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Exhibition is perfect antidote to winter

The DLI Museum and Durham Art Gallery, Durham

Take a US road trip with Cath

Comic Tom Stade, who is coming to the Gala Theatre

Comic Tom Stade coming to Gala

English Cathedrals, by Professor Andrew Sanders

'Handy guide' inspired by a very special place

A member of Bowburn Community Art Group at work

Winter show for Bowburn art group

A photograph of author Anne Fine by Tony Griffiths, which will be part of the Portraits of the North East exhibition at The Bowes Museum

North-East's top 100 revealed in Bowes Museum portraits exhibition

Jonathan Bradley with photographs of Durham Cathedral produced using the light-painting technique, which form part of his In a Different Light exhibition at the World Heritage Site visitor centre. Picture: MARK TALLENTIRE

Light-painting photos on display

IN ACTION: Durham Choral Society performing at Durham Cathedral. Picture: JOHN ATTLE

An evening of contrasts promised as Durham Choral Society performs at Durham Cathedral

The Durham Singers and Ensemble

Review: Haydn's The Creation, The Durham Singers and Ensemble, Durham Cathedral

The Durham Cathedral choir in concert

Countdown to Christmas begins at Durham Cathedral

Beamish Museum director Richard Evans and Culture Minister Ed Vaizey with the North East Case for Culture at the strategy's Westminster launch. Picture: FALLON PHOTOGRAPHY

Culture minister Ed Vaizey impressed by North-East's vision, say backers

The Gala Big Band is to play Durham Town Hall (45065721)

Gala Big Band to play Durham Town Hall

THE DURHAM Singers welcomed other singers from across the North-East to join them in performing Haydnâs The Creation Picture: GAVIN ENGELBRECHT. (44360393)

Durham Singers to present the wonders of Haydn's The Creation at Durham Cathedral

Samling Academy 2015 laders and participants. Picture: MARK PINDER

Review: Samling Academy Concert 2015, Sage Gateshead

DETECTIVE STORY: A Falcon's Malteser will be part of the Take Off festival

Theatre festival is clear for Take Off

ART: Artist Katherine Cuthbertson shows off her new exhibition ‘Terminal’, exploring airport farewells at Durham Town Hall. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Tears at the terminal, captured in North-East photographer's latest exhibition

Durham-based author Frances Leviston

Durham poet on literary shortlist

On the set of Dark Angel, the new film about Mary Ann Cotton. Picture: Simon Bartle

Filming starts on historic epic about serial killer Mary Ann Cotton starring Joanne Froggatt

Tickets for Leo Sayer's UK tour are selling fast

Show's still going on - and it's new

Esther McAuley, who plays Mollie Ralston

Can you solve theatre's most famous whodunit?

Fred MacAulay will be at the Gala Theatre in September

MacAulay and Spikey heading to Gala

ART: Stanley-born artist Richard Studham shows off his new art exhibition at Durham Cathedral. Picture: TOM BANKS

Artist returns to his roots for latest exhibition which proves chivalry isn't dead

Rikki Siddle, who is donating half the sales income from his single Days Gone By to an NHS charitable trust

Rikki's charity single is just what the doctor ordered

BOOK FESTIVAL: Bill Bryson will appear at Durham Book Festival

Meet top authors at Durham Book Festival

TUNNARD: John Tunnard's Cataclysm, of 1946

Reflective show explores Tunnard's legacy

HANDLEBARDS: Matthew Seager, Callum Brodie, Tom Dixon and Calum Hughes-McIntosh

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Handlebards, Crook Hall and Gardens, Durham

Falklands War veteran Simon Weston, who brings his stage tour to Durham

Brave Simon is out to entertain Durham with humourous tales of a rollercoaster life

Review: Gala Theatre Stage School's production of The Phantom of the Opera

Phantom a thrilling success

Huey Morgan of Fun Lovin' Criminals

Review: Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Durham Gala Theatre

MAGICAL: One of Ian Weldon's award-winning wedding photographs

Wedding photographer named among world's best

LOVE SONGS: The Durham Singers

Singers provide moving musical accounts of love and songs at church concert

GOING UNDERGROUND: Artist John Scott Martin hangs his exhibition of Cornish tin mine scenes, at the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre, in Durham. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH.

Display opens featuring Deep Down images from Cornish tin mines

COLLABORATION: Poet Ian McMillan and composer Luke Carver Goss

Bard of Barnsley centre stage as Brass festival strikes up

SINGERS: Durham Singers will perform a concert of love songs

Summer of love with the Durham Singers

OPENING: John, right, the son of artist Norman Cornish, officially opens The Norman Cornish Lounge at the Ramside Hall Hotel with hotel owner John Adamson. Picture: TOM BANKS (29892550)

Durham's Ramside Hall Hotel renames refurbished lounge after celebrated pitman painter Norman Cornish

HEADLINER: Soul legend Geno Washington

Go Geno! Soul legend tops blues festival

REHEARSAL: Graeme Walton as Joe Gillis and Eileen Glenton as Norma Desmond

Husband and wife on stage together

AWESOME: Jamie Brown, who is playing Harry Clasper, in the new play

Harry Clasper: the forgotten hero

Dr James Lancelot

Concert review: Dr James Lancelot, Durham Cathedral

Artists with brilliant ideas for Lumiere showcase

Artists with brilliant ideas for Lumiere showcase

DURHAM DATE: Paul Merton

The Chums add up for Merton

RECITAL: Durham Cathedral’s organist and Master of the Choristers Dr James Lancelot

Big day for Durham Cathedral organist

GALA DATE: The Fun Lovin Criminals

Blues, brass and bald character

HEYDAY: Madness from One Step Beyond. Picture: KERSTIN RODGERS/REDFERS

A touch of Madness

SHOW: Chantel McGregor

Rising blues star to play at Gala

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