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Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 6 - 7 July 2019


Follow our guide to another great weekend in NE1!



Rise and shine

Throw some flour around and make freshly-baked delights at Blackfriars’ Artisan Bread Making class. The restaurant’s master bakers will be sharing their tips and tricks on how to create the perfectly-risen, hand-kneaded loaf, using locally-milled, stone-ground flours.



Shop 'til you drop



Head to intu Eldon Square and shop the summer sales! Whether you’re putting together a brand new holiday wardrobe or just looking for a few new additions for the season ahead, you’re bound to find tons of great buys from some of the biggest names in fashion.



Pizza party

Feeling peckish? Then why not stop by Grey’s Quarter and enjoy a carb-fest at Pizza Storm! Choose from over 50 toppings and enjoy your very own, hand-stretched creation, paired with delicious sides like mac ’n’ cheese, loaded wedges and garlic bread bites



Theatre thrills



Don’t miss Razzamataz Newcastle Presents: It’s Razz Y’all at Tyne Theatre & Opera House. With excerpts from High School Musical, Legally Blonde, Hairspray and School of Rock, lots of pop singing and commercial dance, it promises a real celebration of Broadway and America! 



Wrestle up some fun

Don’t miss Progress Wrestling - Chapter 91: Prog on the Tyne at 02 Academy. A unique blend of strong-style, punk-rock pro wrestling, the show promises a night of action-packed entertainment for the whole family.



Stripped down sound



Following the release of her first multi-disc set, showcasing 30 of her greatest songs alongside rare material, Joan As Police arrives at Sage Gateshead with a show to remember. Stripping her sound down to its true essence, she’ll be performing her songbook and a selection of covers solo with just piano and guitar. 


Go go Vogue

This year’s Curious Vogue Ball is back and it’s bigger and better than ever! Taking place at Dance City, it’s the ultimate celebration of the North East’s LGBTQ+ and vogue culture. Time to get fabulous!




Brekkie bites



Tuck into a spot of lazy, Sunday-style breakfast at Cafe 21 at Fenwick. Think buttery croissants, homemade granola with yogurt, blueberry muffins and cinnamon French toast. 



Hidden history

Get your history and heritage fix in NE1 this weekend with a tour of the Victoria Tunnel - a restored 19th century waggonway beneath the city from the Town Moor to the Tyne. Find out what life was like during WW2 and hear some untold tales of Newcastle! 



Get colourful



Take tots to Seven Stories where they can celebrate Elmer’s Special ‘Drag’ Strut - a special story time and craft session featuring an appearance from hilarious drag duo, Ben & Gladys. Make your own head dress or mask and proudly strut your stuff down the jungle catwalk! 



Art with humour

Drawing on archetypes of ‘the artist’, Mick Peter creates a brand new installation at BALTIC. To Me, To You shines a light on artwork that uses humour to uncover the obscurities around the making of sculpture - particularly within a gallery context.



Tasty tipples



Wind down with tipples at Pitcher & Piano. Grab some pals and kick-back in the chilled-out bar, which boasts amazing river views. The perfect spot for enjoying all your favourite cocktails, or even a bottle of bubbly! 




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