Renowned music photographer Mick Hutson has launched an exhibition featuring his most recognisable photos from the most iconic celebrities.Read the full story ›
Ben Haenow won X Factor 2014 last night, but Irish judge Louis Walsh had Teesside singer Kerrianne Covell down as his pick to win.
The 23-year-old from Norton was delighted with the news:
OMG I can't believe Louis Walsh predicted me to win X Factor! ? crazyyyyyy! ?
Every year before the start of the series the four judges and presenters make their predictions:
- Mel B: Andrea Faustini
- Cheryl Fernandez-Versini: Lauren Platt or Stereo Kicks
- Louis Walsh: Stereo Kicks or Kerrianne Covell
- Simon Cowell: Jay James or Stereo Kicks
- Dermot O’Leary: Lola Saunders
- Sarah-Jane Crawford: Stereo Kicks
Comedy fans on Teesside will be happy to know that Jimmy Carr has added a third date at Middlesbrough Town Hall. The extra date is on Sunday 9 August.
The news comes after Dara O Briain adding an extra date earlier this week.
Fans of Walt Disney's Frozen are in for a treat when the multi-award winning film premieres on Middlesbrough’s Big Screen this weekend.
You will be able to see the award-winning movie for free on Saturday, December 13 at 2pm, at Centre Square.
People are being encouraged to dress up as their favourite character from the film.
A second Frozen screening will take place on Saturday, December 20, at 2pm.
Limited seating will be available on a first come, first served basis, and fans are being advised to dress with the winter weather in mind and bring their own blankets.
Children from Hotspur Primary and Byker Primary are performing a Christmas nativity play on selected days this week and next. It's using animals at Ouseburn Farm in a musical play written by local educational company, Grumpy Sheep.
School-children from Newcastle have been performing a special version of the nativity play... surrounded by live animals! Dorothy Ellis, who works at Ouseburn Farm, says it's wonderful to see it come together:
Rap star Nicki Minaj will launch The Pinkprint Tour in Europe starting March 16th 2015 before arriving at the Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on Friday 10th April 2015.
The tour also features special guest Grammy Award-nominated Trey Songz.
Tickets go on sale 9:00am this Friday, 12th December.
If you were in Mowbray Park over the weekend, you might have spotted the scores of Santas running around.
Sunderland’s first ever set of Santa Runs took place in the city centre on December 7.
Boy band One Direction have announced an additional performance in Newcastle to meet demand for tickets.
The extra show will take place on Tuesday 27 October 2015.
The group take in the North East during a month long tour next year.
They start their three day run at the Metro Radio Arena on 25 October.
Director Ridley Scott has revealed he may yet decide to direct the upcoming Blade Runner sequel, saying the script is “very, very good”.Read the full story ›