Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 17 - 18 August 2019
WHAT A WEEKEND!
Kickstart your weekend with our action-packed NE1 guide!
SATURDAY 17 AUGUST
Venture over to Les Petits Choux for fluffy scones and sumptuous coffee. Sat facing the picturesque Leazes Park, this charming coffee hideout is the perfect way to start your weekend!
Lunch it up
Settle in for a refreshing lunch at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill! Enjoy three mouthwatering courses, showcasing the finest native breed beef, roast loin of pork and pan-fried chicken with all the trimmings. Yum!
Wander the vibrant alleys of the Grade I Listed Grainger Market! Built in 1835, the Market boasts everything from cobblers, florists, and jewellers to haberdasheries, artisan bakeries, high-quality butchers and greengrocers.
Summer in the city
Head down to NE1’s Quayside Seaside for another family fun day! Relax at the pop-up beach and get your snack on with street food vendors. Don’t miss out on this NE1 summer highlight!
Get your rock on with melodic metal group Ball of Mayhem! Playing their final ever show and donating proceeds to the Children’s Heart Unit Fund, make sure you head on down for an evening of huge riffs and soaring vocal harmonies!
SUNDAY 18 AUGUST
Sit back and relax with a sensory-friendly screening of The Lion King! With lights dimmed and audio lowered for an inclusive audience experience, Everyman Cinema is making sure we all get a chance to see this reimagined Disney classic this summer!
Marvel at top level athletes as the World Transplant Games whistles into NE1 this Summer! With a sporting programme that visits world-class venues around the Toon, visitors can enjoy track and field athletics, cheer on swimmers and celebrate every goal with football matches galore.
Calling all beer connoisseurs! Gather the gang and head down to The Head of Steam for a beer tasting experience like no other! Packed with great craft beers, cask ales, sharing bottles, and beers from across the globe, kick back and have a few cold ones with the gang!
Located on Newcastle’s lively quayside, head down to Vujon for an evening of delicious Indian cuisine! Renowned for creating high quality, contemporary dishes, why not devour a Beef Rogan Josh or get your munch on with a Malai Kofta? Yum!
Join Sir Ian McKellen in an exclusive live performance at the Theatre Royal! Celebrating his 80th birthday with a solo tour discussing all things theatrical and performing impromptu acts, make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to see one of Hollywood’s biggest names in NE1 this August!
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!