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Hack Your NE1 Weekend | 9 - 10 March 2019


Diaries at the ready for another fun-filled NE1 weekender...



Yes chef!



Enjoy a fun and interactive cooking session at Blackfriars. Joined by a top chef, you’ll be shown some tasty, basic recipes while learning the importance of cooking at the right temperature and how to get as much flavour out of your food possible!



Coffee chat

Get your weekend off to a relaxing start at Theatre Royal’s Inside View Coffee Morning. Chat with fellow theatre-goers over tea and coffee and listen to an exclusive talk from a special guest, who will be sharing their interesting stories and answering questions from the audience.



Arty types



Get crafty at Great North Museum’s Scribbles and Sketches session! During the fun drawing challenge, kids and grown-ups will meet some of the gallery’s handling collection, then have a go at drawing, tracing and colouring. All ages welcome!



Toon dinner date

Make St James’ Park part of your Saturday night social this week as The Commitments take to the stage at a charity dinner raising funds for the Newcastle Foodbank. Enjoy a three-course feast with live entertainment, charity auction and late night disco!



Mega music



A ticket to Quadrophenia the Album Live at City Hall means you’ll get to witness the talents of eight-piece band, The Goldhawks, as they deliver a stunning live performance of The Who’s smash hit album, Quadrophenia. Backed with exciting large-screen projection of archival footage of the band, it promises to be an unforgettable show!



Folk fun

Don’t miss your chance to see Findlay Napier, one of the finest songwriters and storytellers of the modern Scottish folk scene, and distinguished English singer-songwriter, Megan Henwood, together on stage at Live Theatre. As a joint act, they’ll be treating audiences to a blend of relaxing acoustic guitar and folk with emotion-stirring lyrics.



Party time!



La Discothèque returns with their glittering disco carnival full of confetti, feathers, sparkle, secret toilet sets, stilt-walkers, pink flamingos and guaranteed feel-good tunes from an eclectic mix of world famous house DJs and disco legends.





Canine cafe

Start your Sunday with coffee and fluffy cuddles at Newcastle’s dog cafe, Dog and Scone. Kick-back with a latte and a piece of cake in the company of the cafe’s cutest, most well-behaved pups!



Fairy story



Witness the magic of Bolshoi Ballet’s adaptation of the classic fairytale, Sleeping Beauty, at Tyneside Cinema this Sunday. Featuring sensational scores of whimsical characters like Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots and a young Princess Aurora, performed by Olga Smirnova, it’s classical ballet at its finest. Make sure you add this to your do-this diary this weekend!



Strong science

Get a taste of what it’s like to be a female circus performer at Discovery Museum’s StrongWomen Science event, starring female scientists-turned-circus performers, who will be revealing the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks.



Scrummy Sunday



Make The Forth your Sunday lunch stop this week. Enjoy hearty traditional roasts, tasty snacks and sharers, including pork crackling sticks and deep-friend camembert, and comforting plates like sausage and mash!



Free family fun!

Join a Sing Like a Canary: Sunday Assembly session at the Alphabetti Theatre this weekend! This community event celebrates life and performance in unique forms. Expect music, singing, creative stuff for kids and refreshments. A feelgood afternoon of free fun in NE1!



Sweet symphony



Norwegian symphony orchestra, the Oslo Philharmonic, arrives at Sage Gateshead this weekend with their breathtaking sound. Buckle in and prepare for a thrilling afternoon of piano, violin, viola, cello, flute and more!



Tipple time!

Time to toast to the weekend at Lola Jeans. Sip on the finest gin-infused and North East-inspired cocktails, fruity mojitos, fizz and more.




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