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My Top 5 Family Days Out in the North East

Over the last few years I’ve been able to enjoy many family days out at exciting attractions across the region as I play host to my brother’s twin children Jack and Emily who often come to visit from Rochdale....

Are These The Best Music Festivals and Outdoor Gigs in the North East this Summer?

If you’ve ever attended a British music festival, you’ll know that despite the unpredictable weather there really is something magical about standing in a field with thousands of like music lovers enjoying a weekend of hedonism! I can even overlook...

Sunday Lunch at Dobson and Parnell on Newcastle Quayside

A Sunday lunch with all the trimmings is my favourite meal of the week and barely a weekend goes by without one for me and James! We like cooking together at home (his gravy is the best and I...

This Weekend: intu Metrocentre’s Winter Wonderland

I’ve just got back from holiday and it seems that the festive season has well and truly arrived in Geordieland, EXCITED, MUCH? I’m currently working on a full list of Christmassy events and local traditions that are not to...