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

Whether you're looking for family fun, theatre thrills, music moments, foodie highlights or cultural stuff, we've got you covered with some of this week's best bits in NE1!





Tensile Strength (or How to Survive at Your Wit’s End)

14 May



Stressed out? Then get yourselves to Northern Stage to see this uplifting show about how to keep your calm during life’s tough moments. The production will figure out why so many of us feel stress to an unhealthy degree, how we can conquer fear, pressure, uncertainty and how taking care of our mental health is the secret to a more balanced life.




Sunday Quayside Market

19 May



Start Sunday with a mooch through the Sunday Quayside Market. Pick up unique treats and trinkets and enjoy delicious street food goodies. When you’re all shopped out, take a seat at our NE1 Relaxation Station and take in the Tyne views. Tag us in your Insta snaps: @NewcastleNE1.




The Late Shows 2019

17 & 18 May



The Late Shows is the ultimate weekend of after-dark culture in NE1. It’s a unique opportunity to see some of the city’s finest events, experiences and exhibitions in a new light as Tyneside’s top venues open up after hours. Whether it’s a historical tour in Ouseburn, a sneak peek at the Natural History Museum’s Dippy the Dinosaur - arriving at the Great North Museum this May, or a Twi-Late session at Newcastle Castle, there’s plenty to fill your diaries this weekend!




Marc Almond

13 May



Following a whirlwind year that saw him sell out The O2 in a historic last ever performance with his band, Soft Cell, Marc Almond arrives at Sage as part of his first solo tour in over a year. He’ll be showing off his talents with the help of his live band, re- visiting some of his best-loved hits!




ROH Royal Ballet Live 2019 Triple Bill

16 May



Buckle up for a beauty of a ballet screening at Cineworld this Thursday, as ROH Royal Ballet is screened live with a sensational triple bill! Christopher Wheeldon’s Within the Golden Hour is based around seven couples separating and intermingling, to music by Vivaldi and Bosso. Crystal Pite’s Flight Pattern uses a large dance ensemble and Gorecki’s familiar music. Between them, a new work by Sidi Lars Cherkaoui has its Royal Ballet premiere.




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