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 8 JULY - SUNDAY 14 JULY 2019
LIVE THEATRE: Ask Me Anything
Don’t miss out on the chance to see Ask Me Anything at Live Theatre. Co-Produced by The Paper Birds and Live Theatre, audience members are invited into an immersive stage setting that explores the life of a teenager in the 1990s.Inspired by letters sent in by young people around the UK, Ask Me Anything explores what it means to be growing up today with a perfect dose of mischief, mayhem and music!
See it live this summer!
FOOD & DRINK >>
Don’t miss The Biscuit Factory's A Botanical Summer, combining art, workshops, food and drink – with a botanical twist! You’ll be able to enjoy Sloe Sundays - a glorious gin bar on the café’s rooftop terrace in collaboration with Hepple Gin, and Artisan Socials - a weekly foodie event serving up a selection of the city’s best street food vendors! dobsonandparnell.co.uk
Dippy on Tour: A NATURAL HISTOry
Don’t forget to pay Dippy the Diplodocus a visit at Great North Museum Hancock! After fleeing London, where he’s lived for over 100 years, and touring around other parts of the UK, the famous dino has arrived in Newcastle for a very special exhibition. Take the little ones along to see the skeleton on all its glory - over 20 metres long and four metres high!
ROD STEWART LIVE IN CONCERT
Due to overwhelming demand, 70s crooner, Sir Rod Stewart, arrives at Newcastle’s Utilita Arena as part of his Live In Concert tour - a thrilling show that celebrates of his 30th studio album, Blood Red Roses. It’ll be the world-renowned singer’s first performance in the city since 2013 - don’t miss out!
EXHIBITION, EXCHANGE AND EXPERIMENTATION: PRINCE ALBERT & THE VICTORIAN ART WORLD
Join Lucy West, former assistant curator of paintings at Royal Collection Trust, at Laing Art Gallery for an insight into the Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857, along with Prince Albert’s other projects - the frescoes for Westminster and the Raphael Library he created at Windsor. An interesting talk, highlighting Prince Albert’s importance in the growth of art history in Britain, it promises to be a great one for artists and historians alike!*
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