David Whetstone

David Whetstone

David Whetstone writes about arts & culture and edits Culture magazine. He has been with us for more than 25 years and has won many awards.

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Pons Aelius

Hexham Gathering 2015 announces that rising stars are set to play alongside big names

The line-up has been announced for this year's Hexham Gathering which has a packed programme both inside and out

Jonathan Bloxham and a metronome

First Northern Chords concert to featured clockwork metronomes

The opening concert of this year's Northern Chords festival will be free with people paying what they think it's worth

The Chapel in Ushaw College

Ushaw College welcomes the public with a programme of cultural events

One of the region's most spectacular complexes of buildings is keen to share its wealth of art and music

The Great North Museum Hancock

Hours before polling day, what are the parties saying about Arts and Culture?

A new theatre for Manchester, £500m more for the arts and smoking back in pubs - just some pledges from the election rivals

Alistair Hudson

mima: A new and 'useful' vision for the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

Director Alistair Hudson explains the way forward for one of the region's major cultural institutions

Shift by Christopher Bruce

Phoenix Dance Theatre brings mixed bill to Northern Stage in Newcastle

One of Britain's best dance companies is to conclude its spring tour with four works at Northern Stage

Sir Thomas Allen

Alwinton Summer Concerts 2015 programme announced

Sir Thomas Allen performs in the first of four concerts to be performed in the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Alwinton

The Sage Gateshead

The Sage Gateshead: Rob Barnes on the forthcoming classical season

New ways of reaching out to the public are being explored through the forthcoming classical season at Sage Gateshead

Anthony Sargent, General Director of Sage Gateshead announces he is to leave the Sage

Anthony Sargent on triumphs and regrets as he leaves Sage Gateshead

The founding director of Sage Gateshead, Anthony Sargent, is handing over the reins after 15 years leading the project

Sculpture by Neil Talbot

Cheeseburn Grange welcomes the public to view top artworks

A Northumberland country house is open this bank holiday weekend for people who like to view art in the landscape

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