Introduction to Community Organising

Sat 22 September // 10:00

Renters’ union and community organising group ACORN will be running free training in community organising at ... [more]

Exhibition

Unsung Sheroes & Heroes of Afrikan Heritage

In association with Dynamix CIC & Attaya Projects

Sat 22 September // 12:00
Sun 23 September // 12:00
Thu 27 September // 18:00
Fri 28 September // 18:00
Sat 29 September // 12:00

Exhibition 6th-29th September, Open from 6pm Thursdays and Fridays, and 12-5pm Saturdays and Sundays at Star ... [more]

UNSUNG Workshop: Creative Mentorships

Sun 23 September // 12:00

This UNSUNG workshop is for young people of Afrikan Heritage who are interested in pursuing careers ... [more]

Open 12pm - 5pm

Cafe Open Sundays

Sun 23 September // 12:00
Sun 30 September // 12:00
Sun 7 October // 12:00
Sun 14 October // 12:00
Sun 21 October // 12:00
Sun 28 October // 12:00

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New Volunteers Induction

Sun 23 September // 13:00
Thu 27 September // 18:00
Sun 30 September // 13:00

Star and Shadow is 100% run by volunteers. We'd love you to join us. Come and ... [more]

Introduction to Yoga

Tue 25 September // 18:00 *

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'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]

UNSUNG Sheroes & Heroes of Afrikan Heritage - Closing Party

Sat 29 September // 19:00

Come and celebrate with us as we come to the end of our month-long UNSUNG residency ... [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]

chop socky dojo

classic martial arts movie club

Thu 4 October // 20:00

Screening the best, the worst and the most outrageous martial arts movies from the twentieth century. ... [more]

Resounding Silents

L'Inferno

vintage silent movie, live improvised score

Sun 7 October // 20:00

Still regarded by many as the most successful film version of Dante's Divine Comedy being largely ... [more]

Introduction to Yoga

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

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'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]

Star and Shadow presents

Paint On A Wall

Followed by post-film discussion

Thu 11 October // 19:30

Paint On A Wall is a film by Newcastle Fine Art student Susie Davies. A documentary ... [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]

Resounding Silents

Oborona Sevasapolya

vintage silent movie, live improvised score

Sun 14 October // 20:00

Based on true events of the Crimean War this was Tsarist Russias first feature length production ... [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]

Resounding Silents

Raja Harishchandra

vintage silent movie, live improvised score

Sun 21 October // 20:00

Based on classic Hindu legend from the Ramayana and Mahabharata this was India's first feature length ... [more]

Rhyming God

Thu 25 October // 20:00

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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]

Star & Shadow presents

Family Matinee: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

- 2nd in a series of films selected by local children.

Sun 28 October // 14:00

Adaptation of J.K. Rowling's popular novel. Harry Potter learns on his 11th birthday that he is ... [more]

Hapless Museum Worker presents

Traceyanne & Danny (Camera Obscura)

Tracyanne & Danny (Camera Obscura)

Wed 31 October // 20:00

Tracyanne & Danny is a collaboration between Tracyanne Campbell from Camera Obscura and Danny Coughlan from ... [more]

chop socky dojo

classic martial arts movie club

Thu 1 November // 20:00

Screening the best, the worst and the most outrageous martial arts movies from the twentieth century. ... [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]

Star & Shadow presents

Family Matinee: Matilda

- 3rd in a series of films selected by local children.

Sun 18 November // 14:00

Adaptation of a Roald Dahl book. The story of Matilda Wormwood (Mara Wilson), a gifted girl ... [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]

East London Folk

Stick in the Wheel

Fri 30 November // 20:00

culturally and politically switched on agit-folk music [more]

SEPTEMBER 2018

Sat 22 10:00 .... Introduction to Community Organising

12:00 .... Exhibition Unsung Sheroes & Heroes of Afrikan Heritage In Association With Dynamix Cic & Attaya Projects

Sun 23 12:00 .... UNSUNG Workshop: Creative Mentorships

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

12:00 .... Exhibition Unsung Sheroes & Heroes of Afrikan Heritage In Association With Dynamix Cic & Attaya Projects

