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Helen Taylor participating in the sponsored skydive for the Smiling Alice Appeal

‘An evening of Song’ to be held for the Smiling Alice Appeal

‘An evening of Song’ is set to be hosted at The Continental, as part of the fundraising mission for the Smiling Alice Appeal. The event on June 4 will feature performances by two classically trained opera singers from the Royal Northern College of Music and they will be joined by a trained pianist. Classical compositions and other melodic genres can be expected from the entertainment throughout the […]

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80’s star Ed Tudor Pole to perform at New Continental

The New Continental deliver yet another night of live music, this time with punk royalty Ed Tudor Pole. The 80’s musician and film star known for performing the title track and Who Killed Bambi in the Sex Pistols film, The Great Rock n’ Roll Swindle is concentrating on touring as a solo artist, despite successes with Tenpole Tudor who secured chart hits with Swords of […]

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New Continental host 7″ Social on Record Store Day

They Eat Culture will celebrate Record Store Day with a 7” Social evening at the New Continental. The event held on Saturday April 18 encourages people to bring in seven inch vinyl records, new and old to “explore the joy” of vinyl records in honour of the day. Daniel Ryan, a local DJ will be playing the records from a variety of genres that people […]

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Jon Gomm will be performing at The Continental on Easter Sunday

They Eat Culture to host Jon Gomm at The Continental

They Eat Culture are introducing virtual virtuoso guitarist Jon Gomm to The Continental, as a part of their festival of events held there. Along with guests Jason Singh and Jaydev Mistry, Jon will use one acoustic guitar to create drum sounds, basslines and twist melodies all at once. He will also incorporate songwriting and his soulful singing into the performance, and pins his influences on […]

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They Eat Culture and New Continental to host Fairtrade film night

This month They Eat Culture host a Fairtrade film screening at The New Continental. The award winning documentary, A Small Act (2010), tells the story of a young Kenyan whose life drastically changes when a stranger sponsors him to get an education. The film is about the power of generosity and the global effect it can have. Director Jennifer Arnold has won awards and enjoyed […]

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New Continental to host punk legends Discharge

  The New Continental will host punk legends Discharge on Friday, February 13. The venue has gained a reputation for hosting punk gigs over the past several years, including hosting bands such as GBH and Vic Goddard. This should prove to be yet another chaotic show to add to a growing collection for the New Continental. Discharge are one of the most influential bands from […]

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