If you’re looking for something to do, we’ve rounded up some of the best gigs, shows and events taking place.
1. Cabaret, Sunderland Empire, until February 1
Cabaret is at Sunderland Empire from January 28 to February 1. Bill Kenwright’s multi award-winning production of Kander and Ebb’s landmark musical, Cabaret, stars stage and screen star John Partridge (Eastenders, Chicago, La Cage Aux Folles) as Emcee, with Kara Lily Hayworth (Cilla the Musical) as the iconic Sally Bowles, plus singer and screen icon Anita Harris (Follow That Camel, Carry on Doctor, Cats) in the role of Fraulein Schneider. It’s 1931, Berlin is a haven of divine decadence and the legendary Sally Bowles is about to take the stage at the infamous Kit Kat Klub. The show features iconic songs Money Makes the World Go Round, Maybe This Time, Cabaret and more.
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2. Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Masterclass, Sage Gateshead, January 31
A makeup masterclass delivered by a senior makeup artist from Fenwicks’ Charlotte Tilbury counter will take place at Sage Gateshead on January 31. The evening will include: step by step demonstration of Charlotte’s hero products and one of the ten icon looks, including how to take the look from day to night; £30 towards Charlotte Tilbury products redeemable on the night; two glasses of fizz and nibbles served throughout the evening. Please note that Charlotte Tilbury will not be in attendance. Tickets from the Sage Gateshead website.
3. Jason Cook, comedy club, South Shields, January 31-February 1
Jason Cook's Comedy Club returns to the Customs House, South Shields 2020 with performances on January 31 and February 1. Join Jason Cook as the host of his comedy club, which brings huge TV names, daft guests and surprises to The Customs House. The biggest names in comedy at the biggest comedy club in the north. Performances are at 7.45pm each night.
4. Davy Lamp Folk Club, Arts Centre Washington, February 1
The famous Davy Lamp Folk Club takes place this Saturday, February 1, at Arts Centre Washington. This week's guests are George Welch and Stewart Hardy. Together for more than ten years, George & Stewart have been delighting audiences with their characteristic spontaneity lilting melodies, driving tunes and moving songs. No need to reserve tickets – just pay at the door. Doors are at 7.30pm.
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