Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 1 - 2 June 2019
WHAT A WEEKEND!
Step into June with another glorious NE1 weekender! Follow our trail and it's guaranteed to be a good one...
SATURDAY 1 JUNE
Get the gang together for a beauty of a brunch at Banyan! Whether you’re partial to pancakes, granola or smoothies, there’s something for everyone. Why not set the weekend off in style with a special brunchy cocktail or two?
Youngsters (10-15-years old) looking to unleash their creative side should start the weekend with a trip to the Laing Art Gallery’s Saturday Art Class. Work with art educators, have a go at weaving, make shapes with mosaic design and draw a futuristic city!
Find out everything you need to know about theatre and cinema in Newcastle this Saturday, with a historical guided walk from the Theatre Royal. We can’t think of a better way to get your weekend culture fix!
Looking for a bit of inspiring music to put the feel-good into summer? Make your way to St John the Baptist Church on Grainger Street for an afternoon concert. It’s sure to give you that sunshine feeling!
Northern Stage is Curious brings an evening of comedy, theatre, performance and spoken word as it returns to the Toon for 2019! Combining both established and emerging Queer Northern talent, you’re sure to leave feeling ‘curious’ for more...
Celebrating 10 years as one of the UK’s most popular live funk and soul acts, Smoove & Turrell return to the Toon with a very special album, ‘Solid Brass - 10 Years of Northern Funk’. Expect big tracks and even bigger memories!
Settle in and switch off with Saturday evening sips at D.E.A.D. Go to this High Bridge newbie for some of the city’s finest craft beer. A micro-pub you must add to your to-do list this weekend!
SUNDAY 2 JUNE
In need of a bit of fuel after singing your heart out? Pop over the river and check in at Pitcher & Piano, where you can enjoy all your breakfast favourites in one of the best spots on the Tyne! Enjoy a bacon brioche, tuck in to a veggie brekkie or pop open some poached eggs.
Join the legendary SummerTyne Choir this Sunday for a rehearsal performance ahead of the SummerTyne Americana Festival 2019. Get a sneak peek and the chance to sing-a-long with Eve Selis.
Art for the heart
Finish your Quayside escapade with an inspiring exhibition at BALTIC. Ifeoma U. Anyaeji’s ‘Ezuhu ezu - In(complete)’ showcases distinctive sculptures and installations from discarded bottles and non-biodegradable plastic bags.
Shop & stroll
Stretch your legs and fill your bags with a stroll along the Sunday Quayside Market, where you’ll find a gorgeous array of goodies. From local cheeses and delicious cupcakes, to vintage clothing, sweet treats and ice cream - it’s a great day out for the whole family!
Journey ‘Under the Sea’ and be ‘Part of (their) World’ this Sunday with a special screening of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Join Ariel on a fairytale adventure as she meets her prince on land.
Let the little ones let off some steam with a trip to the Life Science Centre - where they can set off on a jet-powered journey through the unforgiving desert terrain, thanks to the museum’s new Ravine Race 4D motion ride. Sunday thrills!
Hungry? Book a table at Miller & Carter and enjoy a sumptuous Sunday set menu. From calamari and cheddar mushrooms, to bistro rump, barbecue ribs and grilled sea bass, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!
Motown soul legends, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas touch down in the Toon this June! Don’t miss out on guaranteed good times and feel-good tunes as they check in at Riverside for one-night-only!
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 Twitter, Instagram and Facebook!