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Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 18 - 19 May 2019


Get ready for another glorious NE1 weekender. Follow our trail to some of the city’s best bits…



Brekkie bites



Start Saturday right with scrummy breakfast goodies at Quay Ingredient. Go here for cinnamon pancakes, Craster kippers, scrambled eggs, bacon sandwiches and more. What a way to start the weekend!



Creative makers

Unleash your creative side this Saturday at the Laing Art Gallery. Join Muddy Fingers as they host an afternoon of Bird Bath Making. There will be lots of stamps and mark making equipment to help you form your own unique pattern.






Pop to Blackfriars for a plant-powered foodie masterclass hosted by the restaurant’s top cooks. Put your chef’s hat on and get to grips with vibrant veggie dishes. You’ll leave feeling full of food and recipes!



Dippy date

Dippy the Dinosaur has arrived in the Toon! Don’t forget to check in at the Great North Museum this International Museums Day to get a first glance at the famous Natural History Museum landmark. Enjoy a day out with Dippy and be inspired by the natural world.



Film fix



Belly laugh your way through the afternoon at Tyneside Cinema as Mrs Doubtfire makes a special appearance on the big screen. Telling the tale of Daniel Hillard (Robin Williams), who dresses as an older British woman, convincing his ex-wife to hire him as a nanny. A comedy classic!



Shakespeare stories

As part of The Late Shows, the Lit & Phil’s Shakespeare Club is taking to the road, checking in at St Nicholas' Cathedral for a free and friendly reading group devoted to helping the people of NE1 enjoy Shakespeare. Don’t miss it at Newcastle Cathedral from 5.30pm.



Comedy show



Prepare to laugh your socks off this Saturday at Northern Stage as Suzi Ruffell brings her show, Nocturnal, to the Toon! Following last year’s critically-acclaimed sell-out run, this comedy show is not to be missed.





Market mooch

Start Sunday with a mooch through the Sunday Quayside Market. Pick up unique treats and trinkets and enjoy delicious street food goodies. When you’re all shopped out, take a seat at our NE1 Relaxation Station and take in the Tyne views.

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Puppy fun



Take the little ones to Cineworld this Sunday for a family-friendly screening of PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups. Watch as the PAW Patrol are given mighty pup powers after a mysterious meteor lands in Adventure Bay.



Sunday scran

Worked up an appetite? Round up the gang and check in at The Forth on Pink Lane for a Sunday feast that’s sure to leave you with a huge smile on your face. From golden-brown Yorkie puds, to perfectly cooked meat and seasoned veggies - what’s not to love?



Have a laugh!



See the weekend out on a high at The Stand Comedy Club, where Rahul Kohli will be taking to the stage with his brand new show, Newcastle Brown Tales, The Recording - Part 2. A must-see if you fancy a laugh!



The greatest show

Sing your heart out this Sunday at the Theatre Royal’s very special sing-a-long screening of The Greatest Showman. Cheer on Hugh Jackman and follow the story we all know and love.



Time for a tipple



Top off the comedy show with a couple of tipples next door at Pleased To Meet You. Go here for glorious gin cocktails, fine wines and bottled beers that bring something new to the table.



Dancefloor beats

Shimmy over to Boiler Shop for a hip-twitching gig, bringing Róisín Murphy to a Toon stage. A show packed with unadulterated, but deeply warped funk, sure to guide you straight on to the dancefloor!



Great gig



Don’t miss out on the chance to see the iconic Mark Knopfler as he takes to the Utilita Arena stage this weekend! His ‘Down The Road Wherever’ tour features 14 elegant new Knopfler songs - sure to blow you away.




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!