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!
MONDAY 20 MAY - SUNDAY 26 MAY 2019
This Time - Ockham's Razor
23 - 26 May
Award-winning circus theatre company, Ockham's Razor, make their much-anticipated return to Dance City with This Time. A show about time, age and the stories we tell ourselves, it showcases a cast of dancers from the ages of 13 to 60, in a bid to show how differently our bodies move in different times in our lives. Bodies are suspended high in the air and swung close to the ground in an innovative new take on doubles trapeze - don’t miss it!
FOOD & DRINK >>
Calling all lunching ladies! Make your way to the delicious Dobson and Parnell on Queen Street for a luxurious lunch served alongside fizz, wine, coffee and a fantastic foodie masterclass from chef patron, Troy Terrington. Troy will guide guests through some top cooking tips as they enjoy a two-course lunch.
Tiny Time Travellers
Take your tots along to Newcastle Castle this Monday for a bit of Medieval Mischief! Go back in time at the Castle’s mini Knight School, dress up as a knight, practice sword skills, polish some armour and meet medieval characters. A great way to introduce tiny people to Newcastle Castle’s amazing 800 year history. Tiny Time Travellers is an absolute must for little learners of NE1.
Olly Murs All The Hits Tour 2019
He hit our screens in 2009 and it’s safe to say he’s still got the X Factor! Olly Murs is back on the road, bringing his ‘All The Hits Tour 2019’ to the Utilita Arena stage this week. See the pop heartthrob live as he performs all of his greatest hits, as well as his dazzling new album, ‘You Know I Know’. With special guests Rak-Su, you won't want to miss this Monday evening music spectacular!
Sofie Hagen: Bubblewrap
After a total sell-out at Northern Stage in 2018, Danish comedian, Sofie Hagen returns with the show that won her the Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer award. Plus, guests will have a chance to hear her read from her new book, Happy Fat, and ask her questions as part of a truly side-splitting Q&A session!
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