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Everything You Need to Know about Living North LIVE 2023 at Newcastle Racecourse

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May 2023
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Here's what you need to know about at Living North LIVE at Newcastle Racecourse

We are delighted to return for 2023 with Living North LIVE, the North East's Homes, Gardens, Shopping, Food & Lifestyle Exhibition.
Chefs Cooking Live

Read on to find out more about the brilliant chefs and distillers so you can plan your perfect day at LIVE.

Troy Terrington, Dobson & Parnell

Friday 19th May

11am Troy Terrington, Dobson & Parnell
Chef patron at Dobson & Parnell on Newcastle’s vibrant Quayside, Troy is originally from Cambridge, but moved to the North East in 2005 where he worked as head chef at sister restaurant Blackfriars, and at Jesmond Dene House where he held three Rosettes. Troy has a passion for food and a keen interest in wine and spends a lot of his time researching culinary ideas, drawing inspiration from both classic and modern cooking methods. Troy’s menus change daily based on the freshest produce he can find, and he uses ethically-sourced, local and seasonal produce direct from nearby farms and markets. There is a strong focus on sustainability and the kitchen team specialises in preserving techniques such as curing, smoking, salting, brining and fermenting. Winning the Taste of the North East title at The North East Tourism Awards and achieving an AA Rosette have been recent highlights for Troy and the team at Dobson & Parnell.

12pm Anthony O'Shaughnessy, Blackfriars Cookery School
Prior to joining Blackfriars, Anthony worked for restaurants across the UK and was a former cookery tutor for Leeds Cookery School, where he delivered cookery courses in Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food. He also reached the semi-finals of BBC’s MasterChef in 2018 by surprising the judges with his take on a North East classic, chicken parmo. Now, following his return to his hometown, he helps thousands across the region improve their cooking skills with his weekday and weekend classes, private parties and corporate events at the Cookery School located above Blackfriars Restaurant. Teaching beginners right through to experienced chefs, Anthony’s classes include cooking styles from across the world, such as Vietnamese, Italian, French and Spanish tapas, as well as chocolate making and children’s cookery classes.

1pm Bob Arora, Sachins
Bob Arora is head chef at Sachins, a popular Punjabi restaurant located on the historic Forth Banks in the heart of Newcastle. From sumptuous tandoori dishes and beautiful biryanis to mouth-watering curries and delectable desserts, the food at Sachins has been tantalising taste buds in Newcastle for nearly 40 years. Bob’s food is renowned for the delicate and precise use of herbs and spices, which are roasted and ground on the restaurant premises. With a commitment to achieving decadent and authentic Punjabi flavours, Bob only uses the finest meats and vegetables available and cooks them to perfection using traditional methods, resulting in a memorable experience for the customer every time.

2pm Jake Jones, Forge at Middleton Lodge
Having worked at some of the most notable Michelin-star restaurants in the North, Jake Jones uses his experience and love for the landscape to narrate a story of the estate with delicate and detailed dishes at Forge. As the head chef, Jake has created a nine-course tasting menu inspired by the rhythms of the seasons and the ever-changing estate landscape. His knowledge and skillset are evident in the popularity of the Forge tasting experience.

Chris Wardale, Blackfriars

Saturday 20th May

11am Chris Wardale, Blackfriars
As executive chef of Blackfriars, Chris Wardale has spent years perfecting traditional dishes made using hand-selected local produce. At Blackfriars (believed to be the oldest dining room in the UK) their award-winning set and à la carte menus change regularly to make the most of seasonal produce.

12pm Kevin Mulraney, Bewick's
Kevin Mulraney was classically French trained at the Naval & Military Club, Piccadilly, serving royalty and diplomats, before working in prestigious restaurants including Morton's Club, Berkley Square (where he achieved three Rosettes) and Soho's iconic Lindsay House (achieving three Rosettes and a Michelin star). Just over a decade ago, Kevin returned to the North East. He has acted as a consultant chef in both the North East and Yorkshire, before starting Bewick’s Kitchen & Coffee House in Rothbury which dishes up modern British cuisine in a cosy, informal atmosphere, and focuses on locally-sourced, fresh ingredients.

