Fashion North

It’s that time of year where we can don those cheesy Christmas jumpers not just to feel festive but also for a brilliant cause. Thousands of people all over the UK will be taking part in Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children on December 15, which raises money for the chairty. High street retailers […]

Spark has come together with all of the mediaHUB brands at the University of Sunderland to support a reverse advent calendar to help a Sunderland food bank in the run up to Christmas.  Elim Foodbank in Sunderland are just one of many who are there to help and support families and individuals this festive season. […]

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year; that’s right, it is nearly time for the latest Star Wars film; The Last Jedi! And with another pretty big day approaching – Christmas – these gifts are perfect as presents for the Star Wars lover in your life, or even as a treat to yourself before […]

Whether you’re a gin lover yourself or just looking for some Christmas present ginspiration, here at Spark we’ve got you covered. If you are always on the look out for them ginstagramable locations, we have found the best in the North East to make your way round. From cosy pubs to booming bars, we have picked the best […]

With Christmas fast approaching, people are starting to bring down their Christmas decorations from the loft in preparation for the festive holiday. Earlier this week (Thursday 23rd November) Pixie Lott turned on Sunderland’s Christmas lights and it’s safe to say we’re feeling festive! So we have created a quick Polyvore to help inspire you with some Christmas […]

With Christmas adverts on the TV and the Fenwick’s window display unveiled, it is hard to deny the fact that the festive season is very much upon us. Here in the North East, Christmas decorations appearing in the region’s cities, towns and villages can only mean one thing, it’s that time of year again. From […]

Lumiere Light Festival returned to Durham for the fifth time last weekend (17th- 19th Nov), swathing the city in a resplendent display of dazzling lights. Organised by Artichoke, a leading arts charity, Lumiere gathers a range of installations spread throughout the city, all designed by different artists. Some of the most popular displays were Entre […]



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