Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 10 - 11 November 2018
SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER
Meet Walter the pigeon at the Alphabetti Theatre and go on an ‘adventure to end all adventures’. Walter is the bravest pigeon ever to fly - carrying important messages across the trenches and battlefields of the war. He faces dangers at every turn, but will this brave bird fulfil his master’s one final wish?
The school bell is ringing all things rock this Saturday as Jack Black favourite, School of Rock, hits the Tyneside Cinema screen! Dewey Finn lives his rock and roll dreams through a class of students at Horace Green School. Join him and the band for the ultimate rock battle...
Feeling festive? Fancy getting creative this Christmas? Add the Laing Art Gallery’s Living Wreath Workshop to your to-do list this year, where you’ll design, build and enjoy your very own living Christmas wreath.
Meet your mates for meaty munchies in NE1 this Saturday with a trip to Reds True Barbecue. Go here for flavour-filled BBQ trays, burgers, steaks and halloumi fries.
Heavy metal moments
As part of an around the world tour to thank fans for their support over the years, Slayer will be stopping by the Metro Radio Arena for an evening of electrifying music alongside special guests, Lamb of God, Anthrax and Obituary. Don't miss it!
Take it easy
The world’s official number one Eagles tribute band returns to the Toon this Saturday for a must-see show. Promising the band’s trademark style and some of their finest hits including ‘Hotel California’, ‘Take it to the Limit’ and ‘Life in the Fast Lane’.
A 00s party is taking over World HQ this Saturday night and we can’t think of a better time to get your Mean Girls squad together, channel your inner Avril Lavigne and bust some moves to a bit of Justin Timberlake!
SUNDAY 11 OCTOBER
Go to Filmore & Union for feel good food and drink. Whether it’s porridge, pancakes, bagels or bacon, there’s sure to be something to put a smile on your face this Sunday. And with vegan options on the menu, there's something for everyone!
After breakfast, make your way to Old Eldon Square for a traditional Remembrance Day service led by the Bishop of Newcastle, followed by a parade of serving, veteran and cadet forces and support services. Don’t forget to check out the beautiful blanket of yarn poppies on display - snap away and tag us on Instagram @NewcastleNE1.
Lest we forget
Meet at St Thomas’ Church for an educational walk based on stories of Newcastle in times of conflict, not just in the Great War, but throughout centuries of hardship. Held on Remembrance Sunday, this guided tour will remember the fallen and those who survived.
Take time out and journey to Gotham City for a screening of Tim Burton’s first Batman film. This mega movie will be played out to an NE1 audience in the iconic location of Newcastle Castle. Don’t miss it!
Songs & stories
Settle in at Sage Two this Sunday for Songs and Stories of the Great War. A heartwarming tribute to those involved in fighting, and those left at home during World War 1. An honourable evening of words, vocals and instruments from the Fenham Ensemble and special guests.
Join Seymour Mace at The Stand Comedy Club this Sunday as he ‘Makes It Up As He Goes Along’. This spontaneous stand-up show can turn into anything from silly scripts to belly-laughing banter, audience interaction and everything in between.
Boiler Shop brings a weekend of music and performance to mark the 100 year anniversary of Armistice. This Sunday, Shirley Collins will be taking to the stage after a 38 year hiatus. Welcome back, Shirley!
Put the fun into Sunday and see the weekend out in style under the glittering disco ball of Flares. Keep the party popping with great music, drinks deals and the ultimate party vibe on Mosley Street. The weekend isn’t over just yet!
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