Sting takes Bamburgh Castle by storm

World-renowned singer-songwriter Sting came home to the North East for a charity gig at Bamburgh Castle on Friday.

Thursday, 26th October 2017, 11:20 am
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 11:30 pm
Sting at Bamburgh Castle for a concert for the Dreamflight charity. Picture by Simon Williams, Crest Photography

The Wallsend legend and former frontman of The Police played an exclusive, sell-out acoustic concert in the King’s Hall for the charity Dreamflight, which raises money to send children with life-limiting conditions on dream holidays.

Superstar Sting was joined on stage by his friend, actor and singer Jimmy Nail, another famous Geordie face.

Sting performing a one-off gig at Bamburgh Castle. Picture by Simon Williams, Crest Photography

They went on to attend Newcastle United’s game against Crystal Palace and Sting later performed an impromptu rendition of Bill Withers’ Ain’t No Sunshine at the Hoochie Coochie jazz bar on Pilgrim Street, in Newcastle, on Saturday night to the amazement of everyone in the bar.

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Sting is joined by his friend Jimmy Nail at the Bamburgh Castle gig. Picture by Simon Williams, Crest Photography
Sting performs in the magnificent Kings Hall. Picture by Simon Williams, Crest Photography
Sting performing a one-off gig at Bamburgh Castle. Picture by Simon Williams, Crest Photography
Sting is joined by his friend Jimmy Nail at the Bamburgh Castle gig. Picture by Simon Williams, Crest Photography
Sting performs in the magnificent Kings Hall. Picture by Simon Williams, Crest Photography