An author who has been big news in the North East pays his first visit this week – fresh from victory in another literary competition
The Angel of the North has been receiving letters and you can read them too
Elvis Costello is back on the road with The Imposters. Ron Clarke caught him at The Sage Gateshead
Culture Club members have the chance to stroll down memory lane in the company of country music star Dolly Parton – or a close-run thing anyway
Newcastle's historic Victoria Tunnel was turned into a contemporary art gallery yesterday to host its first ever exhibition
Stepping into the shoes of a high-flyer is never easy but Lorne Campbell, who has replaced Erica Whyman as artistic director of Northern Stage, seems cheerfully undaunted
An inflatable gallery takes us to the very edge, as Toni Marie Ford finds out
THE Empire Theatre, Consett, is beyond thrilled to be welcoming back Chris Dean's Syd Lawrence Orchestra with its new show on June 20.
In conjunction with Capercaillie Books, we're celebrating the release of movie remake The Great Gatsby starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire and Isla Fisher.
BEDE’S World has pulled out a number of stops for a widely appealing summer programme.
THE Festival of the North East will embrace the broadest span of moods and emotions this weekend, as David Whetstone reports.
THE first ever Glendale Art Festival is under way and visitors are clearly finding it inspiring stuff – with one moved to leave an artistic contribution of his own, in the form of a cartoon.
Artists are blazing a regeneration trail. DAVID WHETSTONE finds out more
NOT being a huge musical fan, there are several Andrew Lloyd Webber “biggies” I’ve never seen, this – one of his longest-ever running shows – being one of them.
Four new plays by young writers from Newcastle, Liverpool, Sheffield and Manchester join forces under the banner A Wondrous Place
CULTURE Club members have the chance to enjoy a summer hotel break at Redworth Hall with our exclusive Puma Hotels Collection offer.
ELECTRIC East is offering on Culture Club member the chance to win a meal for two, to the value of £50, and a bottle of wine.
TO celebrate the re-opening of Housesteads Visitor Centre, the National Trust and partners English Heritage are offering one Culture Club member the chance to win a family day out at Housesteads Roman Fort.
ALONG with the early albums of Bjork, Deacon Blue and The Cranberries, this singer- songwriter’s I Do Not Want What I Have Not Got was a soundtrack to my childhood; that voice, that face, that unforgettable video.
BACK home in Newcastle, actor Michael Hodgson is enjoying a return to both everyday family life and the theatre where he last appeared in a play with catapulted him into the spotlight.