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10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Alexandra Burke

Strictly Come Dancing tour pairings announced, with show at Newcastle

The celebrity dancers and their professional partners for the 2018 Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour, including Newcastle, have been announced today.
Theatre and Comedy
Museum opens doors to seasonal fun

Museum opens doors to seasonal fun

Woodhorn Museum’s winter programme of family fun kicks off this Saturday and Sunday as the doors open for a programme of seasonal activities.

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Derwent Reservoir, County. Durham. Red Squirrels at woodland near Derwent Reservoir, County Durham.
 Photo by George Ledger Photography)

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George puts the focus on community life

Morpeth Camera Club

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Home opens its doors to showcase pictures

Home opens its doors to showcase pictures

This year’s Morpeth Matters photography exhibition has been hailed a huge success.

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Brass band hits festive note

Brass band hits festive note

A grand Christmas Concert has been arranged by Morpeth Rotary at Morpeth Methodist Church, featuring the internationally famous Ellington Colliery Brass Band.

Music
Starving artist was cut out for sure-fire global success

Starving artist was cut out for sure-fire global success

The Northumberland-raised artist behind this year’s global paper-cutting craze has told how two years ago she was so poor she was reduced to eating just one potato a day.

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Christmas arrives at farm centre

Christmas arrives at farm centre

Christmas has arrived in fine style at a popular North East farm attraction.

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Game of Thrones star narrates dazzling retelling of Rumpelstiltskin in North East-made film

A gripping film telling the backstory to a mysterious fairy tale character has been put together in the North East - and you can watch it for free.
Theatre and Comedy
Rotarian Simon Foley, who gave a talk on the birth of photography.

Simon zooms in on photography history

Morpeth Rotary Club

News
Author steps into the world of shadows

Author steps into the world of shadows

The ghost world meets ballet in a Morpeth woman’s new novel for young adults.

Arts
REVIEW: Magical event at Kielder with lasting memories

REVIEW: Magical event at Kielder with lasting memories

Ever since I was a child, Christmas has been the most magical time of the year.

Lifestyle
Camera Club Saves on Socks

John displays the art of street photography

Morpeth Camera Club

Arts
Pupils take town history to stage

Pupils take town history to stage

Pupils from three Morpeth schools are to bring to life an important part of their town’s long and proud history to celebrate the launch of a new book by prolific local author Bridget Gubbins.

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Barn dance to bring to an end golden year celebrations

The final event in the celebrations that mark 50 years of the Northumbrian Gathering will take place this weekend.

Music
Presenters, special guests and representatives, including Morpeth Mayor Andrew Tebbutt, get ready to switch-on the Christmas lights at Sanderson Arcade. Pictures by Trevor Walker.

Arcade is ready for the big switch-on

The team at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth is preparing to host its annual Christmas lights switch-on event on Saturday.

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Fitzroy by Steve McDonald

Artistic flair comes to the fore in contest

Morpeth Camera Club

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The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game.

Harry Potter version of Pokemon Go set to be launched

Muggles will have the opportunity to explore JK Rowling’s wizarding world with a Harry Potter-themed augmented reality game by the creators of Pokemon Go set to be launched next year.
News
Tranquil Blyth by Morpeth Camera Club member Steve McDonald.

Members shine in federation awards

Morpeth Camera Club

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Morpeth filmmaker Alex is selected for major festival

Morpeth filmmaker Alex is selected for major festival

Morpeth documentary filmmaker Alex Ayre has been selected out of thousands of entries to screen his film Tern at a major UK film festival.

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