Monday Digest: What's On In NE1 This Week?
Start the first week of Jannuary in style in NE1 with heaps of fun for the whole family. Whether it's theatre, food, exhibtions or gigs, there's something for everyone!
MONDAY 4 - SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2019
RSC Romeo & Juliet
5 - 9 February
See the most famous love story of all play out on stage at the Theatre Royal this week, starting Tuesday 5 February. The Royal Shakespeare Company are in town, ready to share the tale of two star-crossed lovers ripped apart by the bitter divide between their families. Don’t miss out on the chance to see Shakespeare’s tragic love story on stage!
FOOD & DRINK >>
GIN TASTING EVENING
Settle in at Sage for a tasty night of discovery! Join representatives from Hepple Gin Distillery and Marlish Tonic, as they school you through their history and share their top gin-making tips and stories, while you and friends sip on stylish expertly-paired cocktails.
WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT
6 - 9 February
There's a bear hunt making it’s way from the West End up to NE1 this February as the smash-hit production of 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' arrives at Northern Stage. Based on the much-loved picture book by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, this mischievous play is the perfect treat for family theatre thrills. It’s a musical quest to find a bear and it promises bundles of fun for kids aged three and up!
Start the week in style with an appearance from English post-punk band, White Lies, as they take to the Boiler Shop stage. Join Harry McVeigh, Charles Cave and Jack Lawrence as they play for a North East audience as part of their UK tour. With support from Boniface, this promises to be a cracking night of music in Newcastle.
AN EVENING WITH PROFESSOR PAUL DAVIES
Physics-fanatics are in for a treat in NE1 this February, as Professor Paul Davies arrives at the Life Science Centre to share insights from his new book, The Demon in the Machine. In his new work, the physicist re-thinks our understanding of life as ‘organised information’. From DNA to ecosystems, hidden patterns of information emerge and combine to coax order out of chaos. Don’t miss this intriguing evening of science in Newcastle!
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