Taking North East culture to a global audience: a cornucopia of radio plays, monologues, poetry, stories real and imagined, oral history.
Authors Newcastle Winter Book Festival 2011
Interviews with three of the most prominent authors from the Newcastle Winter Book Festival 2011: Ann Cleeves, David Almond & MC Beaton.
Emily Inspires! writing competiton
Suffragette Emily Davison was fatally wounded under the King's racehorse at The Epsom Derby. To commemorate the centenary of her death & to celebrate her Northumberland roots, listenupnorth.com ran a writing competition with Northumberland County Council & Greater Morpeth Development Trust sponsored by the Arts Council England Listen to the winning entries
The Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge Competition
Enjoy short stories & poetry from the winning entries of our national writing competition. A collaboration between listenupnorth.com & Writers’ Block NE
Hartley Pit Disaster 1862 – Remembered in Poetry
To commemorate 150 years since the disaster, Northern Voices Community Projects produced Still the Sea Rolls On – The Hartley Pit Calamity of 1862 with contributions of writing, drawings & photographs by local people. From this book, we recorded a selection of poetry which was recorded at the historic Mining Institute, Newcastle upon Tyne.
The Dreamer by Agnes Frain
3rd prize in our romantic 'Celia' Short Story Competition A spoof romantic story from a short story competition encouraging new writing in the style of Celia. Alice the practical joker has gone too far this time. Afraid to return to work, the boss pays her a visit ...
Fulfilment by Irene Styles
2nd prize in our Celia romantic short story competition A spoof romantic story from a short story competition encouraging new writing in the style of Celia. The waiter at a Sorrento hotel is not all that he seems ... Read by ‘Celia’ actor Penny Lamport
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