Arts & Screen

‘Proper’ foodies festival

The Proper Food and Drink Festival, which has attracted thousands of visitors to locations across the north east, comes to Blyth for the first time this weekend.

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Northumbeland live event organiser Mel Jackson with Councillor Bill Crosby

Free festival for family

After a successful Northumberland Live at Blyth, the same winning formula comes to Bedlington on Saturday.

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Installation at Woodhorn for 150th anniversary of Ashington

Children get visitors flocking to artwork

As Ashington marks its 150th anniversary with a programme of community events, Woodhorn Museum has celebrated with more than 500 local schoolchildren.

Award-winning Alice in Wonderland portrait by Susan Pattison.

Susan snaps up first picture win

Cambois Camera Club

An illustration created by pupils at Morpeth Road Primary Academy at Live Tales.

Youngsters create collaborative story

Pupils from a Blyth school took part in a writing workshop with Newcastle’s Live Theatre.

Doctors Peter Capaldi, left, and David Bradley.

Doctor Who meets himself as first pictures from Christmas special are released following series finale

The first pictures from this year's Doctor Who Christmas special have been released and show not one but two Time Lords stepping into the frame.

The Undertones, who are headlining Northumberland Live Festival at Blyth.

Stage is set for festival

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

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.

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).

Lindisfarne. Picture by The Beautiful Image.

Bumper line-up for Picnic

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

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.

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.

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.
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.


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.

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.

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
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.

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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