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Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 2 - 3 February 2019


Start February with bundles of feel-good fun for the whole family! Here's what's on in Newcastle this weekend...



Story time



The Storyteller is back, and he’s bringing some brilliant stories from all over the world! Round up your budding bookworms and let your imagination run away with you as Chris Bostock returns to Northern Stage with his Saturday morning storytelling session.




If you’ve got some mini music-lovers, make sure they know about Sage Gateshead’s Classics 4 Kids: The RNS Aviary event this Saturday! Bradley Creswick brings a special selection of music inspired by our feathered friends, including Vaughan Williams’ beautiful work, The Lark Ascending.



Stand-up guy



Tony Law is taking to The Stand stage this weekend and his ‘A Lost Show’ promises side-splitting fun from start to finish! Comedy-followers will laugh, cry, sing and shout as Tony’s stand-up show unravels.



Summer Lovin'

The County Hotel’s Grease Bottomless Sing-a-long is the one that you want this Saturday! Dust off those leather jackets and journey back to Rydell High for an all-singing, all-dancing screening of 50s favourite, Grease! Complete with unlimited prosecco and cocktails, disco and prizes for best dressed, you won’t want to miss this!




Folk feels



This Saturday, The Dead South are in the Toon, bringing their neo-folk charm to O2 Academy audiences! Expect an evening of incredibly energetic, passionate and dark-humoured music.




Barlow beats

Calling all Gary Barlow fans... get down to the Grosvenor Casino this Saturday for a dinner and show evening in the hands of Tristan Parrock, one of the leading tributes to the man himself, Gary Barlow! Enjoy a three-course meal, drinks, free bet, table tuition and top tunes.




Saturday soundtrack



One of R&B’s most iconic names, Alexander O’Neal, is taking to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House stage this Saturday and it’s a must for music-lovers of the North East! Celebrating 30 years of the iconic 'Hearsay' album, we’re ready to belt out some of his top tunes including If You Were Here Tonight. 






Coffee fix

Start your Sunday with a coffee break at the new Maldron Hotel on Newgate Street. Pop in to see some new friendly faces and warm up with a fresh cup of the good stuff!



Luxe lunch



If a hearty meal is what you’re after this Sunday, book in for a luxurious lunch at YOLO Townhouse. With everything from pizza and tapas, to kebabs and burgers, you’re sure to leave feeling full and content!



Film feast

Is there anything better than a movie and mouthwatering treats on a Sunday? Tuck in to afternoon tea at Tyneside Bar Cafe, as a classic film plays out on the big screen. Why not make it a bubbly affair with a special glass of fizz?



Movie moments



Are you a fan of panel shows? A bit of a film fanatic? Don’t miss Matt and Hal’s Gag Reels this Sunday at The Stand Comedy Club! Teams will battle it out to be the best at having nothing and everything to do with the movies!



Rap it out

Two cult alt-rap figures are making their way to The Cluny this Sunday and we’re very excited about it! Don’t miss out on the chance to see Homeboy Sandman and Edan, both mavericks of modern hip-hop!



Mash up



Blondie drummer Clem Burke is teaming up with official tribute, Bootleg Blondie this February for a must-see tour, celebrating 40 years since the release of iconic album, 'Parallel Lines'. Don’t miss this mega mash-up at Newcastle’s O2 Academy!



Jukebox rock

The classic rock fan’s ultimate live jukebox takes to the Sage stage this Sunday and it’s a must-attend event for music-lovers of the North East! From AC/DC to Queen, The Eagles and everything in between - this show promises anthem after anthem!



Night cap



End the weekend on a high with a cocktail or two at Revolution. Whether it’s a classic Mojito, an Espresso Martini or a tropical Calypso Cooler, there’s a tipple for everyone. Sit, sip and enjoy!




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