England’s North East

England’s North East is an independent site promoting the best of the region’s history, heritage, culture, leisure and business.

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 in
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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 years
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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 husband
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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 the
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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 the
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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 indulge
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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’s
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