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5 Things I Learnt From The Great Exhibition of the North

On Sunday 9th September we said a fond farewell to The Great Exhibition of the North, the jam packed summer programme of events thatΒ shone a light onΒ Northern achievements in art, design and innovation. Along with millions of others, I...

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...

Rediscovering Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill

As much as I love discovering hidden gems and sampling new restaurants in and around Newcastle, there’s an old favourite that I find myself venturing back to time and time again. Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill never...

North East Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Why are fellas so hard to buy for? When it comes to choosing gifts for my female friends and relatives I am never short of ideas but send me shopping for to buy a pressie for a man and...

A Guide to Newcastle’s Best Record Shops

I’ve always thought there’s something special about listening to music on a traditional record player, the crackle as the needle hits the vinyl, the beautiful artwork that adorns the sleeves, the physical interaction with the artist’s work is something...

Family Fun at Tyne Theatre and Opera House

*Collaboration I recently wrote about the plethora of theatres we have here in Newcastle and encouraged you to plan your own theatre break, but admittedly the venue I was least familiar with in my theatre guide was the Tyne...

A Weekend Break in Whitley Bay

*This post is sponsored by We Are North Tyneside Although I love holidays to far flung destinations I’m also a huge fan of staycations. When you’re lucky enough to live in a wonderful country such as England, it would...

Planning a Newcastle Theatre Break

Newcastle might not be the first English destination that springs to mind when you’re thinking of planning a theatre break but our compact city has a lot to offer and there’s not a night goes by that you can’t...

24 Hours in Newcastle

In the last couple of years I’ve topped up my tan in Thailand, skied black runs in Bulgaria and Austria, ate my body weight in cheese in the CΓ΄te d’Azur, discovered hidden waterfalls in Cyprus and explored the winding...