12 Things To Do In NE1 This Weekend (26.02.22 / 27.02.22)
Here’s your jam-packed guide for an epic weekend in the Toon on 26.02.22 and 27.02.22!
Walking on sunshine...
Fling back the sheets, round up your tribe and get Saturday off to a flyer with a delicious brekkie at Olive & Bean! Head to Clayton Street and go all out with their huge full English breakfast, sample their super sweet toasted waffles with maple syrup or dive into a lush bowl of handmade granola!
Calling all bookworms!
There’s something truly magical about Waterstones on Blackett Street! Housed in the spectacular Emerson Chambers, Waterstones is full of bestselling hardbacks, beautifully bound special editions and loads of novels for little ones. Why not pick up The Leviathan by Rosie Andrews and kickback in Café W on the first floor!
Whisky Lounge arrives in NE1!
The whisky wagon is rolling into NE1 again and it’s made its way to the top of our tipple diaries! The Newcastle Whisky Festival is once again being held at the Civic Centre. Prepare to sample local spirits, chat with leading distillers and get involved with cocktail masterclasses!
Head over to Sachins on Forth Banks this Saturday and prepare to be blown away with a delicious, Indian-inspired feast!
Let’s get groovy!
Oh, yes! There’s nothing quite like a night out on the dancefloor at this revered haunt! A sacred space found on Mosley Street, take your Saturday night rabble over to Flares and lose yourself in their cheap drinks, cheesy pop tunes and dodgy dad dancing displays! Just wait until Sweet Caroline fires out over the speakers - the place goes *berzerk*!
Ooof! Expect a night of acerbic punk tunes at Head of Steam, as Benefits head out on their first-ever UK headline tour! A one-man band hailing from the North East, make sure you catch his unmistakably raw sound at one of Newcastle’s coolest live music venues! theheadofsteam.co.uk
Enjoy a good Sunday morning shop, picking up killer high-street brands at Newcastle’s retail epicentre, Eldon Square. From lush homeware items at John Lewis to the latest chartbusters at HMV, Eldon Square is home to the biggest names about!
Brunch it up!
Fire up your morning with a feisty bottomless brunch at Las Iguanas! Spice it up with flaming hot habanero chicken wings, devour veggie chilli or try their flavoursome lamb meatballs!
If you're near the Quayside and in need of a pick me up, why not head to Akenside Traders? It's a wonderful place to catch up with your mates over a pint or two, watch the latest sporting action, and graze on their iconic plate of pulled shawarma chicken nachos. It's what Sundays are for, right?
A decadent roast...
Leila Lily’s is the perfect little place to go for a Sunday lunch with friends! A decadent, award-winning Rosette bar and restaurant located at the bottom of Grey Street. Enjoy hearty dinners featuring roast rump of Northumberland beef, honey roast pork or butternut squash wellington.
A cabaret celebration!
Satirical cabaret act, Fascinating Aïda - featuring Dillie Kean, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman - are heading out on tour, swinging by the Theatre Royal on their travels! With three Olivier Award nominations and over 25 million YouTube and Facebook hits, settle in as the girls perform a selection of old favourites and songs you haven’t heard before!
A cracking night of experimental pop tunes is arriving at Wylam Brewery this Sunday, as Self-Esteem touch down in NE1 to bring their anthemic indie disco hits to the stage. Get ready to sing the night away and end your big weekend in style!