aa5ShapeMagazine (1)NE1RW_full_logo

Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 13 - 14 October 2018


Follow our guide to another glorious weekend in NE1. Whether it's theatre thrills, foodie fun or family comedy, there's something for everyone!



Alpine moments



Start Saturday in style with a ski-inspired trip to Antler! Go here for live sports, drinks and lunchtime bites - as well as hearty breakfasts to kickstart your weekend! An alpine treat in the heart of the city.



On the ropes

Boxing is back, and it’s live at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena this Saturday afternoon! Doors open at 4.30pm before Lewis Ritson faces Francesco Patera for the Vacant EBU European Lightweight title. A thrilling and quite simply unmissable fight!



Patriotic proms



This year’s Last Night of the Proms is brought to you by Daft as a Brush - a North East charity. Music-lovers can expect a cast of supporting choirs of all ages, who will lift the roof with their spectacular vocals. A memorable evening of music - don’t miss it!



At last

At last... the music of Etta James comes to Tyneside! The Etta James Story stars the sensational Vika Bull and tells the story of the soul legend’s turbulent life, featuring some of her best-loved songs.



Rock to the top



Check in for an evening of toe-tapping fun at the Tyne Theatre as the music of the ‘King of Rock and Roll’ gets the party started. With musicians, costume changes, nostalgic film footage and more, this glittering two-hour production tells the tale of the one and only Elvis Presley.



Pub crawl comedy

Get the giggles this Saturday as The Thinking Drinkers return with their intoxicating bar-hop through history. This hilarious show will have you learning, laughing and drinking like there’s no tomorrow!



Nostalgic 90s



The school bell is ringing for a nostalgic 90s party... and you’re all invited! Get down to World HQ this Saturday and Spice Up Your Life as we Dance In The Moonlight and channel our inner 90s kid. Throw on your shell suit and put your hair in bunches... it’s time to celebrate to the anthems of your youth!





Big blue sea

Start Sunday with your sprogs at Seven Stories, where children’s book author and illustrator, Piotr Karski, will help them explore just how amazing the big blue ocean really is! Time to discover the species from the darkest depths of the sea...



Kids comedy



If Sunday is a family day, then make it a funny family day with our friends at The Stand’s Kids Comedy Club. Expect impressions, improv, magic and jokes without swears!



Movie moments

This Sunday, the UK’s first live, interactive feature film will be screened at Tyneside Cinema by award-winning artists’ group, Blast Theory! Don’t miss out on this unique movie moment as Bloodyminded is screened live in NE1!



Pop to the pub



Worked up an appetite? You deserve a big hearty feast... it’s Sunday after all! Pop to the Quayside’s cosiest pub for a sumptuous Sunday roast with all the trimmings. Go to The Broad Chare for proper pub grub!



Castle classics

Make a date at Newcastle Castle this Sunday as Blade Runner is screened in the Great Hall. In a dystopian 2019 LA, policeman Rick Deckard tracks down a group of replicant who are on Earth illegally. But how will the story unfold?



Hometown rock



Hard-rock band, Deever, return home this Sunday for a must-see gig at Newcastle’s O2 Academy. Rock out in NE1 as they deliver powerful riffs and captivating hooks with a British edge!



Eric & Ern

An Evening of Eric & Ern is an homage to comedy legends, Morecambe and Wise! This sketch-fuelled show is packed out with the duo’s best-loved routines that promise to hit all the right notes! Don’t miss it at the Theatre Royal this Sunday!



Cocktails with class



Don’t let the Sunday blues roll in just yet! It’s time to kick back with a cocktail in the city centre. Gather your gang and see the weekend out in style with a tipple or two at Lola Jeans!





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!