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£110raised of £2,000 target by 7 supporters

    Weʼve raised £110 to Please support Northern hero Gertrude Bell gain the recognition she deserves 'The Desert Queen' celebrates her amazing life achievements.

    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Funded on Friday, 31st August 2018

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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.



    • maria porretta5 months ago
      maria porretta

      maria porretta

      5 months 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: 8/25/2018 8:00 AM



    • Sue


      Aug 25, 2018

      I wish you all success in your quest. x


    • 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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