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Poet, performer and Journal columnist Kate Fox

Newcastle's 'mini books festival' gets underway

Authors are gathering in Newcastle this week for Books on Tyne which is being held at the Lit & Phil and the City Library

Waiting for Bobby by Gavin Penn

North East artists are invited to draw inspiration from NUFC

The fluctuating fortunes of Newcastle United might have inspired us in the past to either wax lyrical or indulge in some colourful language, but it's probably fair to say that’s been the limit of our football-theme creativity

Artist Sara Barker with her installation sponsored by Ryder Architecture at the Baltic

A subtle work of art opens new Baltic space

Architecture is the creative discipline we tend to take for granted. A good building, arguably, is one which serves our needs unobtrusively, enabling us to go about our business comfortably and without bumping into things

Susan Mulholland, writer of Northern Stage's Christmas show for children under six

Writer Susan Mulholland reveals her latest festive treat

Barbara Hodgson talks to writer Susan Mulholland about her latest festive treat for young ones

Lumiere Festival opens to the public in Durham Crown of Light

Durham Lumiere Festival: Spectacular display for Durham City

From the spectacular Durham Cathedral bathed in light, to a public telephone box converted into an aquarium, the Lumiere festival has it all

A discarded family photo album becomes a treasure waiting to be found

Exhibition: Precious Little Diamond at The Newbridge Project, Newcastle

An exhibition in Newcastle invites visitors to shine a light on its hidden treasures. And as Toni Marie Ford finds, it's a right little gem

Artist Beth Ross in the library at Durham Cathedral

Durham teacher Beth Ross lights up for Lumiere festival

Durham City teacher Beth Ross' creation will make up part of the Lumiere celebrations in Durham this week

Pelton Community Primary School pupil Niall, 10, with a plastic bottle filled with water being used as a light

County Durham youngsters make plastic bottle lights for Lumiere Festival

Youngsters took part in a final workshop to make light bulbs out of plastic bottles ahead of the Lumiere Festival

North East author David Almond

North East author David Almond wins prestigious award

Last night David Almond won the Eleanor Farjeon Award. The North East author tells David Whetstone why it means so much to him

Photographer Tina Wotherspoon who is exhibiting her latest work at Dance City in Newcastle

Dancer and photographer combine for Newcastle exhibition

Photos of Kristin Kelly Abbott go on show in Tina Wotherspoon's first solo exhibition at Dance City in Newcastle

Nominations now closed! The Journal Culture Awards 2013

If you've seen or heard anything brilliant in 2013 and would like to see it royally rewarded, then read on

Artist Sue Moffitt

New Sue Moffitt exhibition comes to Westside Contemporary Art Gallery

A new exhibition from Sue Moffitt sees the popular Northumberland artist look beyond the herd

Music Slash Art (MSA) is a new arts/music venue on Hood Street, Newcastle

Newcastle's MusicSlashArt venue puts 'art' into the party

Music and art converge in Newcastle's latest venue to be seen in. Sam Wonfor reports and fulfils a teenage ambition

Helping to spread a little happiness in Stockton

Theatre company Invisible Floc took over an empty shop in Stockton to create a happy show

A scene from the short film Stupid Cult by Andrew Coats

North East film makers' work to be shown at Baltic

A double-handful of short films will be playing on a loop at Baltic for the next three weeks. Sam Wonfor has the details

Don't Judge a Book by its Cover exhibition

Don't Judge a Book by its Cover exhibition on display at the Baltic

Don't Judge a Book by its Cover is an exhibition by Arts Connect Young People’s Photography Club on display at Baltic in Gateshead

Part of the Quayside in Newcastle is put in the frame for the photographic competition

Annual Port of Tyne Reflect Awards launched

People are being urged to take a photo or make a film of the great North East and enter the Port of Tyne Reflect Awards 2013

Writer Ben Markovits at the launch of Durham Book Festival

American writer Ben Markovits to speak at Durham Book Festival

Writer Ben Markovits was writer-in-residence at the Durham Ashes Test as David Whetstone found out

Mara Wood, Director of the Northumbria Universirty Gallery with a Norman Cornish painting

Norman Cornish shines in new exhibition at Northumbria University Gallery

As a new exhibition of work by Norman Cornish opens in Newcastle, David Whetstone enjoys a sneak preview of the treasures it will contain

The Tyne Bridge and The Sage Gateshead

Gateshead Council £45m budget cuts put art venues at risk

Details of Gateshead Council's £45m budget cuts have been revealed, putting art venues at risk

Videos & Photos

Culture Awards 2014: Hyde and Beast perform

Culture Awards Alumni Gallery: Class of 2014

Culture Awards Alumni: The Class of 2006

The Journal Culture Awards 2007 at the Northern Stage 31 March 2008 - Hairspray medley by Newcastle College

Culture Awards Alumni: The Class of 2007



David Whetstone
Culture Editor
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Business Editor
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Newcastle United Editor
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