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Eleven Festive Events in the North East that You Need to Book Now (because they are selling fast!)

(*AD – sponsored post) It seems to be true that the festive season starts earlier with each passing year, I’m pretty sure I saw selection boxes in the supermarkets in early September! Whether you love getting organised months in...

Eight Festive Experiences to Enjoy in NewcastleGateshead this Winter

The dark nights have crept in, the temperature has plummeted and the festive season is well and truly in full swing across the North East. Despite not being able to leave the house without a brolly and my big coat I...

Pages of the Sea – First World War Remembrance Events in the North East

*Ad – Sponsored Post Armistice day is always poignant and special, I can’t walk past ‘The Response’ war memorial in front of Newcastle’s Civic Centre around the 11th November without feeling a lump in my throat. This year, Remembrance Day will...

Great Exhibition of the North – My Experience So Far

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What Is Great Exhibition of the North? This is a question I’ve been asked so many times over the last few months as word has spread about the unique and exciting activities taking place across NewcastleGateshead. It hasn’t got...

Alnwick Castle is Gearing Up for Summer House Sounds

The last few weekends have given us glimmers of sunshine in the North East, it’s still flipping freezing but  the brighter days have got me dreaming of summer. I am already planning lots of weekend adventures across the region...

10 North East Events Not To Be Missed in 2018

For a moment I contemplated the idea of writing a post titled ‘2018 Things to Enjoy in the North East in 2018’, then I gave myself a shake, not because I’d be short of ideas, far from it, but...

Enchanted Parks – A Winter Event That’s Not Just for Kids!

Enchanted Parks is a much loved after dark arts adventure that transforms Gateshead’s Saltwell Park in to a mythical wonderland. It’s part of the NewcastleGateshead Winter Festival that takes place annually and the event is always a highlight of...

Festive Events in the North East You Need To Book Now (Before It’s Too Late!)

Is it just me or does the festive season seem to have descended upon us even sooner than usual this year? I bought a Christmas gift for someone the other week and realised later that if they wanted to...