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Making time for the holidays

Northumberland musician Derek Allan, of We Steal Flyers, continues his weekly diary.

Homemade tomato and carrot curry soup.

MEAL REVIEW: The Red Lion Inn, Alnmouth

It had been a while since we had ventured to the Red Lion at Alnmouth for a bite to eat.

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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.

Northumberland Camera Club

All we perceive is just an invention of our brains.

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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Folk group Alnwicky. Picture by Jane Coltman

A big serving of folk at Treehouse restaurant

The Treehouse at The Alnwick Garden is hosting a very Alnwicky night on Sunday (August 20), from 6pm.

Bamburgh B-Festival.

Countdown is under way for B-festival

There’s not long to wait for a summer evening of sounds and stalls as the countdown begins to the Bamburgh B-Festival.

Harry Brierley as Tony, Carol Lawrence as Edie, Oliver Pusey as Don, Molly Reading as Ruth in Alnwick Theatre Club's Kiss Me Like You Mean It

Stage is set for theatre club glory in national awards

An amateur dramatics group is once again looking forward to a place in the national spotlight after being nominated for a top award.

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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.

One of the Blyth Community Carnival Club workshops.

Bringing back Blyth Carnival

Headway Arts is working with the town council to bring back the Blyth Community Carnival this summer.

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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.


Review: Jess Glynne, The Pastures, Alnwick Castle

As backdrops to gigs go they don't get much better than the striking Alnwick Castle.

Derek Allan and his daughters at cricket

Sharing the love makes life good

Northumberland musician Derek Allan, of We Steal Flyers, continues his weekly diary.

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.

Olivia Waller (Centre - Mrs Hartridge the teacher) with her pupils clockwise from left Cameron Cullen (William), Aidan Stewart (Billie), Sophia Murray (Carrie), Archie Braid (Zach) and Niamh Cullen. Rehearsing for Goodnight Mister Tom.

Youngsters shine in next club production

There is a saying in theatrical circles that you should never work with children or animals – but that is exactly what Peter Biggers and Glenda Fricke, who are co-directing Alnwick Theatre Club’s summer play, propose to do.

Theatre and Comedy
Tom Bird. Picture by Bronwen Sharp

Rising star Tom lands top role at theatre in York

A Northumberland man has landed a top role at a leading theatre in the north, after a stint at one of the country’s most famous venues.

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.

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.

The Honeycutters are just one of the acts performing at the "Jumpin Hot Country Cantina" all dayer this Saturday in  Acklington. More details below.

What’s on in north Northumberland - August 10 - August 17

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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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Roast beef dinner

MEAL REVIEW: Old Ash Dene, Ashington

A rainy Sunday called for a trip out for lunch. And having dropped one child off with grandparents for a couple of days, we needed somewhere that could help us entertain our two-and-a-half-year-old.

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