Art

 Connor Bromley

MA Degree Show 2020: “My bedroom became my art studio”

MA Degree Show 2020: “My bedroom became my art studio”

Triple transplant survivor Linzi Saunders has achieved yet another incredible milestone in her life. Having already completed her Fine Art degree at the University of Sunderland, Linzi has just completed the final project towards her Masters in Fine Art degree. Her work is being exhibited as part of the annual MA Degree Shows, which highlights […]

 Molly Wroe

Gig review: Social Room, Ivory Wave & The Sherlocks at Boiler Shop, Newcastle

Gig review: Social Room, Ivory Wave & The Sherlocks at Boiler Shop, Newcastle

Before starting this official review, I would just like to say how I nearly didn’t go to this gig. Despite my excitement earlier in the day, I was ready to turn around and go home after a disheartening build up to the gig. I powered through the sinking feeling and really enjoyed myself! First to […]

 Northern Lights

WHATS ON: The National Glass Centre

WHATS ON: The National Glass Centre

We spoke to Laura Reed, the Marketing and Communications coordinator at The National Glass Centre. The Glass Centre are currently running events every day during the February half term and there will be more programmes and events for both adults and children held throughout the year during half term holidays. Each of the workshops are […]

 Molly Wroe

Opinion: Northern Lights’ Music Taste

Opinion: Northern Lights’ Music Taste

  During my first term at university, I spent a lot of time with Northern Lights – often trying to write last-minute essays for my modules and trying not to get distracted by the news on the telly. In that time, I watched as Spark took down their mood board for the top 50 indie […]

 Alice Wilson

Analysis: Gendered Instruments

Analysis: Gendered Instruments

Well it wasn’t quite John Lewis. But when I saw the new Argos Christmas TV ad, I did see something I wasn’t expecting… Concerned looking father poring over an Argos catalogue? Check. Usual high energy consumerist drivel from a high street retailer? Check. So far so capitalist. But what was that? Or rather, who is […]

 Holly Allton

Theatre Review: Snow White Pantomime

Theatre Review: Snow White Pantomime

Every year, The Customs House in South Shields puts on a pantomime during the Christmas period. This year, it was Snow White. This was a special pantomime because it is a remake of the first ever panto to be performed at the Customs House in 1994. The director Ray Spencer decided to bring it back […]

 Holly Allton

Review: Little Mix – LM5 The Tour

Review: Little Mix – LM5 The Tour

The show kicked off with the first of the two support acts; New Rules, a 3-piece band of baby-faced lads and their guitars. All in all, they were enjoyable to watch as even sang a few of their original songs which were quite catchy. I got 5 Seconds of Summer / The Vamps vibes from […]

 Amy Robinson

Halloween 2018 Review (Spoilers)

Halloween 2018 Review (Spoilers)

  View this post on Instagram   Don’t. Miss. Out. Get tickets to see #HalloweenMovie, NOW PLAYING in theaters – Link in bio. A post shared by Halloween Movie (@halloweenmovie) on Oct 20, 2018 at 10:01am PDT After 40 years of anticipation, Michael Myers has returned to cinema screens to terrify a new generation. Starring […]

 Ellie Lyal

PREVIEW: Open: Ocean exhibition, Woodhorn Museum

PREVIEW: Open: Ocean exhibition, Woodhorn Museum

With only five months to go until tall ships from around the globe gather once again at our region’s shorelines, one Northumbrian museum is getting ready to launch a nautical array of artistry this weekend. On Saturday February 10, Woodhorn Museum will host its first ever open art exhibition as part of its spring season. […]