Festival programme Saturday 6th July 2013

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Saturday 6th July

NARC. Fest 201310 venues across the Ouseburn Valley staging an eclectic mix of live music, spoken word and comedy. ALL GIGS FREE!

The Cluny – 7pm to 11pm

Razmataz Lorry Excitement, Bear Trade, Mansions of Glory, The Agency.

The Tyne Bar – 7pm to 11pm

Khunnt featuring Richard Dawson, Young Philadelphia, Second Prize, Ultra Dêmon, F∀NNY LENNOXXX DJs.

The Free Trade – 6pm to 10pm

The Cornshed Sisters, Our Imaginary Friends, Silver Trees, Rice Milk.

Hangar 51 – 7pm to 11pm

Future Loss, Swimming Lessons, Yellow Creatures, Goodbye Chanel.

Tanners Arms – 7pm to 11pm

Girl Sweat, Basic House, Wilt Wagner, Morgellons.

Cumberland Arms – 7pm to 11pm

Rob Heron & The Tea Pad Orchestra, The King Bees, The Kilcawley Family, The Two.

Star & Shadow Cinema – 7pm to 11pm

Something, Witch Hands, Retriever, Hannah D’Arcy.

Ernest – 7pm to 11pm

Miss Danby & The What, Simon Taylor & The Sundowners, Chris Binding, Sam Fender.

Comedy Stage – 12 noon to 11pm

The Cluny 2 presented by Creased Comedy in conjunction with Gigglebeats

Steffen Peddie, Silky, Lost Voice Guy, Tony Jameson, Si Buglass – plus special guests, new act showcase and rowdy late night show!

Spoken Word and Live Music Stage – 5pm to 9pm

The Cycle Hub presented in partnership with Apples & Snakes

Scott Tyrell, Nev Clay, Ann Porro, This Little Bird, Asa J Maddison, Deborah Moore (pic below).

Deborah Moore, appearing at The Cycle Hub at NARC. Fest 2013.

Also on Saturday…

Igloo Airstream 2013

Igloo Airstream 2013

Visit the Igloo Airstream cruiser from about 12noon to 7pm  next to the Cycle Hub on the Quayside. Join the discussion about future developments in the Lower Ouseburn Valley with the festival sponsors, Igloo.

Victoria Tunnel “taster” tours. Starting on the hour from 1pm to 4pm. Pre-book at Ouseburn Trust Office in Arch 6 at the foot of Stepney Bank.

Northern Print 12 noon to 4pm Gallery open, exhibiting ‘Insecticides’ prints by internationally renowned artist Mat Collishaw. We will also have an array of printing stamps and inkpads available for kids to come and use and coffee for the adults.

Ouseburn Farm 12 noon to 4pm
Children’s fancy dress and crafty object making sessions at Ouseburn Farm. All materials provided. Free. Bring your 8-10 year olds to make banners and ‘things’ for the Sunday Parade.

Holy Biscuit 2pm to 3pm Artist Julia Tryon talks about the different cultural and religious influences of Shieldfield and Ouseburn. The exhibition of her work produced as artist in residence at the Holy Biscuit reveals some inspiring connections between the Lindisfarne Gospels and the area.

36 Lime Street 12noon to 6pm The Hang Gang presents RIP. The Hang Gang is a collective of artists including Matthew Hearn, Sebastian Trend and Thomas Whittle. Interested in ideas of the poster and the printed/reproduced image, RIP presents a series of new works which draw together layers and elements of stolen, borrowed and plundered imagery.


We are very grateful for the support given to the Ouseburn Festival 2013:

Funded by Newcastle City Council.

Sponsored by


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