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The Sage to celebrate its 10th birthday

A view of the Sage alongside the Tyne Bridge at sunrise. Credit: PA
The Sage will celebrate its 10th birthday today with an evening of surprise performances. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
A view of the Newcastle Quayside from inside the Sage. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

The Sage Gateshead will celebrate its 10th birthday today with an evening of surprise performances.

The music venue on the banks of the Tyne first opened its doors on 17 December 2004.

Organisers of tonight's event say audience members will see the building, designed by architect Norman Foster, in a new light.

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Choir of children to join Beverley Knight at Sage show

Beverley Knight Credit: PA

A choir of children from the region will join soul queen Beverley Knight for Sage Gateshead’s 10th Birthday Party.

This December, Sage Gateshead turns ten. Staff there will host a six-day long party from 16 to 21 December.

MOBO winner Beverley Knight will be joined on stage by a massed choir of ten year old children - all born in 2004, when the venue first opened. 100 boys and girls will take part.

Many primary schools are getting involved including Hadrian, Laygate, St John’s, Wingrove, Broadwood, Canning Street, Bridgewater, St Peter’s RC and Springwell Village.

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