Have some bankside fun, shop 'til you drop, eat your veggies and drink plenty of gin!


Take one of the most sought-after locations on the Northumberland coast and combine it with the timeless elegance of a period apartment and you get Captain’s Rest – a charming holiday home, made for luxury loungers and travellers…

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The Durham Regatta promises a thrilling weekend of racing and bank-side entertainment. Browse foodie stalls, watch bands as they entertain the crowds and sip on fizzy finds. 

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The Bowes Museum celebrates its 125th birthday on Saturday with a day packed full of festivities, from live local music to talks and tours, anniversary picnics and crafts for the kids.

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Take them to see Dino Jaws at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre – a new exhibition from the Natural History Museum, featuring life-sized dinosaurs, fascinating fossils and more.

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See a variety of lovingly cared for and restored classic cars on display in Seaburn on Sunday. The family-friendly event promises petrol-heads plenty of retro sights. Kids go free.

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Saltburn Farmers’ Market returns for June. Head there on Saturday for fresh, local finds, world street food and micro-brewery beers. Great if you fancy a wander and nabbing some treats for Sunday’s brekkie.

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Newcastle Vegan Festival 2017 kicks off at The Assembly Rooms on Saturday. Browse cruelty-free food stalls, watch cooking demos, talk to nutritionists and environmentalists and listen to talks from guest speakers.

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