Mark Tyers

Review: Beth Macari @ Surf Cafe

The surfers were out and a balmy, golden twilight was in full effect, bathing Tynemouth beach in a Southern California esque glow as this reviewer walked along the cliff road to the North East’s live-music-venue of-the -moment; The Surf Cafe, to catch an intimate performance from up-and-coming original Soul & Funk singer Beth Macari and […]

 

Pop star’s joy at headlining North East festival

Pop star’s joy at headlining North East festival

Pop star Will Young has tweeted his joy at headlining a major North East concert. Will Young, along with Washington-born Bryan Ferry, have been announced for this year’s Mouth of the Tyne Festival. They will perform on July 7 (Bryan Ferry) and 8 (Will Young), joining James Bay who will play to a sold-out crowd […]

 Jordan Davidson

James Bay to headline Mouth of the Tyne Festival

From Glastonbury to Tynemouth, the Brit Award winning James Bay will appear at upcoming Mouth of the Tyne Festival. The artist, who has also been nominated for a Best Artist Grammy Award, will perform at the outdoor venue of Tynemouth Priory and Castle on July 9. North Tyneside mayor Norma Redfearn said: “We are thrilled to welcome the […]

 Adam Delicate

Hyde & Beast set to charm North Shields this Friday

Hyde & Beast set to charm North Shields this Friday

Sunderland-based band Hyde & Beast will be playing at the Tynemouth Surf Café on Valley Parade, North Shields this Friday (April 17). The chilled-out soft rock band are preparing for their summer festivals which include Kendal Calling and Newcastle’s Evolution festival. Fans and new-comers can expect to hear popular new hits such as Keep Moving, […]

 Lee Hawthorn

The Lake Poets and Immy Williams to play Tynemouth Surf Cafe

The Lake Poets and Immy Williams to play Tynemouth Surf Cafe

Before he begins his Winter Tour, which stops off in Germany, after a plethora of performances around the UK, Martin Longstaff better known by his pluralised pseudonym, The Lake Poets, is playing a set in Tynemouth Surf Café. The Sunderland born singer-songwriter, impressed in his set at on the main stage at Split Festival, and […]

 Sarah Bailey

An A-Z Guide To Why The North East Is Brilliant – Part III

An A-Z Guide To Why The North East Is Brilliant – Part III

Finally, that article you've all been eagerly waiting for - the alphabetical finale of all that is great about the wonderful entity that is the North East. There is no need to be on the edge of your seats any longer, for here we have S to Z. (And, yes, I've been creative with the rubbish letters.)

Scientific Innovation You may not realise it, but this region has been home to many a scientific innovator. Joseph Swan gave us the lightbulb, George and Robert Stephenson were the kings of the Victorian railway revolution, Lord Armstrong pioneered hydraulics. But even now, the Centre for Life in the heart of our very own Newcastle, […]