Open 12pm - 5pm

Sunday Cafe

Sun 21 April // 12:00
Sun 28 April // 12:00
Sun 5 May // 12:00
Sun 12 May // 12:00
Sun 19 May // 12:00
Sun 26 May // 12:00

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Resounding Silents...

Aelita, Queen Of Mars (1922)

vintage silent movie, contemporary live score

Sun 21 April // 19:30

The Earth recieves mysterious messages from outer space and a daydreaming scientist draws up plans for ... [more]

'What About the Women?’ [Revealing Women Series]

presented by the North East & Yorkshire Film Archives

Wed 24 April // 19:30

Drawn from non-fiction material; local adverts, cine clubs, amateur & professional films - this is a ... [more]

Friday Fixit

Fri 26 April // 12:00

free fixing workshop open to all! [more]

Star Bazaar

Sat 27 April // 11:00

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POKE IS 10!

Sat 27 April // 22:00

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New Volunteers Induction

Sun 28 April // 12:00
Sun 5 May // 12:00
Sun 12 May // 12:00
Sun 19 May // 12:00
Sun 26 May // 12:00
Sun 2 June // 12:00

100% volunteer powered. Come & join us - get inducted! [more]

Phill Niblock, Tim Shaw + John Bowers (Mythogeosonics)

Sun 28 April // 20:00

New York based composer Phill Niblock plays The Star and Shadow as part of his on-going ... [more]

instant DJ instruction

for inducted volunteers

Wed 1 May // 18:00

Select top tunes. Drop heavy beats. Spin classic vinyl. Mix wild sounds. Scratch hot wax. hands ... [more]

chop socky dojo

classic martial arts movie club

Thu 2 May // 19:00

tonight's training session; The Best Of The Worst...the cream of the crap, the strong flavours that ... [more]

Star & Shadow is proud to be the host of this year's

Social Centres Gathering UK & Ireland

Come and join in the conversations

Fri 3 May // 20:00 *
Sat 4 May // 09:00 *
Sun 5 May // 09:00 *

The Social Centres Network is an affiliation of grassroots, autonomous spaces around the UK and Ireland ... [more]

DGA presents CHAOS PARTY

CHAOS PARTY by DGA

at Star and Shadow

Sat 4 May // 20:00

Do you wish you could see more Drag Kings? Maybe Genderfuck? Or just something a little ... [more]

OPEN MEETING

Tue 7 May // 18:00

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Laughing at Life + Kate Fox [Revealing Women Series]

Wed 8 May // 19:30

A celebration of Northern female comedy including a special screening of the 1981 documentary Laughing at ... [more]

Welcome II the Terrordome + Ladies of Midnight Blue [Revealing Women Series]

Thu 9 May // 19:30

Welcome II the Terrordome (1995) and Coffee Coloured Children (1988) showcase Black British Filmmaker Ngozi Onwurah's ... [more]

Prevenge [Revealing Women Series]

with introduction from Dr. Alison Peirse and post-film discussion

Fri 10 May // 19:30

Prevenge (2016), the directorial debut of writer-actor Alice Lowe, is a black comedy following the heavily ... [more]

Void-Evolve

Sat 11 May // 18:30
Sat 11 May // 20:00

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Void/Evolve

Sat 11 May // 20:00
Sun 12 May // 20:00
Mon 13 May // 20:00
Tue 14 May // 20:00
Wed 15 May // 20:00
Thu 16 May // 20:00
Fri 17 May // 20:00

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'Skimestone Arts Present

Doorbells: Dreaming for the Future

My home, my castle, my container, my prison?

