Great North Festival (GNF)

GNF’s Second Newsletter has now been published.  It is not yet on line; to receive a copy 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.’      

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)

Look also at the Video of the re-enactment of William Armstrong’s ‘Admirable Speech, which he gave to the 1863 festival in Newcastle – 150 years ago. 

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

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David’s Diary

May 31, 2015

Our 3rd Newsletter is now published, featuring an article about an innovative night mask to help sufferers from diabetes retain their site. The newsletter also includes a diary, which talks about the GNF convenor’s recent meetings and events.  It will appear in each of our newsletters.   January 18, 2015.  Voluntary Organizations’ Network North East... Read More