Celebrating the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s visit to Newcastle

Newcastle will take centre stage in 2017 when it hosts a city-wide programme of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King visiting Newcastle University. Freedom City 2017 Plans for the festival, called Freedom City 2017, were launched at a special event for community groups, cultural organisations, Newcastle and Gateshead local authorities and other partners who will be involved in the two year programme. The event was also attended by His Excellency Matthew Barzun, the US Ambassador to…