Woodhorn calligrapher Tom Fleming's life work shared at home town church

Tom Fleming - A Life In Letters gives visitors a chance to see the scribe’s work, stretching from the mid-1930s to the 2010s, in his home town of Woodhorn

Great North Passion art project taking shape for Easter

An extraordinary art project involving hundreds of artists and volunteers across the region is taking shape as David Whetstone finds out

Paralympian support for Woodhorn Museum business exhibition

Gold medal-winning Paralympian Stephen Miller and his wife Rachael are backing the Start Your Business exhibition at the end of April

Disaster glass mystery: Auctioneer solves puzzle with help from Woodhorn Museum

Northumberland Archives at Woodhorn has helped solve the mystery of an engraved glass at a Whitley Bay auction house

Youngsters learn about Pitmen Painters at Woodhorn Museum

Children have been recreating the work of the famous Pitmen Painters on a visit to Woodhorn Museum in Northumberland

Art of the pitmen painters inspires a new generation

Hundreds of children have taken part in a painting project at Woodhorn Museum in Northumberland

Culture magazine - February 2014

The February 2014 edition of Culture magazine is out now. If you missed your copy in The Journal newspaper, you can read it online here

Local artists showcase talents at Woodhorn Museum in Northumberland

A newly-opened exhibition at Woodhorn Museum is inspired by the 11th Century Woodhorn church

Meet the man who will open the doors on 800 years of Northumberland's history

Time travel expert Chris Wild will tap potential of Northumberland's archives at Woodhorn Museum

Steve Harmison appointed a deputy lieutenant of Northumberland

Ashington cricketer Steve Harmison has been given a royal accolade making him the Queen’s official representative for the county

Ashington Colliery site to be made into heritage trail thanks to funding

After a campaign by former miner George Nichol, Ashington Colliery is set to get a heritage trail

Family wanted to recreate Ashington Christmas scene image

Northumberland photographer Julian Germain is following in the footsteps of the pitmen painters

Families enjoy winter parade at Woodhorn Museum

Scores of families gathered at Woodhorn Museum to watch more than 300 paper and willow lanterns and six 7ft giant lanterns float by lighting up the dark winter sky

North East towns light up for Christmas

Fans of festive fun braved the winter chill and stepped out to celebrate the start of the Christmas season at a number of light switch on events

Spectacular parade set to light up Woodhoorn Museum in Northumberland

Towns in Northumberland will be given a new lease of light this weekend as part of a lantern parade being held at Woodhorn Museum

Newcastle society tracks down missing minutes from 1840

A society marking its 200th anniversary is celebrating after retrieving a lost three-year gap in its history

Woodhorn Museum calls for miners to attend reunion

Woodhorn Colliery miners have been asked to contact Woodhorn Museum to attend a grand reunion

Glass artist portrays Northumberland

THE landscape and wildlife of Northumberland have been celebrated in paintings, photography, sculpture and words - Helen Grierson does it in stained glass.

Fascinating insight into harsh life on the streets

A new exhibition is offering first sight of 1890s photographs of Tyneside, as Barbara Hodgson reports

Embroidery display has Woodhorn Museum in stitches

Embroiderers have brought a new and feminine touch to old buildings once part of the male-dominated world of coal mining

Northumberland man salutes Newbiggin's pit past

A retired mineworker has dug deep into his own pocket to ensure that his former pit town has a fitting memorial to its proud industrial past

Pilgrim Coast paintings to help mark return of Lindisfarne Gospels

Stunning paintings which capture some of the sacred sites and ancient pathways of old Northumbria will go on display next month to coincide with the return of the Lindisfarne Gospels.

Illness prevents Monica seeing end of journey into Memory

THE Festival of the North East will embrace the broadest span of moods and emotions this weekend, as David Whetstone reports.

And now the pitwomen painters make their mark

Artists are blazing a regeneration trail. DAVID WHETSTONE finds out more

Rail study could bring services back to Northumberland

A new study could signal the green light for a long-awaited rail project to finally move forward after being stuck in the sidings for months

Northern Alliance

HEATON Stannington are on course for the double after lifting the Kicks Leisure George Dobbins League Cup.

Spennymoor Town 2 Newton Aycliffe 1

SPENNYMOOR Town maintained their challenge to Darlington 1883 for the Ebac Northern League championship with victory over relegation-threatened Newton Aycliffe last night.

Northern Alliance League round-up

WITH waterlogged pitches and more snow forecast, the weather looks set to play havoc with the Northern Alliance fixtures once again.

Ebac Northern League

LEADERS Darlington 1883 were taken to the wire by Ashington before claiming three crucial points in front of a crowd of 906 at Woodhorn Lane.

Another accolade for green tourism

A LEADING visitor attraction which was developed at a former working colliery has won its second accolade for green tourism in four months

North East rallies round to put on tourism awards event

THE shortlist has been announced for tourism awards saved from the closure of the North East’s regional development agency.

FA Carlsberg Vase/EBAC Northern League

AT least four sides from the Ebac Northern League are through to the last 32 of the FA Carlsberg Vase.

EBAC Northern League

THE elements played havoc with the programme and only three games were played in each division.

FA Carlsberg Vase/EBAC Northern League

IN May, Dunston UTS celebrated victory over West Auckland Town in the FA Carlsberg Vase final at Wembley, and manager Billy Irwin was hoping for a repeat performance when the sides were drawn together in Saturday’s second round tie.

FA Carlsberg Vase

IT’S FA Carlsberg Vase day and 14 Ebac Northern League sides will be gunning for a place in the third round.

Stylish Hebburn Town too good for Whitley Bay

HEBBURN Town won their first home game of the season in Division One of the Ebac Northern League and ended Whitley Bay’s recent successful sequence.

EBAC Northern League

MANAGER Kenny Lindoe is hoping history repeats itself when Consett tackle in-form Spennymoor Town today, writes MALCOLM PRATT.

Win sees West Auckland Town take over at top again

WEST Auckland Town moved back to the top of the Ebac Northern League First Division with victory over Sunderland RCA at Meadow Park.

FA CUP/EBAC Northern League

DUNSTON UTS are hoping to make their good luck count and kickstart their season when they line up against Kendal Town in the first qualifying round of the FA Cup this afternoon, writes MALCOLM PRATT.

FA Carlsberg Vase / EBAC Northern League

JARROW Roofing were the top scorers in the first qualifying round of the FA Carlsberg Vase, but they needed extra time before seeing off a strong challenge from Northern League rivals Brandon United.


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