Recent studies have found that boys are typically diagnosed with autism at age seven while women are more likely to receive a diagnosis in their 30s. Mya Clouston speaks to two women with autism and a charity hoping to change this. Lauren graduated from the University of Sunderland with a first-class degree in Illustration and […]
The National Glass Centre in Sunderland is currently hosting an exhibition titled Confluence, which showcases the work of glass artists from around the world. The exhibition is a celebration of the diverse and innovative approaches to glass-making and features a range of pieces that demonstrate the versatility and beauty of this unique medium. The exhibition […]
An award-winning North East production company is set to perform their latest musical in mid-April at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House in Newcastle. West End Operatic Society (WEOS) Musical Productions are a multi award winning musical theatre group based in Newcastle, and are known for performing many musical classics, such as My Fair Lady […]
North East-born Indie-Jazz-Soul singer Robyn McLeod and her Leeds-based band Rushbonds have released a stellar debut single entitled Close But No Cigar. The song is a high-energy track with a massive punching rhythm and an addictive earworm melody. The song’s lyrics of revenge erupt from frontwoman Robyn McLeod with confidence and power, creating an […]
University of Sunderland students and volunteers join hands in an attempt to open our eyes towards major issues in our community. Spark Sunderland reporter Andreea-Mihaela Nastase investigates. When Catalin Popsor joined volunteers for a litter pick in a Sunderland Park, little did he know his life would change forever. Catalin is a 28-year-old Community and […]
Since Newcastle Arena opened in 1995, it has hosted some of the biggest names in music. However with the 11,000 capacity arena set to close in 2024, we take a look at a few of these concerts from the last 10 years.
Ahead of Sam Fender’s sell out two-day gig, I had a look back at his career. From the very start performing at small pubs around the North East, headlining tours across the globe to performing at his boyhood club. It has been an easy ride for the North Shields lad, dealing with mental health problems […]
Newcastle has a range of pubs to get in the mood for a match-day at St James’ Park. Here I have listed eight of the best pubs to go to before a game: