It is a very special week for North East landmark and treasure, the Angel of the North, which is set to celebrate its 15th birthday.
A rare prototype model by artist Anthony Gormley will go on display in Gateshead to mark the occasion.
The scale version on display has recently been restored by Tyne and Wear Museums.
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