Arts & Screen

Top 10 things to do in Northumberland at half-term

Fun and games to keep the youngsters busy in Northumberland this half-term.

Rick and King Ezekiel.

REVIEW: The Walking Dead, Rock In The Road

After a pretty tense mid-season finale, The Walking Dead returns with another calm episode both after, and presumably before, the storm.

Premium content such as subscription sports channels can be streamed using Kodi software. Picture: Shutterstock.

Kodi set-top boxes: what are they and could I get in trouble for using one?

Kodi has been clocking up plenty of column inches due to the crackdown on the sale of pre-loaded TV set-top boxes containing premium content.
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Snowdrop planting at Wallington

Get outdoors and help with planting

The mass planting of snowdrops continues at the National Trust-run Wallington with another 100,000 plants due to be put in the ground during February half-term.

A scene from The Walking Dead, Season 7.

PREVIEW: The Walking Dead Season 7 returns

With The Walking Dead about to return from its mid-season break, the speculation is almost over for fans after a tense wait.

Daybreak by Fiona Carvell

Pastel specialist is to showcase her stunning work of land and sea

A talented Northumberland artist will be exhibiting her work at a North Northumberland gallery from this weekend.


Search for Pitmen works

The search is on for other artworks by members of the Ashington Pitmen Painters for a future exhibition at Woodhorn.


WATCH: LEGO dinosaurs to star at Northumberland museum

Watch our video for a sneak peek of the highly-anticipated Brick Dinos exhibition which opens next weekend at Woodhorn Museum.


Applicants wanted for The Apprentice

Think you could be the next Richard Branson or Bill Gates? The Apprentice is now looking for entrepreneurs to win Sir Alan Sugar’s next big investment.
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Michael Rafferty's book

Author self-publishes series of books online

A Wooler pub and other North Northumberland locations feature in a book written by a self-published North East author.

Willow Sculptor Anna Turnbull completing a willow Curlew.

New work for creative arts trail

Up to 12 sculptures inspired by the fauna and flora of Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve will be created by artist Anna Turnbull.

Debut novel is going global

Debut novel is going global

A debut novel set in Northumberland is captivating readers around the world.

Harry Potter exhibition at the Bailiffgate Museum

Magic at the museum with Harry

A ‘fantastic’ series of events will take place at Alnwick’s Bailiffgate Museum throughout 2017.

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson officially cast in Star Wars Han Solo spin-off film

Star Wars producers have officially announced Woody Harrelson will appear in a spin-off about the young Han Solo.


The Night Manager and The Crown reign in Golden Globes

The Crown's Claire Foy and the stars of The Night Manager have won Golden Globes in a night of British success at the Hollywood awards show.
The Cheviot Centre in Wooler.

Take part in film via casting call in Wooler

A chance to take part in a new film documentary is taking place in Wooler next weekend.


Readers' pictures of England's Tree of the Year, right here in Northumberland

The famous Robin Hood tree at Sycamore Gap on Hadrian's Wall has been named as England's Tree of the Year.

Countryfile's Christmas Special was filmed at Bamburgh Castle.

Today’s Countryfile Christmas Special filmed in Northumberland

The Christmas Special for BBC One show Countryfile was filmed at Bamburgh Castle.

Felicity Jones stars in Rogue One. Picture: Press Association.

Ultimate fan film? The critics write back with Rogue One reviews

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has been labelled the "ultimate Star Wars fan film" amid international reception ahead of its release.

When will you be going to see Rogue One?

Five things you need to know about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

There’s just days to go until the new Star Wars film hits UK cinemas - and the excitement among fans is palpable.
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