2pm Ellers Farm Distillery
Using delicious British apples, Ellers Farm Distillery is one of just a few UK distillers that craft their own vodka from scratch. Set in the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, the team here don’t just talk the talk when it comes to sustainability – they walk the walk and from day one have been completely carbon neutral, meaning you can sip on their award-winning spirits without worrying about your carbon footprint. Having recently built an orchard for their vodka production, come and try some delicious spirits made from locally-sourced ingredients during their demonstration.

Bobby Geetha, Fleur

Sunday 21st May

11am Tomahawk
The award-winning Tomahawk Steakhouse group are well-known across the region for serving mouth-watering Himalayan salt dry-aged steaks, sharing boards, legendary Sunday roasts and spectacular sides. The executive chef team will demonstrate their skills, sharing their expertise on all things steak. Explaining the tried and tested ways to cook the best tomahawk, wagyu sirloin and ribeye, they will let you in on all the secrets for cooking the perfect steak, along with tips from the chefs for making the very best macaroni cheese, chimichurri and bacon and creamed peas to cook at home like a pro.

12pm Hotel du Vin
Hotel Du Vin’s expert in-house wine ambassadors and bar teams draw from a cellar with an extensive mix of wines from around the world, from traditional quality Bordeaux and Burgundy through to trendy wines from the New World. It promises something for everyone – from a simplified selection of quaffable wines by the glass, to sophisticated and complex varieties from leading wine makers from every continent. The team will be joining us at Living North LIVE to give you a flavour of what you can expectant the hotel, but how you enjoy wine at Hotel du Vin & Bistro is up to you, from a perfectly chilled crisp chablis with friends in the bar through to their own label malbec with a steak in the bistro.

1pm Ross Forder, Coach House at Middleton Lodge
At The Coach House, Ross Forder uses his experience and creativity to work with the estate gardening team and local suppliers to bring ‘estate-to-plate’ dishes to the table. The all-day, relaxed restaurant has been recognised by the Michelin Guide for its efforts towards sustainable gastronomy. Recipes are rooted in the garden and Ross uses inventive, conservational cooking methods to ensure plates are fresh and flavoursome, and cooked up with a respect for each ingredient

2pm Bobby Geetha, Fleur
Award-winning chef Bobby Geetha is best known for his appearances on MasterChef: The Professionals and Great British Menu. Prior to that, he trained in fine-dining restaurants around the world such as the prestigious NOMA and has since settled down in Leeds where his Kerala heritage, and experience in globally-renowned restaurants, is reflected at his very own restaurant, Fleur. He is also the proud author of five successful cookbooks which focus on fine-dining Indian cuisine, as well as an international menu consultant for countless popular restaurants.

LIVE Lounge

Don’t miss the amazing speakers and demonstrations in our LIVE Lounge.

Craftisan Northumberland

Friday 19th May

11.30am & 12.30pm Make a Spring Willow Obelisk with Justine from The Workshop

1.30pm & 2.30pm Arm Knitting with Michelle from Craftisan Northumberland


Saturday 20th May

11.30am Exilis Elite Demo with RT Aesthetics

12.30pm Beekeeping and Honey Chasing with The Travelling Bee Co

1.30pm The Benefits of Investing in Fine Art with Whitewall Galleries

2.30pm Providing Help & Hope to People Living with Dementia with Alzheimer's Society

The Flower Child

Sunday 21st May

11.30am Exilis Elite Demo with RT Aesthetics

12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm Spring Wreath Making with Hannah from The Flower Child


Don’t miss our exclusive workshops, new to Living North LIVE for 2023

Charlotte Tilbury

Friday 19th May

11am, 12.30pm & 2pm
Enjoy a glass of prosecco and a cupcake whilst learning how to get Charlotte Tilbury's brand-new Pillow Talk Party look. Join the expert makeup artists from the Charlotte Tilbury team for this exclusive workshop – they’ll be showing you how to create the perfect look for spring with a step-by-step guide, and letting you in on the secrets of their new collection.

Amy Rutherford

Sunday 21st May

11am, 12.30pm & 2pm
Whether you're a beginner or a pro, join Amy Rutherford in her slab building workshop and make your very own, one-of-a-kind stoneware clay plant pot to get you ready for spring. Experiment with different stamps to create unique patterns and choose your glaze on the day. Your finished masterpiece will be taken back to Amy's studio to be fired and glazed, then carefully wrapped and posted to your home address (free of charge).

