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7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, Raphael Doyle, Martha Wainwright and Tom Paxton

Here’s our third round-up of 2017 of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including gigs by Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, Vex Red and Martha Wainwright.

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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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David Watson: Steel, Flesh and Bone at Woodhorn Museum.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Inspired by our heritage

A new exhibition has opened at Woodhorn Museum with work inspired by the north east’s heavy industry.

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Exhibition features thoughts of friends

The thoughts, recollections and friendship of a group of older people from South East Northumberland are at the core of a new exhibition on display at Woodhorn Museum.

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Woodhorn Museum 10th anniversary celebrations.
Picture by Jane Coltman

Events mark a decade of success

A Northumberland attraction has celebrated its tenth anniversary of opening following a major redevelopment.

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Del Boy and Rodney of Trotters Independent Traders (Photo: BBC)

Only Fools and Horses tops 20 most watched shows of the last 80 years - pick your favourite

Today we celebrate 80 years of TV - and these are the 20 most watched shows during that time.
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The host, Lee Westwood, at Close House.

British Masters to be held in the North East next year

Lee Westwood is to host the 2017 British Masters at Close House in Newcastle.
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The Crystal Maze special

5 things we loved about the Crystal Maze revival

It may have been more than two decades since it last aired, but The Crystal Maze’s one-off revival to raise money for Stand Up For Cancer was tipped as one of 2016’s TV highlights as soon as it was announced. And so it proved, in what was a ridiculously entertaining hour.

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A call to filmmakers

The British Safety Council is calling all filmmakers between 16 and 25 years old to submit short films on the topic of risk.

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Weddings and inspiring talks at museum

A Northumberland museum is the venue for a wedding open evening, as well as a free talk about the First Safety Lamp.

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Last chance to see exhibition

An exciting exhibition by the Workers Educational Association and the Pitmen Painters comes to an end this weekend.

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Senior screenings at Vue

Weekly screenings for senior customers are coming back to Vue in Cramlington.

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Prepare for VW invasion

Prepare for VW invasion

A Northumberland attraction is gearing up for an invasion of Beetles and campervans as it hosts a rally.

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Start of new term for Cramlington Camera Club

A camera club will resume its meetings tonight.

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Sky to film family life

A landmark, feature-length documentary series for Sky will tell the story of six families over five years of their lives. The film will follow their dreams, ambitions and the journeys that they go on.

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Museum benefits from a funding boost

A Northumberland visitor attraction has secured a £205,000 grant from Arts Council England’s Museum Resilience Fund.

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Help showcase area on the silver screen

Help showcase area on the silver screen

Northumberland filmmakers are seeking to showcase the area on the silver screen, and are calling on the community to join the project.

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Lewis Chirimuta and Emily Robson who have secured places on a performance of Giselle with the English Youth Ballet

Young dancers on stage

Two Northumberland school pupils are living the dream after beating hundreds of other dancers to secure a place in a professional production of Giselle with the English Youth Ballet.

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