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Northumberland to host tour of Lindisfarne Gospels

Northumberland to host tour of Lindisfarne Gospels

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Wildlife North England: Northumberland’s Spring Finally Arrives

Wildlife North England: Northumberland’s Spring Finally Arrives

Other posts by  |  Kevin OHara on Google+ |  May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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Landscapes: a day with Keith Moss, photographer, in North East England

Landscapes: a day with Keith Moss, photographer, in North East England

Other posts by  |  Keith Moss on Google+ |  January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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WIN a free ad campaign!

WIN a free ad campaign!

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  July 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Win a free online ad campaign at www.thisisnorthumberland.com. Open to businesses and organisations wanting to reach visitors to the North of England and the Scottish Borders.

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Photography Classes in North East England with Keith Moss

Photography Classes in North East England with Keith Moss

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Quality of North East England’s beaches celebrated; Good Beach Guide 2012

Quality of North East England’s beaches celebrated; Good Beach Guide 2012

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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Global Rainbow shines one last time in the North East

Global Rainbow shines one last time in the North East

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  March 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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NewcastleGateshead Initiative buys ‘Passionate’ branding to promote tourism in North East England

NewcastleGateshead Initiative buys ‘Passionate’ branding to promote tourism in North East England

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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North East England museums get grant for community work

North East England museums get grant for community work

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

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.

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