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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Rod takes lead role in horror feature film

Rod takes lead role in horror feature film

A North Tyneside actor has been cast in the lead role in new psychological horror feature film, Monster.

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Whitley Bay’s Aaron Sokell scouted for music show

Whitley Bay’s Aaron Sokell scouted for music show

A former Whitley Bay man is to star as a judge on a BBC music show.

Music
A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Northern Stars Documentary Academy Showcase event at the Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne. Filmmakers during the Q&A chaired by Lead Filmmaker, Sean McKenna.'(14/12/2017)''Credit: Tony Hall'Copyright: Tony Hall 2017'All rights reserved''For further information contact Tony Hall'Tel: +44 (0) 7772 655 839'E-mail: info@tonyhallphoto.com

Young filmmakers shine

Young filmmakers from the north east enjoyed a red carpet premiere of documentary films they made in association with Tyneside Cinema and intu.

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Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney in Dance To The Music

Pals to dance through time

Kristina Rihanoff and Christopher Maloney are to team up in a new smash hit dance show that promises to transport audiences on a musical journey through time.

Theatre and Comedy
A display by the Inner Wheel Club of North Shields at St Columba's Christmas Tree Festival.

Tree-mendous Christmas displays at North Shields

Almost 20 different community groups came together to join in a Festival of Christmas Trees.

News
The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

News
Alexandra Burke

Strictly Come Dancing tour pairings announced, with show at Newcastle

The celebrity dancers and their professional partners for the 2018 Strictly Come Dancing Live UK Tour, including Newcastle, have been announced today.
Theatre and Comedy
North east magician Chris Cross and comedian Gavin Webster switched on the Christmas lights at The Pie Shop in North Shields.

Geordie stars light up The Pie Shop

Customers got a Christmas sur-pies when they went to tuck into their favourite Geordie snack.

News

Game of Thrones star narrates dazzling retelling of Rumpelstiltskin in North East-made film

A gripping film telling the backstory to a mysterious fairy tale character has been put together in the North East - and you can watch it for free.
Theatre and Comedy
Steve tunes in to spirits

Steve tunes in to spirits

A hairdresser turned psychic will be returning to Whitley Bay for a night of clairvoyance next week.

Arts
The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game.

Harry Potter version of Pokemon Go set to be launched

Muggles will have the opportunity to explore JK Rowling’s wizarding world with a Harry Potter-themed augmented reality game by the creators of Pokemon Go set to be launched next year.
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Tynemouth Book Fair

Last station book fair of the year

Booksellers and book-lovers from across the North East will be descending on Tynemouth Station on Sunday for its last book fair of 2017.

Arts
The Jam Jar Cinema at Whitley Bay.

Credits roll in for shortlisted Whitley Bay cinema

A cinema in Whitley Bay could be the star of the show after being shortlisted for a prestigious award.

News
YMCA North Tyneside has been delivering What's For Dinner Mam history sessions to youngsters.

History gives YMCA North Tyneside food for thought

YMCA North Tyneside has been serving up a slice of history to children.

News
Maritime past is on show

Maritime past is on show

Paintings from the Port of Tyne collection are forming part of an exhibition at the Old Low Light Heritage Centre in North Shields.

Arts
Amonik Melaco is starting his professional dance training in London.

London beckons for dancer Amonik

A teenage dancer is jumping for joy after landing a place at a prestigious theatre school.

News

2,000 cyclists tackle 60-mile Northumberland coastal route for cancer charity

Around 2,000 cyclists are making their way down the Northumberland coast today to raise money for a childhood cancer charity.
News
Isla won the world championship for under 8s.

Isla is the world champ

A Whitley Bay schoolgirl has been crowned the world champion for her age group at a dance contest.

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