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Tickets are selling fast for festival

Tickets for the third IRON Press Festival are being snapped up, with several events already sold out.

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Steve Holbrook, a top UK medium, is visiting Wigan

Steve’s special messages

An ex-hairdresser turned clairvoyant medium will be back in Whitley Bay this weekend.

Arts
Mr Corvan's Music Hall, a play with songs by the first professional Geordie singer/songwriter, has taken pride of place with an exhibition on the bridge at Tynemouth Metro Station.

Bringing a flavour of old-style music hall to the metro station

Mr Corvan’s Music Hall, a play with songs by the first professional Geordie singer/songwriter, has taken pride of place with an exhibition on the bridge at Tynemouth Metro Station.

Theatre and Comedy
Daniel James, from Whitley Bay, author of The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas,

Debut art novel for Daniel

A North Tyneside author’s debut novel will delve into the truth behind an art world mystery.

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Tynemouth Video Film-making group were the proud winners of a 20 minute programme competition with films produced by their members. The certificate was presented to the Group's chairman

Award for Tynemouth film-makers

Tynemouth Video Film-Making Group was the proud winner of a 20-minute programme competition with films produced by its members.

Arts
Jordon Robson

Jordan is following his dream to dance

A former Whitley Bay student has secured his place in a dance group which tours around the world.

Arts
Trevor Nelson

A green weekend at coast

Discover an event jam-packed with Irish colours, live music, fun runs, a world record attempt, dancers, choirs, north east flavours and a tented village containing five interactive worlds in Tynemouth this week.

Music
Danza Contemporanea De Cuba. Picture by Johan Persson

A contemporary-dance masterclass

REVIEW: Danza Contemporánea de Cuba, Theatre Royal, Newcastle, Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Theatre and Comedy
Dale Mason, Festival on the Wall founder and director. Picture by Craig Connor / North News & Pictures.

Global music stars lined up for new regional festival

Global music stars are heading to the region for a major music festival that could challenge the likes of Glastonbury.

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Writers launch new book

Writers launch new book

A Tyneside writing group is launching its latest collection of poetry and short stories this weekend.

Arts
Hadrians Cavalry will run from April to September next year.

Major Roman cavalry exhibition along Hadrian's Wall is announced

Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site is to host a major new exhibition in 2017 celebrating the cavalry regiments that once guarded this famous frontier of the mighty Roman Empire.
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A customer picks out her turkey from a well stocked butcher in the 1950s.

Step back into a 1950s’ Christmas

Traditional Christmas fun will be taken to a new level at a North Tyneside heritage centre as it turns back the clock 60 years.

Arts

Following the trail to festive fun

An Advent countdown with a difference is offering some new festive fun in Cullercoats.

Arts

Grant leads to stunning mosaic display

A mosaic artist has been putting her talents to good use thanks to a Small Sparks grant from Whitley Bay Big Local.

Arts
The new book by Mike Coates looking at the history of part of North Shields.

Mike pens a new book on Fort’s history

A new book looking at the history of part of North Shields is set to be launched this weekend.

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Del Boy and Rodney of Trotters Independent Traders (Photo: BBC)

Only Fools and Horses tops 20 most watched shows of the last 80 years - pick your favourite

Today we celebrate 80 years of TV - and these are the 20 most watched shows during that time.
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The host, Lee Westwood, at Close House.

British Masters to be held in the North East next year

Lee Westwood is to host the 2017 British Masters at Close House in Newcastle.
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The Crystal Maze special

5 things we loved about the Crystal Maze revival

It may have been more than two decades since it last aired, but The Crystal Maze’s one-off revival to raise money for Stand Up For Cancer was tipped as one of 2016’s TV highlights as soon as it was announced. And so it proved, in what was a ridiculously entertaining hour.

Arts

Film festival serves up a top trio

The Whitley Bay Film Festival presents three screenings this week.

Arts

Series of films lined up for annual festival

A host of events will take place over the next week as part of the Whitley Bay Film Festival.

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