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Featuring the designs which inspired a generation of spectacle wearers, a new exhibition at the National Glass Centre gives the public a chance to show off their selfies.
The Hadrian's Wall Trust has launched a new Adopt a Stone website to address a £170,000 shortfall after funding cutbacks.
A grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund has saved Whitley Bay's much-loved Spanish City and Dome from possible dereliction and ensured its future evolution.
Discovering timber structures at the Nepalese pilgrimage site, archaeologists from Durham and Nepal may have predated the Buddha's life to the sixth century BC.
As the only British man on a group creative trip to the Arctic Circle, Chris Blade left his world of molten glass in Sunderland for “bearable” summer temperatures of -15°C.
The artist tells us about his work for the current Encountering Photography festival in the north-east, nodding to 600 years of shipbuilding and being "in it together".
Middlesbrough-born painter William Tillyer gets the full retrospective treatment in his hometown with a wide ranging and absorbing show at MIMA.
From portraits on the front of Sunderland's Old Fire Station to a two-site group show featuring Martin Parr, we take a look at the contemporary festival in Newcastle and Sunderland.
Telling part of the story of Chinese porcelain in Europe, an ornate casket which was barred from being sold overseas has joined the collection at the Bowes in Durham.
Lumiere lights up Durham and its famous cathedral with an interactive sun, a holographic elephant, ghostly dresses, greenhouse cars and a host of other visual delights.
A shard of the moon has begun a journey which will see it orbit Earth 30 times as part of the largest survey to date of artist Katie Paterson's cosmos-inspired career.
Archaeologists will dismantle and rebuild sections of Hadrian's Wall as part of a half a million pound grant to conserve the 1,900-year-old, 73-mile long site.
To commemorate the anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles on British soil, an app is allowing users to visit the sites of the Battle of Flodden from the comfort of home.
The British Science Festival takes place this month, but it's not all about six days in Newcastle. Ice wells and circles of fire also play their part in our picks for the month.
Two exquisite depictions of 18th century life, The Lover of a Venetian Lady and The Encounter of a Procurator with his Wife at Ridotto, head for Durham thanks to The Art Fund.