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Are you stuck in with that ‘what shall we do this weekend’ conundrum? We’re going to offer you up weekend destinations filled with the best quirky happenings, both in and out of the region. Next up, we’ll take you on a little trip around Blyth…

FOOD Blyth Boat House
One of Blyth’s best kept little secrets! With a stunning interior and a harbour side view, Blyth Boat House serve amazing fresh seafood straight from the boats and locally sourced produce from the Northumberland fields. The venue is also the location for the Blyth Tall Ship heritage boat building workshop.

STAGE Phoenix Theatre
Located in the heart of the town, well-known artists share the stage with up and coming amateur groups. The theatre has a proud reputation for working with local artists and developing work for the community. The Young Phoenix education programme works with local youngsters to encourage proficiency in the arts.

MUSIC The Tavern
This little boozer has turned into one of the North East’s best intimate venues, with the likes of Mark Morriss, Paul Lamb & The King Snakes plus many a local act putting Blyth on the live music map in Northumberland.

SHOP Frameworks
A lovely independently owned art and gift shop, Frameworks is the perfect stop for creative artworks, unusual gifts and weird and wonderful objects d’art. They also display work by local photographers and artists, and specialise in unique framing. Their Art Café is the perfect place to drop after you’ve shopped.

SOMETHING TO DO Punch Drunk Comedy Club
Punch Drunk Comedy promote award-winning monthly events, bringing some the circuit’s finest comedians to the little seaside town.

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