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Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 26 - 27 January 2019


Time for another fun-filled weekend in NE1. Fill your diaries, get out and enjoy!



Circus fun



Littles ones are invited to Seven Stories to learn all about the circus. Through creative play, books and performances, they’ll discover all the fun that can be had when the circus comes to town.



Art for the heart

Stop by Hatton Gallery to see the first exhibition in a new strand of programming shedding new light on the work of painter Francis Bacon and artist Ellen Gallagher. A mix of oil paintings and modern works
on paper.







Try, buy, book and hire everything you need for your special day at The National Wedding Show. Head to the Arena to see 100 of the best wedding specialists from across the region.



Pie time

Load up on comforting pie and mash at Redhouse. Choose from good old steak and ale, sausage, apple and cider, chicken and chorizo, or spinach, goats cheese and sweet potato. Pick your favourite, add your mash and peas and you’re good to go!



Uplifting tunes



Enjoy a night of Russia’s finest, with visiting orchestra, St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, at Sage. Lose yourself in uplifting tunes by liberated composers with raw passion!



Cracking comedy

Don’t miss award-winning comedian, Adam Kay, at City Hall. His new show, This is Going to Hurt, promises an evening of sharp stand up, music and funny entries from his diaries as a junior doctor.



Tribute tunes



See two of the world’s best tribute acts, The Clone Roses and Kazabian, at O2 Academy. Watch as the bands team up on stage to deliver an electrifying co-headline show.





Sunday brunch

Brunch it up with the family at The Alchemist. Indulge in American-style waffles with eggs, bacon and maple syrup, or halloumi and avocado muffins. Yum!




Young talent



Sage is treating music fans to a weekend of free performances from stars of its Young Musicians Programme. Pay them a visit, cheer them on and leave feeling uplifted!



Vintage treats

Shop old-school trinkets, accessories, homeware and clothing at Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair at Boilershop. It’s the largest fair of its kind, packed with stalls offering up to 75% off high street prices!



Street food Sunday



Swap your Sunday roast for street food at By The River Brew Co. Its foodie market is packed full of local street food names, serving up everything from New York-style pizza slices, to curry, vegan bites, burgers and tacos.



Culture vulture

It’s your last chance to see Project Godie: Revealing a Forgotten Chapter of North East History exhibition at Discovery Museum! A look at the industrial, military and cultural heritage of the North East and Japan.



Rap it out



Calling all Dr Dre fans! One of the UK’s leading orchestras, No Strings Attached, is coming to Wylam Brewery, ready to perform a complete rendition of the rapper’s hugely successful album, 2001.



Geordie jokes

Don’t miss Carl Hutchinson at The Stand. Stubborn, impractical and undeniably hilarious, the Geordie comic will be giving audiences the giggles during an hour of brilliant stand-up.



Sip in style



Cheers to the weekend at Pleased To Meet You. Sip on the finest gin-infused cocktails, or pick your favourite gin and pair it with whatever tonic and how many garnishes your heart desires!




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