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Hack Your NE1 Easter Weekend | 20 - 22 April 2019


Follow our guide to a fabulous Easter weekend in Newcastle...



Easter trail

Take the kids to the Discovery Museum this Saturday for a Clown Nose Trail. Follow the clues, hunt for the hidden red noses and solve the puzzle before being presented with a very special Easter sweetie hamper!  



Fairy stories



Calling all fairies, sprites and elves! You’re invited to flutter on down to Sage Gateshead for a magical musical gathering in a wild woodland of songs, dances and games all based on the mystical fairy world. A great, interactive day out for the whole family!



Market mooch

Don’t miss The Tyne Bar’s first ever Easter Market this weekend - featuring a dazzling array of unique, locallymade gifts, street food, booze, bands, choirs and more! It’s the perfect way to kickstart the Easter weekend celebrations.



Mind of muscle



Ant Middleton, best-known as the Chief Instructor for Channel 4’s hit shows, SAS: Who Dares Wins, Mutiny and Escape, is taking his fully-immersive show on the road, swinging by Newcastle City Hall for two shows this Saturday. Experience ‘the elements’ through lighting, sound and set - as Ant recreates the mental strength needed to go behind the scenes on his shows!



Folk feels

There’s a vocal trio you won’t want to miss taking to the Alphabetti Theatre stage this Saturday! Exploring their rich and unique vocal combinations, and telling stories through lyrics, The Unthanks are sure to wow North East audiences!





Oompa Loompa fun



Celebrate Easter in the tastiest way possible with a chocolate-fuelled screening of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory at Tyneside Cinema. Check in for an eat-a-long screening featuring scrumfifflyumptious treats to be enjoyed during the film. We’re in!




Family feast

Gather the whole gang for an Easter Sunday feast at Babucho! Sit back, relax and enjoy all of your Sunday lunch favourites, from soup and prawn cocktail, to slow roast beef, chicken or a veggie roast. Sweeten the deal with a sticky toffee pud, a chocolate brownie or banoffee pie - it’s Easter after all! 




Comedy crackers



Join funnyman Patrick Monahan on a rollercoaster journey where rolling in the aisles is just the norm! He’s swinging by The Stand Comedy Club this Easter Sunday, bringing his new show, #Goals! to an NE1 stage. Don’t miss it!



Jazzy party

It wouldn’t be a bank holiday weekend without an egg-citing new Sunday special at Wylam! Join Jazzy Jeff for an equally jazzy set of soul, Motown, disco, old skool and R&B party bombs! Enjoy the beat and move your feet this Easter weekend.



Class cocktails



See the day out in style with egg-cellent cocktails at The Botanist. This picture-perfect spot with sky-scraping city views is the perfect spot for a bit of Sunday sundown with a stylish sip or two! Gather the whole gang and enjoy glorious celebrations in the heart of Newcastle!




Monday fuel 

Cultured coffee drinkers should swing by Pink Lane Coffee for a bank holiday Monday treat! There's no better way to start the day. Pick a drink from the exciting espresso menu and pair it with a freshly-baked pastry, then you’re good to go and enjoy your day off in NE1! It's what bank holidays are for, right?



Strike out



Treat the family to a fun-filled afternoon at Lane7. Go here and the activities are endless! From food and drink, to bowling, ping pong, mini golf, karaoke and pool, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!



We all love STACK!

Celebrate Easter Monday in style with a browse through our city’s super cool container village, STACK. Whether it’s a bite to eat at Hatch 76, a tasty refreshment at Manhua Cha or a rum cocktail at the Havana Bar, it guarantees good times in Newcastle!




Rock out



Music-lovers are invited to see the bank holiday weekend out with a lively show from Richard Ashcroft. The former Verve frontman returns to the stage with his new album, ‘Natural Rebel’. See him live at Newcastle’s O2 Academy this Monday! 




The great escape

Not ready to call it a day? Let the fun continue in NE1 with a trip to Escape Newcastle. Get a group together and join the quest against time to remove yourself through one of many exciting escape room experiences.




Keep an eye out for our Get Into Newcastle magazine online and out and about in town, where you'll find a fun-filled weekend trail every week! Don't forget to let us know what you get up to on TwitterInstagram and Facebook!