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What's On

The Stranglers frontman to perk up Sunderland coffee shop with solo acoustic gig

Music
Frankie & the Heartstrings

Frankie & the Heartstrings to headline celebration of North East music

Music
The roof garden at The Botanist

REVIEW: The Botanist, Monument Mall, Newcastle city centre

Eating Out
Jennie Brewis and Laura Brewis at Fausto Coffee

Sunderland pop choir and African Caribbean group among art projects to get funding

Whats on

Win: Tickets to see Elaine Paige on North East tour date

Music

Sunderland support acts check out Empire stage ahead of Dave Stewart gig

Music

Football talk-ins to be held at Sunderland’s Peacock pub

Whats on

Review: Jess Glynne, Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

Music
Butcher John Stirk

Just the tonic: Sunderland butcher creates gin sausage

Eating Out
G4

Win: Tickets to see G4 at Sunderland Empire

Music

REVIEW: The Botanist, Monument Mall, Newcastle city centre

Eating Out
Byron's restaurant, Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall’s Byron’s restaurant added to guide of top places to dine in the UK

Eating Out
The price of a bacon sandwich looks set to soar.

Is the price of a bacon sarnie about to soar?

Lifestyle
A range of pastry products have been recalled.

Asda and Lidl recall steak bakes and pasties over glass fragment fears

Lifestyle 1

10 things to do in the North East this weekend and beyond

Music
Frankie & the Heartstrings

Frankie & the Heartstrings to headline celebration of North East music

Music
Stranglers singer Baz Warne will perform a live gig at Fausto Coffee

The Stranglers frontman to perk up Sunderland coffee shop with solo acoustic gig

Music
Elaine Paige is heading to Sage Gateshead

Win: Tickets to see Elaine Paige on North East tour date

Music
Dan Luke, general manager at The Peacock

Football talk-ins to be held at Sunderland’s Peacock pub

Whats on 2
Brenda Edwards, centre, in the previous tour of Hairspray

WIN: Brenda Edwards on returning to Hairspray + win tickets to Sunderland Empire show

Theatre and Comedy
From left to right, BBC Look North presenter Jeff Brown, ex-Sunderland AFC player David Corner and actor Paul Dunn.

Story of Sunderland Milk Cup misfortune player David Corner to tour theatres with sister play Wise Men Say

News 2
Talitha Bateman as Janice.

Cinema: Annabelle: Creation - 'horror is a great example of why we all love to go to the movies...’

Film
Ethan Hawke, as Everett Lewis, and Sally Hawkins, as Maud Lewis.

Cinema: Oscar beckons once again for Sally Hawkins as she portrays artist in Maudie

Film
Robert Hardy has died at the age of 91, his family said. Picture: PA.

Harry Potter actor Robert Hardy dies aged 91

Film
Sunderland Maritime Society Dunkirk talk.
From left Chris Carolan and Tommy Rowe

How an adopted Sunderland ship played a major role in Dunkirk

Retro

Sunderland Airshow stars grounded: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight plans hit by safety fears

Sunderland
Jennie Brewis and Laura Brewis at Fausto Coffee

Sunderland pop choir and African Caribbean group among art projects to get funding

Whats on
The Watch House on the South Pier. Photo by Alec Jones.

South Shields Watch House wins public vote to be turned into Lego model

Arts
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone will be screened to launch Durham Book Festival.

Harry Potter screening in Durham Cathedral lined up as part of book festival

County Durham