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Fun and intrigue in park’s ‘brave’ new art installations

A series of eight inspiring art installations has been unveiled at Kielder Water and Forest Park.

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Northumberland Camera Club, Picture by Julia Ewart

Northumberland Camera Club

We’ve had a black and white fest in the Northumberland Camera Club.

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This lion is named Red, one of three males of the Lemek pride, living in the Lemek conservancy in the Masai Mara. � Alan Hewitt (www.alanhewittphotography.co.uk).

Northumberland Camera Club

Most photographers, as well as having an enthusiasm for creating art, show an equal concern for the environment. Northumberland-based photographer Alan Hewitt is no exception.

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Nicola Stevenson's Exhibition at Alnwick Playhouse.

Work is inspired by beautiful surroundings and our coastline

A new exhibition of work is being showcased in the Bondgate Gallery at Alnwick Playhouse.

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The recently-opened Penn Gallery in Alnwick.

Gallery owner finally has his own space

A new gallery opened last month in Alnwick and the first exhibition is by its owner – figurative painter Gavin Penn.

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Unlikely to be on their menu though is this strange looking thing that Tim Catterall asked if anyone knew what it was. It is a Pale Tussock Moth Caterpillar. They can cause severe allergic reactions if you touch them, so dont be tempted to pick one up.

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I had a real treat this week chatting over a coffee with renowned local wildlife photographer Alan Hewitt, who was just back from an assignment in Kenya.

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Festival will mark the success of film club

Festival will mark the success of film club

A film festival is being held to mark a village’s 60th showing.

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Warkworth art group

Village artists draw up plans for exhibition

A North Northumberland art group will be holding an exhibition of work next weekend.

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Ariel and her sisters in Disney on Ice Passport to Adventure.

REVIEW: Disney on Ice presents Passport to Adventure, Metro Radio Arena, until Sunday, October 8

From Africa to Arendelle, under the sea, and across to Neverland this year's Disney RE

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Misty fields by Ivor Rackham.

Northumberland Camera Club

This has to be one of the best times of the year for outdoor photographers.

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Northumberland Camera Club. By Dave Henderson

Northumberland Camera Club

It’s not all landscapes in Northumberland Camera Club. One of the delightful things about it is the variety of images, from still life to wildlife.

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A four-second exposure of Coquet Island discovered when clearing out unwanted images. Picture by Ivor Rackham.

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Photos from modern cameras are far larger in size than older models.

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Hawkeye Falconry will be giving displays at Harbottle Show.

Activities for all at village shows

It’s curtain up for show time in more Northumberland communities.

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Bamburgh Castle by Kevin Murray.

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I had a really nice message from someone appreciative of all the members of Northumberland Camera Club.

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2,000 cyclists tackle 60-mile Northumberland coastal route for cancer charity

Around 2,000 cyclists are making their way down the Northumberland coast today to raise money for a childhood cancer charity.
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Volcanoes well alight on Alnmouth beach. Pictures by Terry Collinson

Record numbers take part in annual Alnmouth Volcano Night

A record number of volcano-builders took part in this year's spectacular fund-raiser on Alnmouth beach on Saturday evening.
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Pupils from Alnwick Academy of Dancing enjoy a cruise on the Mediterranean for a unique work experience.

Dancers hot foot it to Med cruise

Young dancers showed off their moves in the Med as they sampled a spell in the cruise ship spotlight.

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Ian Harvey with his Ford 7000 tractor

Tractor cavalcade to round-off Glendale Show

A display of 100 years of agricultural history will end the landmark Glendale Show on Bank Holiday Monday.

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Penelope Keith joined the crew of St Abbs independent lifeboat while filming for a new series of Hidden Villages.

Holy Island and St Abbs to star in Penelope Keith’s new TV series

Holy Island and St Abbs are to feature in a new series of Channel 4’s Penelope Keith’s Hidden Villages.

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An exercise involving Amble RNLI. Picture by Andrew Mounsey

Harbour Days this weekend to raise money for the RNLI

Two annual RNLI fund-raising events are being held this bank-holiday weekend. Amble RNLI hosts its Harbour Day on Sunday, followed by Seahouses RNLI’s Fete and Family Fun Day on Monday.

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