NORTH EAST

Seven snowy scenes to enjoy from indoors

The snow is falling thick and fast but while many of us are staying inside, and close to home, why not marvel at whiteout wonders from a different angle? In Northumberland with Anne Benson In Jesmond at Cake Stories In South Shields with Patrick Routledge In North Yorkshire with Doug In Rothbury with Marshall Sisterson […]

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FASHION, NORTH EAST

Five fashion brands to watch out for this year

Fashionistas rejoice and rejig your wardrobe. These are the exciting brands, based in the North East, to have on your radar Canny Crafty Where: Gosforth Why we love them: Perfect gifts Saint Belle Where: North East Why we love them: Considered and conscious Knit Knot North Where: Newcastle Why we love them: Perfect for cold […]

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NORTH EAST

Seven local photographers to discover

Photos are offering us an escape to the places we love while we’re locked down. Here’s some photographers who capture our region in the perfect light… Jack Tennyson Based in: Guisborough Website: jacktennyson.com Ryan Booth Based in: Sunderland Website: ryan-booth.co.uk Deb Seth-Jackson Based in: Newcastle Website: yogatherapies.co.uk Martin Burdon Based in: Sunderland/Newcastle Website: Insta @martin870 […]

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NORTH EAST

Five North East places we’re dreaming of post-lockdown

While we’re spending 99% of our time indoors again, we’re dreaming of these beautiful places in our region… Blast Beach Where: Hawthorn Why we love it: The long walk there through the wildlife Roseberry Topping Where: Near Great Ayton Why we love it: The beautiful views of the Tees valley from the top Saltburn-by-the-Sea Why […]

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GIFT GUIDES, NORTH EAST

Gift Guide: North East gifts for a Christmas at home

As we’re all spending Christmas at home, in small groups with our loved ones, we’re celebrating the amazing places and spaces around us. Treat your loved ones this Christmas with a reminder of home. 1. Newcastle Ceramic Bauble 2. 2021 FTLOTN Calendar 3. Angel of the North Necklace 4. The Alnwick Garden Mini Candle Collection […]

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HOMEWARE, NORTH EAST

Where to make your own Christmas wreath in the North East

Looking to get into the festive spirit? Here’s where you can make your own Christmas wreath in the North East. Moth Studios, Newcastle 5th & 12th December Using real twigs, moss, greenery, pine cones and even real butterflies, you’ll create your own wreath while listening to festive music and enjoying a mince pie with mulled […]

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BEAUTY

Inkspiration: Frightfully-good Halloween tattoos

Want to have a spooky piece of art on you always? Here’s some tattoo inspo for you from North East-based artists we love. Wonderful Web About the Artist: Shona Lynne is an artist in Middlesbrough working at Four Daggers Tattoo Studio. Stylish Skull About the Artist: Giuseppe Grim Russo is from Naples in Italy and […]

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NORTH EAST

Six stylish staycations in the North East

We’re dreaming of our next staycation – here’s the most stylish options at the top of our list. 1. Black Horse Beamish Where: Beamish Why we love it: It’s both characterful and charming with an individually-designed boutique style. 2. Huts In The Hills Where: Alnwick Why we love it: They take you back to nature […]

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