Companies praised for festival success

The organiser of some of the summer’s most popular festivals has praised companies in South East Northumberland for helping to make them such a success. The Cramlington Proper Food and Drink Festival took place at the weekend and later this month (11 and 12 August) visits Blyth. The team behind the events – lead by…

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Chilli Fest organiser looks forward to return to Blyth

The organiser of the North East Chilli Fest, which attracted thousands of visitors over the weekend, said he is looking forward to bringing it back to Blyth next year. The Chilli Fest took place for the first time at Meggies Burn Fields at South Beach, and Mark Deakin – who, with his wife Shelley, started…

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North East Chilli Fest presents The Festival by the Sea

A new look North East Chilli Fest will keep alive Northumberland’s festival spirit in 2018. On 13, 14 and 15 July the seventh annual celebration of food, music and entertainment will have a new home and a new theme. In recognition of its location at Meggies Burn Fields at South Beach in Blyth, the North…

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