Exhibitor List:

A1 Blinds
The North East's leading made-to-measure blinds manufacturer, providing the best quality blinds in the region for over 35 years.

Al The Plant Man
Landscaping, garden design, any work from commercial property to your back yard.

Alimental Scents
An aromatherapy, pure essential oil business selling handmade aromatherapy wellbeing products.

Alison Hall Photography
Alison’s photographic art is achieved through a skilful mix of creative and traditional techniques used in-camera and post-production. Her multiple exposure images express her love of landscape and nature in a very distinctive contemporary style.

Alison Hill Studios
Contemporary figurative ceramics, all one off pieces, alongside 2D original artwork in various media.

Alison Tucher Miliner
Beautiful hats for everyday and every occasion – handmade, refashioned, timeless and chic.

Alzheimer's Society
We vow to help end the devastation caused by Dementia, through support and research. Together we are help and hope for everyone living with dementia.

Amory London Ltd
Professional quality hair tools that empower everyone to express their unique selves.

Amy Rutherford Ceramics
Amy is a studio potter based near Newcastle. She works with stoneware and porcelain to create wheel-thrown pieces which are both functional and beautiful. She values craftsmanship, sustainability and heritage.

Araxos Ltd
Olives, baklava, Turkish delight and cashew nuts.

ATM living
ATM Living is a leading premium quality indoor and outdoor online retailer, making inspiration a reality. Based in Tyne and Wear and shipping across mainland UK, ATM Living was founded in 2020 with the main objective of making outdoor spaces as aesthetically pleasing as indoor spaces.

Awesome Botanical
Awesome Botanical create the ultimate self-care products to revive, energise and ease away your stresses.

Azcension Designs
A unique, bespoke range of silver, gold and gemset jewellery, plus leather and crystal accessories not available online or on the high street.

Homeware and gifts made with authentic wax fabrics to add character, drama and staging to your home. They also make candles and handmade soap/skincare to complement you and your home.

Bake for the Soul
Bake for the Soul believe everybody deserves good baking, so they provide a great range of vegan and gluten free products that taste just as good as the rest.

Bear Essentials
Sustainable fashion accessories handcrafted from natural materials.

An eclectic mix of luxury, Italian made leather handbags imported from the Florence area. As they deal directly with the manufacturers, you can be sure of exceptional value for money.

Bedroom Athletics
Bedroom Athletics have been making luxury slippers, slipper boots and beautiful bedtime-wear since 2007. Their mission then was to ‘ban boring bedwear’ and to make feeling comfortable at home a beautiful experience.

Belle Boutique
Belle Boutique brings you a beautiful and fashionable range of accessories including jewellery, scarves and handbags.

A small, local business based in Teesdale making unique, bespoke, handmade jewellery and gifts using antique/vintage cutlery.

Blueberry Hill Preserves
Artisan chutneys, preserves, savoury sauces, curds, waxed cheese truckles, honey and oatcakes.

BMW Building Products Ltd
BMW Building Products have been providing high quality windows, doors and conservatories since 1985 as a long established uPVC manufacturing specialist. They have a new, bespoke showroom to showcase the wide range of stylish windows, doors and conservatories.

Burtree Puddings
Award-winning sticky puddings and sauces, Christmas puddings, fruit cakes, flapjacks and gluten free options. ""cakes, flapjacks -gluten free options.

Butternut Box
Freshly prepared dog food – cooked like you would at home and delivered in perfect portions.

Cakes Direct From The Lodge
A small business based in Halifax who make homemade fruitcakes and Yorkshire Parkin that are slow baked in an Aga. Their range of handmade truffles and chocolate bars, flavoured with essential oils, proved to be extremely popular in 2022.

Calder's Kitchen
Traditional piccalillis, chutneys and gift sets from Grandad Charlie's original recipes.

Cheeky Duchess
Beautiful clothing from Italy, the USA, Canada and the UK. Lots of linen dresses, tops, trousers and skirts as well as soft autumnal sweaters, cardigans, fluffy teddy jackets and trousers in all colours, and mostly one size.

Ches & Co - Sustainable Homeware
An interior design studio creating personalised spaces filled with recycled pieces.