Wed 15 May // 18:00
Wed 15 May // 18:00

Heléna Herklots Chief Executive of Carers UK said: “Our ageing population has created a new generation ... [more]

On the Lash - street photography exhibition

Fri 17 May // 19:00

On the Lash is a long-term collaboration between street photographers Maria Maza and Hazel Plater, members ... [more]

Star & Shadow presents

Band of Holy Joy

a benefit gig for Hope Not Hate

Sat 18 May // 19:30

Welcome back Band Of Holy Joy - 22(!) albums in, and still making a beautiful racket! ... [more]

Jesmond Festival childrens film matinee

Sun 19 May // 14:00

Selection of films selected by local school children [more]

Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival + Heather Phillipson's What's the Damage and Wow [Revealing Women Series]

Tue 21 May // 19:30

Fabrizio Terranova's film portrait of Donna Haraway, Story Telling for Earthly Survival, paints a rebellious and ... [more]

Sandra Lahire's Anti-Nuclear Trilogy [Revealing Women Series]

Accompanied by political activist poster exhibition from Penny Remfry

Thu 23 May // 19:30

Women Artists of the North East Library and Penny Remfry present a screening of Sandra Lahire’s ... [more]

Harambee Pasadia Festival

Harambee Pasadia Warm Up Party

Warm Up & Africa Day Celebration

Sat 25 May // 18:00

Performances by: Ladies of Midnight Blue, Baque de Ogun, & Rapasa --Harambee Pasadia: Afro Fusion Arts ... [more]

Byker Groove : Disco Party

Sun 26 May // 21:00

BYKER GROOVE Bank Holiday Sunday 26 May 21:00 till 3:00 Byker Groove brings together some of ... [more]

You Be Mother (Sarah Pucill, 1990) & Letters Home (Chantal Ackerman, 1986) [Revealing Women Series]

Wed 29 May // 19:30

Shifting between performance and film, Fiona Larkin, Harriet Plewis and Nicola Singh present the films You ... [more]

chop socky dojo

classic martial arts movie club

Thu 6 June // 19:00

tonight's training session; The Worst Of The Worst...some things are best avoided, do not try this ... [more]

Star & Shadow Presents

Return of Carlos Souffront (US)

Fri 7 June // 22:00

San Francisco/US Disk Jock Carlos Souffront returns to Star & Shadow [more]

Wandering Oak presents

Teeth of the Sea

Sat 8 June // 20:00

Wandering Oak presents Teeth Of The Sea (Rocket Recordings). Since their formation in 2006, London-based group ... [more]

Caretaking Meeting

Mon 17 June // 18:00

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OPEN MEETING

Mon 1 July // 18:00

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OPEN MEETING

Mon 2 September // 18:00

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OPEN PROGRAMMING

Mon 9 September // 18:00

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CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 16 September // 18:00

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CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 21 October // 18:00

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OPEN MEETING

Mon 4 November // 18:00

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OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 11 November // 18:00

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CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 18 November // 18:00

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OPEN MEETING

Mon 6 January // 18:00

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CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 20 January // 18:00

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OPEN MEETING

Mon 3 February // 18:00

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OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 10 February // 18:00

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CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 17 February // 18:00

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APRIL 2019

Fri 19 20:00 .... Slip & Wild Pop Presents Joe Snape: ‘Joyrobix’ + Laurie & Suze: ‘Coop’ + Competition + Gwilly Edmondez + Mariam Rezaei (DJ) Raggedy Pop-Ache, Gunk Games, Bruised And Bewildering Pop. British Label Slip Team Up With Newcastle’S Wild Pop For An Audiovisual Blow Out.

Sat 20 19:00 .... Electronic Music Open Mic

Sun 21 12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Sunday Cafe

14:00 .... Nae Pasaran. Film

19:30 .... Resounding Silents... Aelita, Queen Of Mars (1922) Vintage Silent Movie, Contemporary Live Score

Tue 23 18:00 .... PROGRAMMING DEVELOPMENT MEETING

Wed 24 19:30 .... 'What About the Women?’ [Revealing Women Series] Presented By The North East & Yorkshire Film Archives

19:30 .... 24 Apr - 29 May The Revealing Women Series A Diverse, Collectively Organised Series Of 7 Events Exploring Women's Histories—And The Representation Of Women On Screen—Across Multiple Genres & Experimental Forms

Thu 25 18:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Audio visual basic training For Inducted Volunteers

Fri 26 12:00 .... Friday Fixit

Sat 27 11:00 .... Star Bazaar

22:00 .... POKE IS 10!

