A major new £8.2m music, dance and drama venue is planned for Sunderland.Read the full story ›
Director Ken Loach thanked the people of Newcastle, after 'I, Daniel Blake' won Outstanding British Film at this year's BAFTAs.Read the full story ›
County Durham X Factor star Sam Lavery has spoken of her excitement ahead of The X Factor's live tour. Sam and the other contestants will be at the Metro Radio Arena on 10 March.
The 17-year-old has already performed at Newcastle's arena as part of the Christmas Live show alongside John Legend, James Arthur and Louisa Johnson.
"I am so excited to perform my songs on tour and I'm going to have fun with it and enjoy every second. I want to involve the audience as much as possible and just have the most incredible time with everyone! I can't wait to see everyone who has supported me and hopefully I will get to say hi to them especially in the meet and greets."
A man has been arrested and bailed by police investigating posts on social media mocking TV star Katie Price's disabled son Harvey.Read the full story ›
Comedian Russell Brand will be performing at the Middlesbrough Town Hall next year as part of his Re:Birth tour.Read the full story ›
ITV presenters Ant and Dec bag their fourth gong of the week by receiving OBEs at Buckingham Palace.Read the full story ›
Singer/songwriter and chart topping superstar Ed Sheeran will make a stop in the North East as part of a massive world tour this year.Read the full story ›
A week-long puppet festival event will take place in Newcastle after funding is secured.Read the full story ›
Alternative rockers Elbow and singer-song writers Tom Odell and Laura Marling will perform at Tynemouth Priory in July.Read the full story ›
Wicked, the West End musical that tells the story of the Witches of Oz, has confirmed a return to the Sunderland Empire Theatre.Read the full story ›