England’s North East is an independent site promoting the best of the region’s history, heritage, culture, leisure and business.
Majestic marvels: the castles of North East England
DAVID SIMPSON looks at the fantastic variety of castles found in North East England. ‘Northumbria’, the historic kingdom of NorthRead more.
Remembering the miners who gave their lives
DAVID SIMPSON recalls the tragic loss of life in the coal mining history of North East England where literally thousandsRead more.
Blessed with Beaches
When you’re out with a young teenage kid it’s hard to beat the beaches of the North East coast. DAVIDRead more.
Fiona finds colour in nature’s treasures of the deep
In our latest feature on North East creative talent we talk to artist Fiona Carvell who is based in theRead more.
Twenty North East villages
DAVID SIMPSON explores twenty different villages across the region including some hidden away inside our North East towns. There are hundredsRead more.
Sarah creates a sense of place in colourful magical maps
We talk to 49-year old Morpeth-based artist, Sarah Farooqi in the latest in our series of interviews featuring talented artists andRead more.
Chalk, charcoal and jam sandwiches are a source of pride for artist Alfie
In our latest blog featuring North East artists we talk to the multi-talented Alfie Joey. Alfie, 50, is a writer,Read more.