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Start the summer holidays with a Northumbrian photo adventure

A mumpreneur who set up her own photography business a year ago is giving families the chance to get up close to nature and enjoy a photography adventure at the start of the school holidays.

Arts
Olivia Lomenech Gill's illustrations for Fantastic Beasts

Fantastic Beasts artist on show

More than 30 artists will be exhibiting at Belford Arts Festival this weekend.

Arts
Show celebrates 100 years of jazz music

Show celebrates 100 years of jazz music

A night of music at Alnwick Playhouse will celebrate 100 years of jazz.

Music
Moving Cities exhibition at Alnwick Playhouse

Dancers captured in iconic locations

An exhibition of dance photography, featuring talented performers from the North in stunning locations across the region, is on display at Alnwick Playhouse.

Arts
Beginning Tuesday, July 25 Berwick Art Group will be holding its annual exhibition. More details below.

What’s on in north Northumberland - July 20 - July 27

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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Glendale festival 2016
Pirates of Wooler
Picture by Jane Coltman

Bigger and better festival on the cards

A bigger and better Glendale Festival will take place next weekend, running over two days instead of the usual one.

Music
Belford held its first Open Garden Day recently, organised by the villages Community Group. Some twelve gardens took part this year and it was such a success that many others are already talking of taking part in 2014. Large gardens with waterfalls and panoramic vistas combined with small gardens that had astro turf for a lawn and used self-watering systems powered by solar electricity made for a fascinating afternoon. Pictured are John and Linda Bunch whose manicured lawns and shady pergola were particularly admired.

Nine-day arts celebration

An exciting and varied nine-day festival of arts and culture has been organised for a North Northumberland village.

Arts
Seahouses Steel Band at an open garden event

Pupils play last gig for church garden party

More than 150 people turned out to see youngsters from a north Northumberland middle school play steel pans at a garden party.

Music
Derek Allan and his daughters rockpooling

Preparing for walks and gigs

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

Music
Barry Mcalle used a fallen branch as foreground interest in this shot of Hulne Park in Alnwick.

Northumberland Camera Club

I’ve been getting some really nice comments from folk about this column and the Northumberland Camera Club, which is really very gratifying.

Arts
Rothbury Traditional  Music Festival 2015
Rothbury and Neilston Pipe Band
Picture by Jane Coltman

Rothbury festival to showcase traditional music

An annual celebration of traditional music will take place in Rothbury from tomorrow (Friday).

Music
Portable Theatre Company will present Steel Magnolias.

Bringing entertaining theatre to villages

Tickets are selling fast for the debut performance from a new theatre group in North Northumberland.

Theatre and Comedy
On Saturday, July 15 Alnwick Market Square will be hosting "Medieval Day". Traders, militia, combat demonstration, medieval snacks and more will form part of the day.

What’s on in north Northumberland - July 13 - July 20

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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Robson Green in Tales From The Coast.

Encouraging entries for a new TV show with Robson Green

Northumberland Tourism is encouraging people to put themselves forward for a new TV show.

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Good high ISO performance is important for those who need to shoot in extreme low light. Picture by Ivor Rackham.

Northumberland Camera Club

I took months to decide. My main DSLR still takes fantastic quality pictures, but it’s six years old and technology has moved on. I needed performance beyond its capabilities for my work.

Arts
Derek and Shaggy of We Steal Flyers play at the Quakerhouse in Darlington

Fresh and ready to work hard

Northumberland musician Derek Allan continues his weekly diary.

Music
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Troupe to bring Bard to life in castle setting

A magical, musical production of one of Shakespeare’s much-loved plays will be performed at Alnwick Castle next week.

Theatre and Comedy
Abby Wilson and Laurie Holbrook, performing at a flood damage fund-raiser festival in Scotland.

Fingers crossed for Alnwick’s Abby after X-Factor auditions

An Alnwick teenager is midway through the audition process for X-Factor.

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Dan Walsh and Alistair Anderson will launch their new CD, Right at Home, at an event in Thropton.

Concert to launch new CD

Two of the most dynamic musicians in folk music will play at a special event to launch their CD in Thropton this weekend.

Music
Co-op is celebrating after its own-brand bubbly wins gold.

Co-op’s own brand bubbly ranked as good as Dom Pérignon

If you ever needed an excuse to pop the fizz, Co-op’s own brand of champagne wine has been ranked alongside high-end brands, Veuve Clicquot and Dom Pérignon.
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