Great North Festival (GNF)

GNF’s 6th Newsletter was published in May 2016.  To read on line go to ‘Latest News’ (bottom right), click on ‘Read More’ 

To receive a copy of our Newsletters by email, go to ‘Contact us’.   

The first Newsletter can be reached by going to the News page, and click on ‘Great North Festival Newsletter.’      

For ‘David’s Diary’ Go to ‘News’ – p2.

Our film of the events we organized during 2013 is now embedded: go to the ‘Festival’ menu, and then ‘Film’.    It is called PREPARING FOR AN EXPO.

For further background to our proposals, see the Festival Menu,  ‘Background to GNF’ for the original letter floating the idea and ‘Ignite’ for the ‘Ignite’ article – written for the the British Science Association Festival (BSAF – Sept 7-12, 2013)

In the light of our AGM, we are planning to link together as many organizations concerned for the future of the North East.  Information will become available here on our website as the summer and autumn progresses.

For our link organization, ‘The Great Debate’ and the debates it organises see the ‘Partners and Sponsors’ page.

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Latest News

May 23, 2016

Our 6th Newsletter is now published.  We highlight the work of the Open Lab in Newcastle, especially Roisin McNaney;s work in helping sufferers from Parkinson’s Disease learn how to improve the clarity of their speech. A charity in Gateshead is calling for volunteers to help small groups of lonely and elderly people discover their creative... Read More