10 Things To Do in Newcastle This July
Embrace the buzz of the city this July with our round-up of 10 things to look forward to this month…
Screen on the green
Screen on the green is back! Yes, that’s right, the open-air cinema we all know and love is back for the summer. Expect two weeks of jam-packed action from Wembley followed by a live screening of the Olympics opening ceremony, plus a line-up of brilliant films for all to enjoy during the summer holidays. The best part? It’s free! We’ll see you on the deck chairs!
Judy’s Sustainable Superstore
In a time when the need to be sustainable has never been more necessary, Judy’s Sustainable Superstore comes to the Boiler Shop on July 4 2021. From handmade oils, lotions and potions to stationery, homewares, vintage fashion and ceramics - this event has everything to start you off on your sustainable journey.
Stop by this independent coffee house located on Queen Street, just under the Tyne Bridge for the perfect pick me up to kickstart your day this summer. Go here for creamy lattes, perfect flat whites, a steaming cup of Ringtons Tea and plenty of soft drinks options. Don't forget to treat yourself to some of their tasty breakfast treats too!
SIX! @ Theatre royal
A trip to the theatre is essential this summer! The international smash hit musical, SIX!, is making its way into NE1 this July and it's a must for theatre-lovers. This multi-award-winning show sees the six wives of Henry VIII take to the mic to tell their tales, remixing five hundred years of historical heartbreak into an 80-minute celebration of 21st-century girl power. With an incredible soundtrack and some top-notch dance numbers, you won't want to miss this!
Visit the place that gave our beloved city its name! Take the 1.5-hour tour around Newcastle Castle this July and learn everything there is to know about this historic gem. Steeped in history, this imposing Norman fortress is a rugged reminder of northern England’s turbulent past. With tons to learn about and unbelievable views over the River Tyne, it’s the perfect educational day out this summer.
Laing Art Gallery
Appreciate good art? Then it’s time to fall in love with Laing Art Gallery. From gorgeous oil paintings to beautiful watercolours and even silver and glassware, Laing Art Gallery has the most gorgeous pieces for you to feast your eyes on. With tons of cool exhibitions of historic, modern and contemporary art, and events including artist and curator talks and family activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this July. Entry is free, and there is an on-site café! Bliss.
Slug & lettuce
Did someone say 2-4-1 cocktails? Spend your summer sipping on gorgeous cocktails from Slug & Lettuce. Whether its an Afternoon Tea with your family or Bottomless Brunch with your pals, there’s plenty going on here this July. With a vast menu of drinks to choose from and all at reasonable prices, this Quayside venue is the perfect place to go for a tipple with your besties!
Whether it’s date night or gals night, Lane 7 is the perfect place to spend your evenings this summer. Go for cocktails and bowling or beers and pool, ping pong or crazy golf - the choice is yours and the answer is never boredom. Children are permitted, as long as they are accompanied by an adult and they must leave the venue before 7pm.
Great North Museum
Delve into the history of our universe at the Great North Museum in Newcastle. With plenty of exhibitions and events throughout July for the kids to get involved in, the Great North Museum is the place to be. Take your little ones to the Musical Museum where they can make new friends, play, sing and rhyme. Perhaps your child would prefer the Archaeology 3000 exhibition where they can learn how objects come out of the ground and how people find them. Plenty of fun events to get involved with, and they’re all free. Win, win!
A classic in the heart of Newcastle. Think gorgeous food, a buzzy atmosphere and a brilliant choice of boozy beverages - Stack is the perfect place to go for a night out with your mates. Rain or shine, the friendly folks here have got you covered this July.