Saturday 23 November 7.30pm
From Billy Elliot to Close the Coalhouse Door, When the Boat Comes In to The Pitmen Painters... Now hear the songs and stories of The Pitmen Poets.
After their sell out UK tour of 2017 the four Pitmen Poets return for their final tour in 2019.
Ex-Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, War Horse Songman Bob Fox, leading exponent of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and much-covered Durham songwriter Jez Lowe individually, and collectively, celebrating the triumphs, tragedy, humour and hard times of North East England's coal mining tradition in an evening of music, song and spoken word.
'It was without a doubt one of the very best nights I have been to in 50 years of concert going.' Dave Burland
''Thank you for the songs and fun. Your show is very moving in many ways.' Anne Marie Bailey
'Well, bonny lads, you gave wor lass and me one of the best nights out since we left Ashington in 1978' John Wilson
'Yes the best show I have seen in years, brilliant!' Marjorie Stirk
'Brilliant show, great music and lots of laughs.' David Kennedy
'See these boys before they become extinct! ' David Attenborough