A group of exciting young artists are adding a dash of ‘queer' creativity to one of Middlesbrough's cultural icons. The quartet are Queering the Town Hall as part of the historic venue's two year partnership with Curious Arts, showcasing and championing LGBTQIA+ arts in the Tees Valley and wider region.
Middlesbrough Town Hall will play host to Madchester icon and music legend Shaun Ryder in January next year. Fans can join the Happy Mondays and Black Grape frontman for an evening of droll banter and audience questions as Shaun discusses life, his career, and the music scene.
Walking, talking and befriending are at the forefront of Middlesbrough's celebration of Refugee Week 2021. The week is an annual UK-wide festival and growing global movement marking the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary.
Hugging the giggling toddler sitting on her knee, Angela Fairweather has never felt more fulfilled or needed. As she watches the little one pick up a book, Angela reflects on how a chance meeting with a friend changed her and her family's lives.
Thousands of free events will take place up and down the country on June 21 to mark this year's Make Music Day. As part of the celebrations, Middlesbrough-based organisation MUSINC will be putting on an all-day virtual event that will showcase 21 performances from talented Tees Valley musicians.
Drug dealing, noise complaints and neighbour disputes are among a series of issues attacked in an intense week of action in a Middlesbrough community. Middlesbrough’s new locality working team co-ordinated the work to address problems in the Newport ward in the town.