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NPF 2024: Newcastle Poetry Festival

Overview

Taking ‘In/Out of Place’ as its theme, and with an emphasis on local places in the region, the Newcastle Poetry Festival continues to be a place to explore poetry, archives and creative practice.

Please join us for three days of readings, workshops, panel discussions, commissions and schools events. We hope that the Festival will bring young people, students and emerging writers together with local, national and international poets, poetry publishers and promoter

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NPF 2024: Festival Pass (17 events)

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NPF 2024: Thursday Pass (4 events)

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NPF 2024: Friday Pass (6 Events)

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NPF 2024: Saturday Pass (7 Events)

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NPF 2024: Getting into Poetry

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NPF 2024: Making a Place for Poetry

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NPF 2024: Amelia Loulii & Rolf Hermann

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NPF 2024: Abigail Parry & Jane Clarke

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NPF 2024: Finding Refuge in Poetry

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NPF 2024: Harry Man, Jane Burn, Linda France

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NPF 2024: Mountain Poets

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NPF 2024: State of Play - Poets of East and South East Asian Heritage in Conversation

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NPF 2024: Women Poets in Translation

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NPF 2024: Hannah Copley & Alice Hiller

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NPF 2024: Morden Tower

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NPF 2024: Newcastle Poetry Festival Showcase

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NPF 2024: Fleur Adcock & Liz Berry

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NPF 2024: Carolyn Forché & Suji Kwock Kim

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NPF 2024: Fred D’Aguiar and Jackie Kay

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NPF 2024: Royal Society of Literature lecture

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There are two entrances to the theatre, Kings Road Entrance (this is the taxi drop-off/collection point) and the Main Entrance.

Both level entrances have automated doors. These lead into the foyer area where you will find the Restaurant, Bar, Box Office and entrances to Stages 1, 2 and 3.

STEP FREE ACCESS

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available

WHEELCHAIR SPACES

There are five wheelchair positions in Stage 1, two positions in Stage 2 and all seats are removeable in Stage 3.

TOILETS

We have a Changing Places toilet in the Stage 1 lobby and accessible toilets in Stage 3 and Stage 2 lower entrance lobby.  Gender neutral toilets are situated in the Stage 2 lower entrance lobby.

HEARING ENHANCEMENT

Induction loop system in all public spaces, and an infra-red system in all three stages. (In Stage 1 the induction loop is best covered in rows E – L).

ASSISTANCE

One free ticket for the assistant of a disabled person who is not able to attend unaccompanied.

BOOKING COMPANION SEATING

To book a free ticket for a wheelchair companion or an assistant, contact our Box Office on 0191 230 5151, via email at boxoffice@northernstage.co.uk or by visiting our Box Office in person.

GUIDE DOGS

Guide, hearing and all working dogs are welcome here.

SEAT ACCESSIBILITY

Stage 1: Seats are 43 cm wide, 41cm deep, with 46cm between arm rests. The aisleway is 51cm deep from the seat back. Arm rests cannot be removed.

Stage 2: Seats are 40cm wide, 41cm deep. The aisleway is 64cm deep from the seat back. There are no arm rests.

Our seats are rated to British Standards at installation and are guaranteed to hold up to 110kg.

More Information

To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.

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