Tom Caulker

Listen to the founder & driving force behind WHQ & see some films / interviews

Tom Caulker (1991) by Lesley CaulkerWorld Headquarters Club

Tom Caulker

The Dj & music promoter, who founded WHQ, Tom was born & has lived in the Newcastle area all his life. With a lifetime career in music, business & nightlife, he has always promoted inclusivity & multiculturalism, from his strong & independent Black perspective

Tom Caulker of World Headquarters Club, Newcastle (2022) by Northern Guide to Happiness, Tom Caulker, Toby RobsonWorld Headquarters Club

A quick chat

A short film made with visual outtakes from the 2016 WHQ Channel 4 documentary, merged with sound from an interview Tom did for the 'Northern Guide to Happiness' podcast in 2021

The murals that visually underpin World Headquarters Club, Newcastle (2019-02-22/2019-02-23) by Tom Caulker and Peep MagazineWorld Headquarters Club

The inspirational murals in WHQ

'Peep' a local Newcastle online magazine, conduct an in-depth tour & interview with Tom, inside World Headquarters Club, discussing the inspirational artworks created & displayed there

Tom Caulker interviewed about Black History Month (2021-10-27) by World HeadquartersWorld Headquarters Club

Black History Month 2021

Tom speaks candidly on a broad range of topics, including race, the power of music as a unifying force & the social changes & progress he has experienced in Newcastle & the broader UK, since he began his long career in Bars & Nightclubs way back in the 1980s

Tom Caulker : Honorary Doctorate Speech (2017-11-13) by Newcastle UniversityWorld Headquarters Club

Dr. Who?

In 2017 Tom was stunned to be awarded the same Doctorate in Civil Law for his work with WHQ, that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had received from Newcastle University, 50 years earlier in 1967. His inspirational acceptance speech hits it 100% right out of the park

With thanks & love to Dorothy Caulker.

Credits: Story

1. A quick chat - Visuals by Two Yanks & a Brit Film Productions 2016, Audio recorded by The Northern Guide to Happiness June 2021.
2. The Inspirational Murals in WHQ - Interview recorded for Peep TV around 2019.
3. Black History Month 2021- Unknown host 2021.
4. Dr Who? - Courtesy of Newcastle University, November 2017.

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