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Stage is set for festival

Thousands of music fans are expected to descend on Blyth this weekend as the Northumberland Live Festival returns.

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Members of Ashington Camera Club on a photography trip. Picture by Keith Saint.

Camera Club exhibition in Ashington

Photographers will be focusing on the north east for a new exhibition of their work.

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Lucy Moat and Ciara Donnelly in rehearsals for Swan Lake. Picture by Ben Garner.

Dancing to their dreams

Two talented young dancers are stepping up to the professional stage after landing roles with the English Youth Ballet (EYB).

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Lindisfarne. Picture by The Beautiful Image.

Bumper line-up for Picnic

A bumper programme of family fun will make up the Northumberland Miners’ Picnic.

Music
Talented Libby wows the TeenStar judges

Talented Libby wows the TeenStar judges

A young, local dancer is just one step away from appearing in a national talent show grand final.

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Space by Eliot Smith Dance Company

Dance brings work to life

Paintings will be brought to life in dance as part of a tour that kicks off at Newbiggin Maritime Centre next week.

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Fun for all the family at Manor Walks shopping centre this Easter.

Free Easter fun at Northumberland shopping centre

A range of egg-citing Easter activities will keep children entertained for free at Manor Walks Shopping Centre in Cramlington from Monday.
Lifestyle
The Battle of Orgreave (An Injury to One is an Injury to All) by Turner Prize winner, Jeremy Deller at Woodhorn Museum.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Poignant setting for work

An exhibition by Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller opened at a Northumberland venue last week.

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WATCH: Ex-colliery plays host to miners’ strike artwork

The former colliery site at Woodhorn Museum will provide a particularly poignant location for Jeremy Deller’s artwork on The Battle of Orgreave – an exhibition which opens today.

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Woodhorn Museum, Ashington. Picture by Jane Coltman

Northumberland ranked fourth for number of museums

A new interactive map has plotted the location of more than 1,300 accredited museums in England – and Northumberland is the local-authority area with the fourth highest number of museums.

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The authors who took part in the Ashington art exhibition

Hundreds support anniversary launch

More than 500 people attended an art exhibition in Ashington, which kicked off celebrations for the town’s 150th anniversary.

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Lauren Cuthbertson as Princess Aurora and Matthew Golding as Prince Florimund in The Royal Ballet production of The Sleeping Beauty (2006), choreographed by Frederick Ashton (1904-1988), Anthony Dowell  and Christopher Wheeldon after Marius Petipa (1818-1910), to music by Pyotr Il�yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), based on designs by Oliver Messel (1904-1978). Performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on  22 February 2014
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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY ; 
Music by Tchaikovsky ; 
Choreography by Petipa ; 
Lauren Cuthbertson (as Princess Aurora), Matthew Golding (as Prince Florimund), Melissa Hamilton (as the Lilac Fairy), Gary Avis (as King Florestan), Christina Arestis (as His Queen), and artists of The Royal Ballet ;
The Royal Ballet  ; 
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
22 February 2014 ; 
Credit: Tristram Kenton / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL

Classic ballet on screen

A perennial delight and much-loved classic, The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty will be coming to the big screen next week.

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Danza Contemporanea De Cuba. Picture by Johan Persson

A contemporary-dance masterclass

REVIEW: Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Theatre and Comedy
Woodhorn Museum, Ashington
Picture by Jane Coltman

Woodhorn set for millionth visitor

A Northumberland museum which appeals to all the family is preparing to welcome its millionth customer.

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Dale Mason, Festival on the Wall founder and director. Picture by Craig Connor / North News & Pictures.

Global music stars lined up for new regional festival

Global music stars are heading to the region for a major music festival that could challenge the likes of Glastonbury.

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Search for Pitmen works

The search is on for other artworks by members of the Ashington Pitmen Painters for a future exhibition at Woodhorn.

Arts

WATCH: LEGO dinosaurs to star at Northumberland museum

Watch our video for a sneak peek of the highly-anticipated Brick Dinos exhibition which opens next weekend at Woodhorn Museum.

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Debut novel is going global

Debut novel is going global

A debut novel set in Northumberland is captivating readers around the world.

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Lego Masterbuider Warren Elsmore pictured with his St. Pancras Station creation, which took over two years to make and includes over 150,000 lego pieces. Picture: Marie Caley NWGU Lego MC 6

LEGO artist is building up to a monster event at Woodhorn Museum

An award-winning North East museum, renowned for its historic colliery buildings and its remarkable collection of art by the famous Pitmen Painters, will be the destination to visit in 2017 as it hosts an exciting family focussed exhibition.

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Hadrians Cavalry will run from April to September next year.

Major Roman cavalry exhibition along Hadrian's Wall is announced

Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site is to host a major new exhibition in 2017 celebrating the cavalry regiments that once guarded this famous frontier of the mighty Roman Empire.
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