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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.

Joey Landreth

Ashington gig for Joey Landreth

Musician Joey Landreth will be playing his only northern gig in Ashington.

Louisa Johnson.

7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by Louisa Johnson, Chuck Prophet, William Bell and Yes Lad

Here’s our 29th round-up of the year of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including gigs by William Bell, Yes Lad and Beth Nielsen Chapman, plus a free show by X Factor champion Louisa Johnson.

US singer-songwriter Chuck Prophet.

Murder mystery the inspiration for US rocker’s latest album

Most north east folk won’t have the foggiest notion who Bobby Fuller is, but a chance to find out is on offer at the Sage Gateshead this weekend.

Wilko Johnson

Free music festival and family fun day

A free music festival and family fun day will take place in Ashington next week.

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.

Co-op is celebrating after its own-brand bubbly wins gold.

Co-op’s own brand bubbly ranked as good as Dom Pérignon

If you ever needed an excuse to pop the fizz, Co-op’s own brand of champagne wine has been ranked alongside high-end brands, Veuve Clicquot and Dom Pérignon.
Cast will be headlining at Corbridge Festival.

Big music names head to Northumberland festival this weekend

Cast, Craig Charles, From The Jam, The Selecter, Lucy Spraggan, Keston Cobblers, Bloxed Beats, Coquin Migale, The Baghdaddies are just some of the bands who will be performing at Corbridge Festival.
Daliso Chaponda in the live finals of BGT.

Britain’s Got Talent start Daliso Chaponda heading to Northumberland

A star from Britain’s Got Talent is touring south east Northumberland.

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.

Christie Wilce who organised a fundraising concert at Bede Academy, Blyth.

Students on song for trip

A taste of tinseltown came to Northumberland in a fundraising concert.

A scene from the play

Journey back to the Music Hall

Mr Corvan’s Music Hall, a play about the region’s first music hall superstar, tours in the area from next week.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Peesh will be performing at Northumberland Live in Blyth

Festival names local acts

Organisers of the largest free family festival in the region have announced further details of the entertainment on offer, which will bring Blyth a full day of quality music and family entertainment.

Royal Blood are about to make the step up from the likes of Newcastle's O2 Academy to arenas.

Review: Royal Blood live in Newcastle

Less is definitely more in the case of alternative rock duo Royal Blood.

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