Stripping back the gloss of Christmas

The commercial gloss of modern Christmas is peeled away in a show at Wingates Village Insitute on Saturday.

Colonel Mustard at Lindisfarne Festival.

Northumberland music festival shortlisted for national award, as early-bird 2017 tickets are released

A Northumberland music event has been shortlisted for a gong in the UK Festival Awards 2016, after its successful second year in September.

Alistair Anderson and Northlands

Music conjures up the spirit of the landscape

An internationally-acclaimed musician will be on stage at Alnwick Playhouse next week.

Classical pianist Angela Hewitt. Photo: Bernd Eberle.

Return visit for top pianist

An internationally renowned pianist is making a return visit to Alnwick next week.

Quartet to celebrate 10 years of folk music

Quartet to celebrate 10 years of folk music

Celebrating 10 years together, groundbreaking folk string quartet Methera launches its third album, this month and a performance in North Northumberland.


Nordic Fiddlers at music centre

The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc will be performing in Thropton this weekend.

Mairearad Green and Anna Massie

Musical duo promise an energetic show

Two of Scotland’s acclaimed multi-instrumentalists will perform in Etal next weekend.


Fiddle club is set for a full meeting

There’s two reasons to call into Rothbury Accordion and Fiddle Club next week.

Rotary Club of Amble and Warkworth president Stephen Kerry with director of music Major Kevin Crook and the band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

Fusiliers on form for fund-raising concert

Club members of all ages have been drumming up support for charity in a fund-raising concert.


Rare treat for music lovers of all genres

An international guitar star will be strumming his stuff in Rothbury this week.

Photographer and musician Andy Craig.

Creative talents come together in event

Photographer Andy Craig is bringing his creative talents together to present a unique Northumberland concert.


Sting 'saddened and distressed' by reports of illegal immigrants working on his luxury estate

Sting has said he is "saddened and distressed" amid reports that illegal migrants were discovered working on his luxury wine-producing Italian estate.

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Kate Chandler's Art Rock Cafe and Gallery at Rock.
Picture by Jane Coltman

Unseen rock memorabilia to join art and furniture at curious café in Northumberland

What links the Animals bassist and Jimi Hendrix producer Chas Chandler, kite surfing in Brazil and a café and gallery in rural north Northumberland?


Budding choristers can learn from expert

A chorister taster day is being held in Alnwick this weekend.

The 2010 Pastures crowd wait for the appearance of Jools Holland.

Which was your favourite Alnwick Pastures concert?

A bid to resurrect the Alnwick Pastures concerts, which kicked off in 2006 with Jools Holland, has created a buzz in the town.
Graeme Danby

Graeme to perform at touring festival

The North East’s very own Opera star, Graeme Danby, is set to perform at the Northumbria Music Festival again this year, as it goes on tour for the very first time.


Sing and sail down Coquet

A singing workshop will be held in Rothbury next weekend.


Classical piano recital at church

A piano recital will take place in Alnmouth next weekend.

Van Kuijk Quartet

Society is to welcome international quartet

A string quartet is set to play at the second concert for Alnwick Music Society.

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