Freedom on the Tyne

Sunday 29th October, 2017

go follow site On Sunday 29th October a great drama will engulf NewcastleGateshead, inspired by Dr Martin Luther King Jr. and epic civil rights struggles from across the globe, both past and present. click lorazepam dogs anxiety Out of the buildings and through the streets of NewcastleGateshead will come a unique afternoon of theatre, music, dance, circus and art to celebrate the courage and sacrifice of those who have led the long march for civil rights. Starting from different locations across the city, the stories from is lorazepam the same thing as valium Selma, Alabama 1965, source Amritsar, India 1919, xanax generic pill identifier Sharpeville, South Africa 1960, Peterloo, Manchester 1819, and the here Jarrow March, Tyneside 1936 will be woven together in a unique immersive performance featuring a local cast of hundreds that will develop throughout the day.

go As night falls, an uplifting climax will bring the city to a standstill for a memorable moment of light, sound and theatre. Artist Impression, FREEDOM ON THE TYNE



see Following the violence of the first Selma to Montgomery march across the Edmund Pettus bridge and the second attempt at which Martin Luther King stunned his followers by turning back, a group of young activists join a meeting of Civil Rights leaders as they debate what to do next. Attend the meeting and face the difficult choices surrounding the best route to the right to vote; march with King on the third attempt, calm, strong, peaceful and defiant, toward the bridge and feel the tension and uncertainty…will the troopers attack again or will you cross the bridge with King?
  • Indoor Performance: The Boiler House, Newcastle University, 3.25pm
  • Outdoor Performance: Grey’s Monument, 4.35pm      


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  • Indoor Performance: The Assembly Rooms, Fenkle Street, Newcastle, 3.30pm
  • Outdoor Performance: Bigg Market, Newcastle, 4.30pm


click here At a police station in Sharpeville, a group of officers are preparing to face another demonstration against the infamous pass laws – requiring all black men and women to carry personal details. Hear the perspective of the heavily outnumbered white officers as the sound and song of the protesters moves closer. From the other side of a flimsy metal fence, see the protesters approach and hear their stories and demands. Follow the story as the police lose their nerve, a shot is fired and panic, tragedy and injustice follows.

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    • Starting Performance: Riverside, Newcastle Quayside, 3.20pm
    • Outdoor Performance: Live Theatre, Broad Chare, Newcastle, 4.20pm


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  • Indoor Performance: St Mary’s Heritage Centre, Oakwellgate, Gateshead, 3.30pm
  • Outdoor Performance: Baltic Square, Gateshead Quays, 4.35pm

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can active duty military take phentermine Protesting against the unemployment and poverty suffered in Tyneside in the 1930s, 200 men marched to London to petition for the re-establishment of industry in their home town. Join the Jarrow marchers, led by the great Ellen Wilkinson, in this celebration of the UK’s proud traditions of civil protest and social justice. Alongside miners, anti-war, anti-racism, poverty action, women’s rights, and LGBT groups, each with their own banners, chants, music and energy, march together for our continued fight to positive change.

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  • Performance: Newcastle Theatre Royal, 4.50pm


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source link Join our stories and processions as they gather on the Tyne Bridge – the iconic symbol of the North East that links Newcastle and Gateshead.

see url In the first ever performance event on the bridge we will celebrate the inspiring visit of Dr Martin Luther King Jr to Tyneside fifty years ago by paying homage to those who gave their lives and by recognising how our stories resulted in positive, meaningful change. Be with us on the bridge when we unite for an unforgettable epic finale of performance, sound and light that will send Dr King’s unshakeable message of peace, justice, equality and cooperation into the night sky and across the Tyne.

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  • Performance, 5.15pm approx.

see url source url FREEDOM ON THE TYNE is conceived and directed by acclaimed international director Tim Supple, scripted by award-winning writer Roy Williams, adapted by Katie Ebner-Landy and produced by Mike Griffiths with production by DATEvents, working alongside Tyneside’s finest creative talent and leading actors from the UK and abroad. Thanks to Dash Arts. Freedom on the Tyne is a partnership between Northern Roots, NewcastleGateshead Initiative and Newcastle University.

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