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Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 2 - 3 March 2019

WHAT A WEEKEND!

Make March count with mountains of fun for the whole family in NE1...

 

SATURDAY 2 MARCH

Rat race

Join Remy for a screening of Ratatouille as he sets off on an adventure through the sewers of Paris, stumbling upon his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the dangers of an unwanted visitor in the kitchen, Remy’s passion for cooking becomes apparent and so a hilarious rat race unravels!

tynesidecinema.co.uk

 

Get crafty

 

 

Channel your inner artist this Saturday as the Laing Art Gallery invites 10-15 year olds in for an inclusive class with professionals. Make an abstract weaving, draw a futuristic city and try your hand at mosaic design.

laingartgallery.org.uk

 

Cool choir

St John the Baptist Church’s young musicians gather this Saturday for a highly entertaining afternoon of choral and organ talent in the Toon. Free entry, from 12.30pm.

stjohnthebaptistnewcastle.co.uk

 

Soul session

 

 

Join Brit Award-winning artist, Lemar, this Saturday for an evening of Soul Legends at Newcastle City Hall. Relive all your favourite soul anthems from iconic artists including: Barry White, Lionel Richie, Earth Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson and Tina Turner!

theatreroyal.co.uk

 

Folk feels

Check in for an evening of alternative folk tunes this weekend at Wylam Brewery. Join Villagers as they take to the stage, bringing their 2018 album ‘The Art of Pretending to Swim’ to life in NE1.

wylambrewery.co.uk

 

Crack with Carl

 

 

Join Geordie comic, Carl Hutchinson at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House for his sidesplitting new show, ‘I Know I Shouldn’t Behave Like This...’. It’s exactly what it says on the tin... Carl takes his unique adolescent approach to grown up issues. You’ll be rolling in the aisles!

tynetheatreandoperahouse.uk

 

Hollywood glamour

It’s Oscars night over the river at Sage Gateshead and it’s set to be a glitteringly good bash! Roll out the red carpet and watch in awe as the Royal Northern Sinfonia sweep you down Hollywood Boulevard. A glam tribute to some of the greatest movies of all time!

sagegateshead.com

 

 

SUNDAY 3 MARCH

Snap happy

 

 

Get snap happy this Sunday and tag us in your Insta snaps at: @NewcastleNE1! Pop your trainers on and grab your camera for a city centre mooch, snapping away as you go! Walk along the Quayside and capture the iconic bridges, photograph the Castle and pick out pieces of history and heritage. 

 

Cinema sweets

Fancy a sweet treat this Sunday? Throw in a classic movie and we’re in! Swing by Tyneside Cinema for their monthly Afternoon Tea at the Movies. Enjoy oscar-winning sandwiches and home-baked cakes as a classic film takes to the big screen!

tynesidecinema.co.uk

 

Shop 'til you drop

 

 

A new month means a new wardrobe! Round up your friends, head into town and splash your cash at intu Eldon Square. We can't think of a better way to celebrate the first Sunday of the month. 

intu.co.uk/eldonsquare

 

Slice masters

Worked up an appetite? Pop to Pizza Storm for a post-shopping trip feast. Make your own masterpiece and enjoy slice after slice with your chums. We can’t think of a better way to spend Sunday afternoon!

pizzastorm.pizza

 

Gag reels

 

 

Matt and Hal are back in the Toon with their side-splitting panel show based on the movies! Expect ridiculous games and jokes aplenty as two teams of amazing comics battle it out at The Stand.

thestand.co.uk

 

Mega music

American nu metal band, P.O.D. and US rock band, Alien Ant Farm, join forces this Sunday for a must-see gig at Newcastle’s O2 Academy. With support from ’68, you won’t want to miss this magnificent evening of music!

academymusicgroup.com

 

Jukebox magic

 

 

Postmodern Jukebox arrive at Sage Gateshead this Sunday with their ‘Welcome to the Twenties 2.0 Tour’. Their famous time-twisting musical collective is sure to blow North East audiences away!

sagegateshead.com

 

Girl band

Music-lovers are in for a treat in NE1 as Death Valley Girls arrive at The Cluny. On their third album ‘Darkness Rains’, the band churn out hyper-charged scuzzy rock every generation yearns for. A must-see!

thecluny.com

 

 


 

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