Stacey McMaster

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 […]

 rhyspittilla

What’s on in the region this Easter

As the Easter holidays reach closer, and for some they’ve already arrived, you may be wondering what you can do over the holidays. We’ve picked a range of events and exhibitions to visit in the North East of Easter. Gigs Marika Hackman is coming to the North East on April 2. If you’re into folk music and alternative […]

 Libby Bateman

Dance 'Til Dawn returns to Sunderland's Empire Theatre

Dance 'Til Dawn returns to Sunderland's Empire Theatre

After the success of Midnight Tango, Strictly Come Dancing stars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back at the Sunderland Empire with Dance ‘Til Dawn. The much-loved duo have dazzled television audiences on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing for many series with their impressive tango routines. They’re back on stage with a new classic love story bringing Hollywood glamour to […]

 Emma O'Neill

Dirty Dancing comes to Sunderland's Empire Theatre

Dirty Dancing comes to Sunderland's Empire Theatre

Dirty Dancing  has captivated British audiences since Baby carried the watermelons, and now the fastest selling UK stage production is dancing its way to Sunderland’s Empire Theatre. The show will run from January 27 until February 14, with the iconic heart-pounding music, forbidden romance and some pretty sexy dancing live on stage. Johnny Castle – one of […]

 Lee Hawthorn

In Vibes kick off 2015 with INDEPENDENT gig

In Vibes kick off 2015 with INDEPENDENT gig

In Vibes, a three-piece, indie-alt band that originate from Sunderland, are set to play a set in the cities premiere venue, INDEPENDENT, this weekend (Saturday 10). The band, consisting of Shaun Cowell, Isaac Hirshfield Wright and Louis Hellier, have been absent from the local circuit, consequential of Shaun and Isaac studying elsewhere for uni, but […]