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Arts & Culture

Northumberland National Park Authority Helping The Elderly To Get Creative Remotely
Northumberland National Park Authority has partnered with Gateshead Council’s Art Diamonds project to help people of retirement age get creative and connect with nature. Art Diamonds is a programme of creative activities and events for people of retirement age led by Gateshead Council’s Libraries Arts & Heritage Service. The project...
Exceptional Student Wins Scholarship To Pursue A Career In Ballet
An 11-year-old pupil from a primary school in South Shields has won a scholarship place at one of the UK’s most prestigious ballet schools in her quest to become a professional ballerina. Year 6 student Rose Blair who currently attends St Bede’s Catholic Primary School, part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic...
Northumbrian Milliner To Share Her Expertise With A Global Audience
A Northumbrian milliner is preparing to share her craft-making expertise to a worldwide audience as well as helping a charity for the homeless and needy in New York City.  Margaret Woodliff Wright set up her business, The Northumberland Milliner at Doxford Newhouses near Alnwick after graduating with high distinctions in...
Influencial Graphic Designer's Legacy Recognised with Northumbria Scholarships
Aspiring Graphic Design students at Northumbria University will have the opportunity to enhance their learning experience, through the new Vaughan Oliver Scholarships, launching in September 2021. Vaughan Oliver was one of the most influential British Graphic Designers and Art Directors of his generation. Graduating from Northumbria University, then known as Newcastle...
Almost £6,000 raised in ‘Walk for Wag Anywhere’ Fundraiser
People from across the region pulled on their walking boots and set off on a walk with their four-legged friends, raising nearly £6,000 for a North East friendship dog charity. Wag and Company, which works to combat loneliness for older dog lovers, has been hit hard by pandemic restrictions that...
Brand New Short Film At This Year's Ocean Film Festival
The Ocean Film Festival is back for autumn 2021 with a brand-new collection of the world’s most inspirational ocean-themed films, from below and above the surface. Returning as a live theatre tour, the Ocean Film Festival features a selection of short films starring wild seafaring voyages, extreme watersports and marine...



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