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Copies of the current Newsletter – published February 11, 2015 – are available from

Great North Festival Company is registered in England, No. 7978108 at 9 Wilmington Close, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 2SF.   The Company is also registered as a charity, Number 1151529

Tel: 0191-271 4382.

The five directors of the Great North Festival Company are:

David Goodacre – Before he retired, Newcastle Diocese Adviser in Pastoral Care and Counselling and Vicar of Ovingham. Until recently, he provided counselling at the West End Refugee Service. He is convenor of the Great North Festival

Bob Langley – Archdeacon of Lindisfarne until retirement, very much concerned with the rejuvenation of the Quayside.

Gordon Morris – Journalist, formerly deputy business editor of The Journal’ now doing freelance work, especially with the University.

Paul Southgate – Director of Vincentians in Partnership, before that Chief Officer of the Churches Regional Commission..

Liz Robson – Researcher, one of the CURDS team in Newcastle University.

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