Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 21 December - 22 December 2019
What a weekend!
Christmas is just around the corner! Enjoy another fabulously festive weekend.
SATURDAY 21 DECEMBER
Laneway & Co is the perfect spot to grab a coffee and croissant while watching the world go by! Make sure you try their delicious granola bowls - a giant breakfast bonanza filled with fresh berries, creamy yoghurt and crunchy granola. The perfect fuel for a day of festive celebrations!
24 Doors of Christmas
Wander over to Northumbria Uni and enjoy a special opening of the Woon Gallery of Asian Art. Featuring 47 rare and unique items from various dynasties, this display explores the relationship of Buddhist art, culture and religious beliefs through breathtaking artwork and artefacts.
Check out Vinyl Guru on Westgate Road and dive head first into record heaven! Featuring the latest turntable accessories and bursting at the seams with limited edition releases, Vinyl Guru is the ideal spot to shop for the music-lover in your life!
Browse for vintage treasures this Saturday at The Gate as Vintage Vera returns for another edition of Vintage Kilo fun! Browse the rails and scour the baskets searching for that killer Christmas item!
Tick off your Christmas lists this Saturday at the Grainger Market! Go here for unique gifts, local goodies and the most scrumptious seasonal edibles from the stalls we all know and love. Adorned with the finest festive decorations, it's sure to get you in the mood for the big day!
SUNDAY 22 DECEMBER
Don’t miss out on the chance to meet The Grinch in The Grotto this Christmas! Take little ones to the County Hotel, where they can enjoy food, games and a whole lot of family, festive fun!
24 Doors of Christmas
Head to Newcastle's Christmas Markets this Sunday as they gear up for Christmas! Browse through hundreds of unique gifts, try a wide range of foodie delights and sip on mulled wine. Take the kids on the Toboggan Run, have a go on the Helter Skelter ride, and take in the festive city centre atmosphere!
Skate into Christmas
Round up the troops and take to the ice over at Life Science Centre, where a festive soundtrack will set the scene as you glide through the Toon! The perfect winter activity for the whole family to enjoy in the days before Christmas!
Support the independents
Head to Upside Down Presents at the bottom of Dean Street and shop through their amazing range of Geordie-inspired gifts! They have built a cult following around the Toon for their punny presents and fabulous local art.
Iconic Christmas flick
Take a trip over to Sage Gateshead and settle in as The Snowman hits the screen. Accompanied by the Royal Northern Sinfonia playing the original score, this seasonal screening is a Christmas event you don’t want to miss!
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!