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Review: The Skids, O2 Academy, Newcastle

The Skids were always one of those bands who were a cut above your average three-chord punk group.
What's your favourite part of a barbecue?

One in 10 Brits will attend more than 20 barbecues this summer

The weather might not always permit it but us Brits are a nation of barbecue lovers and now latest research has discovered that one in ten Brits will attend more than 20 barbecues this summer.

Eating Out
JANE EYRE UK Tour 2017Royal National Theatre

Win: Two pairs of tickets to Jane Eyre, Theatre Royal Newcastle

An inventive take on one of the greatest novels of all time is coming to Newcastle Theatre Royal – and you could be there for free.

Theatre and Comedy
Smoove and Turrell

Preparations heating up for North East Chilli Festival

Final preparations are hotting up for next weekend’s North East Chilli Fest.

Eating Out 2
Butterwick Hospice is one of the many charitable donations the Freemasons have made over the years.

People invited to take a look inside South Shields Masonic Hall

The doors to a South Tyneside Masonic Lodge are being opened to the public to find out more about the borough’s Freemasons.

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Black bean, chorizo, sweet potato and coconut bowl.

Recipe of the week: Black bean, chorizo, sweet potato and coconut bowl

This week's healthy recipe is for a black bean, chorizo, sweet potato and coconut bowl.
Eating Out

What a feeling! Flashdance announces one-week run at Sunderland Empire

Dust off your leg warmers! Flashdance - The Musical is coming to town.

Theatre and Comedy
Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson in Hampstead.

Cinema and TRAILER: Keaton brings the common touch to the Heath in tale of London life

As Diane Keaton returns to the big screen in Hampstead, she talks to Kate Whiting about playing a fish out of water, and why she never married any of her famous beaus

TV and Film
Pitch Battle continues.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Stuart Chandler finds the best of the rest on TV this week. . .
TV and Film
Claire (Caitriona Balfe) is at the centre of an unlikely love story

TV Choice and VIDEO: A hidden gem uncovered at last

Outlander, Thursday, 9pm, More 4
TV and Film
The Purge: Election Year is on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

Stuart Chandler has been looking underneath the schedules to find you some alternative viewing. . .
TV and Film
The Leftovers is gripping stuff.

OPINION - VIEWSCREEN: The Leftovers is compelling and compulsive stuff

A mysterious, world-shattering event. Everything is changed forever. Nearly everybody has lost somebody. And that’s just the beginning of The Leftovers, which starts its third season on Sky Atlantic next week.
TV and Film
Alison Brie in  GLOW.

Big Preview and VIDEO: Wrestling with the tricky worlds of the 80s and gender politics

It’s back to the Eighties for Netflix’s all-female wrestling dramedy GLOW. Gemma Dunn ducks into the ring to find out more from its all-star line-up

TV and Film
Dead Kennedys singer Skip McSkipster at the O2 Academy in Newcastle. Pics: Gary Welford.

Review: Dead Kennedys, O2 Academy, Newcastle

Back in the late 70s, as punk enjoyed its commercial peak in the UK, one new American band became just as popular as the homegrown groups.

Food & drink: Meet the guy with a huge passion for curry dishes

Food & drink: Meet the guy with a huge passion for curry dishes

Californian Dan Toombs’ introduction to British curry houses didn’t come until he was 22, when he worked in a pub in Croydon while on a student visa.

Richard Ayoade is the show's host. Picture: Shutterstock.

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.

TV and Film
North East acts confirmed to play alongside The Coral at region's Chase Park Festival

North East acts confirmed to play alongside The Coral at region's Chase Park Festival

The line-up for this year's Chase Park Festival has been announced - with local names on the bill alongside The Coral.

Can Kirstie and Phil help you?

Contestants wanted for Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It

Property experts, Kirstie and Phil, are on the search for homeowners who are in need of some hands-on help in renovating or relocating.

TV and Film
The benefit concert will take place later this month. Picture: PA.

West End stars to stage Grenfell Tower blaze benefit concert

Stars of the West End are to take part in a benefit concert to help those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Did you see Star Wars: A New Hope before the age of 11?

Fifty movies children should watch by the age of 11

Already struggling to come up with ideas on how to keep your children entertained over the impending summer holidays?
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