Night at the museum

Among propositions for the weekend, "Fancy a night at the museum?" has never figured in the North-East.

Déjà Vu has clear vision of success

A former telesales worker is championing up-and-coming North-East artists after opening her own commercial gallery.

Gallery on the lookout for a few good friends

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Meet the man behind the Eagle Collection

Gateshead's Shipley Art Gallery has been the home of a fine collection of 20th Century studio ceramics for a few years now.

Talent earns prizes

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Talented young musicians will receive awards this weekend, presented to them by two of classical music's greatest British performers.

A simple reminder of heroes' sacrifice

Environment Editor Tony Henderson visits the resting place of a saint and home of a cross behind which lies a story of heroism and tragedy.

Left-over glass was a novel opportunity

You have to take your hat off to the 19th Century glassworkers of the North-East.

Retail Therapy

These very fancy pants are much in demand and almost walking out of the door themselves at the Havetolove boutique in Gosforth.

Poets to go Dutch

Two North-East poets will travel to the Netherlands later this month to take part in a series of readings in schools, libraries and pubs.

A school fit to put before the Queen

A school whose pupils danced for the Queen is keen to introduce its children to the widest range of experiences possible.

Fashion favourite

A must-have shoe in a must-see exhibition: The Campari shoe by Manolo Blahnik, circa 1994, as featured in Shoes: the Agony and the Ecstasy exhibition at the Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead, running until September 3, showing contemporary and historical collections from the V&A, Northampton Museum and Tyne & Wear Museums.

Sole obsession put in the spotlight

From winklepickers to wellies, kitten heels to killer heels, our obsession with shoes is explored in an exhibition at the Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead.

Strong shoe of support

Businesses have put their best foot forward by supporting a new exhibition at Shipley Art Gallery in Gateshead.

Designs For Life

The Heritage Lottery Fund has given the Shipley Art Gallery in Gateshead £250,000 towards its Designs for Life exhibition, which the use of art and design in a wide variety of objects, from everyday items to spectacular one-off pieces.

Now see them gannin'

When William Irving's painting The Blaydon Races first went on show more than a century ago, police officers stepped in to control the excited crowd gathered to see it.

Skateboards cause row

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Councillors will consider next week whether to ban skateboarding in Thornton Street, Newcastle.

Pupils' art on display

Work by local children aged between seven and 16 is going on display at the Shipley Art Gallery in Gateshead.

From dream to reality

The signs of cultural renaissance are all too clear as you stand within sight of The Sage Gateshead, Baltic or - on the Newcastle side of the Tyne - Live Theatre.

Great settings galore

For those looking to 'pop the question' this Valentine's Day, English Heritage has the perfect setting for the momentous occasion plus a special offer for Evening Chronicle readers.

Pupils to shine

The Shipley Art Gallery, in partnership with Gateshead Schools Music Service, is hosting a series of lunchtime concerts to be performed at the gallery by talented local young musicians.

Ragwort kills thousands of horses every year

I read with disbelief the letter you published in your issue of Saturday, July 10, on the subject of horses and ragwort.


David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer