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Hit The North: Which Three People Would A Festival A Parade Invite To The Pub?


Hit The North: Which Three People Would A Festival A Parade Invite To The Pub?

Hit The North has brought a shed load of amazing bands to Newcastle for the multi-venue inner-city festival. One of our personal favourites, A Festival, A […]

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WIN: Goodies to celebrate the release of new film SLEEPLESS!


WIN: Goodies to celebrate the release of new film SLEEPLESS!

There’s a brand new film called Sleepless in cinemas from Friday 5th May, and we’ve been given some fantastic prizes to give away to one lucky […]

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no responses. 28th April 2017 Ethan Lowerson-Marshall

CITY OF CULTURE: We’re backing the bid, are you? #Sunderland2021


CITY OF CULTURE: We’re backing the bid, are you? #Sunderland2021

Today the button has been pushed on in the first stage for Sunderland’s bid to become UK City of Culture in 2021. The Sunderland 2021 bid […]

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no responses. 27th April 2017 Ethan Lowerson-Marshall

WIN: We’ve got a pair of tickets to see J HUS!


WIN: We’ve got a pair of tickets to see J HUS!

It’s competition time here at Spark! We’ve got TWO TICKETS to see J Hus at Riverside in Newcastle this Bank Holiday Monday (1st May). All you have […]

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no responses. 27th April 2017 Jay Sykes

Telling Tales – How to Make Radio Features that Attract Attention


Telling Tales – How to Make Radio Features that Attract Attention

On today’s edition of Telling Tales, Emma Casson was joined in the Spark studio by her fellow MA Radio student at the University of Sunderland, RJ […]

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Hit The North: Spark’s Top Tips


Hit The North: Spark’s Top Tips

“Nothing ever happens in the North East” is a phrase you’ll hear often living in Sunderland and the surrounding areas. It is a phrase however that […]

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no responses. 25th April 2017 Peff

Sketches, Sitcoms and Scripted Scenarios! N.E Thing Funny on Spark


Sketches, Sitcoms and Scripted Scenarios! N.E Thing Funny on Spark

What’s a snappy, scripted scenario with a punchline? Let us sketch it out for you… This week Peff Soulsby and Kate Murphy hear comedy writer Nicola Kinnaird’s […]

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From Spark to Capital North East – How Alex Burgess Broke into the Industry


From Spark to Capital North East – How Alex Burgess Broke into the Industry

  Meet Cliff.  *Ahem.*  Meet Alex Burgess. Formerly a Broadcast Media Production student at the University of Sunderland, & DriveTime / Local Music Show presenter on […]

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Spark speaks to comedian Chris Ramsey!


Spark speaks to comedian Chris Ramsey!

The comedian you’ve seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Celebrity Juice, and Live At The Apollo  CHRIS RAMSEY is currently on his  2017 tour which has seen […]

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Slam Dunk Festival back for 2017


Slam Dunk Festival back for 2017

Slam Dunk is back for its usual dose of all things pop punk, loud and rowdy over the May Day bank holiday weekend in 3 venues […]

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