Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 13 - 14 October 2018
WHAT A WEEKEND IN NE1!
Follow our guide to another glorious weekend in NE1. Whether it's theatre thrills, foodie fun or family comedy, there's something for everyone!
SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER
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!
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... 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!
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!
SUNDAY 14 OCTOBER
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...
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!
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!
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?
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!
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