Stacey McMaster

Top 10 Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

Top 10 Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here and we at Northern Lights have come up with a list of the best movies to watch and enjoy for the special day. So get some chocolate, get your feet up, sit back and enjoy. 1.Romeo and Juliet (1996) Our pair of star-crossed lovers takes centre stage in this year’s […]

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Five Christmas foods we will miss

Five Christmas foods we will miss

It’s over and we’re missing them already! Northern Lights have put together a wish list that we wish e could have all year and not just for the holidays.

  Pigs in Blankets- These little treats are a staple at our Christmas dinner table. If we’re lucky the pastry will actually be shaped like adorable little piglets. Turkey with stuffing and cranberry sauce- Delicious and traditional main meal at Christmas. However Turkey wasn’t actually always the main bird at the table. Before Charles Dickens’s […]

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What’s on this Christmas

What’s on this Christmas

When you’re full of mince pies, turkey and all the trimmings, all you want to do is put your feet up - but what is there to watch this Christmas? Northern Lights are on the case, with our list of Christmas specials on this year.

  Our favourite detective and high functioning sociopath, Sherlock, is back in business with not one but three feature length episodes. With Moriarty now dead the stage is open on BBC1 for the new baddie who the team has described as ‘the darkest villain we’ve ever written’. This year, Mrs Brown’s Boys is on BBC1 […]

 Stacey McMaster

Top Ten Classic Songs For Christmas

Everyone is planning parties for the holidays. However what can you play that will suit nearly everyone’s taste? Northern Lights have come up with this Christmas Wish list that will help you out of this time old dilemma. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Fifth Harmony An old classic is given a new […]

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The top nine gifts you may just find under the tree this Christmas

The top nine gifts you may just find under the tree this Christmas

Christmas is getting closer but what on earth do you put in your loved one’s stocking? Northern lights have put together a list of what might just appear in your stocking if you’ve been good this year.

Drones For all the techno geeks out there. There has been a surge in drone usage over the years. There is now lots of different models and types coming out ranging from £50-£100. It a lot of fun and perfect for children with supervision of course or for ‘big kids’. Chocolate The old favourite but […]

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10 films that are a must watch during the festive period

10 films that are a must watch during the festive period

Christmas is a time for curling up in the warm and not wanting to go outside because it is absolutely freezing. Therefore to stave off the boredom, Christmas movies have always been a staple of the holidays.

Here at Northern Lights, we have put together a list of Christmas movies ranging from old classics, to new releases to help you choose your entertainment this festive season. Love Actually This festive themed movie brings out the best in all of us. It entails the emotions of nine loosely intertwined stories all around the […]

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10 things to do around the North East in the lead up to Christmas

10 things to do around the North East in the lead up to Christmas

Christmas is coming up and that means entertainment! At Northern Lights we have put together a list of venues and events coming up in the North East that we think are worth taking a look at this season.

1. Top Gear Karting Located in Durham, this gives a bunch of great fun for everyone. Drivers must be 16 and over so it may not be for all the family. There is an option of getting catering at Christmas so booking must be done in advance here. 2. Moonlit in Marrakech: Newcastle For those […]

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Top 10 places to go on Bonfire Night in the North East

Top 10 places to go on Bonfire Night in the North East

Remember, remember the fifth of November and here at Northern Lights we certainly have. However with so much on offer in the North East it can be very hard to decide just where to go. We’ve got our heads together and came up with the top ten places to go on this special night.

Tynemouth Fireworks and Bonfire. At Tynemouth Cricket Club they are letting rip this year with all sorts of acts as well as fireworks and the traditional Bonfire. You can see fire breathers, stilt walkers, live music, food traders, a bar, fairground rides at a very reasonable price; £5 adults, £2 per child from 5pm onwards […]

 Stacey McMaster

Top 10 things to do in the North East on Halloween

Top 10 things to do in the North East on Halloween

Halloween is one of the busiest times of the year with so many different activities to choose from. Therefore to make the occasion easier we have compiled a list of great things to do in the North East.

Newcastle’s Haunted City Tours These terrifying adventures can range from family friendly to extreme fright adult only. Tours can range from historical walks to the use of Ouija boards and séances to those who are interested.  Halloween Show, Boulevard Ranging from The Addams family to Wicked with fancy dress more than welcome. It’s open until […]