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AN AMBITIOUS festival which will literally be out of this world is giving young creative people across the North East the chance to showcase their skills.

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North East Visitors Encouraged Back to Cultural Venues with Exciting 2022 Programme

Big things are in store for the North East cultural scene next year, with the Lindisfarne Gospels coming to the region, the Hadrian’s Wall 1900 Festival, and The Late Shows making a much-anticipated return after a two-year break.

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Inspired by Lindisfarne Gospels 2022

A region-wide programme of cultural events has been created to coincide with the much-anticipated display of the Lindisfarne Gospels at Newcastle’s Laing Art Gallery next year.

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Durham Cathedral Marks 20 Years as a Harry Potter Filming Location

Tuesday 16 November marks 20 years since the first Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, was released in cinemas, and as a Harry Potter filming location, Durham Cathedral is inviting visitors to celebrate this milestone anniversary.

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Museum Praised for Telling Story of County’s Lead Mining Past

A museum has received national recognition for its success in bringing an important part of County Durham’s rich industrial heritage to life.

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Art Exhibition to Benefit British Wildlife

A preview evening and two-day exhibition of paintings, drawings, prints and bronze sculpture by two renowned wildlife artists is to be held in Northumberland to raise money for the UK's leading wildlife research charity, the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT), as well as Brain Tumour Research and The High Sheriff Awards.

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PREVIEW: The Life Centre are over the Moon to safely welcome visitors back to Space Zone!

All the stars of Space Zone are back, including Mission Control; a mock-up of the International Space Station that you can walk around inside; and the digital globe, The Sphere. Younger visitors can also enjoy the show Naughty Monsters Explore the Planets in the North's biggest planetarium (with socially distanced seating, of course).

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PREVIEW: Summer fun and outdoor exhibition at The Bowes Museum

As the Bowes Museum prepares to welcome visitors back, it’s announcing a packed summer programme of events, starting this week.

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PREVIEW: Easter holiday fun at Life Science Centre

Whether you prefer a Mars or a Milky Way, Life Science Centre is a feast for the whole Galaxy this Easter and children go free* until 6 May 2019!

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REVIEW: Catwalking: Fashion through the lens of Chris Moor @ The Bowes Museum

From 1960’s fashion to 2010’s models, Chris Moor truly has seen it all when it comes to fashion...


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