Something tempting at Tynemouth Food Festival

Tynemouth Food Festival returns with local delicacies aplenty

The fourth Tynemouth Food Festival will see the seaside town become a magnet for lovers of top nosh

Paul Weller at the Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Paul Weller headlines as summer festivals rock the region

Crowds enjoy a full-on music programme in the region despite the weather taking a turn for the worse

Paul Weller

Mouth of the Tyne prepares to open for 10th anniversary business

The annual festival on North Tyneside boasts a stellar line up of music and entertainment featuring Paul Weller, Brand New Heavies and Nadine Shah

Richard Charlton, on the site of an archaeological dig at Northumberland Park in North Shields

Three year dig uncovers medieval hospital

Northumberland Park archaeology project in Northumberland Park finds evidence of historic hospital

Paul Weller

Paul Weller set to take centre stage at the Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Veteran musician Paul Weller will take to the stage as this year's headline act at the Mouth of the Tyne Festival at Tynemouth Priory and Castle

Thousands watch bands at the Mouth of the Tyne festival, Tynemouth

Mouth of the Tyne Festival goers feel the heat

Crowds flocked to Tynemouth over the weekend to bask in the music and sunshine at the three-day Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Futureheads get Mouth of the Tyne off to a harmonious start

Futureheads get Mouth of the Tyne off to a harmonious start

The Futureheads got the Mouth of the Tyne Festival off to a rousing start which combined harmonies and humour in equal measure. SAM WONFOR reports back and casts an eye over the tuneful treats still in store.

Sunderland-based band The Futureheads

Preview: The Futureheads at Whitely Bay Playhouse

Sunderland-based four-piece The Futureheads are to play a special one-off acoustic gig at Whitley Bay Playhouse

Bryan refusing to make a play-off excuse

WHAT seemed like a good idea after five pints down the pub around 10.30pm on Saturday night was rebounding on Durham county golfer Bryan Ross by lunchtime on Bank Holiday Monday, when he had completed the first round of the 36-hole Westerhope Open.


Plenty of rooms with a view

THE biggest hotel and conference facility in the North-East is being planned near the finish line of the Great North Run in South Shields.

Spirit of Jarrow is in the air

PROTESTERS drawing attention to climate change have arrived in the North-East as part of a 1,000-mile march from Northern Ireland to London.

Wind section at the Priory

A MORE dramatic location for an open-air concert than Tynemouth Priory would be difficult to find, but this exposed headland is at the mercy of the elements.

Sounds set to span the river

LET’S hope this weekend’s Mouth of the Tyne festival, a joint venture between North Tyneside and South Tyneside Councils, heralds the start of a belated summer.

Blake and Dahl build a giant peach of a show

ILLUSTRATOR Quentin Blake was in Newcastle yesterday to share a snozzcumber with some young Roald Dahl fans.

Magical valley lives again

Lorna Laidler was recovering from an operation when she started thinking about her childhood spent in Upper Coquetdale.

Kelly inspired by Festival day

Those of us who despair at the failure of some golf administrators to grasp every opportunity to take the people's sport to all-comers will be heartened by the story of primary school pupil Kelly McNulty.

A night full of music

An eclectic choral festival is to be held at Jarrow School on Friday, June 22 at 7pm.

Epic events echo down centuries in sweet spot

Tony Henderson on a church with echoes of past battles.

Crash man in court

An 18-year-old motorist appeared in court yesterday after he lost control, narrowly missing other vehicles.

In my view

There is something positive about arriving back in the North-East. I have heard many people talk about the warm glow as they see Durham Cathedral or cross the River Tyne on the train back from London.


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