Hapless Museum Worker Gigs + Star & Shadow Present

The Vaselines + You Tell Me (Sarah Hayes/Peter Brewis)

Sat 18 August // 20:00

The Vaselines formed in Glasgow in 1987 and released two singles and one album, Dum Dum, ... [more]

The Star and Shadow Volunteer-run Vegetarian Cafe

Sunday Cafe

Fair-trade, local and organic food

Sun 19 August // 11:00
Sun 26 August // 11:00

Our aim is to promote the production of sustainable food practices and the consumption of food ... [more]

Tipping Point and Brighter Sound present

Nadine Shah and Ben Hillier Music Masterclass

Fri 24 August // 09:30

Critically acclaimed musician Nadine Shah and producer Ben Hillier lead on a free full day creative ... [more]

Star & Shadow Presents

HERE TO BE HEARD: The Story of The Slits (FILM) + GGALLAN PARTRIDGE (LIVE)

Fri 24 August // 19:00

Documentary film about arguably the first and foremost all female punk band + LIVE Radge Pop ... [more]

Star & Shadow Presents

Creme Organization: DJ TLR - Ekman (live) + support

A late night/early morning showcase for the August Bank Holiday

Sat 25 August // 22:00

DJ TLR - From West Coast of Holland, head honcho of Creme Organization and emissary of ... [more]

Opal Tapes Presents

Opal Tapes x Star & Shadow

Opal Tapes + Basic House all night

Fri 31 August // 21:00

Opal Tapes debut in the all new Star & Shadow v.2 and all night Basic House ... [more]

Tireless Idealists presents

Dose at The Star & Shadow Cinema

Sat 1 September // 20:00

With the band relocating to Leeds this autumn, this will be their final Newcastle headline for ... [more]

Star & Shadow presents

Freedom to Learn

followed by a post-screening discussion

Sun 2 September // 14:00

A documentary by award winning film director Kate Jangra (Babyhood), about the current education system, how ... [more]

Armstrong Allotment Association Presents

Heaton's Secret Garden

World Film Premiere celebrating Armstrong Allotment Association’s centenary year

Sun 2 September // 18:00
Sun 2 September // 20:00

You are invited to enter into this Heaton's Secret Garden to find out what the growers ... [more]

New Bridge, Fat Out & Islington Mill present

LIVE in a Northern Town (Blown Out, Girl Sweat PTRB, Blóm, Rachel Goodyear + more)

Fri 7 September // 20:00
Sat 8 September // 20:00

LIVE & FREE two day programme bringing musicians from across the North to Newcastle for two ... [more]

Daisy Campbell's Pigspurt's Daughter

Daisy Campbell (Ken Campbell's daughter) goes on quest.....

Mon 10 September // 19:30

'A fond memoir, and a stunning comedic exorcism. Seekers: seek it!' Having grown up repeatedly watching ... [more]

Star & Shadow + Found Dead Presents

Terry (AUS) Gimp World & Patsy (U.S) LIVE + DJs

Tue 11 September // 19:00

Terry is a latent man of mystery. Terry is also a band from Melbourne, Australia! [more]

Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2018 Teaser

People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose

in collaboration with Day for Night

Wed 12 September // 20:00

Unique, otherworldly experimental film reconstructed and repurposed from found found footage from a former prolific Filipino ... [more]

Star & Shadow Presents

Cru Servers (12th Isle) w/ Goa Flashbacks & Late Girl

Fri 14 September // 20:00

A 2 man duo with a taste for rugged machinery and wild experiments; the Cru Servers ... [more]

Star & Shadow Presents

Leonard Cohen: Bird On A Wire

Sun 16 September // 20:00

Legendary and notorious 1974 documentary chronicling the late singers troubled 1972 concert of Europe & Israel. [more]

Introduction to Yoga

Tue 18 September // 18:00 *
Tue 25 September // 18:00 *

[more]

Tim Daling's Aye Coyote! Trickster Truths and a tale of two brothers and the dance for joy.

Wed 19 September // 20:00

Aye Coyote! Trickster Truths! A theatrical entertainment with song and dance and a sacred ritual of ... [more]

'68 and beyond - Phillippines & Cuba Season

Manila in the Claws of Light

Supported by BFI FAN as part of the Uprising - The Spirit of '68 season.

Wed 26 September // 20:00

Manila's corrupt underbelly spells doom in Lino Brocka's celluloid milestone. The late, great Filipino filmmaker and ... [more]

Star & Shadow presents

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs LIVE (Kings of Cowards Album Launch)

Thu 27 September // 19:30

Heavy duty Über-Geordies Pigsx7 S&S v.2.0 debut and celebration of their new album - Kings of ... [more]

Star Bazzar Host

Star Bazzar Monthly Market

Sat 29 September // 11:00 *

Monthly market hosting makers and crafters, artists, designers, vintage, collectables, food and drink and local businesses. [more]

Star & Shadow presents

Family Matinee: Fantastic Mr. Fox

- first of a series of films selected by local children.

