Happy New Year - Time To Celebrate in Newcastle
Celebrate 2018 in style and see in the new year with our guide to some of the city’s best bits as we raise a glass to 2019!
QUAYSIDE MIDNIGHT FIREWORKS
What’s New Year’s Eve without a glittering midnight countdown? NE1 has teamed up with NewcastleGateshead Initiative to bring back the Quayside Midnight Fireworks as we bring 2019 in with a bang! Metro Radio’s Night Owls will be down on the Quayside at the stroke of midnight to herald in the New Year in spectacular style as thousands gather for this free and un-ticketed event.
NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS
See the city sparkle after dark as we celebrate 2018 and bring in the New Year! This free, family-friendly firework extravaganza will light up the sky at 6pm outside Newcastle Civic Centre – with a dazzling 15-minute spectacle, set to a specially-commissioned soundtrack. Heart North East presenter, Tom Campbell, will be on hand, entertaining the crowds from 5.30pm, in the run up to the big celebration! If that’s not enough... there’ll be plenty of entertainment filling up the streets throughout the afternoon - with street theatre, live music and a buzzing city centre!
NEW YEAR’S EVE: THE DIVINE COMEDY
Party at Sage Gateshead this Monday night as we see in 2019 in style! With a very special performance from The Divine Comedy, as well as DJs, delicious food and drinks, live music and stunning views over the Quayside, there’s no better place for music-lovers to celebrate the turn of the year! The Divine Comedy bring their mix of hook laden melodies and audaciously witty lyrics to Sage Gateshead - don’t miss it!
ALPHABETTI, VELVOIR & FRIENDS PRESENT NEW YEAR’S EVE!
There’s an action-packed evening of entertainment going down at the Alphabetti Theatre - and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the New Year whilst getting your culture fix! With a headline performance from Velvoir, this party night will be hosted by Bonnie and the Bonnettes, with live music on the piano from Rob Griffiths and George Lewis. An absolute all-rounder when it comes to festive entertainment in Newcastle.
NEW YEAR’S EVE CASINO NIGHT
The most glamorous evening of them all comes to The Vermont Hotel this New Year’s Eve! Time for a delicious five-course dinner, followed by a thrilling casino night, DJs, views from the Sky Lounge at midnight and more! This beautiful black tie event will kick off with champagne and canapés, before guests are wined and dined and then invited to try their luck on the casino tables!
LATINO PARTY AT LAS IGUANAS, QUAYSIDE
Get a taste of Latin life this New Year’s Eve at Las Iguanas, Quayside. Go here for a colourful celebration, transporting foodies and party-goers alike to a sunnier climate as we see in the New Year! Think bubbles, tropical cocktails, plates of delicious Latin-inspired food and the ultimate feel-good party vibe as we wave goodbye to a fantastic 2018!
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AT BLACKFRIARS
Make Blackfriars’ Banquet Hall part of your New Year’s Eve celebrations this year. Enjoy beautiful food and make big memories with a six-course feast complete with fizz, canapés and mulled wine! Dishes include beetroot-cured salmon, Scottish scallops, Northumbrian game terrine, roast goose, and for pud, chocolate delice - yum!
CITY OF ANGELS: NYE 2018
Our favourite Collingwood Street party is bringing a City of Angels to NE1! Celebrate the turn of the year at House of Smith, Florita’s and Madame Koo as they team together to bring six rooms of festivities representing the Hollywood glamour of Beverley Hills, Venice Beach and Downtown LA parties! A larger-than-life party that is sure to get the New Year off to a dazzling start!
NYE AT THE TIPI
Take your NYE party to the Tipi for guaranteed good times! For £15 per person, party-goers can expect live entertainment, brilliant DJs, fire pits, and the all-important midnight countdown!
NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY AT TYNESIDE CINEMA
Tyneside Cinema's New Year’s Eve extravaganza brings live music, food and Oscar winning cocktails! It’s time to roll out the red carpet, get your glittery gowns on and enjoy a glass of fizz as we celebrate the turn of the year.
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