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Cathedral organist is to give church recital

The second in the series of monthly organ recitals in Morpeth will take place at the end of this month.

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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.

Arts
Pan-fried sea bass at the Black & Grey, Morpeth.

MEAL REVIEW: Black & Grey, Newgate Street, Morpeth

An instant, cheery smile from behind the bar was the first signal of things to come.

Whats on
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.

Arts
Ruby Robinson, who will be reading at Morpeth Chantry as part of Read Regional.

Readers are urged to ‘risk’ a new book

Twelve titles by authors based in the North of England have been selected to take part in Read Regional 2017.

Arts
Guitar concert in Morpeth

Musicians impress with second concert

An audience of just over a hundred heard a lyrical and sparkling duet programme from John Mills and Cobie Smith, played with precision, warmth and obvious enjoyment.

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An idiot in marriage

Jester is back with comedy

The sequel to best-selling novel An Idiot in Love is to be released this summer, promising further darkly comic and 18-certificate humour from rising British author David Jester.

Arts
New Voices Morpeth

Choir in search for more new voices

A mixed-voice choir has started its new term and would welcoming new singers to join its ranks.

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The Morpeth in Bloom Fest  Carlisle Park
The band pictured are called 'Mad and the Hatters'

In the band- The boy with the beige guitar (grey jumper) is called 'Mark McGarry'. The boy with the black guitar (black jumper) is called 'Matt Dunbar', and the boy on the cello (sitting down) is called 'Craig Martin'.

Benefit to support refugees

An impressive line-up of musicians, poets and activists are to front a fund-raising event for Sanctuary Network Morpeth in aid of refugee families settling in the North East.

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Artist Karen from Morpeth

London beckons for artist

An artist whose work has been presented to royalty could see it break into one of the world’s most prestigious auction houses.

Arts
Ian Roberts organist and musical directos at St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle

New series of organ recitals set to begin

A new series of organ recital in Morpeth will start tomorrow, (Friday).

Music
Emma Straughan, Peter Waigh and Ken Irvine

Enjoyable programme of music

Emma Straughan and Peter Waugh, supported by pianist Ken Irvine, performed for the St George’s URC Lunchtime Concert on April 5

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Bananarama

Bananarama reform and announce North East tour date

Get ready to backcomb your barnet - the original Bananarama are back.

Music
A delighted Lorna hugs fellow contestant Fumbi as they both go through to the knock-out stage.

Lorna's reaction to getting through to MasterChef knockout stages

Berwick’s Lorna Robertson is proving herself to be one of the top contestants in this year’s MasterChef.
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The Mid Northumberland Chorus in full voice last week in front of a packed congregation at St Jamess Church in Morpeth.

Roller-coaster of emotions in an Easter Evensong service

Review

Music
Guitar duo Cobie Smit and John Mills are performing a concert in Morpeth.

Renowned classical guitar duo to play at town church

Internationally renowned guitarists John Mills and Cobie Smit return to Morpeth tomorrow after their successful concert in the town two years ago.

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Tamsin Reed with Mayor of Ashington

Young musicians reap rewards and bursaries at annual festival

Young musicians showed off their skills at Wansbeck Music Festival.

Music
Newminster and Chantry Middle Schools' night of music

A spectacular night of music

A musical collaboration between two schools has been hailed a huge success by all who attended.

Music
A snapshot of the Border Cavalcade and Pageant parade at a previous Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering. Picture by Paul Harris.

Morpeth is all set for a golden Gathering

Hand over your gold! That’s not a threat, but the message of this year’s Northumbrian Gathering in Morpeth.

News
Ponteland Repertory Society's 90th showcase

Society marks 90 years on the stage

Nine decades of performance were celebrated in a special showcase by an amateur dramatics group.

Theatre and Comedy
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