Published at 09:08, Monday, 05 September 2011
SEARCH for roe deer, red squirrels, birds of prey and other wildlife during the Kielder Safari. At Kielder Water and Forest Park, Kielder.
HEAD South to Antares and take a tour of the southern constellations and some of the objects that lie within the rich star fields of the Milky Way. Listen to an expert talk and use state-of-the-art telescopes to see these incredible objects. At Kielder Observatory, Kielder. Also tomorrow, Saturday, September 3.
THE show goes on at Allenheads' High Forest Show; Kirkwhelpington Show, Corbridge Village Show, Riding Mill Village Show and Alston Agricultural Show.
TACKLE the Montane Kielder 100, a 100-mile mountain biking race, for 18 years and over. At Kielder Water and Forest Parks, Kielder.
JOIN The Blue Bell Walkers for the Three Loughs Walk covering 11 miles and taking in Crag Lough, Broomlee Lough and Greenlee Lough. Contact chairman Frank Lowe on (01434) 609640.
SEE the stitches in time of Stitch 12 during an of exhibition of embroidered textiles. At the Moot Hall, Hexham. Concludes today.
REFLECT upon, and question, self-image, stereotypical notions of beauty and body adornment as you browse through Body, a challenging and visually stunning exhibition of work. Includes the work of Paul Gimmer and other artists. In Gallery One, at the Queen’s Hall, Hexham. Concludes today.
THE words of garden writer Susie White evoke the spirit of an upland hay meadow,while Kim Lewis’s beautiful drawings and wood engravings show a range of the special plants that grow in these special habitats of the North Pennines in the summer exhibition, Hay meadows: a celebration in words and pictures, At The Garden Station, Langley.
ADMIRE the skill of Will Nicholls, Britain’s Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2010, and his exhibition of squirrel photography at Kielder Castle, Kielder.
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This week in... 1919Saturday, December 13, 1919...
AT a public meeting in Wylam Institute it was decided to split the remaining money in the village's peace celebration fund between the village schools and a planned war memorial to the Fallen.
A brass plaque bearing the names of 19 former students who died in the Great War was to be erected in the Wylam Council Schools at a cost of £20 and £30 was to be donated to the war memorial fund.