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X Factor winner to headline Live

A million selling, number one chart topping artist is set to headline Northumberland Live at Bedlington this July.

Music
The HandleBards, the world's first bicycle-powered Shakespearean actors will be heading back to Northumberlandia in Cramlington.

Bicycle Bards back at local landmark

The world’s first bicycle-powered Shakespearean actors will be heading back to Northumberlandia in the summer.

Theatre and Comedy
David Kennedy and Northumberland College's hospitality and catering team at The Gallery. Picture by Trevor Walker Photography

College’s farm to fork food experience

Professional cookery students have been working in partnership with agriculture and horticulture departments to create a special a la carte Northumberland lamb dining experience.

Education
An atmospheric shot of a church and gravestones, by Jimmy Morse.

NORTHUMBERLAND CAMERA CLUB: Members find religion in latest club theme

We have a challenge in the Northumberland Camera Club where we shoot images to a monthly theme and weekly keywords.

Arts
KOYO release their new single Jettisoned this month.

Music interview – KOYO: ‘People can expect a relentless, sonic spectacle from start to finish’

Less than seven months have passed since KOYO launched their critically acclaimed debut album, and with festival dates at Download, Camden Rocks, Bliss Camp, Great Escape Festival and Live at Leeds upcoming this year, the band are heading around the UK with a series of exclusive free warm up shows.

Music
Theo, from Rigg and Furrow, who will be at this year's Alnmouth FoodFest.

Tasty treats on the menu at second Alnmouth Foodfest

A food festival, which surpassed expectations last year will be taking place again on Sunday (April 8).

News
Editors are returning to Newcastle in October.

Editors bringing sound of Violence to Newcastle in autumn

Silence is golden, according to the Four Seasons, and for alternative rock act Editors so will be Violence, that being the title of their latest album.

Music
From left: David McCarthy and Louis Roberts, in Lancelot Errington and his Nevvy Mark and the taking of Lindisfarne Castle. Picture by Keith Pattison

REVIEW: The Disasters of Johnny Armstrong and Other Daft Tales, Northumberland Theatre Company, Bamburgh Pavilion

It’s been a time of upheaval for the renowned Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC), after recently upping sticks from Alnwick Playhouse – their home of many years – and moving to Amble’s Dovecote Centre.

Theatre and Comedy
Tickets for James Martin's latest tour go on sale on Friday.

TV chef James Martin to visit North East on upcoming UK tour

Superstar chef and TV personality James Martin is visiting the North East as part of his autumn tour of the UK.

Theatre and Comedy
Paul Skerrit Band

Marking 36 years of Ashington Jazz Club

Ashington Jazz Club will celebrate its 36th anniversary with a concert in the town.

Music
Roarsome Easter fun at holiday park

Roarsome Easter fun at holiday park

A prehistoric guest is hatching plans to make a roarsome entrance at award-winning holiday park Golden Sands at Cresswell when it opens its doors this Easter Sunday.

Lifestyle

REVIEW: The Jungle Book, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, until March 31

There's a whole lot of monkeying around on the stage at Newcastle's Theatre Royal this week.

Theatre and Comedy
Family Fun at Blyth for Easter.

Free family fun for Easter

Family fun for all is on the agenda in Blyth as a free Mad Hatter’s Tea Party takes place.

Lifestyle

REVIEW: Jersey Boys - Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, March 31

Oh what a night, late March, back in twenty eighteen, what a very special time for me ... it doesn't quite have the same ring to it!

Theatre and Comedy
Stephanie Morgan School of Dance

Dancers’ tribute to Claire

A dance show is being held next month in memory of a special woman.

Theatre and Comedy
100,000 purple crocuses in bloom at Wallington.

Wow! Amazing carpet of purple crocuses at Wallington

A breath-taking carpet of vibrant purple has reappeared in the walled garden at Wallington, despite the best efforts of the recent Beast from the East.

News
Rebecca Sian Currie who will play the lead role in Made in Dagenahm at the Phoenix Theatre, Blyth.

Musical to be extra special for Rebecca

The British 1960s’ inspired Musical Made in Dagenham will come to Blyth next week, bringing with it the message of love and fighting for what is right.

Music
Brian Fallon live at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle. Photo: Gary Welford.

Live review: Brian Fallon and the Howling Weather at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle

It’s now 10 years since US alternative rock act the Gaslight Anthem released their breakthrough second album, The ’59 Sound, and they’ll be reuniting in the summer after three years apart for a tour to mark its anniversary.

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