Roller-coaster of emotions in an Easter Evensong service


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.

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.

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.

Kathryn Tickell with Elizabeth Quigley

Kathryn pays high school a visit

A renowned Northumbrian musician was a special guest at a Ponteland school.

KEVI students who are appearing in High School Musical
Troy played by Will Capps and Gabriella is Maddy Yates.
Picture by Jane Coltman

Show was ‘utterly brilliant’

The hottest ticket in town last weekend was for King Edward VI High School’s stellar production of High School Musical.

Theatre and Comedy
Alexander Ullman

Pic: Kaupo Kikkas

Acclaimed pianist in music society concert

The next concert for Morpeth Music Society will take place next week.


Band will transport you back to swing era

A fabulous six-piece band performing music from the swing era of the 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s will be playing in Pegswood next month.


Society to make a song and dance over nine decades of performing

A double celebration will take place next week with two 90th birthdays.

Theatre and Comedy

Students showcase their talent

Second 2017 Winter/Spring Lunchtime Concert, St George’s URC Hall, Morpeth.

Ripon International Festival stars the Escher String Quartet from New York.

US quartet heads to town

A world famous American string quartet will be performing in Morpeth next week as part of a programme of concerts.

Fratellis named as festival headliners

Fratellis named as festival headliners

A Northumberland music festival has announced the first wave of acts for its summer event.

Morpeth Joit Schools Partnership Ceilidh

Ceilidh hits the right note for second year

A school event has been hailed a huge success for the second time.

Tia McGraff and husband Tommy.

International star brings country style

An award-winning Canadian songstress will be performing at a Northumberland golf club this weekend.

Bob Bolam (raconteur) and Alistair Anderson (concertina and Northumbrian pipes), who performed at the St George's United Reformed Church lunchtime concert.

Northumbrian concert for Gathering

A night of local traditional music, song and poetry by leading entertainers awaits the audience at the annual Northumbrian Concert being held on Friday, February 17, in Morpeth Town Hall Ballroom.

Lunchtime Concert, Nick Byrne (cello), Ian Buckle (piano) and Eilidh Gillespie (flute).

Musical trio opens concert series

The first lunchtime concert of the 2017 winter-spring series at St George’s United Reformed Church in Morpeth featured Eilidh Gillespie on flute, her husband Nick Byrne on cello, and pianist Ian Buckle.

Ponteland High School pupils perfomring at the Sage Gateshead

Joining forces for concert

Joyful and triumphant were the students of Ponteland High School who took part in a festive extravaganza that featured a sled-load of superb acts.

Wansbeck Music Festival

 Northumbrian Water Ellington Senior Brass Ensemble

Festival open for entries

Entries are open for this year’s Wansbeck Music Festival.

Choir gears up for a new term of songs

Choir gears up for a new term of songs

A community choir is gearing up for the start of its new term, beginning next week.

London Conchord Ensemble

Next performance in society series will have a festive feel

Another Morpeth Music Society concert will take place in the town next week.

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