Tackling Philip Pullman once is a bold enough move so it takes real theatrical guts to do it for the second time in a year.
In an industry where pyrotechnics and expensive sets are ten a penny it was great to be able to go to a gig where the performer’s voice needed no elaborate accessories.
Last year’s Summer Sounds at the Pavillion attracted both fine weather and a sizeable crowd so organisers will be hoping for more of the same on Saturday when the event returns for 2013.
Originally billed as a concert by the Northern Sinfonia, The Maltings can now boast its hosting a performance by the Royal Northern Sinfonia on Saturday after the group were given the title by Her Majesty the Queen last week.
The big screen success of ‘Les Miserables’ shows there is still very much an appetite for musicals and that’s exactly what’s on the menu at Coldingham next week.
A chicken cooked in a bag doesn’t sound all that much to write home about. But poach it in a bladder for four hours under the guiding hand of Eric Frechon, three star Michelin chef de cuisine at the Bristol Hotel in Paris, and it’s an entirely different matter.
Just one day after going on sale, more than a hundred bottles of a whisky revived in 2010 from an old Coldstream recipe have been sold in Canada.
What ingredients do you have to mix together to get a typical day in the Borders and north Northumberland?
Cockburnspath folk know how to throw a party and this weekend is gala time once again in the village.
The runaway winner of our 2013 Pet Idol competition is Monty, from Etal.
Kirkwell House is a traditional detached Baronial villa in an elevated position on the northern edge of Duns and enjoying extensive outlooks to the Cheviots.
In north Northumberland and the Scottish Borders we are blessed with some of the finest scenery in the United Kingdom.
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Weather for Duns
Thursday 20 June 2013
Temperature: 11 C to 20 C
Wind Speed: 16 mph
Wind direction: South east
Temperature: 11 C to 18 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: South