Clever Association
Clever Association is an award-winning technology consultancy, creating bespoke entertainment and integration solutions for both homes and businesses.

Colliery Soap Studio
Fun, colourful and eco-friendly bath and body products, all free from plastic and palm oil.

Crush_uk_home (Instagram)
Crush brings contemporary textiles to the market with bold, eye-catching prints that suit today’s modern kitchens.

Cutie Pie Cards
They offer a comprehensive range of handcrafted cards for all occasions. They are contemporary and described as simple in design, unique and very effective.

Deep North
An independent coffee and doughnut shop (and scratch bakery) based in Tynemouth. By scratch bakery, they mean that they make everything from scratch – the dough, jams, fillings and glazes.

Derek Priestley
A vast array of British farmhouse cheeses, handmade farmhouse butter and gift Ideas.

DHE Garden Products Ltd
Quality garden furniture sold direct to the public.

Dogs Trust - Excel Fundraising Ltd
With around 1,600 dogs in their care at any one time, your support helps give every single one the very best care possible.

Dolly Mixtures
Handmade cribs with dollies, hand-knitted and crochet dolls’ clothes and blankets, and accessories.

Domaine de Palejay
An Anglo/French couple (Newcastle/Provence) with nearly 40 years experience in the wine industry. Their family estate is certified as of high environmental value.

Dough It Yourself
By using the finest ingredients to create fresh tasting products, they aim to redefine the way people eat pizzas in their homes. They create thin crust bases and a range of sauces, all of which are vegan friendly. There should be no fuss, no compromise and no-one going hungry. After all, if you want a job doing properly, always Dough It Yourself.

Earth Doctors Ltd trading as Big River Bakery
Big River Bakery is a community bakery based in Newcastle which has gained national recognition for high-quality breads, pastries, cakes, savouries, courses, baking kits and stottie delivery nationwide.

Eden Boutique
Ladies fashion, jewellery, handbags, scarves, hats and accessories.

Horticultural sundries and gifts for gardeners.

Ellers Farm Distillery
An independent eco-distillery based in the heart of North Yorkshire, creating the best spirits in the most sustainable and ethical way.

Emily Ward Art
Emily Ward offers you a range of beautiful products from framed prints to cushions. Each is made from original paintings by Emily. She welcomes visitors to her studio in North Shields. Please get in touch to make an appointment.

Fat Lass Preserves
Artisan preserves with a modern twist.

Brilliantly British in style and spirit, Fenwick has been the designer department store of note for shoppers of exceptional taste since 1882.

Fieldhouse Pottery
Hand thrown stoneware pottery with bespoke glazes. Put the beautiful into your everyday.

Foster Care Associates (FCA)
Foster Care Associates are an Independent Fostering Agency, established since 1994. They are one of the largest Independent Fostering Agencies in the country. The North East region has over 90 fostering families.

Fotos for Art
Quintessential fine art prints and canvases, bringing you an impressionist view of our Great North, as well as the nature which surrounds us.

Fox Cub & Co
An independent, eco-conscious company producing luxurious all-natural interior fragrances. They’re expertly hand-crafted and curated using UK-sourced high quality materials, hand finished with wild flower seed labels.

From Loft to Loved
An independent home and gift shop based in Sedgefield. Browse their selection of sumptuous soft furnishings, statement pieces and unique homeware. From Loft to Loved also offer a bespoke service to suit your individual tastes and décor.

Gattertop Drinks
Artisan crafted, award-winning spirits made with organically grown fruits and botanics from the orchards and hedgerows of the Herefordshire hills at Gattertop. Rated best tasting vodka in England in 2021 – IWSC – 100 percent natural flavour and sold in bottles.

Geordie Bangers
A third generation sausage maker from the banks of the River Tyne.

Hailu Ltd
Hailu is the all-over body hair removal kit.

Handmade by Tink
Handmade children's soap – the more you wash the quicker you get your toy.

Food that brings flavour you can swear by. Being family run means Heck can do things differently. They make their sausages and burgers in small batches on the farm in Yorkshire. Although small, they’re big on premium quality and flavour.

