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The Unthanks celebrate Tyneside shipbuilding heritage

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The region's long shipbuilding heritage will be celebrated with a special event in Newcastle this weekend.

Just back from a tour of Australia, North East folk band The Unthanks, will be on stage at the Tyneside Cinema on Sunday night.

They'll sing a live soundtrack to archive footage of workers on the Tyne, the Tees and the Wear.

BBC Look North's Jeff Brown reports.

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