From the World famous Tower Ballroom, we welcome back PHIL KELSALL to play the Wurlitzer. We are sorry that we are not selling tickets online due to the Very LIMITED AVAILABILITY – Phone David Kirkbride on 01388 762467 to check the position and reserve tickets  (please leave a message on the answerphone if necessary and he will call you back)  –  Once the concert is sold out you will be added to the WAITING LIST in case more seats become available if you wish.

We are pleased to be able to hold a ‘live’ Heritage Open Day once again this year.  We have had to limit access to certain areas and we continue to recommend regular hadwashing / sanitisation together with the use of face masks for non-exempt adults when in close proximity to others to maximise Covid 19 safety for all visitors and helpers. We welcome ANYONE to come along and say hello to the team at the New Victoria Centre, see and hear the north east’s only Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ:   Find out what makes a Wurlitzer organ ‘Mighty’ and how it was developed from a traditional church organ   Look inside the workings and see the organ’s 1,375 organ pipes varing in length from a fraction of an inch to 16ft  (part of the tour may be via a live video link for Covid security reasons)   See the organ console at close quarters with its three manual keyboards, large pedalboard, 174 stops and numerous other controls and find out how an electrical engineer from Cheshire came to design this amazing musical powerhouse over 100 years ago!   The theme of this years Heritage Open Days is “Edible England”.  You… Read More