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Dancing on the Tyne (Exhibition)

November 14, 9:30 am - November 23, 1:00 pm

Come by to rediscover Newcastle’s ‘Scottish’ dance tunes, composed by 18th-century dancing master Abraham Mackintosh. Visit the exhibition to explore the local people and places who inspired Mackintosh’s tunes. Find out why ‘Scottish’ dances became popular and explore how being closer to Edinburgh than London has long shaped Newcastle’s cultural heritage and identity.

The exhibition is open throughout the festival during the Lit & Phil opening hours:

Monday 10:30 – 19:00
Tuesday 9:30 – 20:00
Wednesday 9:30 – 19:00
Thursday 9:30 – 19:00
Friday 9:30 – 17:00
Saturday 9:30 – 13:00

A ‘Dancing on the Tyne’ Open Evening will take place on Friday 22 November, 17:30 – 19:30.

A ‘Dancing on the Tyne’ Schools and Colleges workshop will take place on Friday 22 November, 13:45 – 15:30.

In partnership with

The Lit & Phil

Contact email address

katherine.butler@northumbria.ac.uk

Booking required?

No




Details

Start:
November 14, 9:30 am
End:
November 23, 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Other

Description for print
Rediscover Newcastle’s ‘Scottish’ dance tunes, composed by eighteenth-century dance master Abraham Mackintosh. Visit our exhibition to discover the local people who inspired Mackintosh’s tunes and find out why ‘Scottish’ dances became popular entertainment.
Is booking required?
No
If your event is part of a series, please put the series title here
Dancing on the Tyne
Contact email address
katherine.butler@northumbria.ac.uk
Event partners
The Lit & Phil
Region
North East
City/town
Newcastle upon Tyne
Accessibility information
There is a lift for step-free access; however there is no disabled toilet.
Image copyright information
Image released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. Requires the credit line: ©Trustees of the British Museum.

Venue

The Lit & Phil
23 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE United Kingdom
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Accessibility information
There is a lift for step-free access; however there is no disabled toilet.
Phone:
0191 232 0192
Website:
http://www.litandphil.org.uk