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Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 07 March - 08 March 2020

What a weekend!

Diaries at the ready for an action-packed NE1 weekender!

 

SATURDAY 7 MARCH 

Coffee culture

Start your Saturday with a piping hot cup of coffee at Blakes on Grey Street! Tuck into one of their delicious breakfasts and wash it down with a cup of the good stuff. There's no better way to kickstart a weekend of fun in NE1.

blakescafes.co.uk

 

Bottomless brunch

 

 

Getting the gang together and in search of somewhere to celebrate Saturday in NE1? Round up the troops and head to the Quayside for an indulgent Liquid Brunch at Malmaison. Enjoy two hours of unlimited prosecco or Heineken when ordering from the beautiful brunch menu! Delicious food, great company, spectacular views and plenty of bubbly to get the weekend underway!

malmaison.com

 

 

Blast off!

Music-lovers should head down to the Utilita Arena for The Blast Off Tour, presented by KISSTORY. This sensational music event includes performances from a range of UK and US hip-hop artists, including Salt N Pepa and Nelly, plus So Solid Crew members Lisa Maffia and MC Romeo.

utilitaarena.co.uk

 

Saturday spice!

 

 

Add a bit of spice to your Saturday with a family trip to Akbars! Tuck into a giant naan, share tapas-style starters and tuck into some of the tastiest curries in the Toon. Delicious!

akbars.co.uk

 

90s nostalgia!

If you fancy a night out, Saved By The 90s at the Riverside could be for you! Featuring the world's best 90s artists including Britney, TLC and Backstreet Boys, the goal is to have you singing and dancing along to guilty pleasures until the small hours of the morning! Fancy dress is enocouraged - time to channel your inner Sporty Spice!

riversidencl.co.uk

 

 

SUNDAY 8 MARCH

Latin lunch

 

 

If you’re a little late out of bed on Sunday, why not head to Las Iguanas on the Quayside and grab a Latin American brunch? Take your pick from breakfast burritos, chilli con carne, Cuban sandwiches and more. Sure to bring sunshine and put smiles on faces!

iguanas.co.uk

 

Shop 'til you drop

Spend Sunday morning strolling through intu Eldon Square, where you'll find everything from fashion and beauty, to jewellery and the very latest in technology. Start March with shopping treats!

intu.co.uk/eldonsquare

 

Wedding wonders

 

 

Take a walk up to St James’ Park for The Big Newcastle Wedding Show, hosting over 80 fantastic wedding exhibitors! Don't miss the sparkling bridal catwalk show and make sure you pick up a free VIP goodie bag!

weddingwondershow.co.uk

 

 

Pub fun

See the weekend out with a pint or two at Akenside Traders. Whether it's a pre-Sunday roast tipple, a post-Quayside stroll refreshment, or just a way to celebrate the end of the week, there's plenty to enjoy at this Dean Street favourite!

craft-pubs.co.uk/akenside-traders-newcastle

 

Joyous jazz

 

 

Don't miss the chance to catch Animal Society as they play live at The Bridge Hotel this Sunday! The band’s ringleader, Joe Williamson, won the Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year award in 2018, so there’s some silverware to back up how great they are! 

sjf.co.uk/our-pubs/bridge-hotel

 


 

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!