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New Northumberland music festival cancelled

A new music festival, which was due to take place in Northumberland this summer, has been cancelled due to ‘significant operational challenges’.


Violinist Gina’s back by popular demand

Following her triumphant recital for Alnwick Music Society in February, Gina McCormack returns to the town to join the Northumbria Sinfonietta at the beginning of next month.

Training the Hill Top community how to fight.

REVIEW: The Walking Dead, The Other Side

After a worrying dip in quality, before being saved by last week's episode, The Walking Dead stirs up the worry inside me once again as its latest offering is not up to par.
8oz ground rib of beef burger at the Maltings Kitchen

MEAL REVIEW: The Maltings Kitchen, Berwick

Tickets to see a comedian saw us with a very rare night out without children, so we decided to make the most of it.

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Valley Cottage Cafe - Mince pie, mashed potatoes and mushy peas.

MEAL REVIEW: Valley Cottage Café, Ingram

Horses for courses goes the phrase and this applies to dining as much as anything else – and not just as the basis for a bad horse-meat lasagne joke.

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REVIEW: Evita, by Alnwick Stage Musical Society, at Alnwick Playhouse

It won’t be easy, you’ll think it strange.

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


WATCH: Pupils in Spain for filming of musical project

A group of Alnwick pupils was in Spain earlier this month as the first stop of a European tour to meet their partners in an exciting musical project.

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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.


Alnmouth to serve up inaugural Food Fest

A north Northumberland seaside village which has been showcasing artists for years is now letting food producers in on the act.


Kathryn tops stellar festival bill

Award-winning Northumberland piper Kathryn Tickell OBE will headline this year’s Holy Island Festival, which celebrates North East talent.

The Old Dairy's afternoon tea in Venice, Italy.

Pop-up suppers take on Italian twist at Northumberland venue

Pop-up suppers at The Old Dairy in Ford take on a Venetian flavour this weekend.

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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.

Foster & Allen are celebrating 40 years together in the music business and will be performing a string of their hits at The Maltings in Berwick tonight. More details below.

What’s on in north Northumberland - March 23 - March 30

See what’s on in north Northumberland for the next seven days. Covering theatre, films, live music, walks and other events taking place in Northumberland this week.

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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.


Duo back on stage for Evita

Award-winning duo Darren Lewis and Leonie Dial are set to return to the Alnwick Playhouse stage.

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WATCH: Pupils put on a show

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

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