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Delicious Raspberry Chocolate

Living North LIVE returned to Newcastle Racecourse between 11th-13th May 2018 to celebrate the North East's finest designers, producers and retailers. It was a marvellous weekend of inspiring ideas for homes and gardens, delicious food and a unique shopping experience. Below are some of the highlights...

Homes & Gardens

The region's finest experts, designers and retailers came together to showcase their stylish and contemporary kitchen and living space room sets, exteriors accessories and electronics in the Interiors Hall. 

The Great Outdoors

Our garden shopping area showcased exciting garden furniture, plants and accessories ensuring our visitors have everything they need for the coming months. 

LIVE Lounge

Our experts shared their top tips in the LIVE Lounge Lifestyle Theatre.  Talks included tips on how to take the perfect photo on your mobile phone from Sarah Loveland and how to eat chocolate the right way by Chocolateeha.

Chef Demonstrations

We were delighted to showcase some of the region's finest chefs – they never fail to impress when sharing their culinary skills with our packed–out audience. Demonstations this year included Jonny Bird of Sea & Soil Amble, Martin Charlton of The Old Boathouse and 2018 Masterchef Contestent Anthony O'Shaughnessy.

Food Glorious Food

The Living North Food Hall & Marquee are renowned for being the most versatile and exciting food markets in the North; our fantastic food producers didn't disappoint with a range of artisan treats from sweets to local meats, fish and cheeses.

Gifts & Shopping 

Our Living North LIVE is a shoppers dream, housing everything from fashion, beauty and more.  We are proud that our designer makers and retailers are not typically found on the high street.


We had an exciting mix of live music from some amazing local talents; ranging from acoustic sets by Jessica Avison to steelpans by The Sunshine Panners.



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