Rapper sword dancing

Gemma Hall finds out more about this traditional form of dancing still popular in the North East.

Fishing heritage

Northumberland’s  communities have been shaped by the fishing industry, writes Katerina Porteous.

Northumbrian folk music traditions

Geoff Heslop tells us about the rich traditions of music in the northeast of England.

Wildlife watching

There are great opportunities to spot native animals in the wild in the forests and moors of Northumberland.

Wildlife in the valleys

Gemma Hall talks waders, wagtails and whaups. 

Islands of England

From birdwatching to five-star accommodation in a time warp, here are five of our favourite islands in England.

Best British churches

Some people go to church, others go to churches.