I Trashed My Dress : Our Alternative Wedding Photos

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, there’s a good chance you’ll have seen me chatting about Scream Factory. For those of you who don’t have a clue what this is, let me introduce you to one of my husband’s family businesses. To give you the shortest version of this story, Jay and his Dad have a restoration business which they diversified five years ago and created an event management company to produce a Halloween event in the woods. It was inspired by the American Halloween Horror nights and a few hundred people attended. A few years down the…

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Events in the North East : Hardwick Live

Last year there were so many amazing new events in the North East that sadly due to work commitments I never got the chance to write about. Thankfully a few of them are coming back this year so I thought rather than writing about my experience the second time round, I’d share it now so you can go check them out yourselves! The only slight issue I’m going to have is that quite a lot of my photographs are currently trapped on my old laptop so you’re going to have to imagine for now! Hardwick Live took place for the…

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Things to do in the North East : April 20th & 21st

If you’re looking for something do in the North East this weekend then there are plenty of options! First up Saturday see’s Sunderland Live present to you a new grassroots music festival, Soundscape. Coinciding with National Record Store Day some of Sunderland’s most prominent restaurants, cafes and bars deliver to you a day of family friendly live music. Some of the venues include, Sweet Home Alabama, Serendipity and even shops like Lush are getting involved. It promises to be an absolutely fantastic day. Fancying a lazy Sunday with some delicious food, this weekend also play’s host to County Durham’s Bishop…

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Internacionale : Sunderland Big Fashion Night Out

You’ll have to forgive me for not spreading the news of this fabulous free event before it actually happened but I didn’t receive news of it until late yesterday. After a meeting in town I decided to have a potter round rather than head back home to kill some time before the Feel Good photoshoot at the Sunderland Minster. I’d just grabbed a coffee when I received an email telling me there was an event on in Internacionale in Sunderland, so I headed along to check it out and I’m so glad I did. Internacionale had teamed up with Now…

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Things to do in the North East : Wise Words

Lots of people ask me why I started writing a blog and quite honestly the answer is, I started because I wanted to get the best grades possible at university and it helped! When it came to graduating time I’d picked up the habit though and throughout university people had complained to me they couldn’t find anything to do – so I decided to prove them wrong and write about things to do in the North East. I explain this in my faq’s, if you haven’t already seen. I was tired of hearing how bored people were and how there…

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