Sun 30 September // 14:00

Mr. Fox supports his family by raiding the farms of their human neighbours - the entirely ... [more]

Star & Shadow presents

The Breadwinner

Sun 30 September // 19:30

Parvana is an 11-year-old girl who lives under Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001. After the ... [more]

'68 and beyond - Phillippines & Cuba

Perfumed Nightmare

Presented as part of Uprising: The Spirit of '68.

Wed 3 October // 20:00

Produced and directed by Kidlat Tahimik, this brilliant semi-autobiographical fable tells the story of a young ... [more]

Introduction to Yoga

Tue 9 October // 18:00 *
Tue 16 October // 18:00 *
Tue 23 October // 18:00 *
Tue 30 October // 18:00 *

[more]

'68 and beyond - Phillippines, Cuba Season

Lucia

Supported by BFI FAN as part of the Uprising - The Spirit of '68 season.

Wed 10 October // 20:00

Narrated in three segments, each focused on a woman named Lucia, the film outlines the history ... [more]

Mr Drayton's Record Player in assoc. with A Canopy of Stars proudly presents

The Zeppathon

Sat 13 October // 15:00 *

Hear Every Led Zeppelin Platter in FULL! ON VINYL!! [more]

Star & Shadow Presents

Tomorrow's Power

Sun 14 October // 14:00

feature length documentary from Amy Millar that showcases three communities around the world and their responses ... [more]

'68 and beyond - Phillippines & Cuba Season

One Way or Another (De Cierta Manera)

Supported by BFI FAN as part of the Uprising - The Spirit of '68 season.

Thu 18 October // 20:00

De Cierta Manera is a landmark film in Cuban cinema whose radical innovations in form echo ... [more]

Star & Shadow Presents

Carlos Souffront (US) at Star & Shadow Cinema

Fri 19 October // 22:00

San Francisco based US Disk Jockey Carlos Souffront will take you Beyond The Dance [more]

clunkclick presents

Rose McDowall & Band + Guests

Sat 20 October // 20:00

Following the break-up of her group Strawberry Switchblade at the end of the 80s, Rose McDowall ... [more]

NORTH Wrestling NCL Presents

THIS.IS.PROGRESS (with Director Q&A)

Sat 27 October // 19:30

Feature-length documentary that charts the journey of PROGRESS and the rise of the UK's independent wrestling ... [more]

Waheela present

GNAW VIII

Sat 3 November // 19:00

GNAW VIII is here. A night of noisy heaviness and abject charm lies in wait. Time ... [more]

Prancey Dog presents

Brix & The Extricated

Fri 9 November // 20:00

Brix & The Extricated features original Fall member Brix Smith-Start on guitar and vocals, powerhouse duo ... [more]

Byker Grave Presents

Byker Grave Festival 2018 w/ Conan, Conjurer, PLF, Horsebastard + more

Sat 24 November // 18:00
Sun 25 November // 18:00

Byker Grave returns to the Star & Shadow - for a 2 day festival with a ... [more]

AUGUST 2018

Sat 18 20:00 .... Hapless Museum Worker Gigs + Star & Shadow Present The Vaselines + You Tell Me (Sarah Hayes/Peter Brewis)

Sun 19 11:00 .... The Star And Shadow Volunteer-Run Vegetarian Cafe Sunday Cafe Fair-Trade, Local And Organic Food

19:30 .... In Collaboration With Club Des Femmes - 'Carry Greenham Home' Club Des femmes: 'Carry Greenham Home' w short and speaker As Part Of Their 'Revolt, She Said: Women And Film After '68' Touring Programme

Fri 24 09:30 .... Tipping Point And Brighter Sound Present Nadine Shah and Ben Hillier Music Masterclass

19:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents HERE TO BE HEARD: The Story of The Slits (FILM) + GGALLAN PARTRIDGE (LIVE)

Sat 25 22:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Creme Organization: DJ TLR - Ekman (live) + support A Late Night/Early Morning Showcase For The August Bank Holiday

Sun 26 11:00 .... The Star And Shadow Volunteer-Run Vegetarian Cafe Sunday Cafe Fair-Trade, Local And Organic Food

19:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Primo! (AUS) live at the S&S + support & DJs Buoyant And Bountiful Deconstructed Australian Punk & Indie-Rock Ft. Xanthe From Terry!

