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A Christmas Carol at Northern Stage

*Ad There’s something very special about seeing a theatrical performance at Northern Stage in Newcastle… it’s a modern theatre nestled in the historical grounds of Newcastle University and the listings are always full of imaginative and engaging productions from...

The Night We Saw a Legend: Tom Jones Live in Alnwick

Tom Jones concert review

*Collaboration From the moment Tom Jones belted out the opening note to his first song last Friday night, James and I knew we were in the presence of a legend! We’ve been fortunate enough to see many huge stars...

Art

A Sunny Day in Sunderland with Tyne & Wear Metro

*Sponsored Me and The Metro Back in my student days at Sunderland Uni I was a regular on the Tyne & Wear Metro. Those bright yellow carriages would transport me to lectures, parties and days out, then after I graduated and 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...

Bongo’s Bingo – What’s It Really Like?

It’s the bonkers phenomenon that has taken the world by storm, from Ibiza to Dubai, transforming the traditional image of bingo for millions of people! Since making its Tyneside debut last year, Bongo’s Bingo has gained a reputation for...

Festive Afternoon Tea at Jesmond Dene House (Plus your chance to win!)

*Gifted My tree is finally up, most of the gifts have been bought and wrapped and I have even survived my work Christmas party (just)! So a visit to Jesmond Dene House for festive afternoon tea last weekend was...