England’s North East is an independent site promoting the best of the region’s culture, leisure, heritage and business. Read all our latest blogs below.
A re-thinking of museum mentality
PAUL WHITE admits he's not a museum fan but speaks in praise of the Oriental Museum, a hidden gem inRead more.
Review: Martha, Live Theatre, Saturday 08/10/2016
RICHARD CALLAGHAN is captivated by Durham-based Martha, one of the most exciting bands to emerge from the North East in recent yearsRead more.
It’s a Chef’s Wife : dAtbAr hits the mark!
In a bid to banish the holiday blues KIRSTIN HANNAFORD finds that dAtbAr in Newcastle hits the mark! My husbandRead more.
Why I’m excited about Sunderland 2021 (and why I think you should be too)
RICHARD CALLAGHAN explains why Sunderland's bid to be the 2021 UK City of Culture will be a great boost for both theRead more.
The Norman Invasion and the North East
Every schoolchild knows the events of 1066 but what happened next here in the North East? As the 950th anniversary of theRead more.
A taste of chocolatey heaven in the North East
The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves, which triggers relaxation. What better a reason do we need to indulgeRead more.
It’s a Chef’s Wife : Zaap
Zaap Thai Street Food comes to Newcastle In the first of our 'It's a Chef's Wife' reviews, KIRSTIN HANNAFORD checks out Zaap, Newcastle’sRead more.
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