Helen's Scentsational Scents
Helen became a Scentsy Consultant because she wanted the benefits of scented candles without the dangers of open flames. Scentsy uses a heating element or lightbulb to gently warm scented wax to release the fragrance.

Nostalgic sports prints of over 300 football, cricket and rugby teams.

Howard Nicholson
Purveyor of artisan adult beverages.

Husen Moda
CB Room
Husen Moda are a ladies high fashion retailer, styling and providing beautiful and loyal customers with the latest fashion trends for over 25 years.

Independent Usborne Partner
Childrens books; birth to young adult. All Usborne.

Isaac Poad Brewing
Traders in Taste since 1863 crafting multi-award winning beer and gin in rural North Yorkshire.

Jane Charles
Freeblown decorative studio glass perfume bottles, bowls, vases, paperweights and sculptural forms made in a wide array of vivid colours, organic shapes and textured finishes. Each piece has its own unique personality and character.

Jethro's Sauces/Artisan Camper Crackling
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Delicious handmade sauces and marinades and Artisan Camper pork crackling in nine flavours.

Children's wooden jigsaw puzzles.

Just For Women Centre CIC
Just For Women ensures every women, child and their family in our community has the support, tools and opportunities they need to live safely, gain financial stability and lead enriched lives.

The designs are inspired by a range of powerful experiences and, although contemporary, they refer to an African history and culture, and thus reflect the aesthetics of their communities. Each product is unique and handmade.

Kate Oddities
Taxidermy butterflies mixed with original artwork to showcase their beauty. All of these majestic beauties have been ethically sourced. They also make handmade needle felt animals.

Katherine Hodgkinson
A maker/illustrator inspired by the art of slow crafting. She has a passion for making minimalist objects by hand that bring the beauty of the outdoors in.

Katie's Design House
Katie Dyer creates hand painted illustrations inspired by the natural world, that she uses to create prints for both paper and textile collections. Expect to see colourful, vintage inspired designs with lots of fruit, floral and foliage elements.

Kyle Bevan is a contemporary local artist specialising in ocean resin art and home decor. Every piece is handcrafted, slow made and unique.

Kilday&Co is a North East-based designer and producer of luxury interior soft furnishings and giftware products. Their designs are unique, vibrant and celebrate colour, inspired by flora, fauna and minerals.

Kitty's Ginger Wine
Kitty's Homemade Ginger Wine was established in 2007 and based in Blyth. They produce non alcoholic soft drinks in three bottle sizes. See them around the region at food festivals and farmers markets, or visit their website for a list of local stockists.

Lanes & Co
From house clearances and valuations to online auctions on art, furniture, tableware, memorabilia and more, the Featonby's auction house does it all.

Laura Mary Art / Haf & Co
Laura is a wildlife artist based in Newcastle. Taking inspiration from nature, she creates highly detailed portraits primarily using coloured pencil.

Laura Miles Ltd
Beautifully hand crafted sterling silver and gold jewellery set with gemstones. Native American Indian collections from both Zuni and Navajo Reservations.

Lauren Young Illustrations
Beautifully hand crafted sterling silver and gold jewellery set with gemstones. Native American Indian collections from both Zuni and Navajo Reservations.

Le Mini Macaron
A local family business making macarons since 2014. They offer an extensive selection of gluten free macarons made with natural flavours and ingredients, and supply for weddings, food festivals and just for you.

Leather Genie
High quality leather balsam and cleaner care.

Light Hearted
Recycled metal garden sculptures made in Zimbabwe. Their sculptures are made from recycled washing machines, fridges and oil drums.

Lindisfarne/Alnwick Rum
A variety of traditional meads along with a range of fruit wines and spirit drinks – all produced and bottled at their winery on Holy Island.

Linen and Rose
Gorgeous soft furnishings and gifts made with the highest quality linens, designed and printed in the UK.

Lovage and Lace
A vintage and antiques emporium selling Victorian silver and silver plate, fine and costume jewellery, handmade vintage hair accessories, fine vintage preloved furs and unusual vintage items.

Love From Jill Ltd
A small-batch, craft bakery which bakes exceptional Belgian chocolate brownies for enjoying, sharing, celebrating and connecting with others. Their brownies are dairy free and they also provide vegan and gluten free options.

Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan want to reach and improve the lives of everyone living with cancer and to inspire millions of others to do the same. There are 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK today.

