Arts & Screen

Historic fighting force back at Alnwick Castle

If you hear loud noises from Alnwick Castle this month, don’t be alarmed.

House about that? Hear the story of Wallington in interactive show

House about that? Hear the story of Wallington in interactive show

Wallington is opening its doors for a special interactive show that tells the story of the home.

Belsay Hall

Shakespeare under the stars at attraction

Visitors can step back in time to the days of sword fighting and Shakespeare at a Northumberland attraction.

Theatre and Comedy
The Teddy Bera's Picnic at Longhorsley Village Day

Another successful village day full of fun

A village’s annual community day went down a storm.

Whats on
The new cycle trail at Wallington

Get outdoors and enjoy new cycle trail

The National Trust has launched a new family-friendly cycle trail at Wallington.

Blooming Belsay event.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Knights and history take over the summer

A host of events will take place at a Northumberland attraction this summer.

Picnic in the Park at Carlisle Park. Picture by Karen Sinclair Willis.

Fun for all at Picnic in the Park

It was a fun-filled family day out for visitors to Carlisle Park’s Picnic in the Park on Sunday.

Cresswell Tower

Find out history of tower

Local resident, archaeologist and historian Barry Mead will be digging into the past of seaside village Cresswell at a talk being organised as part of the 2017 Festival of Archaeology.

Whats on
Magic Steve, Nelson the Pig Karen Lovatt, operations director at Whitehouse Farm and staff at the 20th birthday celebrations.

Party time as farm celebrates milestone

It was celebrations all round at Whitehouse Farm as the attraction celebrated its 20th birthday with a party weekend.

Belsay hall, castle and gardens.
Picture by Jane Coltman

Estate is set to show off its magnificent flower power

Visitors to Belsay can see it at its blooming best this weekend.

T2 | E Book Author
L J Ross (Louise Ross) e-book literary bestseller pictured at her home in Bath, Wiltshire.
Pic Gareth Iwan Jones

Local lass LJ Ross tops the charts with thriller Cragside

Ponteland-born author LJ Ross’s latest DCI Ryan thriller, Cragside, has shot straight to number one in the charts.

Alix Alixandra, who performed at Celebrating Sanctuary in Morpeth. Picture by Phil Punton.

Refugee benefit night is a big success

Kind-hearted people from Morpeth and the surrounding areas enjoyed a great night of entertainment and community art while giving generously for refugee families settling locally.

Ponteland Party In The Park
Photo by Trevor Walker
Large crowds enjoyed the performances at Ponteland Party in the Park.

It’s time to Party in the Park

Ponteland Party in the Park celebrates its 15th anniversary this weekend in a landmark event.

Lucy Moat and Ciara Donnelly in rehearsals for Swan Lake. Picture by Ben Garner.

Teen’s on her toes for ballet

A talented teenage dancer is stepping up to the professional stage after landing a role with the English Youth Ballet (EYB).

One of the display cases in John Caffrey's Birds of Thoreau Country exhibition at the Lit and Phil, Newcastle.

Exhibition run extended for artist

An exhibition showing the work of Morpeth artist and writer the late John Caffrey has proved such a success that its run has been extended.

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens. Picture courtesy of English Heritage.

Happy Birthday Belsay as hall celebrates its 200th anniversary

It’s party time at Belsay as it marks a double century.

Cambo First School pupils try out the new Dragon Cycle Trail at Wallington. Picture by National Trust / North News and Pictures.

Estate switches on to pedal power for trail

Visitors are being told to get on their bikes at a Northumberland estate as it launches a new attraction.

Tulips by Mary Ann Rogers

Artist opens door to home gallery to showcase summer collection

One of the UK’s most popular wildlife artists, will hold her annual summer exhibition next month.

Matthew Court with his family during his year in Uganda.

Hear stories of Africa, its people and wildlife

Tales of Africa and travels will be regaled at a fund-raising night next week.

One of the quilts on display at the Belsay Hall exhibition.

Quilters to showcase masterpieces at ninth annual show in old hall

Almost 200 quilt masterpieces, made locally, will be on show at Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens from Saturday.

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