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Reminder! South Shields Cuckoo group will not be on this weekend. We will be back to normal on the 25 November, so…
Have a read of Jade Gadd's review of Festival of the Spoken Nerd @GalaDurham
Our East Durham Cuckoo group has moved! Starting tomorrow we will no longer be in Horden Library. Instead we will b…
#NorthernWritersAwards opened today, and that means... The Cuckoo Young Writers' Award is back! Get writing, get ed…
Check out Allison Birt's review of the The VaudeVillians @GalaDurham
Poets! Only two weeks to submit your work for @HebePoetry third issue, theme: Patterns
RT @HawbagHaws: We run @CuckooWriters at @poprecsltd now in its 3rd year! Free writing workshops for 13-19 yr olds @Sunderland2021 #Welc…
South Shields Cuckoo Group! There is no session this Saturday, we'll be back to normal on 25 November. Spread the word, we'll see you then!
Marie Humble went to see Oliver! @Playhouse_WB, read her review here:
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BOOK REVIEW: How Not to Be a Boy by Robert Webb

  Out now Review by Gabriel Brown The most honest, personal, and downright relatable book I have ever read. What Robert Webb has produced here is something I wish I’d been able to read sooner. He has crafted a really beautiful book – and it’s rare I use that word to describe things. I think my main… View Article

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COMEDY REVIEW: Festival of the Spoken Nerd @ Gala Theatre

  4th November For more Durham Gala listings, click here Review by Jade Gadd  On the 4th of November 2017, at around 6pm, a strange rumbling started at the Gala Theatre in Durham. The cause of said rumbling: nerd brains. Festival of the Spoken Nerd had come to the North once again. The show incorporates maths, science… View Article

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THEATRE REVIEW: The VaudeVillians: Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales @ Gala Theatre, Durham

  For more Gala Theatre listings, click here Review by Allison Birt Bursting with charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent, this production of The VaudeVillians had the audience in fits of laughter from the first word. The musical comedy followed the story of Kitty Witless and Dr. Dan Von Dandy, a delightful musical duo who toured the… View Article

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BOOK REVIEW: Smile by Roddy Doyle

EVENT REVIEW: Harriet Harman: A Woman’s Work

INTERVIEW: Carmen Marcus

FEATURE: Halloween Traditions

EVENT REVIEW: Jane Housham: The Apprentice of Split Crow Lane

EVENT REVIEW: Peter Snow and Ann MacMillan: War Stories: Gripping Tales of Courage, Cunning and Compassion

THEATRE REVIEW: The Hartlepool Monkey @ Northern Stage

ALBUM REVIEW: Liam Gallagher: As You Were

POETRY REVIEW: Now You Can Look by Julia Bird

EVENT REVIEW: Stephen McGann: Flesh and Blood

BOOK REVIEW: The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce


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