Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 1 February - 2 February 2020
What a weekend!
Say hello to February with our action-packed NE1 guide!
SATURDAY 1 FEBRUARY
Start the weekend with a visit to one of Newcastle’s best-kept secrets and sample a life-changing cup of coffee! Situated at Arch 7 Forth Banks, Gold Box Roastery are home to Brewer’s Cup championship baristas and licensed Q-graders, so you know that the tasty flat white you're sippin’ is one of the best about! Give them a try this Feb!
Pride in our city
If you can barely contain your excitement for Newcastle to host the next UK Pride in 2020, why not start the celebrations early at the UK Pride Launch Party at Discovery Museum! Join Northern Pride, Discovery Museum, Poke DJs and the Be Scene dancers for an afternoon full of glam and glitter!
Satisfy those pre-match belly grumbles with a trip to feel- good experts, Byron Burger! Situated in the city centre next to Grey’s Monument, rally your fellow footy fanatics and tuck into their Bulleit Bourbon Smokey; tender beef patty complete with fried jalapeños, cheddar cheese, bacon and ranch dressing. To die for!
Premier League clash!
Time to don your black and white shirt and hit the terraces, as the lads are back in action against Norwich City F.C. in a crucial Premier League match! Newcastle have endured a tricky period as of late and will be looking to bounce back against the relegation-threatened Canaries this time out.
Experience an evening of feel-good music as Nashville native, Sam Lewis, takes to the Live Theatre stage this Saturday. Sam is renowned for his rich, soulful vocals and heartfelt lyrics. Book your tickets before it's too late!
SUNDAY 2 FEBRUARY
Get the weekend underway with an award-winning brekkie at Violet’s, which has just received the prestigious Bib Gourmand award in the 2020 Michelin Guide. We love their oak smoked salmon - it's incredible!
Enjoy a Sunday stroll down along the Quayside! Grab a piping-hot coffee, take in the stunning river views and shop hidden gems at the Quayside Sunday Market. Think handmade crafts, vintage clothing and cute ceramics!
Experience a unique yoga practice like no other at Sage Gateshead. Accompanied by Craftmatik, (the beat making alter-ego of Newcastle based Hip Hop MC, Ken Masters) find your inner zen and lose yourself in a backdrop of lush, jazz tinged, laid back, phat grooves!
Wander over to Akenside Traders on the Quayside and see out the weekend in style with the best comfort food about; a selection of different topped roast taties! Expect crispy pork roasties topped with chipolatas, orange and fig stuffing, cauliflower cheese roasties, sticky pigs-in-blankets and much more!
Underground garage rockers, Animal House, are rolling into Head of Steam for some fuzzy guitar fun this February. Having just released their debut album, ‘Premium Mediocre’, they are well-loved in the music scene, known for their gloriously-upbeat melodies, and promise an evening of unforgettable music moments!
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!