13:00 .... New Volunteers Induction

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 18:00 .... New Volunteers Induction

18:00 .... Exhibition Unsung Sheroes & Heroes of Afrikan Heritage In Association With Dynamix Cic & Attaya Projects

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

20:00 .... Unsung Sheroes & Heroes Of Afrikan Heritage La noire de… +  Borom Sarret (Senegal) & Sandaga Circus (Senegal) & This Isle Is Full of Noises (UK) In Association With Dynamix Cic & Attaya Projects

Fri 28 18:00 .... Exhibition Unsung Sheroes & Heroes of Afrikan Heritage In Association With Dynamix Cic & Attaya Projects

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 *

11:00 .... Cafe Open on Market Day

12:00 .... Exhibition Unsung Sheroes & Heroes of Afrikan Heritage In Association With Dynamix Cic & Attaya Projects

19:00 .... UNSUNG Sheroes & Heroes of Afrikan Heritage - Closing Party

Sun 30 12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Cafe Open Sundays

12:00 .... ACORN NEWCASTLE : The union fighting for tenants across Geordie Land

13:00 .... New Volunteers Induction

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.

Thu 04 20:00 .... Chop socky dojo Classic Martial Arts Movie Club

Fri 05 20:00 .... We're Thrilled To Welcome Ambient-Exotica Legend Mike Cooper To The S&S For An Audio-Visual Performance In The Cozmic And Cozy Setting Of Our New Cinema Space! Mike Cooper w/ Totem Recall & Goa Flashbacks

Sun 07 12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Cafe Open Sundays

12:00 .... Monthly Craft Sunday in the Cafe

20:00 .... Resounding Silents L'Inferno Vintage Silent Movie, Live Improvised Score

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.

Thu 11 19:30 .... Star And Shadow Presents Paint On A Wall Followed By Post-Film Discussion

Fri 12 16:20 .... Pearl: Free Creative Writing Workshop 12 Places - Please Book Via Ticket Link

19:00 .... Pearl Book Launch Short Stories By Julia Darling

20:00 .... In the Mouth of Madness + Dark Synth Dj Night

Sun 14 12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Cafe Open Sundays

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

20:00 .... Resounding Silents Oborona Sevasapolya Vintage Silent Movie, Live Improvised Score

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

Wed 17 18:30 .... Music Master Class - Cash In On The Likes

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

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

14:00 .... AGM - The Star & Shadow AGM

20:00 .... Resounding Silents Raja Harishchandra Vintage Silent Movie, Live Improvised Score

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

Thu 25 20:00 .... Rhyming God

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

Sun 28 12:00 .... Open 12pm - 5pm Cafe Open Sundays

14:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Family Matinee: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - 2nd In A Series Of Films Selected By Local Children.

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

Wed 31 20:00 .... Hapless Museum Worker Presents Traceyanne & Danny (Camera Obscura) Tracyanne & Danny (Camera Obscura)

NOVEMBER

Thu 01 19:30 .... Star And Shadow Presents GET THE MESSAGE - Ken Loach season: Kes (UK 1969; script Barry Hines) PG

20:00 .... Chop socky dojo Classic Martial Arts Movie Club

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

Thu 08 19:30 .... 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

Wed 14 18:30 .... The World Of Music Press Music Master Class

Thu 15 19:30 .... Star And Shadow Presents GET THE MESSAGE Ken Loach Season: Land and Freedom (UK 1996) 15.

Fri 16 18:00 .... Cinema of the Palestinian Revolution With An Introduction From Northumbria University Friends Of Palestine

Sun 18 12:00 .... Monthly Craft Sunday Cafe

14:00 .... Star & Shadow Presents Family Matinee: Matilda - 3rd In A Series Of Films Selected By Local Children.

Thu 22 19:30 .... 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 19:30 .... GET THE MESSAGE - Ken Loach Season: Waiting for Eric (UK 2009; script Paul Laverty) 15.

20:00 .... Hen Ogledd MAGOK album launch!

Fri 30 20:00 .... East London Folk Stick in the Wheel

DECEMBER

Wed 12 18:30 .... Diy Touring Music Master Class

Sun 16 12:00 .... Monthly Craft Sunday in the Cafe

 

* cheap night