Category: Local Events

One month to go until our first Highlights event this year

On Friday March 23rd we have poet, broadcaster & comedian Ian McMillan and Olympic composer Luke Carver Goss present a hilarious night of words, music & improvisation, featuring stories, songs and a musical created out of thin air!

Bard of Barnsley Ian McMillan hosts weekly hit radio show The Verb. He’s Poet-in-Residence for Barnsley FC, The Academy of Urbanism and, until recently, English National Opera. His rip-roaring poetry shows are legendary.

Luke Carver Goss’s latest piece Last Train to Elvet for Durham Brass Festival & Tredegar Town Band – ‘a journey rich in emotional range pulled off with the most delicate and intricately woven touch’ Colin Robson, Durham County Arts Officer He’s recorded & performed with his own group, the acclaimed Carver Trio, as well as The Ian McMillan Orchestra, the Balkan singer Tea Hodzic , jazz singer Tina May and story-teller Daniel Morden in the group The Devil’s Violin.

‘one of the best evenings of entertainment I have ever experienced’ Clwyd Theatr Cymru.

‘the verbal gymnastics of a north country Spike Milligan coupled with the comic timing of Eric Morecambe’ Frome Festival.

FRIDAY 23RD MARCH at 7:30pm

Tickets: ADULT £8 • U17’S £5 • Family £22
available online now at:
or call 07752 403409

Don’t forget it’s the Burns Supper this Thursday evening

Spittal Improvement Trust have joined together with members of the Berwick United Reformed Church, formerly known as St Paul’s Church, to hold a traditional Burns Supper night in memory of the bard. This will be a traditional Burns Supper night with readings and songs, pipe music as well as haggis,neeps and tatties.
The evening is being held in the Church Hall on Middle Street, Spittal, from 7:30pm.
Tickets are available in the Spittal Shop.

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