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Historic fighting force back at Alnwick Castle

If you hear loud noises from Alnwick Castle this month, don’t be alarmed.

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If creating an image just for art could be improved by the removal of a lamppost, then does it really matter if we do that? Picture by Ivor Rackham.

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All we perceive is just an invention of our brains.

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Tourists at Warkworth Castle.

Combat and courtship at the castle

Step back in time at Warkworth Castle to the age of chivalry and romance.

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Warkworth Show 2015
Picture by Jane Coltman

It’s showtime for communities

Show season is continuing across Northumberland – and two top events are lined up this weekend.

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Children's events at the Bailiffgaste museum

Get creative with museum

A host of events and activities will be on offer at an Alnwick attraction this autumn.

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John Damari's work that will be exhibited at Chillingham Castle

Castle is setting for artists’ work

The work of six collectable Scottish artists will be on display at a North Northumberland venue next weekend.

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Farne Islands
Picture by Jane Coltman

Rockpooling, island trails and adventure

A summer of fun is planned on the Northumberland coast as the National Trust hosts a series of events for the rest of the school holidays.

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The Rothbury Highland Pipe Band performed at the Simonside Country Fair. Picture by Tom Kirkwood

Country show set to be another huge success

Long established as the principal summer show for the village of Rothbury and its surrounding area, the Simonside Country Fair takes place again this weekend.

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Katie got up close to berries and the water drops that had formed on them.

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Just because it is wet, we don’t have to hide our cameras away.

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More than 30 arrangements will feature at annual event

More than 30 arrangements will feature at annual event

Alnwick will be blooming lovely with the return of the popular flower festival

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Zoe Emilie Burns is running a summer holiday photo event.

Capture family adventure in photos

A ‘mumpreneur’ who set up her own photography business a year ago is giving families the chance to get up close to nature and enjoy a photography adventure today (Thursday).

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This image was taken with a six-year old Olympus digital camera and eight-year old lens. Picture by Ivor Rackham.

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Do you use Flickr? It’s a photography sharing site owned by Yahoo.

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Zoe Emilie Burns is running a summer holiday photo event.

Start the summer holidays with a Northumbrian photo adventure

A mumpreneur who set up her own photography business a year ago is giving families the chance to get up close to nature and enjoy a photography adventure at the start of the school holidays.

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Olivia Lomenech Gill's illustrations for Fantastic Beasts

Fantastic Beasts artist on show

More than 30 artists will be exhibiting at Belford Arts Festival this weekend.

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Moving Cities exhibition at Alnwick Playhouse

Dancers captured in iconic locations

An exhibition of dance photography, featuring talented performers from the North in stunning locations across the region, is on display at Alnwick Playhouse.

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Belford held its first Open Garden Day recently, organised by the villages Community Group. Some twelve gardens took part this year and it was such a success that many others are already talking of taking part in 2014. Large gardens with waterfalls and panoramic vistas combined with small gardens that had astro turf for a lawn and used self-watering systems powered by solar electricity made for a fascinating afternoon. Pictured are John and Linda Bunch whose manicured lawns and shady pergola were particularly admired.

Nine-day arts celebration

An exciting and varied nine-day festival of arts and culture has been organised for a North Northumberland village.

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Barry Mcalle used a fallen branch as foreground interest in this shot of Hulne Park in Alnwick.

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I’ve been getting some really nice comments from folk about this column and the Northumberland Camera Club, which is really very gratifying.

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Robson Green in Tales From The Coast.

Encouraging entries for a new TV show with Robson Green

Northumberland Tourism is encouraging people to put themselves forward for a new TV show.

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Good high ISO performance is important for those who need to shoot in extreme low light. Picture by Ivor Rackham.

Northumberland Camera Club

I took months to decide. My main DSLR still takes fantastic quality pictures, but it’s six years old and technology has moved on. I needed performance beyond its capabilities for my work.

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Artists Marjorie Firth and Maureen Stephenson.

Pair present their Perceptions of coast and countryside

Two artists are teaming up to put their creative work on show.

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