After several months of uncertainty, Awesome Newcastle was back at The Criterion last night ready to rock and roll! As is tradition with the last Awesome of the year, we brought back three fantastic finalists from 2020 to give them another shot at winning some cold hard cash.
We had six guest board members last nigh..
This Wednesday night we kicked off yet another digital Awesome Newcastle with our regular radiant board members and three exceptional guest board members. Because of its remote nature, some of us had drinks from our offices, some of us Zoomed together and some of us voted later in the night. Regardless we all found a..
Awesome Newcastle was virtually vivacious and digitally dynamic again last night, for the third month in a row. Despite distance, board members checked in, gave money, watched pitches, discussed, debated and voted to make a difference.
We welcomed three returning guest board members last night: Becky Kiil of Newcast..
Yet again Awesome Newcastle has gone digital, navigating these uncertain times with alacrity and authenticity! Three fantastic finalists sent us three different video pitches this month. We emailed them to our board, a few of us zoomed, the money was transferred through various accounts and at last a difficult decisi..
It would sound like an April Fool’s joke if you haven’t been reading the news, but here we are. Awesome Newcastle is adapting to the realities of Covid-19, keeping each other safe and playing to an empty stadium. This Wednesday night instead of meeting at our much loved local haunt, our host and organiser sent a grou..
Last night we wrapped up our final Awesome Newcastle of the year in The Criterion‘s beer garden. The fading summer light and cold beverage combo was a perfect way to see out our last hurrah.This evening was open to the public, so along with our regular board and finalists we saw familiar faces from past events. Sever..
Awesome Newcastle has been going strong for years now, and as tradition has it, we make our final event of the year open to the public! So if you’ve been wondering what all the fuss is about, now’s the time to check it out. Meet three returning finalists and ten amazing board members voting on takes home the cash!
September blew past us like a lovely spring breeze, and here we are in October, with another Awesome Newcastle bringing in generous members, dreamers and doers together! Last night a fantastic crew gathered at The Criterion to mingle and make a difference.
We had quite a variety of guest board members including our ..
Loud laughter and robust conversation echoed through The Criterion Hotel last night, as Awesome Newcastle made history yet again. September’s Awesome Newcastle was a particularly memorable affair, because, for the first time ever, we gave away not just $1,000, but $1,100!
We welcomed four planned guest board members..
The Criterion hosted another admirable Awesome Newcastle last night, adding a little Wednesday-evening-excitement to Carrington.
We welcomed a unique crew of talented board members and finalists to share the awesomeness all around. We introduced returning guest board member Anne Long from Greater Bank and first time..