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Alex prepares for premiere in celebration of cinema

Work directed by a Morpeth filmmaker is to be premiered at the Tyneside Cinema.

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Old Berwick Church.

The best worst-kept secret you will find

Any Northumbrian will recognise the conflicting feelings of pride and unease when a visitor compliments the area; we are flattered by the recognition for our beautiful county, but we don’t want the secret to get out with too much pace.

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Images from Phil and Gwen Charnock who will be giving a talk at Morpeth Camera Club.

Photography club to give a snap-shot of life through lens of camera

Two distinguished and renowned photographers will present a special night at Morpeth Camera Club next month.

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Northumberland Tank Traps. Picture by  Ivor Rackham

Kit deals not all they seem

Since the pound crashed following the Brexit referendum, a lens I want costs 20 per cent more. Cameras have also increased in price, some by more than £200 in six months.

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Nautical-themed fun to celebrate the sea

Nautical-themed fun to celebrate the sea

The spring activities and exhibitions at Woodhorn Museum have a distinctly nautical feel this year, with three fascinating exhibitions celebrating the coast, shipbuilding and seafaring heritage.

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Antony Dunn author

Poetry event as part of book celebration

Twelve new titles have been announced as part of the tenth annual Read Regional campaign.

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So much thought goes into your stand-out photographs

So much thought goes into your stand-out photographs

As much as I enjoy doing photography for a living, I’ll also spend hours looking at other people’s images.

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Morpeth Camera Club. Passing Storm Holy Island. Davy Bolam

Music, laughter and knock-outs at club

Morpeth Camera Club

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Skein of Canada Geese over the Aln Estuary

High praise for nature pictures

Morpeth Camera Club

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Beautiful Blue sky over Woodhorn Museum on a crisp winter afternoon.'Taken by Marie Dovey 28 Dec 2017

Volunteers sought to help digitally log historic records

Volunteers with a passion for history are being sought to help digitally log records.

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Good Moon Arising

Composition is crucial skill

I really enjoy delivering photography courses.

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Sceptic produced by Ponteland's Almond Kellacher

Red carpet preview for area’s filmmaker

A Ponteland film producer is hoping a touch of Hollywood glamour on Saturday will help launch the careers of aspiring actors in the North East.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Oops! What have I stood in?

Projects offer a real challenge

Morpeth Camera Club

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Northumberland Camera Club. Winny Russell

How photographic challenge has captured the imagination

It’s been a fantastic couple of weeks in Northumberland Camera Club.

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Undated Film Still Handout from La La Land. Pictured: Ryan Gosling as Sebastian and Emma Stone as Mia. See PA Feature FILM Stone. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Lionsgate. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Stone.

Movie marathon for community cinema

Film fans will shortly be in for a movie feast in Morpeth.

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Cheetah by Alan Hewitt.

Tracking the ‘Big Five’ for photos

Morpeth Camera Club

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Lights in the starry night sky looking down the coast towards Coquet Island. Picture by Ivor Rackham.

Northumberland Camera Club

I love moments of solitude. I especially love being alone in the outdoors.

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Society lines up series of new history lectures

Society lines up series of new history lectures

A new programme of talks which look at local history and more will begin this month.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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