Category / North East Adventures

I’ve loved the Hancock museum since I was a little girl and luckily the renovations it underwent a few years back did not diminish its charm. I’m lucky enough that my daughter has also loved it and even though now nearly a teenager, we found that the new items on display as part of Which Way […]

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Just relaxing with a beer in the sun writing about my visit to the Americana Festival yesterday, down at the Sage on the Quayside. What a fantastic weekend of music! It’s a three day festival held in and around the Sage celebrating the finest American roots music. Did I mention that a lot of it is […]

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A spontaneous trip to South Shields seafront after a long hard day stuck at work. Nothing better than chips by the seaside when its sunny outside and I’ve been looking at a computer screen all day. We started our fun at Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf. Being a very competitive family, the game was on. Unfortunately […]

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Paint a Giant Gnome!! Well who could resist that? So off we trooped down to the Kiln Pottery Studio, in Low Fell, Gateshead. Booking was recommended in advance with a £5 deposit, £15 left to pay on the night. We had to choose at time of deposit if we wanted to paint a girl or boy […]

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Wow!! I could just leave this one word here and it would describe our experience at the Opening Ceremony at the Quayside on Friday evening for the Great Exhibition of the North. Having read some mixed reviews from others on this event I just wanted to put my thoughts forward. I can understand the comments […]

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