Looking to relax in a five-star country park or even interested in buying your own holiday home? Then look no further than Maguires Country Parks.

Mateusz Boron
Particularly suitable for cleaning sensitive surfaces, Okulan was developed on a purely biological basis and is also suitable for allergy sufferers due to the non-irritating components.

Nichola Jones Cards and Gifts
Luxury diffusers and candles hand-poured in Harrogate.

Nique Crafted
At Nique Crafted, they believe that every home is unique. They create handmade, bespoke items that not only complement your home, but will be a talking piece.

North Chocolates
Award-winning North Chocolates use only the finest, ethically-sourced sustainable cocoa products, specialising in seasonal, luxury chocolate bars. All are vegetarian, 99 percent are gluten free and they sell dairy free dark and oat-milk bars.

North Star Home
Beautiful, practical and sustainable home interiors and accessories.

Nova Scotia Farm Produce
From the heart of Yorkshire, Nova Scotia Farm Produce are primary producers. They have developed various national prize-winning pies. They bake them fresh on site for you to try, and they have them baked or un-baked for you to take home.

O'Donnell Moonshine
O'Donnell Moonshine is a craft spirits producer based in Manchester, specialising in moonshine. Moonshine is a grain-based alcohol that’s name was coined during the American prohibition when alcohol was distilled by moonlight.

Appearing on BBC's Dragons' Den, OGEL are the world's first and only manufacturer of garden rooms made from plastic waste.

Oldfield Design Co
Oldfield Design Co. are creators of lovingly-crafted checklist maps, prints and keepsake gifts. Founded in Cumbria by designer and illustrator Jack Oldfield.

OMBH Homeware
OMBH Homeware presents exclusive decorative homeware and gifts. The products are made using eco-friendly materials (wood, bamboo, rattan and coconut) forming unique, vibrant styles perfectly for home use, display and gifts.

Pamoja Skincare
Pamoja is a high-performing natural skincare brand based in Newcastle, designed to bring a dose of kindness into your daily routine with skincare rituals that nourish your skin and nurture you.

Perfect Skin & Perfect Brows
Paraben free and natural brow powders/stencils, heavenly oils and primers all made in the UK and previously available in Debenhams and House of Fraser.

Poetic License
An independent small batch distillery, making wild spirits by the sea.

Portsonachan Hotel & Lodges
A unique offer for visitors of a five-day/four-night stay in the Scottish Highlands, on the shores of South Loch Awe. Based on two people in an ensuite hotel room including continental breakfast – and dog-friendly options are available.

Pure Pet Food
At Pure, dogs are a part of the family, and they believe they should eat like one too. They’re all about kicking the confusing, sketchy ingredients commonly found on dog food labels, and feeding their four-legged best friends a deliciously healthy diet.

Raithwaite Sandsend
A coastal retreat in the heart of Yorkshire with woodland filled grounds and a home grown restaurant.

Ray Stephenson Art
An array of original and unique art: framed originals, framed fine art prints, original art coasters, printed greeting cards and coasters, art mug and coaster sets – all inspired by beautiful Northumberland.

re global retail ltd
Find these health products at more than 90 shows a year across the UK.

Rebel Roses
Rebel Roses design the most realistic faux flower arrangements available, as well as stocking a huge selection of realistic single stems and plants.

Rhianne Sian Designs
Rhianne Siân is a local illustrator and surface pattern designer showcasing her beautiful designs on a wide range of British-made homeware, gift and stationery products. Her designs are inspired by nature, wildlife and city architecture.

Ridiculously Rich by Alana - Northumberland
Luxury handmade cakes by Alana Spencer, winner of BBC’s The Apprentice 2016.

Ringtons Ltd
A beverage company that has been trading their famous teas, coffee and biscuits for over 100 years door to door. They also supply cafés, restaurants and supermarkets.

Robert Myers Art
A North East-based artist painting scenes of Newcastle and the surrounding area. He predominantly works in oils.

Rose Cottage Manufacturing Ltd
Gin and vodka liqueurs and ready to drink cocktails for home consumption.

Alex Bennett is an illustrator who has spent the last decade creating large scale, highly detailed hand drawn images (Mishmash’s) depicting the histories of various football clubs, sports and musical genres.

