Love the weekend

May's arrival sees the region in bloom, so get outside and soak up the spring action

LLTW 1AWAY FROM IT ALL

With sweeping views over St Ives Bay, Sands Studio is a stylish seaside retreat, perfect for couples seeking a relaxing summer getaway. Think sunny colours, retro decor and bespoke, five-star furnishings.

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TIME OUT

Kick-start your weekend with a Champagne Gourmet Evening at Stadium of Light tomorrow (May 6). Guests will sample five variations of bubbly, all served with complementary dishes.

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LLTW 12We love a crafty fair here at Luxe. Arts Centre Washington’s Saturday spring fair is packed with local art, jewellery, gifts and yummy home baking. Have a wander and pick up some goodies – it’s free to enter!

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FOODIE

Morpeth’s Farmers’ Market celebrates all thing British on Saturday. Feast on local hot roast pork and Geordie bangers and listen to the Salvation Army Brass Band in celebration of VE Day.

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LLTW 3Head to the seaside this weekend for Tynemouth Food Festival. This year’s promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with over 50 stalls and a huge street food area featuring 20 of the region’s best gourmet vendors.

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LLTW 4WITH THE KIDS

Weardale Vintage Rally Weekend is a great one for families, promising loads of crafts, vintage exhibits, raffles and, of course, tons of old-school bikes, cars and buses. There’s a fun fair for the little ones, too.

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Take them to see renowned storyteller, Chris Bostock, for a journey of discovery and dreaming at Northern Stage on Saturday. Everything from great myths to fairytales and funny tales.

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