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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.
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.

Biffy Clyro are playing in Newcastle tonight.

7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by Biffy Clyro, Pixies, Elton John and the Human League

Here is our 47th round-up of 2016 of concerts, plays and other shows on in the North East over the next seven days, including gigs by Biffy Clyro, Pixies and Elton John.

Sophie Carmen-Jones as Velma Kelly. Picture by Catherine Ashmore.

REVIEW: Chicago, Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, December 3.

Prepare to be razzled and dazzled as the award-winning musical Chicago hits the North East with a bang again this week.
Theatre and Comedy
Laura Adams and the Paul James Band in concert.

Band aims to be on song for charity concert

A Seghill-based band who have performed around the world, as well as for stars including Alan Shearer and Ant and Dec, are set to play in the region.

Dark insight into nosiness

Dark insight into nosiness

A dark comedy about nosiness gone wild will be on stage at a Northumberland theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Bede Academy in Les Miserables

Students excelled in stunning musical

Student performers have completed a stage marathon in their academy’s most ambitious production to date.

Theatre and Comedy

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.

Pitmen Painters by Phoenix Theatre Company

Pitmen Painters on stage

A play about aspiration that everyone can engage with, as well as the power of art to unify people despite their backgrounds and experiences, will be on stage in Blyth from next week.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

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.
Salt and vinegar in a green bag?

The biq question answered: Should cheese and onion crisps be in blue or green packets?

The nation has spoken - the correct colour for cheese and onion crisp packets is green.

Whats on

Autumn fair in Cowpen

A community autumn fair is being held next month in Cowpen.


Taking Cinders and Buttons to the stage

A celebration is in order as community theatre the Seaton Delaval Arts Centre marks ten years since opening its doors.

Theatre and Comedy
The Lindisfarne Story musicians Billy Mitchell and Ray Laidlaw

Journey of Lindisfarne

For more than three decades Lindisfarne was one of Tyneside’s favourite bands, and audiences in Blyth now have the chance to get up close and personal with two of its leading lights.


Go batty for Halloween crafts

Get your pumpkins ready and try Halloween crafts at Northumberandia on Friday, from 9.30am to 11am.

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.


Sting 'saddened and distressed' by reports of illegal immigrants working on his luxury estate

Sting has said he is "saddened and distressed" amid reports that illegal migrants were discovered working on his luxury wine-producing Italian estate.

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