• Arty party: gallery and event highlights from the Great Exhibition of the North

    4 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Music, heritage, art and design are celebrated at these north-east venues as part of this major cultural happening. Here are picks to whet your appetite Plus 5 more shows to see across the north
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  • Great Exhibition of the North: best days out in the north-east

    4 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    With the summer-long arts festival kicking off next week, singers, artists and curators share their favourite places in Newcastle and the wider region I came up the A19 from Teesside to Tyneside as a student and never left. Newcastle is a compact city, and very manageable on foot. If you breach the city limits you can walk across the Town Moor to clear your head, a huge open space that brackets the north of the city, with only free-roaming cattle for company. If you need an independent substitute for your Greggs fix, Pink Lane Bakery provides homemade pasties, cakes and vegan treats...
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