Tag Archive: northumberland

Mar 01 2017

Lindisfarne Festival 2017 announces first wave of acts

Building on the success of the last two years, Lindisfarne Festival 2017 is gearing up to be an even bigger and better showcase of music, comedy, culture and creative arts as they announce The Fratellis as their first mainstage headliner. The Scottish trio, who recently celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their debut album Costello …

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Sep 09 2016

Exhibition: The North East’s Changing Industrial Landscape

The work of Richard Hobson buzzes with the intensity and vibrancy of an artist completely absorbed in capturing the spirit of the North East. Towering cranes of Tyneside shipyards, industrial Northumbrian landscapes and excited Cullercoats day- trippers were all regular subjects. Hobson worked quickly and instinctively, outdoors in all seasons and weathers, giving his paintings and drawings a sense of gritty realism. Richard …

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Sep 01 2016

Northumberland Entrepreneur Inspired by President Obama

Alex Hurst, managing director at Northumberland-based Phoenix Taxis, has taken inspiration from President Obama and Mark Zuckerberg as part of an entrepreneurship exchange initiative. 27-year-old Alex was the only entrepreneur selected from the UK to take part in the Young Transatlantic Innovation Learners Initiative (YTILI). As part of the agenda he attended the 2016 Global …

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May 05 2016

2016 Alnmouth Arts Festival 18-19th June

The 12th annual Alnmouth Arts Festival will take place on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June 2016. The line-up of artists and events for the weekend have now been finalised. Artists 75 artists from Northumberland and local art groups will be exhibiting and selling their work in 21 venues throughout the beautiful coastal village of …

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