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Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 6 - 7 October 2018

YAY FOR THE WEEKEND!

Diaries at the ready for another weekend of fun and games in our glorious city...

 

SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER

Crafty morning

Arty kids and teens are invited to the Laing Art Gallery for a creative morning to kickstart their weekend. Aimed at 10 to 15-year-olds, this inclusive art class will give attendees the chance to work with and pick up expert tips from professional art teachers.

laingartgallery.org.uk

 

Get sketchy

 

 

Pop by and have a go at Great North Museum’s Scribbles and Sketches challenge. Suitable for all ages, it’s a chance to show off your drawing, tracing and colouring skills. Perfect for families - time to get competitive!

greatnorthmuseum.org.uk

 

 

Cool concerts

Settle in at St Nicholas Cathedral for a free commemoration concert, honouring the North East fallen WW1 heroes. A special evening, featuring live entertainment from the Band of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers and the Backworth Male Voice Choir.

stnicholascathedral.co.uk

 

Superstar soprano

 

 

Opera star, Anna Netrebko, makes her role debut as Aida in Met Opera - in a 30th anniversary revival of Sonja Frisell’s production, set in Ancient Egypt. See it at Tyneside Cinema and lose yourself in the heart-stopping music and spectacular set!

tynesidecinema.co.uk

 

Get the giggles

Award-winning comedian, Scott Gibson, is back on the road with his eagerly-anticipated third solo tour, Anywhere But Here. See him at The Stand as he pokes fun at the adventures of youth. Plenty of naughtiness guaranteed!

thestand.co.uk

 

 

Pizza feast!

 

 

Award-winning comedian, Scott Gibson, is back on the road with his eagerly-anticipated third solo tour, Anywhere But Here. See him at The Stand as he pokes fun at the adventures of youth. Plenty of naughtiness guaranteed! 

pizzapunks.co.uk

 

 

 

SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER

Sunday stroll

Kickstart your Sunday down by the river at Newcastle's Quayside Market. Shop and sample your way through tons of stalls, serving up a vibrant mix of quality goods and foodie treats.

newcastlegateshead.com

 

 

Wedding fever

 

 

Brides and grooms-to-be are invited to the Autumn Elite Wedding Show at Sage Gateshead - a massive show, featuring 85 exhibitors, held across four floors. A must-attend for anyone planning their big day!

sagegateshead.com

 

Lunch it up!

After a Quayside wander, settle in at Gusto for a well-deserved carb feast! Indulge in Italian-style roasts, spicy pizza and the finest just-caught fish, topped off with sticky toffee pudding and plenty of ice cream!

gustorestaurants.uk.com

 

Comic battle

 

 

Get the giggles at The Stand with comedians, Matt Reed and Hal Branson as they present a laugh-a-minute panel show based on movies. Watch as two teams of hilarious comics battle it out to be the best at having nothing and everything to do with the silver screen.

thestand.co.uk

 

Smokin' show

See The Smokin’ Spitfires take over The Cluny for an afternoon of feel-good soul and R&B, all in aid of The Bubble Foundation. Get down to funky tunes - the perfect way to end the week!

thecluny.com

 

Chart topper

 

 

See BRITs Critics Choice winner, Jorja Smith, at Newcastle's O2 Academy this Sunday as part of her biggest UK tour to date. The urban songstress will be treating audiences to a number of top tracks, including the massive, Let Me Down.

academymusicgroup.com

 

Smooth Sundays

Settle in at The Hudson for relaxing motown tunes, with a touch of Northern Soul, delicious cocktails and unbeatable food. A chance to unwind and relax before the realities of Monday hit!

hudsonnewcastle.co.uk

 

Right on reggae 

 

 

Catch British singer and keyboarder, Hollie Cook at Riverside this weekend. Enjoy a laid-back, feel-good Sunday session showcasing the musician’s unique ‘tropical pop’ sound, inspired by reggae and 1960s soul.

riversidenewcastle.co.uk

 


 

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