19:30 .... Club Des femmes: 'A Place of Rage'

Fri 31 21:00 .... Opal Tapes Presents Opal Tapes x Star & Shadow Opal Tapes + Basic House All Night

SEPTEMBER

Sat 01 20:00 .... Tireless Idealists Presents Dose at The Star & Shadow Cinema

Sun 02 14:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Freedom to Learn Followed By A Post-Screening Discussion

18:00 .... Armstrong Allotment Association Presents Heaton's Secret Garden World Film Premiere Celebrating Armstrong Allotment Association’S Centenary Year

20:00 .... Armstrong Allotment Association Presents Heaton's Secret Garden World Film Premiere Celebrating Armstrong Allotment Association’S Centenary Year

Fri 07 20:00 .... New Bridge, Fat Out & Islington Mill Present LIVE in a Northern Town (Blown Out, Girl Sweat PTRB, Blóm, Rachel Goodyear + more)

Sat 08 20:00 .... New Bridge, Fat Out & Islington Mill Present LIVE in a Northern Town (Blown Out, Girl Sweat PTRB, Blóm, Rachel Goodyear + more)

Mon 10 19:30 .... Daisy Campbell's Pigspurt's Daughter Daisy Campbell (Ken Campbell's Daughter) Goes On Quest.....

Tue 11 19:00 .... Star & Shadow + Found Dead Presents Terry (AUS) Gimp World & Patsy (U.S) LIVE + DJs

Wed 12 20:00 .... Berwick Film And Media Arts Festival 2018 Teaser People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose In Collaboration With Day For Night

Fri 14 20:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Cru Servers (12th Isle) w/ Goa Flashbacks & Late Girl

Sun 16 20:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Leonard Cohen: Bird On A Wire

Tue 18 18:00 .... Introduction to Yoga *

Wed 19 20:00 .... Tim Daling's Aye Coyote! Trickster Truths and a tale of two brothers and the dance for joy.

Thu 20 20:00 .... ESCAPE-ISM (Ian Svenonius) w/ Melody Sproates + more TBC

Tue 25 18:00 .... Introduction to Yoga *

Wed 26 20:00 .... '68 And Beyond - Phillippines & Cuba Season Manila in the Claws of Light Supported By Bfi Fan As Part Of The Uprising - The Spirit Of '68 Season.

Thu 27 19:30 .... Star & Shadow Presents Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs LIVE (Kings of Cowards Album Launch)

Fri 28 19:30 .... Star And Shadow Present - QUEERCORE - HOW TO PUNK A REVOLUTION! Plus Gig: 'Blóm' + Cecilia

Sat 29 11:00 .... Star Bazzar Host Star Bazzar Monthly Market *

Sun 30 14:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Family Matinee: Fantastic Mr. Fox - First Of A Series Of Films Selected By Local Children.

19:30 .... Star & Shadow Presents The Breadwinner

OCTOBER

Wed 03 20:00 .... '68 And Beyond - Phillippines & Cuba Perfumed Nightmare Presented As Part Of Uprising: The Spirit Of '68.

Tue 09 18:00 .... Introduction to Yoga *

Wed 10 20:00 .... '68 And Beyond - Phillippines, Cuba Season Lucia Supported By Bfi Fan As Part Of The Uprising - The Spirit Of '68 Season.

Sat 13 15:00 .... Mr Drayton's Record Player In Assoc. With A Canopy Of Stars Proudly Presents The Zeppathon *

Sun 14 14:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Tomorrow's Power

Tue 16 18:00 .... Introduction to Yoga *

Thu 18 20:00 .... '68 And Beyond - Phillippines & Cuba Season One Way or Another (De Cierta Manera) Supported By Bfi Fan As Part Of The Uprising - The Spirit Of '68 Season.

Fri 19 22:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Carlos Souffront (US) at Star & Shadow Cinema

Sat 20 20:00 .... Clunkclick Presents Rose McDowall & Band + Guests

Tue 23 18:00 .... Introduction to Yoga *

Sat 27 19:30 .... North Wrestling Ncl Presents THIS.IS.PROGRESS (with Director Q&A)

Tue 30 18:00 .... Introduction to Yoga *

NOVEMBER

Thu 01 20:00 .... Star And Shadow Presents GET THE MESSAGE - Ken Loach season: Kes (UK 1969; script Barry Hines) PG

Sat 03 19:00 .... Waheela Present GNAW VIII

Thu 08 20:00 .... Star And Shadow Presents GET THE MESSAGE Ken Loach Season: Riff-Raff (UK 1991) 15.

Fri 09 20:00 .... Prancey Dog Presents Brix & The Extricated

Thu 15 20:00 .... Star And Shadow Presents GET THE MESSAGE Ken Loach Season: Land and Freedom (UK 1996) 15.

Thu 22 20:00 .... Star And Shadow Presents GET THE MESSAGE - Ken Loach Season: The Navigators (UK 2001; script Robert Dawber) 15

Sat 24 18:00 .... Byker Grave Presents Byker Grave Festival 2018 w/ Conan, Conjurer, PLF, Horsebastard + more

Sun 25 18:00 .... Byker Grave Presents Byker Grave Festival 2018 w/ Conan, Conjurer, PLF, Horsebastard + more

Thu 29 20:00 .... GET THE MESSAGE - Ken Loach Season: Waiting for Eric (UK 2009; script Paul Laverty) 15.

 

* cheap night