Sun 28 12:00 .... This Month We're Knitting! Craft Cafe Sunday With Special Guests Miss Spiritual Tramps Knitting Circle

12:00 .... New Volunteers Induction

12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Sunday Cafe

14:00 .... The Shadow World Film. Inside the Global Arms Trade.

19:30 .... Akong - A Remarkable Life (UK 2016; BBFC: U) 'Just as the Dalai Lama and thousands of other Tibetans fled their homeland, Akong Tulku Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist master, also made the perilous journey to India in 1959...(more)

20:00 .... Phill Niblock, Tim Shaw + John Bowers (Mythogeosonics)

Tue 30 18:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Projection basic training For Inducted Volunteers

MAY

Wed 01 18:00 .... Instant DJ instruction For Inducted Volunteers

Thu 02 19:00 .... Chop socky dojo Classic Martial Arts Movie Club

Fri 03 20:00 .... A Gala screening of 'NANOOK OF THE NORTH' WITH LIVE SCORE BY ‘SINK’

20:00 .... Star & Shadow Is Proud To Be The Host Of This Year's Social Centres Gathering UK & Ireland Come And Join In The Conversations *

Sat 04 09:00 .... Star & Shadow Is Proud To Be The Host Of This Year's Social Centres Gathering UK & Ireland Come And Join In The Conversations *

20:00 .... Dga Presents Chaos Party CHAOS PARTY by DGA At Star And Shadow

Sun 05 09:00 .... Star & Shadow Is Proud To Be The Host Of This Year's Social Centres Gathering UK & Ireland Come And Join In The Conversations *

10:00 .... DIY Democracy Day School & Film Peterloo

12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Sunday Cafe

12:00 .... New Volunteers Induction

Tue 07 18:00 .... OPEN MEETING

19:30 .... Hs2: Whose Line is it Anyway?

Wed 08 19:30 .... Laughing at Life + Kate Fox [Revealing Women Series]

Thu 09 19:30 .... Welcome II the Terrordome + Ladies of Midnight Blue [Revealing Women Series]

Fri 10 19:30 .... Prevenge [Revealing Women Series] With Introduction From Dr. Alison Peirse And Post-Film Discussion

Sat 11 18:30 .... Void-Evolve

20:00 .... Void-Evolve

20:00 .... Void/Evolve

Sun 12 12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Sunday Cafe

12:00 .... New Volunteers Induction

14:00 .... Jesmond Festival childrens film matinee Children's Film Screening

19:30 .... Skimstone Arts Program

20:00 .... Void/Evolve

Mon 13 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

20:00 .... Void/Evolve

Tue 14 20:00 .... Void/Evolve

Wed 15 18:00 .... 'Skimestone Arts Present Doorbells: Dreaming for the Future My Home, My Castle, My Container, My Prison?

18:00 .... 'Skimestone Arts Present Doorbells: Dreaming for the Future My Home, My Castle, My Container, My Prison?

20:00 .... Void/Evolve

Thu 16 18:30 .... Trojan Horse / Rainbow Flag Including Films By Artists Ian Giles, Charlotte Prodger, Rob Crosse, Hannah Quinlan & Rosie Hastings And Patrick Staff. Plus Q&A With Special Guests

20:00 .... Void/Evolve

Fri 17 19:00 .... On the Lash - street photography exhibition

20:00 .... Void/Evolve

Sat 18 19:30 .... Star & Shadow Presents Band of Holy Joy A Benefit Gig For Hope Not Hate

Sun 19 12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Sunday Cafe

12:00 .... New Volunteers Induction

14:00 .... Jesmond Festival childrens film matinee

Mon 20 18:00 .... CARETAKING MEETING

19:30 .... Pint of Science - 20th -21st - 22nd May - a science festival that takes place every May and brings researchers to your local bar to present their scientific discoveries....(more)

Tue 21 19:30 .... Pint of Science - tonight's pint - Space and Lies....(more)

