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Weʼre raising £2,000 to Please support Northern hero Gertrude Bell gain the recognition she deserves 'The Desert Queen' celebrates her amazing life achievements.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
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Gertrude Bell when alive was spoken in the same breath as Churchill and Lawrence of Arabia; she is now largely brushed out of history. A truly remarkable women who achieved feats unheard of in her day. Hands On NE is presenting a new play about her life, Your support will help make sure this play is seen in many community based venues and raise awareness of a remarkable woman.

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  • maria porretta19 days ago
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    maria porretta

    19 days ago

    Still a week of performances left. If you would like to support this live show, going out into the community, about an amazing North Eastern woman, drop a little into the pot, every pound helps, thank you

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Page last updated on: 8/8/2018 7:45 PM



  • The Stokes

    The Stokes

    Aug 8, 2018

    An important story that should be told. Such an inspirational and spellbinding play!


  • Maureen Ambrose

    Maureen Ambrose

    Aug 7, 2018

    This play is deserving of getting to Edinburgh Festival


  • Denise Sparrowhawk

    Denise Sparrowhawk

    Jul 31, 2018

    Saw it at Arts Centre Washington. Lovely venue and excellent, emotional performance.


  • Anonymous


    Jul 9, 2018

    Break legs!


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    Jul 9, 2018


  • Anonymous


    Jul 8, 2018

    can't get but wish it well, a great woman.

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