St Mary’s News and Blog

The St Mary’s Bike Ride Is Back

Saturday 30th April 2016 Round up the kids or some friends and polish up your wheels to join us for our second annual bike ride. Last year, despite the rain, our first ever ride proved a huge success and this year we want to make it even bigger and better. We’ve created three rides to … Continue reading The St Mary’s Bike Ride Is Back

This February, Brita Granstrom’s Nordic Art

Fall in love with nordic art this February with Brita Granstrom at St Mary’s Inn. An acute observer of moments of endearing intimacy, Brita Granström’s fresh, direct and exuberant paintings provide visual delights in abundance. Her exhibition ‘Love Letters’ will be showcased at St Mary’s Inn from 12th February to 14th April 2016. Have you … Continue reading This February, Brita Granstrom’s Nordic Art

The World of the British B&B

There is a very broad spectrum of bedroom accommodation available in the world of hospitality from the over-the-top luxury and indulgence of the Burj Al Arab in Dubai to the humblest of rooms on offer in the poorer regions of the world (this writer remembers a weekend in the Hunza valley of Northwest Pakistan where … Continue reading The World of the British B&B

Cartoonist David Haldane

David Haldane, renowned cartoonist for The Times newspaper, has made a major contribution of original cartoons to the artwork on display at St Mary’s Inn near Morpeth. David, born in nearby Blyth and now resident in Morpeth, studied graphic design at Newcastle Polytechnic. His career as a freelancer cartoonist began in 1980 when he started … Continue reading Cartoonist David Haldane