Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 5-6 August
We're good at the #weekend thing up here in the Toon! And we've got another jam-packed culture trail for you to follow.
From Saturday morning coffee to rocking out Live From Times Square and indulging in a Sunday night soul session, there's plenty going on in the city and we can't wait to get stuck into another fun-filled NE1 weekender.
Grab a hot drink behind the scenes at the Inside View Coffee Morning at the Theatre Royal. Uncover a whole host of hidden truths about the superb sets and past show stars.
Take the little ones on an enchanting trip to Neverland at the Laing Art Gallery this Saturday. Journey with Peter Pan and co. to help him find his troublesome shadow.
If you can't treat yourself to something sweet on a Saturday then when can you? Pick up a sweet slice and swig a cuppa or a cappucino at Violets Cafe.
CELEBRATE CITY CULTURE
Pop over the Tyne for a good bit of North East culture at the Sage. The NAFAs 5oth Anniversary Celebration Exhibition looks at important world events.
Rock out with the Manic Street Preachers - Live From Times Square this Saturday afternoon. The best-loved band will be supported by The Cribs, Public Service Broadcasting and Dream Wife.
DIRTY DANCING SUMMER PARTY
The all-singing, all-dancing, musical favourite is back and it's bigger than ever! Head to Tyneside Cinema to celebrare the 30th anniversary of this summer classic with two special party shows. Party treats include a free watermelon martini at the afterparty and special prizes for the best dressed.
THE LATE NIGHT SOCIETY
Looking for a glam night out on the Toon? Round up the gang and get yourselves to Livello for a night of dazzling DJ's, creative cocktails and dancing into the early hours.
Set off on a Sunday stroll to blow away the busyness. Browse the Quayside Market's arts and crafts, pick up some street food and rest your lefs on the sands of the Quayside Seaside.
Sundays are for eating - so start yours the best way possible at the Quayside's Pitcher and Piano. Whether you're looking for a light bite or a hearty full English, you'll find everything on the breakfast menu here.
Channel your innter scientist this Sunday at the Life Centre in the Experiment Zone. Youngsters (7+) can carry out practical experiments and help in actual research projects.11am-6pm.
LUNCH IS SERVED
Worked up an appetite? Sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious Sunday lunch at Barluga. Expect topside of beef with roasties, tasty gravy, Yorkshire puds to die for and feel-good seasonal veg.
A BIT OF BLUES
Check in for a bit of blues at The Cluny. With support from Broken Levee, The Mitch Laddie Band are set to perform some of their greatest tracks to date.
A Sunday soul session. Recapture the spirit of the early 80s with the Soul Weekender at Hoochie Coochie. With a mix of soul, funk, jazz and some early dance tunes, it's set to be a lively event guaranteed to get you on the dance floor.
Enjoy a blast from the past with singer, songwriter and Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson - Live From Times Square. A nostalgic performance that will go down in history! He'll be supported by Seasick Steve, Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, Lanterns on the Lake and more.
Keep an eye out for our Get Into Newcstle magazine where you'll find a fun-filled weekend trail every week!