Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pongress at the Cumberland Arms

More Balls Please…

The first International Ping Pong Congress took place two years ago in Berlin. This time around it’s happening much closer to home – at the Cumberland Arms.

Visiting bars will come from far and wide and all put their own spin on the game.

Organiser Toby Lowe said: “The whole idea is to see how different places around the world do Ping Pong and get a little flavour of each place’s Ping Pong culture.” Continue reading

Oxjam Festival

Music To Our Ears

Kick-started by a world class storyteller and two local songstresses, the Oxjam Newcastle Takeover made clear from the get-go it wasn’t your everyday charity fundraiser.

For some, successfully assembling 50+ bands and spreading them across five venues might seem like a job well done.

But the Oxjam team didn’t stop there. Their children’s programme at Seven Stories made sure that even the littlest of festival goers were kept entertained. Continue reading