Sam Wonfor

Sam Wonfor

Sam Wonfor is an award-winning arts and entertainments writer who has worked in North East journalism since 2001.

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Matthew Pickering - 'Intruder' - Fine Art Show at Newcastle University

Artists of the future to showcase their work at Newcastle University's Fine Art Show

The city's Hatton Gallery once again plays host to an exhibition representing four years of work by students working in many mediums

Sunderland Shorts Film Festival takes place from July 2-5, 2015

Sunderland Shorts Film Festival will see more than 60 films from all over the world shown on Wearside

The Sunderland Shorts Film Festival will be held at venues across the city in July, including the Minster and Sunderland Empire

David Suchet

Poirot star David Suchet takes on Lady Bracknell at Newcastle's Theatre Royal

After more than 40 years in the business, David Suchet gets his first chance to wear a corset in The Importance of Being Earnest

Jesterval comedy festival to bring the laughs back to Gateshead Quays

The Jesterval comedy festival returns to Gateshead Quays in June. We sent all of the comics on the bill one question to answer

Wet Wet Wet

Wet Wet Wet announce date at Newcastle Metro Radio Arena as part of 2016 tour

Marti Pellow and his bandmates, who have collectively notched up more than 30 UK chart hits will play the Tyneside date in March 2016

Jesmond Food Festival has been welcomed back with open arms

Jesmond Food Market returns for May with a big increase in local produce stalls

Having proved a popular draw for foodies during its inaugural event in April, the market on Armstrong Bridge in Newcastle is back

Comedian Jason Manford

Comedian Jason Manford takes a look at his latest comedy club in Newcastle

Currently starring in the touring production of The Producers at the Sunderland Empire, Jason popped over to Tyneside to see The Terrace bar

Jo Milne, who is to be featured in a play at the Live Theatre. Pictured with friend Tremayne Crossley

Story of Gateshead's Jo Milne to be told in a play at Newcastle's Live Theatre

Everything is Wondrous will be performed at Newcastle's Live Theatre as part of a series of new plays commissioned in memory of Julia Darling

Ross Noble, at the Sunderland Empire

Ross Noble looks forward to his debut in The Producers at the Sunderland Empire

The Cramlington-born comic will take to the Sunderland Empire stage alongside Jason Manford in Mel Brooks' comedy classic

The awards trophies made by Janet Rogers from Crushed Chilly Gallerie, Durham

The Journal Culture Awards: Calling all artists - you could be making this year's trophies

This is a call out for artists to submit proposals to win this year's £1,000 commission for Culture Awards trophies

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