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Funding campaign revealed for Lindisfarne Festival 2018

With only one week to go until the third Lindisfarne Festival, organisers are already looking ahead and setting ambitious funding plans for the 2018 event.
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Gerry Colvin Band

Stage is set for boutique music festival in the heart of Northumberland

A small, boutique music festival in the heart of Northumberland is all set for it eighth year next month with an impressive line-up of bands and performers.

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A We Steal Flyers gig in Norham Church.

Making time for the holidays

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

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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.

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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.

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Review: Jess Glynne, The Pastures, Alnwick Castle

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

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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.

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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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The Baghdaddies at Alnwick International Music Festival 2017. Picture by Jane Coltman

Alnwick is alive with the sound of music

Belly dancing, lively drumming and sounds from around the globe – this year’s Alnwick International Music Festival is alive, kicking and in full swing.

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Tom Mouse Smith

Fringe event on Jess Glynne weekend is taking shape

A young musician, who hit the headlines for publicly rejecting Simon Cowell’s invitation to appear on Britain’s Got Talent, is to appear in Alnwick, as part of a new Fringe event.

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Derek Allan. Picture by David Gerrard.

Tough times, but still smiling

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

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Last year's B-Festival

B-Festival is back for another great year

After huge success over the last two years, which saw more than 700 people join in a feast of musical talent, the HospiceCare North Northumberland B-Festival returns to Bamburgh Castle Green.

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Sting. Picture by Eric Ryan Anderson

Sting to play one-off concert in north Northumberland

North-East legend Sting will come home to the region this October to perform a special benefit concert at Bamburgh Castle.

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Kathryn Tickell and her band Superfolkus performed at Holy Island Festival

Kathryn raises the roof of island festival

Award-winning Northumberland piper Kathryn Tickell OBE brought the curtain down on the 2017 Holy Island Festival with a sell-out show in the new £1million village hall.

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Shaun Watts and Derek Allan

Walking to make a difference

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Derek Allan and his daughters rockpooling

Preparing for walks and gigs

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

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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).

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