of the iconic film ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ starring James Stewart, Donna Read and Lionel Barrymore. The film is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy-comedy-drama produced and directed by Frank Capra. It is one of the most loved films in American cinema and has become traditional viewing during the Christmas season. Tickets cost £10 and may be obtained online or via the Box Office 03000 266600.

2018 Diary Dates

Wednesday 24th January. 2.30pm
Meet at the Visitors’ Centre of the castle, Castle Garth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 1RQ. Tour the castle, a medieval fortification built on the site of the fortress which gave the city of Newcastle its name, and the remaining structures of the Castle Keep, the main fortified tower and the Black Gate. The site is easily reached in the centre of Newcastle to the East of Newcastle Central Railway Station. There is improved accessibility including an education centre, reception, gift shop and museum room.

Wednesday 14th March. 2.30pm
Meet at the main entrance to the Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 8AG. Enjoy a tour of the ‘Northern Spirit’ exhibition celebrating artists, manufacturers, and makers from the North-East of England; explore the 18th and 19th Century galleries depicting the works of renowned artists. Conclude your visit with light refreshment in the café.

Executive Representative - Jean McKenna 07984 969359 Jean.mckenna@btopenworld.com

Local Contact
Newcastle - Violet Rook 07962 276091 viola.rook@btinternet.com