A rare night-time glimpse of one of Gateshead's secret nature parks is on offer from 6pm to 8.30pm on Friday, October 29.

The Norwood Nature Park, which is tucked away near the bottom of the Team Valley Trading Estate off Lobley Hill Road, will throw open its gates for the event which includes a range of activities.

Visitors will be able to try lantern making and face painting. Entry is free, but numbers are limited and booking is essential. Call (0191) 4333441.