Seven teenagers accused of murdering an 18-year-old have appeared before a Crown Court judge.
Jack Woodley was found badly injured near the Britannia Inn, Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne and Wear at about 9.30pm on Saturday.
On a fundraising page, his mother, Zoe McGill, said he was visiting a funfair with his girlfriend when he was attacked.
Three of them were on a link from a prison while the others brought to court.
A reporting restriction prevents the media from identifying them due to their age.
Judge Paul Sloan QC, the Recorder of Newcastle, adjourned the case until November 17 when a pre-trial review will be held.