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

Follow our guide to another great week in NE1. Whether it's cultural fun, family outings, theatre thrills, music moments or foodie extravaganzas, we've got just thr trick!

 

MONDAY 18 MARCH - SUNDAY 24 MARCH 2019

 

THEATRE >>

THE HOUSE ON COLD HILL

18 - 23 March

 

 

Get your thriller fix at the theatre in NE1 this week! The House on Cold Hill sets in for an eight show run, and we wouldn't want you to miss it! Based on the real experiences of best-selling author, Peter James, this spine-tingling new play tells the story of the Harcourt family, who move into the house of their dreams, only to discover they aren’t the only residents at Cold Hill. Their dream journey soon turns into the stuff of nightmares! A ghostly thriller that’ll make you think twice about returning home to a dark, empty house after the show! 

theatreroyal.co.uk

 

FOOD & DRINK >>

LADIES LUNCH WITH FASHION STYLIST BRENDA KILGALLON

20 March

 

 

Round up your girl gang for a fashion-fuelled feast at Dobson and Parnell. Check in at the Quayside spot for a luxurious ladies lunch with fashion stylist, Brenda Kilgallon. The event kicks off with a glass of fizz, followed by a two-course lunch, glass of house wine and coffee - plus Brenda’s talk on creating the perfect capsule wardrobe! What’s not to love? 

dobsonandparnell.co.uk

 

FAMILY >>

BLUE PLANET II LIVE IN CONCERT 

20 March

 

 

Take a deep breath... because Sir David Attenborough’s mesmerising Blue Planet II is coming to an NE1 stage! Following the incredible success of the BBC One TV-series, BBC Studios and FKP Scorpio are proud to present a 13- date UK live tour, swooping by the Utilita Arena this Wednesday. Bringing the wonder and mysteries of the planet’s oceans and wildlife to the arena stage, this must-see spectacular will showcase a stunning selection of visuals from the TV-series, revealing the beautiful blue planet in breathtaking detail on a state-of-the-art 200 square metre LED screen. A fantastical journey from icy polar seas to pulsating coral reefs. 

utilitaarena.co.uk

 

MUSIC >>

RIZWAN MUAZZAM QAWWALI 

19 March

 

 

Following a sensational Sage gig in 2017, the internationally-renowned Rizwan Muazzam Qawwali return for an evening of majestic Sufi music! They performed at the Commonwealth Games in Australia in 2018 and they’ve been making new music to share with audiences across the globe. See them perform their imaginative Sufi live at Sage Gateshead this Tuesday - with centuries of old tradition thrown in for good measure.

sagegateshead.com

 

CULTURE >>

SCI FI AND FANTASTY BOOK GROUP

21 March

 

 

Bookworms are invited to Waterstones Newcastle to discover the literary delights of author N.K. Jemisin. Gather in the store’s cosy cafe from 6pm, where you’ll discuss the author’s multi-award-winning 'Broken Earth Trilogy' and anything else you've been reading over the winter holidays. Newcomers welcome! 

waterstones.com

 


 

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