19:30 .... Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival + Heather Phillipson's What's the Damage and Wow [Revealing Women Series]

Wed 22 19:30 .... Pint of Science- tonight's pint -Happy Healthy Minds....(more)

Thu 23 19:30 .... Sandra Lahire's Anti-Nuclear Trilogy [Revealing Women Series] Accompanied By Political Activist Poster Exhibition From Penny Remfry

Fri 24 18:00 .... City Youth Music - part of Jesmond Festival *

19:30 .... The City And The People: Citizen Jane the Battle for the City - When New York planning supremo Robert Moses wanted to smash a six lane highway across Greenwich Village, Jane Jacobs took him on....

19:30 .... The City and the People - a weekend of films, 24 25 26 May that look at the relations between cities and the people who inhabit them, starts

Sat 25 18:00 .... Harambee Pasadia Festival Harambee Pasadia Warm Up Party Warm Up & Africa Day Celebration

19:30 .... The City And The People: - Uppland - the ruins of an abandoned African town reveal their secrets + support film: the London Nobody Knows (U)

Sun 26 12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Sunday Cafe

12:00 .... New Volunteers Induction

19:30 .... The City And The People: In the Last Days of the City Tamer El Said 2016 - an elegy a melancholic love-hate poem to Cairo

21:00 .... Byker Groove : Disco Party

Tue 28 18:00 .... PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MEETING

Wed 29 19:30 .... You Be Mother (Sarah Pucill, 1990) & Letters Home (Chantal Ackerman, 1986) [Revealing Women Series]

Fri 31 19:00 .... Tenth Avenue Band And Extinction Rebellion Benefit Night Fundraising event against opencast coal mining in the North East With Appletwig Songbook, Jammshed And Tenth Avenue Band, Vegan Food Served In Café

JUNE

Sun 02 12:00 .... New Volunteers Induction

16:00 .... Real History Of Cinema Jesmond Festival - film and discussion *

Mon 03 18:00 .... GENERAL MEETING. THE SOVERIGN BODY

Thu 06 19:00 .... Chop socky dojo Classic Martial Arts Movie Club

Fri 07 22:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Return of Carlos Souffront (US)

Sat 08 20:00 .... Wandering Oak Presents Teeth of the Sea

Mon 10 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 17 18:00 .... Caretaking Meeting

Mon 24 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

JULY

Mon 01 18:00 .... OPEN MEETING

Mon 08 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 15 18:00 .... CARETAKEING MEETING

Mon 22 18:00 .... PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MEETING

Mon 29 18:00 .... PROGRAMMING DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL. MEETING

SEPTEMBER

Mon 02 18:00 .... OPEN MEETING

Mon 09 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING

Mon 16 18:00 .... CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 23 18:00 .... PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MEETING

Mon 30 18:00 .... PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL MEETING

OCTOBER

Mon 07 18:00 .... GENERAL MEETING. THE SOVERIGN BODY

Mon 14 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 21 18:00 .... CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 28 18:00 .... PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MEETING

NOVEMBER

Mon 04 18:00 .... OPEN MEETING

Mon 11 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 18 18:00 .... CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 25 18:00 .... PROGRAMMING DEVELOPMENT MEETING

DECEMBER

Mon 02 18:00 .... GENERAL MEETING. THE SOVERIGN BODY

Mon 09 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 16 18:00 .... CARETAKING & PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MEETING

JANUARY 2020

Mon 06 18:00 .... OPEN MEETING

Mon 13 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 20 18:00 .... CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 27 18:00 .... PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MEETING

FEBRUARY

Mon 03 18:00 .... OPEN MEETING

Mon 10 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 17 18:00 .... CARETAKING MEETING

Mon 24 18:00 .... PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MEETING

MARCH

Mon 02 18:00 .... GENERAL MEETING. THE SOVERIGN BODY

Mon 09 18:00 .... OPEN PROGRAMMING MEETING

Mon 23 18:00 .... PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MEETING

Mon 30 18:00 .... PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MEETING - SPECIAL

 

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