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A contemporary-dance masterclass

REVIEW: Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Woodhorn Museum, Ashington
Picture by Jane Coltman

Museum plans for one-in-a-million

A Northumberland attraction is preparing to welcome its millionth customer with a special treat in store.

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Snowdrop planting at Wallington

Planting to create a new look

The mass planting of snowdrops continues at Wallington with another 100,000 plants due to be put in the ground during February half term.

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Morpeth Camera Club, Iguazu Waterfalls.

Duo show a journey of extremes

Morpeth Camera Club

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North East artist, Narbi Price is looking for works by the Pitmen Painters to feature in an exhibition at Woodhorn.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Searching for work by Pitmen Painters

The search is on to find work created by the Ashington group of artists known as the Pitmen Painters for a future exhibition at Woodhorn as part of a project by North East artist Narbi Price.

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Morpeth Gathering 2016
Picture by Jane Coltman

Golden boost for Gathering

Extra funding has been given to celebrate the Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering’s 50th anniversary this year.

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BRICK DINOS exhibition creator Warren Elsmore preparing the exhibition at Woodhorn.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Childhood favourites to go on show

A new exhibition which combines two childhood favourites will open at Woodhorn Museum this weekend.

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Search for Pitmen works

The search is on for other artworks by members of the Ashington Pitmen Painters for a future exhibition at Woodhorn.

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WATCH: LEGO dinosaurs to star at Northumberland museum

Watch our video for a sneak peek of the highly-anticipated Brick Dinos exhibition which opens next weekend at Woodhorn Museum.

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Morpeth Gathering 2016
Picture by Jane Coltman

Golden year for Gathering

A special celebration will take place this spring for the 50th Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering.

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Undated Film Still Handout from BRIDGE OF SPIES. Pictured: Tom Hanks as Brooklyn lawyer James Donovan and Mark Rylance as Soviet agent Rudolf Abel. See PA Feature DVD DVD Reviews. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Jaap Buitendijk/DreamWorks. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature DVD DVD Reviews.

Spielberg hit kicks off film season

The 2017 Morpeth Community Cinema programme gets under way on Friday, February 3 with a screening of a thriller that proved a huge box office hit for director Steven Spielberg.

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Lego Masterbuider Warren Elsmore pictured with his St. Pancras Station creation, which took over two years to make and includes over 150,000 lego pieces. Picture: Marie Caley NWGU Lego MC 6

LEGO artist is building up to a monster event at Woodhorn Museum

An award-winning North East museum, renowned for its historic colliery buildings and its remarkable collection of art by the famous Pitmen Painters, will be the destination to visit in 2017 as it hosts an exciting family focussed exhibition.

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Hadrians Cavalry will run from April to September next year.

Major Roman cavalry exhibition along Hadrian's Wall is announced

Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site is to host a major new exhibition in 2017 celebrating the cavalry regiments that once guarded this famous frontier of the mighty Roman Empire.
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David Watson: Steel, Flesh and Bone at Woodhorn Museum.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Exhibition captures North East heritage

An exhibition of Steel Flesh and Bone, inspired by the North East’s heavy industry, has opened at Woodhorn Museum.

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Karen Willis exhibition

Comeback exhibition for artist Karen

A new exhibition will take place in Morpeth this weekend from an artist who hasn’t held a showcase for a number of years.

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Philip Stuckey

Poetry recital for Henry’s charity

Local poets have been submitting their entries for a literary fund-raising event.

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Arcade Beadles with Dang Vuong from Stratstone Tyneside BMW and Arcade Centre Manager Medi Parry.

It’s time for the big switch-on

The team behind Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade is preparing for its biggest event of the year — the centre’s Christmas Lights switch-on this Saturday.

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Author Sheila Quigley signs copies of her latest book in WHsmith's, King Street

Double whammy of authors

Two very different styles of authors will be sharing the stage at a literary evening at The Chantry in Morpeth tonight (Thursday).

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A harvest mouse, pictured by Keith Hildreth.

Travels through the seasons

Morpeth Camera Club

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Morpeth Matters - Morpeth Fireworks by Darren Turner

Stage set for Morpeth Matters’ Photographic Exhibition

Photographers have been snapping the best shots over the last few months in preparation for Morpeth Matters’ Photographic Exhibition of 2016, which takes place next week.

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