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New security procedures in place at Metro Radio Arena ahead of Katy Perry gig

Venue security at the Metro Radio Arena has changed ahead of a big gig at the venue next week.
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Hairspray is bouncing back to Newcastle's Theatre Royal.

Locks to look forward to as Hairspray bounces back to city

Newcastle Theatre Royal audiences can prepare themselves for a week of beautifully coiffed fun once again as the crowning glory of feel-good musicals Hairspray returns to the city next week from Monday, June 25 to Saturday, June 30.

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Two music nights from Salvation Army

Two musical evenings are set to take place in Newbiggin by the Sea.

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Demi Lovato is on in Newcastle tonight.

Here’s our 23rd round-up of 2018 of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including gigs by the W

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Poster for the Alnwick Castle concerts in July.

Father's Day offer for Alnwick Castle concerts

To celebrate Father's Day this weekend, dads are being offered the perfect gift – free tickets to the Summer House Sounds series of concerts taking place at Alnwick Castle Pastures in July.
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Northumberland food producers take their message to Parliament

In the midst of crucial Brexit votes and Prime Minister’s Questions, a small corner of Parliament was devoted to Northumberland today.

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Top independently-published author LJ Ross.

The top 12 places in the North East for independent publishing

Durham City has been named as the North East's independent publishing hotspot, according to new rankings released by Amazon.

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GALLERY: Northumberland Miners' Picnic

Hundred's of people gathered at Woodhorn Museum today for the event which honours local mining heritage as well as being a fun family day out.
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Gangsta Granny by Birmingham Stage Company.

REVIEW: Gangsta Granny, Theatre Royal, until Saturday, September 2

David Walliams' Gangsta Granny is one of those shows that really does appeal to all ages - even little ones.

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VIDEO: Pitmen Painters - two new exhibitions at Woodhorn Museum

A new body of work by a contemporary artist and an exhibition of previously unseen works, both based on the Pitmen Painters, form part of Woodhorn Museum's summer season.

Arts

VIDEO AND PICTURES: Brass is back!

Northumberland children go to Woodhorn to blow their own trumpets, horns, cornets, trombones......
Music

REVIEW: Matilda the Musical (UK Tour), Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, June 2

I joined the queue outside the Sunderland Empire along with an even mix of excitable children, mainly young girls, and less-enthralled adults wondering whether this show was going to be for me!
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Anne Bacon, conservator and Ashington Group Trustee, working on  The Bedlington Terrier which will be featuring in Pitmen Painters Unseen at Woodhorn. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Painters’ ‘unseen’ work finally on show

Woodhorn Museum will be putting the famous Ashington Group of Artists at the heart of its summer programme with an exciting new exhibition.

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Sister Sledge are supporting Nile Rodgers and CHIC.

Disco divas Sister Sledge to play in Alnwick

Dig out your dancing shoes, disco divas Sister Sledge are coming to Alnwick.

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Last chance to see Woodhorn exhibitions

Last chance to see Woodhorn exhibitions

There is still time to catch two exhibitions at Woodhorn Museum.

Arts
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds winging way back to north east

North east fans of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will be over the moon about their imminent return to Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena.

Music

Northumberland launches events to tie in with Great Exhibition of North

An eight-week programme of events celebrating Northumberland is taking place this summer while millions of extra visitors are in the region for the Great Exhibition of the North.

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James Dean Bradfield in action.

Live review: Manic Street Preachers at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

Resistance is futile, according to Star Trek baddies the Borg, but they were wrong as the crew of the starship Enterprise invariably got the better of them.

Music
The display of daffodils at Alnwick Castle.

A host of 250,000 daffodils - planted by hand at Alnwick Castle

The stunning display of daffodils at Alnwick Castle is generating quite a stir this year.
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Matt Cardle

X Factor winner to headline Live

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

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