Tag: North East England
If you are not able to make it to Durham to see the remarkable and priceless Lindisfarne Gospels, take advantage of the opportunity to see a copy of the Gospels at various churches and museums in Northumberland this summer.
Kevin O’Hara welcomes the arrival of spring and some warmer weather in the north of England. Find out what Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s Conservation Officer has been up to in the last few weeks in his garden. And see what he is looking out for as he explores the beautiful countryside and takes in the birdsong.
Landscape photograph Keith Moss, who is based near Middlesbrough, is a fine art photographer who specialises in black and white. He loves shooting landscapes and also teaches landscape photography. He begins a new series of columns for This is Northumberland about landscape photography and how the landscape in this part of the world inspires some of the finest photographers and artists.
Want to learn landscape photography with a master? Keith Moss Photography is now offering landscape photography workshops and courses in Northumberland. So if you have always wanted to capture this spectacular landscape, coastline and castles on camera or even on film, exceptional courses that are competitively priced are now available.
The North East of England’s beaches have scored very well in the latest Good Beach guide, with Tyneside and Northumberland beaches receiving a Recommended grading. The region is actually the best-performing region in the 2012 edition of the guide.
A spectacular outdoor laser projection Global Rainbow shone across the North Tyneside coastline recently. It was called Global Rainbow and was part of the Cultural Olympiad 2012. It was projected from 6pm until midnight from St. Mary’s headland along an eight kilometre stretch of the North Tyneside coastline. Global Rainbow was seven parallel beams of high specification laser light, representing the spectrum of the traditional seven colours of the rainbow, and is designed to be projected across large open sites, particularly densely populated areas.
The branding which has been used for almost a decade to promote the North East of England across the UK and around the world has been bought by the NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI). The organisation bought the logo, branding and domain name of the Passionate People Passionate Places campaign for £2,500 on behalf of other tourism partners across the North East.
Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums has received funds which will be spent according to public input. People living near one dozen museums in the North East will help decide how the £150,000 grand will be spent. The money is from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and will pay for new ways of working with near-by communities.