A festival has been launched to celebrate art, music and history across the whole of the North East.
More than 150 events will be held throughout June as part of 'The Festival of the North East.'
Organisers say that it is the first time a festival has been held on this scale in our region.
Jonny Blair was at today's press call and you can watch his full report below.
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