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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!





RSC: The Taming of the Shrew

25 June



Don’t miss Royal Shakespeare Company’s version of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew - an explosive battle of the sexes in an electrically-charged love story, set in 1590. Director Justin Audibert turns this fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power. A must-see screening in NE1 this Tuesday!




Greek Wine Dinner

26 June



Settle in at Dobson & Parnell for a tempting Greek Wine Dinner in the company of Stellios - a fifth generation winemaker. Founded by Yiannis Boutaris in 1997, a leading figure in the Greek wine industry, the company mixes family traditions with innovative wine-making techniques, resulting in some of the best-tasting wines in the world. The event includes a welcome drink, followed by five courses with five matching wines.




Little Artists

25 June



Discover the Laing with your little ones and support their early development in a fun and relaxed way, exploring a different theme each week. The Laing's Little Artists session involves a warm up with movement and motion, gallery exploration with fun interactive activities, a practical art activity with various materials and a short story time.




Justin Townes Earle

25 June



Born in Nashville, Justin Townes Earle grew up as the son of country-rock icon, Steve Earle, who gave him his middle name in honour of his mentor, the brilliant songwriter Townes Van Zandt. Now an artist in his own right, he’s touching down on Tyneside as part of his UK tour. See him at Live Theatre this Tuesday.




MADHEAD - National Youth Dance Company

29 June



Be dazzled by dance this Saturday at Dance City as the National Youth Dance Company bring their sparkling new work, MADHEAD to the stage. This cultural summer highlight features 38 of the UK's best young dancers as they present a unique evening fusing contemporary dance, physical theatre and hip-hop.




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