Arts & Screen

Auction to fight mine plans

A unique musical instrument that was used to play the theme tune for an iconic children’s TV show is being auctioned to raise money to fight opencast mining plans.

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Jacqueline McNish


In the Northumberland Camera Club there has been some really good participation in discussions, as well as some photographic fun.


Models strut their stuff for HospiceCare

Charity supporters will once again be walking down the catwalk to raise funds at the end of this month.

Illustrating Harry Potterat the Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick. Lasting till late June it showcases original illustrations, sketches, models and final prints from the brand new edition of J.K. Rowlings Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, illustrated by Jim Kay.

Harry Potter exhibition breaks all attendance records in first days

The opening weekend of a magical exhibition at an Alnwick attraction has been a spellbinding success.

Great Britain's Laura Weightman competing in the Women's 1500m Final at the Olympic Stadium on the eleventh day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil. Picture date: Tuesday August 16, 2016. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Charity night to launch new car and hear from Weightman

A charity night is being held at an Alnwick car showroom later this month.

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King Ekekiel and other from The Kingdom make a delivery.

REVIEW: The Walking Dead, Bury Me Here

The Walking Dead brings us back into deaths, conflict and a far more interesting episode than the previous week's.


WATCH: Ex-colliery plays host to miners’ strike artwork

The former colliery site at Woodhorn Museum will provide a particularly poignant location for Jeremy Deller’s artwork on The Battle of Orgreave – an exhibition which opens today.


WATCH: Pupils put on a show

Norwegian dance group Panta Rei held a workshop with school pupils before a show in Shilbottle last week.

Even in the early morning, the bright sunlight reflecting off the beach can fool the camera into under-exposing.  I added positive compensation to expose correctly this photo of Northumberland-based legendary folk-singer, Karl Robins. Karl  is in the process of producing his new album along with Karin Grandal-Park, called  The Snows They Melt the Soonest, due for release soon.

Northumberland Camera Club: Get the most out of your settings

It was a beautiful day. I was walking and had drunk my water. Luckily, I came across a gushing spring and held my litre cup under the flow. It filled in a second.

Which film are you most looking forward to this year? Picture: Pixabay.

14 films to look forward to in 2017

We have already been treated to some big releases this year - but there's plenty more to come!

Woodhorn Museum, Ashington. Picture by Jane Coltman

Northumberland ranked fourth for number of museums

A new interactive map has plotted the location of more than 1,300 accredited museums in England – and Northumberland is the local-authority area with the fourth highest number of museums.

Rick and Michonne.

REVIEW: The Walking Dead, Say Yes

The Walking Dead this time around brought us an episode primarily focusing on Rick and Michonne going out to find guns to pay the garbage-dwelling group from a few episodes ago.


Ed Sheeran to guest star in Game of Thrones

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is to guest star in Game Of Thrones.

Emma Watson and Dan Stevens as Belle and Beast. Picture: DisneyMusicVEVO on YouTube.

Watch Ariana Grande and John Legend's Beauty and the Beast video

It's a tale as old as time - and it's nearly time to see it again in cinemas.

Negan and Eugene.

REVIEW: The Walking Dead, Hostiles and Calamities

While The Walking Dead is leaning dangerously close to delving into filler episodes, Hostiles and Calamities holds its own in various ways.

Norweigian dance group Panta Rei

Group dances into community

A Norweigan dance group will be taking up residency in Shilbottle and working with dance groups in the area next week.

Harry Potter in a cupboard - drawing by Jim Kay for Bailiffgate Museum exhibition

Visitors will be spellbound

Prepare to be spellbound when you visit Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick this spring.

Fusion at Gallery 45

Artists to showcase their textile skills

A new exhibition will start at Felton’s Gallery 45 this weekend.

Rick finds himself in trouble.

REVIEW: The Walking Dead, Best Friends

Yet another group introduced this season!

Author Louise Ross.

Author answers book plea

International bestselling author LJ Ross has stepped in to help after a reader told her about high demand for her novels in libraries across Northumberland.

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