PASSIONATE, urbane, humorous: Lord David Owen held his audience at Hexham Book Festival in the palm of his hand.
Friday, 29 April, 2016 at 4:10PM
I MAGINE it. Count Orlok advancing out of the gloom in Hexham Abbey as a Brazilian pianist fills its august portals with music that will send souls soaring and plummeting by turn.
Monday, 18 April, 2016 at 9:47AM
T HE irony is that while the Hexham and Allendale Railway line closed because it failed to attract enough custom, the Victorian heritage it left behind is a powerful magnet for tourists today.
Friday, 15 April, 2016 at 10:35AM
THE good burghers of 1820s Hexham were outraged!
Thursday, 07 April, 2016 at 4:58PM
A TIME capsule that captures the flavour of the Tyne valleys in the 1980s has been published by a duo of roving photographers.
Thursday, 31 March, 2016 at 3:50PM
THE 112th Tynedale Music Festival ended with a bang on Saturday with what many agreed was the best concert of festival highlights in years. Budding singers and instrumentalists took to the stage in Hexham’s Queen’s Hall to demonstrate the standards achieved during the previous fortnight and many a round of competitive classes. Chairman Douglas Knott said: “A lot of people came to me afterwards with the feedback that it was the best concert in years.” Two special awards were presented during the evening. One of them went to Durham piano teacher Barry Maleham, a long-time supporter
Thursday, 24 March, 2016 at 11:52AM