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Monday Digest: What's On In NE1 This Week?

Whether it's theatre, music, food, culture or family fun, we've got you covered with things to do in Newcastle this week. Diares at the ready, folks...

 

MONDAY 4 MARCH - SUNDAY 10 MARCH 2019

 

THEATRE >>

TRAINSPOTTING

26 February - 1 March

 

 

All aboard the Trainspotting journey... Northern Stage has got just the ticket to a ride you’ll never forget! Telling the tale of Mark Renton and his friends, living through the Edinburgh heroin scene of the 1980s, this immersive adaptation recaptures the humour and controversy of Irvine Welsh’s cult-novel and globally-successful film. Don’t miss out on an evening of epic theatre in NE1 - starting Tuesday 5th March until Saturday 9th March.

northernstage.co.uk

 

FOOD & DRINK >>

PANCAKE DAY

5 March

 

 

It's the sweetest day in the foodie calendar and it's back this Tuesday! Celebrate Pancake Day with loved ones at Creams Cafe on Grainger Street. Go here and you'll find a dedicated menu of deliciousness - serving sweet favourites sure to put a smile on your face this Shrove Tuesday! From their Crepe Au Oreo, to their Peach Perfect, there's something for every sweet-toothed visitor! Time for the ultimate Tuesday treat! Read our round-up of top places to visit this Pancake Day in NE1 here

creamscafe.com

 

FAMILY >>

WORLD BOOK DAY - ELMER AND FRIENDS: THE COLOURFUL WORLD OF DAVID MCKEE

7 March

 

 

Thursday 7th March is World Book Day! Take tots to Seven Stories for exciting exhibitions, fancy dress and fun with elephants and tigers! Arrive bright and early at 9am for grrrreat breakfast with a tiger, inspired by Judith Kerr’s much-loved children’s book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea. After tucking in to toast with jam and apple and banana slices, families will be able to explore the story behind ELMER and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee. What’s more? Story-lovers are invited to bring the books that make them happy and dress up as their favourite characters this World Book Day. Plus pick up your World Book Day £1 books from the bookshop on the ground floor. For a full list of things to do in NE1 this World Book Day, click here

sevenstories.org.uk

 

MUSIC >>

JOEL CULPEPPER

8 March

 

 

Don’t miss your chance to discover the sound of new, breakthrough artist, Joel Culpepper, at Hoochie Coochie. With a distinctive style inspired by British fashion and modern culture, the South East London-born vocalist has been described as the UK’s answer to Andre 3000 and Frank Ocean. Grab some mates and boogie the night away to his smooth, soulful vocals!

hoochiecoochie.co.uk

 

CULTURE >>

COLLABRO WITH SPECIAL GUEST KERRY ELLIE PLUS GEORGIA & THE VINTAGE YOUTH

4 March

 

 

Britain's Got Talent 2014 winners, Collabro, have been voted 'The Nation's Favourite BGT Winner', they've toured America and they've bagged a guest slot on Barry Manilow's UK tour. They're on Tyneside this Monday for a must-see gig at Sage Gateshead. Don't miss out on the chance to see the most successful musical theatre recording group in the world! 

sagegateshead.com

 


 

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