The Grace Darling
was named after the girl who rowed to the rescue of survivors of a shipwreck on the Farne Islands in 1838.
Longstone Lighthouse on the Farne Islands, from where Grace Darling
and her father rowed out
The play will tell the story of Grace Darling
through the eyes of a modern-day writer called Grace who wants to make a film about her famous namesake.
The story is about a film company coming to Northumberland to make a movie about Grace Darling
so we were looking specifically for someone who could not only play the historical Grace Darling
but the modern character of Grace Armstrong, who is the lead actress in a film.
is many people's idea of an ideal heroine, and we are pleased to honour her in our cheese.
Dave Cousins still has one of the most recognisable voices in rock, and the haunting ballad of Grace Darling
showcased it at its best.
Year four pupils from Grace Darling
Primary in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, gathered to show their appreciation to the babies who have helped tackle bullying in North East schools at a special ceremony in the Sage Gateshead.
The Year 6 youngsters at Scholes Junior and Infant School were impressed by the story of Victorian heroine Grace Darling
OK, John, they had a yacht, you had a canoe, The yacht sank, you sailed the oceans blue, Rich rats jumped ship, scattered far and wide, You and your Grace Darling
copped six years inside.
From Gogamog and the Exiles of Troy, dating back to about 1100BC, King Leir (800BC) and Roman occupation (55BC) to Thomas a Becket (1170) the plague of Eyam (1665), Grace Darling
(1838) and the Braer oil tanker disaster in 1993.
After meeting members of the crew and station staff, he took a short trip aboard the station's allweather lifeboat Grace Darling
, despite the choppy sea conditions.
The Royal was visiting RNLI bases in North Northumberland, including a museum to North East heroine Grace Darling
, in his role as charity president.
The year four pupils from Grace Darling
Primary in Newbiggin-bythe-Sea, Northumberland, have welcomed babies and toddlers into their classrooms as part of the Roots of Empathy programme, which aims to tackle bullying in schools.
volunteer RNLI crewmember Kerensa Airey (spelling ok) leaves flowers at the Longstone Lighthouse on the Farne Islands in memory of Grace Darling
Their base was not, however, on the Duke's itinerary, which yesterday saw him take in stations at Berwickupon-Tweed and Craster, as well as the charity's museum dedicated to the story of 19th Century shipwreck heroine Grace Darling