Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 29 - 30 June 2019
YAY FOR THE WEEKEND!
See June out in style with our cultural trail through the Toon!
SATURDAY 29 JUNE
Cultured coffee sippers should make their way to Pink Lane this Saturday morning for a cup of the good stuff! Pop in for hot bevvies, sweet treats and everything you need to get your weekend off to a cracking start!
Get an arty history lesson this Saturday as the Laing Art Gallery introduces its new, seasonlong exhibition, Victoria & Albert: Our Lives in Watercolour. Throughout their marriage, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert formed a fine collection of watercolours, illustrating scenes from their public and private lives. See the works in NE1 this summer.
Stack it up!
Worked up an appetite? Meet your chums at STACK this Saturday for a bite to eat and to take in the lively, city centre atmosphere. Pick up some vegan goodies from Soul Shack Vegan Grill, enjoy Italian flavours at Eatali and get your sushi fix at Sushi Me Rollin’.
Rest your legs, pick up a bag of popcorn and settle in for an original Disney classic at Tyneside Cinema as it screens Beauty and the Beast. Join Belle on a journey to the Beast’s castle, where she battles to draw the cold-hearted Beast out of his isolation.
See an enthralling and energetic experience as the National Youth Dance Company brings their production of MADHEAD to Dance City. Inspired by the energy of youth, Botis Seva’s style combined with the young dancers of today, creates a thrilling production you simply cannot miss!
The sounds of the swinging Gypsy Jazz of 1930s Paris comes to life at Sage Gateshead this Saturday! Don’t miss the chance to see Emma Fisk’s Hot Club du Nord, celebrating the classic repertoire of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.
Two new dramatic plays, packed with plenty of comedy to have you chuckling the night away, take to the Alphabetti Theatre stage this Saturday. Pushing the boundaries as far as improv can go, The Suggestibles and more will have you laughing until your belly hurts!
SUNDAY 30 JUNE
Creative youngsters are invited to Discovery Museum this Sunday for a cardboard city craft session - where they’ll join the museum’s inventor to make the greenest city ever! Using lego, cardboard and plenty of creativity to construct mini buildings, little ones will add to the venue’s model metropolis.
Go for a stroll along the Tyne towards Ouseburn Farm - where families can get to know pigs, sheep, chickens, rabbits, lizards and more, set within meadows, ponds and woodlands. A taste of country life, right here in our city - what’s not to love?
Cameras at the ready, folks! Get up, go out and enjoy our glorious city this Sunday, as its iconic bridges and buildings sparkle in the striking summer sun. Stroll along the Quayside and snap the iconic view, head up towards the Castle and snap away on the gorgeous Grey Street. Don’t forget to tag us in your pics:
Join the Milkshake Live! team at Sage Gateshead this Sunday for a fabulous family-friendly musical starring Fireman Sam, Noddy, Nella the Princess and more of your little one’s favourite characters.
The Broad Chare is a proper pub serving proper beer and proper food. It’s as traditionally British as it gets and we love nothing more than popping to the Quayside spot for a hearty Sunday roast. Go here for roast beef, Yorkie puds and plenty of gravy!
This year’s Curious Festival brings exciting new talent from the young people at Live Theatre. Expect to enjoy an evening of short performances exploring LGBTQ+ themes through the ideas and voices of 14-25 year olds.
Get your gothic rock, psychedelia and heavy metal fix this weekend at the O2 Academy, where Fields of the Nephilim will be performing live for one night only! Dark and uncompromising music sure to thrill North East fans!
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!