England’s North East

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.

Archaeological passions
JONATHAN JONES meets former Northumberland County Archaeologist, Chris Burgess, and learns something about the passion and obsession that drives him
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It’s a Chef’s Wife: Dabbawal
In a quest for a great curry and a spicy Indian banquet, KIRSTIN HANNAFORD heads out to Dabbawal, a recent
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Rivers, becks, burns and linns : What’s in a (North East Place-)Name?
In this first blog exploring the curious and fascinating origins of North East place-names DAVID SIMPSON examines our rivers, streams
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A proud return
PAUL WHITE reviews North East musician Mike Ross on a return gig to the region. Back in the late 90s, I
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How do I love beer? Let me count the ways
Beer blogger PAUL White tries out a local beer inspired by a poet. It’s nice to learn something new, especially
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A taste of the Deep South in South Shields
HELEN GILDERSLEEVE gets a taste of Louisiana as she chats to local Americana bluegrass band with a difference, Big Red &
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Happy Halloween : Tales of Witches, Warlocks, Mummies and Severed Heads
As Halloween approaches, ALEX ILES explores some gory and grisly events from the history of Newcastle and North East England
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