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Half-term fun gets funnier with NAC.
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Half-term fun gets funnier with NAC.

Newhampton Arts Centre have an exciting twist in their up-coming October half-term children’s activities, having teamed up with Wolverhampton’s Funny Things Comedy Festival to offer something a little different. Get ready for an exciting programme of children’s theatre, comedy and workshops with activities suitable for kids of all ages. Kicking things off is Judy Needs

NAC’s Comedy Take Over!
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NAC’s Comedy Take Over!

Newhampton Arts Centre joins 16 venues across the City for Wolverhampton’s very own comedy festival, Funny Things 2019. On Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November NAC will open its doors for a number of one-off comedy workshops, theatre performances and hilarious comedy shows for adults, children and families to enjoy. Kicking things off is Judy

Home of Wolverhampton Folk Bring Faustus to the Stage.
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Home of Wolverhampton Folk Bring Faustus to the Stage.

Three leading lights of the new folk generation Benji Kirkpatrick (Seth Lakeman Band, Bellowhead), Saul Rose (Waterson:Carthy, Whapweazel) and Paul Sartin (Bellowhead, Belshazzar’s Feast) take to the Folk at the NAC stage on Saturday 19th October at 8pm. Faustus are known for captivating audiences with their sheer room-shaking power, vocal precision and instrumental mastery. Playing music

TWO GREAT JAZZ MINDS TO PLAY WOLVERHAMPTON.
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TWO GREAT JAZZ MINDS TO PLAY WOLVERHAMPTON.

Jazz at NAC is set to return to Wolverhampton on Friday 11th October with two of the most versatile and talented multi-instrumentalists on today’s jazz scene, Chris Briscoe and  Allison Neale join forces to become ‘Two of a Mind’. The sensational pair will bring their stellar quintet to the city. Two of a Mind is

Another successful year for Paint the Day
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Another successful year for Paint the Day

Hola! Inspired by Spain’s much-loved Pintar Rapido festival, the NAC once again ran its very successful community art festival this weekend. Contestants have one day to go out into Wolverhampton, staying within just a mile of the NAC, and create a piece of art. This year was the biggest year since Paint the Day’s debut,

PAINT THE DAY SUCCESS
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PAINT THE DAY SUCCESS

The fifth edition of Paint the Day took place on Saturday 22nd June, with plenty of unanticipated sunshine over 80 eager artists took to the streets, parks, busy city centre and hidden beauty spots of the Wolverhampon and Whitemore Reans area to capture the day in their preferred visual style. After eight creative hours our