Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Made in Poland Festival 2012

The Made in Poland Festival is back ,and this year the line up is as inspiring as always.
Check out their website: for a comprehensive list of events.


Culture Kitchen
When: Saturday 13th Oct from 11am till 2pm
Where: The Beacon Community Centre, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9PQ
A great way of meeting interesting people over a meal. A professional cook from Krakow Restaurant with teach you how to prepare two typical Polish dishes and a dessert. Be quick! Number of places is limited to 12. Cost: £10, contact us on for more details.

Children’s event: Who are you? I’m a little Pole. When: Sunday 14th Oct from 1pm till 4pm
Where: Toy Cafe, St. Matthews Church Hall, Summerhill Street, Summerhill Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 6EL
Event for children. Parents welcome! Let’s spend the afternoon playing, singing and having lots of fun. We will bring you closer to Poland.
Organiser: Multicultural Organisation Challenger

Dress the Poetry
When: Saturday 20th Oct from 12.00 till 4pm
Where: City Library, Charles Avison Building, 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AX
Dress the Poetry – live music and poetry with Silver Belles, Graham Moffit, Jamie Adams, Simon O’Byrne.
Video animations and poems performed by Tymoteusz Sułek;
Fairtrade fashion show organised by Asia Lompart-Chlaściak;
Cakes and poems created by Barbara Kulikowska;
Special guest from Warsaw – poet Juliusz Erazm Bolek.
Organiser: Grażyna Winniczuk

Exhibition of drawings and paintings
When: Saturday 20th Oct 2012
Where: City Library, Charles Avison Building, 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AX
Anyone can enjoy good humour – the exhibition of the drawings by Szczepan Sadurski and of the paintings of Polish artists in the North-East of England.
Organiser: Kasia Bobrzak

Polish short films When: Sunday 28th Oct 2012, 6pm
Where: Krakow Restaurant, 2-6 Shakespeare Street, NE1 6AQ
Polish short films. A unique opportunity to watch Polish 'shorts' that appeared as part of the Play Poland Film Festival.
Film Mountain
Droga mistrza/The Way of the Master, dir. Kamil Krukowski, Poland 2010, 12'
Twist&Blood, dir. Kuba Czekaj, Poland 2010, 32' (Silesian)
Drwal/Lumberjack, dir. Paweł Dębski, Poland 2011, 15'
Tajemnica spowiedzi/Secret of Confession, dir. Agata Jagodzińska, Poland 2012, 9'
List/Letter, dir. Jakub Janz, Poland 2011, 13'
Bałagan, czyli mnogość punktów widzenia jako przyczyna zaburzeń komunikacji interpersonalnej/A mess, meaning a multitude of perspectives as a cause of interpersonal communication disorders(musical), dir. Bartosz Kościelniak, 37'
Tickets: £6 (one ticket for two events).

Monika Lidke’s concert
When: Sunday 28th Oct 2012, 4pm
Where: Krakow Restaurant, 2-6 Shakespeare Street, NE1 6AQ
An unmissable concert in Newcastle! The incredibly talented jazz musician, Monika Lidke performing in Polish, French and English. An evening you won't forget!
Tickets: £6 (one ticket for two events)

Play Poland Film Festival in Sunderland
When: Friday 9th Nov 2012
Where: Studio Infinite, 17 Nile Street, Sunderland, SR1 1EY
An exhibition of Polish film posters and screening of Polish shorts
Mobile New Horizon Festival
Mask/Maska, dir. Quay Brothers, Poland 2010, 24' (Se-Ma-For)
The Work of Machines/Praca maszyn, dir. Gilles Lepore, Michał Mądracki, Maciej Mądracki, Poland 2010, 38' (MML Produkcja)
The Lost Town of Switez/Świteź, dir. Kamil Polak, Poland 2010, 20’ (New Europe Film Sales)
Esterhazy, dir. Izabela Plucinska, Poland 2009, 25' (New Europe Film Sales)
There will be a tasting of Polish delicacies.
Organiser: Daniel Krzyszczak and ICOS

In cooperation with: Play Poland Festival, ICOS, NEPCO CIC, Culture Connect, Pegaz, Fundacja Młodej Polonii, Multicultural Organisation Challenger, Sunderland Black & Minority Ethnic Network, Vistula in Cumbria, NECS CIC
Media Partners : The Northern Echo, Polska audycja NE1fm, Polnews, 2B Magazine, Polish Radio Bigos, Emito, Magazine 'Emigrant', Portal 'Londynek', Polish Radio in Londyn, Portal Kobieta w UK, Portal POLEMI, Portal Informacje24, Polska Chata, Portal, The Independent
Main Sponsor: Camps Solicitors
Sponsors: 'Polskie Smakołyki' in Sunderland, Polish shops Małgosia’s and European Foods, Kraków Restaurant, Nasze Targowisko, PLGB Accountancy and Taxation Services

Coordination of the Festival: Daniel Krzyszczak i Danka Kudłacik


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