Here there are over 40 million fewer birds than there were in 1966. The UK is now one of the most nature-deprived countries in the world. Visit the RSPB stall and find out how you can help.

RT Aesthetics
Non-surgical, non-invasive aesthetics treatments. All of their treatments are clinically approved, FDA approved, CE certificated, backed by scientific research and are carried out by highly trained qualified aesthetic practitioners.

Ruby Cosmetics
Makeup made easy. Ruby Cosmetics offer a 60 second demonstration and a goodie bag of makeup at a discounted price.

Rustic Revive
At Rustic Revive, they offer a custom bespoke furniture service, designing and making anything from tables and shelves to full pub and restaurant refits.

Ruth Haldon Design
Personally selecting semi-precious stones and glorious Czech glass beads, Ruth creates ‘confident jewellery for confident people’, offering colourful jewellery finished with Sterling silver for on-trend everyday wear.

SA Sauces
Unique flavour concentrates to make luxury pour-over sauces for meat, fish and pasta.

Safe Style
Safestyle UK have been manufacturing and installing affordable, high quality, energy efficient and secure windows and doors for homeowners across England and Wales for over 30 years, so you know you're in safe hands.

Sam Wood Art
A British contemporary painter. Born 1994, in Newcastle, Sam’s work captures and emphasises the aesthetics of modern life. He interprets the architectural and figurative identity of a place through oil on canvas.

Samosa and Sauce Ltd
Handmade samosas, artisan curry sauces and accompaniments.

Second Skin
Beautiful accessories and fashion.

A freelance artist showcasing their work at Living North LIVE.

Signature Scones
Homemade, handmade scones both sweet and savoury. Produced for consumption at home.

Silver Secrets
A British brand located in the North East since 2010. Manufactured in the UK and Italy, they sell local handmade pieces as well as their own designs.

Sizzlers Prime Meats
A small artisan family company producing an award-winning range of boneless festive mini roasts, British game, premium beef and lean, meaty gourmet sausages.

Small Farmers Coffee
Jamaica Blue Mountain roasted coffee beans, Nespresso compatible coffee capsules, coffee bags and coffee accessories.

Social Socks
Social Socks are helping the planet one step at a time. With every purchase, they plant a tree and give 10 percent of the total sale back to charity. Made from combed cotton and available in various bold colours, they are a must-have for any sock drawer.

Sole Mates
Sole-Mates liquid orthotic insoles.

Sophie Photography
Sophie is a North East landscape photographer with a talent for making the ordinary look extraordinary. She sells a range of prints, coasters, jigsaws, calendars and more, all featuring the beautiful North East of England.

Spicymonkey offer delicious handmade curry sauces from around the world. As well as Indian-style curry, you can try something adventurous like Persian curry, Jamaican curry or jungle curry.

Stateside Treat Emporium
Stateside Treat Emporium launched with an aim to cause a stir in the chocolate market by recreating a selection of nostalgic American flavour combinations in a range of chocolate products.

Staves Art
Artwork for your world! Unique hand drawn maps designed with an unusual 3D style by local artist Ben Staves.

Strong Point Games
Strong Point is a card-based trivia game with a unique slant on the usual quiz format which tests players’ knowledge on a range of subjects while also challenging players to predict what their opponents will score.

Sue Fenlon
Original paintings inspired by the coast and landscape of Northumberland.

Susel & Co
Susel & Co Fine Art Stationery At Susel & Co, we are passionate about artwork, especially when it can be enjoyed over and over again. Throughout our stationery range, you will find beautiful designs painted in our North Yorkshire studio by Susan Brun

Tall Tales Mysteries
Cold case files games for you to turn detective. Examine the evidence, piece together the clues and work out whodunnit – if you can. These murder mystery games make perfect gifts for those who love TV crime dramas and always know whodunnit.

Tartan and Tweed
Vintage upcycled and painted chairs and stools, and lampshades, shawls and jackets all handmade on the banks of the River Tyne.

Taurus Leather
At Taurus Leather their collections have been designed with practicality in mind, with a modern on-trend twist. With a number of pockets and compartments, Taurus Leather handbags have been designed perfectly for every woman for everyday use.

