North East charity to host festival at legendary Newcastle venue to raise awareness for blood cancer research

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Bright Red Festival will see talented individuals perform for an important cause.

A fundraising event is set to take place in a legendary Newcastle venue to raise awareness and funds for people dealing with blood cancer across the North East.

Bright Red Charity, which was previously known as Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant 2000, was established in 1988, in a Newcastle-based charity who support haematology treatment and research within the area. 

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Based at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital, Bright Red Charity support people in the North East who are dealing with various blood cancers including; leukemias, lymphomas and myelomas. 

As part of their work, Bright Red Charity looks to create the best possible care for patients, assist healthcare professionals with education and training and conduct important research into treatment for blood cancer diseases.

Now, a festival is being held to raise money for the charity named Bright Red Festival, which will be held at The Cluny in Newcastle. 

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The event, which is set to take place on Friday, August 16 between the hours of 2pm until 11pm will be hosted by television presenter Pam Royle. 

Bright Red Festival will see a variety of talented individuals from across the country take to The Cluny stage to perform, with all profits from the event going to the Bright Red Charity.

Performers include; Growing Old Disgracefully who will open the show, Brothers In Arms singer Phil Caffrey, Patrick Gosling, Fuzzbox, Frankie Goes To Hollywood guitarist Brian ‘Nasher’ Nash, Narcotic Hearts, Plumhall, Ooberfuse, Park View, Sam Shields, and Alistar Griffin before Fargo Railroad Co close the festival. 

As one of Newcastle's most loved music venues, The Cluny has a wonderful roster of artists who have graced the Ouseburn stages, which are spread across the main room and a smaller capacity venue, the CLuny 2, in the same building.As one of Newcastle's most loved music venues, The Cluny has a wonderful roster of artists who have graced the Ouseburn stages, which are spread across the main room and a smaller capacity venue, the CLuny 2, in the same building.
As one of Newcastle's most loved music venues, The Cluny has a wonderful roster of artists who have graced the Ouseburn stages, which are spread across the main room and a smaller capacity venue, the CLuny 2, in the same building.

Tickets are priced at £15 per person, with all proceeds from ticket sales going to the Bright Red festivals. 

Tickets can be purchased and donations can be made to Bright Red Charity via Eventbrite.

For more information on Bright Red Charity and what they do, please visit their website.

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