Fashion guru who works on South Shields panto ‘humbled’ by national award

A fashion guru has scooped a national award for his efforts in South Shields’ ever-popular panto

South Shields poet James Kirkup.

Special event to honour South Shields poets

Two of South Shields’ most renowned poets are set to be honoured at a special event in the town.

Rowan McCabe will be hitting the stage with his one man show

One-man show will reveal where Hebburn poet gets his inspiration

A poet from South Tyneside who takes his inspiration from knocking on people’s doors is getting set to hit the stage with his work.

Crime Story is making its return following on from its success in 2014 and 2016.

People behind real life justice to offer insight at crime day

Ever though you could have what it takes to be the next Ian Rankin or Val McDermid?
The Red Arrows will be back at Sunderland International Airshow this weekend

Sunderland Airshow line-up unveiled

Sunderland International Airshow bosses have revealed details of the line-up for this year's event.

Sir Tom Jones will appear at Alnwick Castle this summer.

Sir Tom Jones to play North East castle concert

Sir Tom Jones has been revealed as the next big name lined up to play Alnwick Castle.
How the giant water fountain on the Tyne will look

What will be the highlights of the Great Exhibition of the North?

The curtain has been raised on an art and culture programme set to bring a £184million boost to the North East.

Westoe Colliery, 1993

Search launched for memorabilia to celebrate South Tyneside’s mining heritage

Curators at South Shields Museum would like contributions from the public for an exhibition exploring the mining heritage of South Tyneside.

Elmer outside St Oswald's Hospice

Elmer the Elephant to follow in Great North Snowdogs’ paw prints

The Great North Snowdogs replacement is a theme you’ll never forget.

Kian and Kharis Fairest looking at the Phoenix at Durham's Fire and Ice Festival last year.

Gandalf and The Gruffalo to feature in ice sculpture trail in Durham

It’s been announced which famous figures will be given a frosty reception at this year’s Fire & Ice Festival.

Giovanni Pernice alongside his dance partner, Luba Mushtuk.

Strictly Come Dancing star Giovanni Pernice bringing show to South Shields

A Strictly Come Dancing star is quickstepping his way to South Shields later this year.


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.

The Word in South Shields replaced the town's library and now hosts a programme of cultural events.

The Word to welcome new events space to roof top level

Work is set to begin to transform the top level of The Word into a new event space.

Field Music.

Sunderland’s Field Music to headline Deer Shed Festival alongside Goldfrapp and Drenge

Sunderland’s Field Music are to headline the Deer Shed Festival alongside electro popsters Goldfrapp and indie outfit Drenge.

The Festival of the 50s will make a return to Beamish in July.

Busy year ahead for Beamish as museum releases list of events for 2018

North East favourite Beamish Museum has announced the dates of its special events for the next 12 months.
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.

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?

Gemma Atkinson and Alja Skorjanec will take part in the Strictly Come Dancing live tour.

Celebrity line-up revealed for Strictly Come Dancing live shows

The Strictly Come Dancing stars who will be wowing live audiences on a UK arena tour have been revealed.

Will you be reading Clinton Heylin's latest book?

Review: Trouble in Mind: Bob Dylan’s Gospel Years

Rock legend Bob Dylan’s conversion to Christianty in the late 1970s was, and continues to be, one of the most controversial periods of the singer/songwriter’s illustrious career.

Pupils from Hebburn Lakes Primary School get used to their new surroundings.

New library at Hebburn school set to ‘inspire’ pupils

A South Tyneside school is set for a new chapter after introducing a library area.

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