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Raising the Flag – Week 12: North Tyneside Steel Band

Publication Date 09 Sep 2018
Description

A twelve-week programme of activities accompanies Lubaina Himid: Our Kisses are Petals. The programme celebrates the raising of the flag which sits on top of BALTIC's roof, taking place on each of the Sundays throughout the Great Exhibition of the North. Each week there will be activity at 11.00 to coincide with the raising of Lubaina Himid’s flag.

This week North Tyneside Steel band perform on Baltic Square as the flag on top of BALTIC is raised. As the North East’s top steel band, the band play a wide variety of music ranging from traditional Caribbean, to pop, classical, jazz and Latin. Recent performances include: The Wickerman Festival, Cudrefin International Steelband Festival, Royal Albert Hall Schools Proms, National Festival of Music for Youth and BBC Young Folk Musician of the Year.

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Related Artist Lubaina Himid
Related Events Lubaina Himid: Our Kisses are Petals (11 May – 28 October 2018), Great Exhibition of the North (22 June – 9 September 2018)
Related Gallery BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

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