Full Steam Ahead

We are having a really busy time at the moment, editing and getting ready for the broadcast on 11th and 17th December. We have also been filmed by the BBC for a piece that went out on Look North last night. Exciting times!


Busy Times

Yesterday we started the recording of the drama with some fantastic volunteers sounding amazing. DSCF4745 DSCF4764

And we will be at the Newcastle Book Festival on 24th November to talk about Rule 55

Newcastle Book festival



Join us in listening to a community play based on a factual incident. Find out what happened to ordinary people whose lives were torn apart in December 1915.   The story addresses themes such as the effects of war, women’s rights and being true to oneself.  Original music and artwork has been specially written and designed by local musician Ben Hudson of folk group LOWP and local artist Stephen Pratt.


Radio station:       Hive Radio, based at Bede’s World.

Listen:                  At www.hiveradio.org

Dates:                   Friday, December 11th at 7p.m – 8 p.m.

Repeated throughout the day on Thursday, December 17th when you will also be able to hear interviews with an historical researcher, descendants, musician, artists and actors.