Foods and Feuds: Two Cooks of Hexham

Current Production
Foods and Feuds: Two Cooks of Hexham

Mrs Hannah Glasse and guests invite you to join them for an evening of culinary and theatrical experiment.

Tuesday 21 May, Queen's Hall Arts, Hexham
Thursday 23 May, Blackfriars Cookery School, Newcastle 

Join us for a sneak preview of November Club’s new work-in-progress - celebrating the 18th century Hexham born author of the most successful cookbook of all time, The Art of Cookery made Plain and Easy.

This is an imaginary time travelling gathering, bringing Glasse, Ann Cook (Glasse’s sworn enemy and rival) and Isabella Beeton together, to cook whilst they talk about their hopes and dreams from conflict to sisterhood.

Tickets: £10 

Tuesday 21 May, 6.30pm and 8pm | Book Tickets
Queen's Hall Cafe at Queen's Hall Arts, Hexham, NE46 3LS

Thursday 23 May, 6pm and 8.30pm | Book Tickets
Blackfriars Cookery School at Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle, NE1 4XN

Blackfriars Restaurant is offering ticket holders the opportunity to book a three-course meal in their Banqueting Hall. Dinner will be served at 7.15pm and is available to those attending either performance at an additional cost of £27.50pp. This will come up as an optional extra when buying your tickets and must be booked in advance.


Queen’s Hall Arts Centre provides disabled access to all public areas of the building with ramps, automatic doors, disabled toilet facilities and lifts. Guide dogs are welcome in all areas of the building. 

Access to Blackfriars Cookery School is limited via stairs from the Restaurant. There isn't a lift within this venue. 


Written by Fiona Ellis and presented in association with Queen's Hall Arts, Hexham and Blackfriars Restaurant, Newcastle. 

Directed by: Cinzia Hardy 
Design by: Imogen Cloët
Cast: Kathryn Beaumont, Judi Earl, Jackie Phillips


Supported by: Arts Council England, Northumberland County Council, The Leche Trust and The Catherine Cookson Trust.

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