With the festival starting on Saturday 11 May there is even more than usual on at the library. Highlights for the first week include on Saturday 11 May at 7.30pm:

Members of the Newcastle University Jazz Orchestra return for another evening of their favourite swing numbers. Collection at the door to the support the Library.

and on Friday May 17th at 7,30

Folk band Axum make a welcome return to Jesmond Library, with traditional tunes in beautiful arrangements. Guest performers Storiella.

Donations please, of at least £5 per head, to support the library and festival. Refreshments available.