David Whetstone

David Whetstone

David Whetstone writes about arts & culture and edits Culture magazine. He has been with us for more than 25 years and has won many awards.

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Matthew Bourne, choreographer and artistic director of New Adventures dance company

Matthew Bourne on The Car Man - at the Theatre Royal this week

Dance innovator Matthew Bourne talks to David Whetstone as The Car Man parks at the Theatre Royal

Uriah Heep on stage

Uriah Heep aim to rock Newcastle Riverside for North East fans

Drummer Russell Gilbrook talks about a band still going strong after five decades of rock and roll

Sting, on stage at the Sage, during a performance on The Last Ship

Review: Sting, The Last Ship, Sage Gateshead

Sting was joined by friends including Jimmy Nail and the Unthank sisters in benefit gigs for the Sage's birthday appeal

Lars Vogt the music director of the Northern Sinfonia

Sage Gateshead musicians to star in BBC Proms hat-trick

Orchestral musicians, young singers and music director Lars Vogt will all feature in this year's BBC Proms programme

Pepezi Tulivu, an inflatable sculpture to be shown at The Core

The Late Shows in Newcastle and Gateshead are back with more night-time fun

More than 60 arts, science and heritage venues have signed up for a popular annual event which sees the doors stay open late

Zannah Hodson and Nigel Hastings in What Falls Apart

Review: What Falls Apart at Live Theatre

Torben Betts' first play for Live Theatre takes politics into the bedroom in the run-up to a general election

Newcastle University post graduate students installing the Shells to Shields exhibition at the Great North Museum

New Great North Museum exhibition looks at links between human and animal defences

Students worked with museum staff to put together a new exhibition at Great North Museum: Hancock

Baltic director Godfrey Worsdale

Godfrey Worsdale to leave Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Baltic boss Godfrey Worsdale is leaving the Gateshead art gallery after seven years to run the Henry Moore Foundation

Curator Alessandro Vinceatelli at The Curves of the Needle exhibition at Baltic 39 gallery, Newcastle

Exhibition at Baltic 39 looks lovingly at the possibilities afforded by vinyl

The old vinyl record and its appeal to artists is the subject of a new exhibition called The Curves of the Needle

Author Rachel Joyce

World Book Night events across the North East

The 20 World Book Night titles include Skellig by David Almond and Staying Alive poems from Bloodaxe Books


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