The Aromatary
The Aromatary, established in 2017, specialises in luxury scented products handmade in Northumberland. They’re known for their delightful crackling wooden wick candles in a wide range of fragrances.

The Brownie Bar
Gorgeously gooey rich chocolate brownies and white chocolate blondies in a wide range of flavours

The Canny Candy Gadgies
A small family confectionery business, supplying the North East and beyond with the finest handmade fudge, honeycomb, brittle, nougat and coconut ice.

The Eco Stall
Fun, colourful and eco-friendly bath and body products, all free from plastic and palm oil.Fun, colourful and eco-friendly bath and body products, all free from plastic and palm oil.

The Flavours International
The Flavours International LTD has a variety of olives, baklava, nuts, cannoli and samosas.

The Gentlemen Bear Grooming Company
Handmade, natural beard oils and balms made in small batches.

The Hot Tub Warehouse
A local, family-run business who operate the largest hot tub, swim spa and sauna showroom in the North of England. Visit NE23 1WG to see their huge range from seven different manufacturers.

The Knife Sharpener Guy
Demonstrators and retailers of a suction-based knife sharpener.

The Mad Jam Woman
Preserves, relishes, marmalades, curds and dips.

The Magic Knife Company
The knife for all your culinary needs, available in three handy sizes with a compact knife sharpener to keep all your knives in perfect condition. Plus kitchen scissors and peelers.

The Olive Store
The Olive Store scours rural Andalusia in southern Spain for the best quality olives/pickles, olive oil and Iberico ham/chorizos. They buy from suppliers who usually do not export anywhere else in the UK.

The Sawley Kitchen
An award-winning, family run bakehouse.

The Steel Bench Company
The Steel Bench Company design and create made-to-order indoor and outdoor steel furniture, with a high end appearance.Their products create a modern, chic look in any indoor or outdoor setting.

The Tea Enthusiasts
The Tea Enthusiasts are a proudly independent family tea merchants who have been trading since 2004. Using natural ingredients they create flavour sensations that support your goals and desires. They have over 200 varieties in their Durham warehouse.

The Travelling Bee
Happy bees make the best honey! At the award-winning Travelling Bee Company, their mission is to supply you with the highest quality honey – and that’s what they do. Their honeys are all 100 percent raw and unprocessed.

Theory of Zou Ltd (Mighty Spics)
Offering a unique blend of authentic Indian spice mixes in paste form, packaged professionally for retail and home consumption only, all their spices are authentic, vegan, contain natural ingredients and the curry can be made in three easy steps.

Thirty6 Scents
They hand make candles, wax melts, diffusers and bath salts. They are all made using natural and vegan products. They use dried flowers and fruit in all their products which they hand dry themselves, and they love bringing new scents into people’s homes.

Thomas Sanderson
They have been designing crafting and installing bespoke window furnishings since 1991. Their experienced designers will guide you through their collection of shutters, blinds and awnings to shape solutions custom-made for your home.

Established in Leeds by Jane Klugerman, Topazglow has been supplying beautiful costume jewellery and accessories to exclusive boutiques throughout the UK since 1989.

Tropic with Catrina
Natural, vegan, cruelty-free skincare and makeup.

Tuman Gems & Crafts
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Handmade, designed one-off pieces with hallmark silver and natural gemstone.

Twenty Nine Degrees Choclatiers
A small business which started in the North East making artisan and colourful filled chocolate bonbons. Everything is made by hand and they developed all their recipes. They try to be as sustainable as possible with the materials and produce they use.

Vegepod Raised Garden Bed Kits give you the best of both worlds and more – you get the size of a raised garden bed with all the benefits of container gardening. Not only that, you also get the benefit of a Raised Garden Bed Cover.

They offer architectural fabrications, bespoke stairs, balustrades and balconies, tech services, and steelwork services throughout the North East. They are extremely passionate about what they do, and they feel that this shows in every single one of their services.

Whitwoobaby was founded in 2016 and their business has grown alongside their family. They source beautiful gifts for babies and for your home, and their aim is solely to make their customers smile.

Wreath Charms
Wreaths and wreath decorating supplies.

Founded in 1961, WWF is the world’s leading independent conservation organisation, working in more than 100 countries to create solutions to the most important environmental challenges facing the planet so that people and nature can thrive.

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