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 23 SEPTEMBER - SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2019
BRADLEY WIGGINS: AN EVENING WITH
TYNE THEATRE & OPERA HOUSE
Enjoy a rare opportunity to see the five-time Olympic Gold medalist and Tour De France winner as he shares exclusive tales, prized memorabilia and highlights from a sparkling career. A British household name and BBC Sports Personality of the Year winner, Bradley Wiggins holds the iconic track hour record and is the only cyclist that has won World and Olympic championships on both the track and the road! With proceedings overseen by British television presenter Matt Barbet, learn about Olympic glory, the journey into cycling and winning the World Time Trial Championships! What promises to be one of NE1’s hottest events this September, make sure you book your tickets now.
FOOD & DRINK >>
Prepare to be taken on a culinary culture tour with Tapas Revolution! Situated in intu Eldon Square’s Grey’s Quarter, go here for a colourful dose of Spanish flair! Complete with trendy, modern décor, the dining area comes to life with high stool seating and cosy table settings - perfect for a relaxing meal with a loved one.
SILENT DISCO ADVENTURE TOUR
Get your groove on with a silent disco through the streets of NE1 this September! Starting from The Gate, strut your stuff and show off your pop star voice as you boogie your way around the Toon.
With party-goers able to enjoy funky rhythms and iconic hits from all decades, why not kill two birds with one stone and explore Newcastle's famous landmarks and sites with this crazy Silent Disco Adventure Tour.
Fusing the guitar swagger of Kasabian and no nonsense lyrical delivery of The Streets, get your rock on with The LaFontaines at The Cluny this September! Fresh from touring with Deaf Havana and supporting Don Broco in 2018, The LaFontaines are heading out on the road again to celebrate the release of latest album, "Junior". Having supported the likes of Anderson Paak, Mike Shinoda and Rag ’n’ Bone Man too, and renowned for their high-octane live shows, why not gather the gang and get your punk on in NE1?
EXPLORING DISCOVERY MUSEUM
Explore the history of Newcastle and Tyneside this autumn at the Discovery Museum! With incredible permanent displays and exhibitions based over three floors, spend the day at the museum, learning about the maritime, scientific and technological history of the North! With world firsts such as Joseph Swan's lightbulb and Stephenson's steam engines on display throught the year, check out the incredible Turbinia and learn about the incredible history of a NE1 icon! Built as an experimental vessel in 1894, the Turbinia was the first steam turbine powered vessel in the world! Built on the banks of the Tyne and measuring in at an impressive 32 metres, the face of maritime history was changed forever as she clocked an impressive 34 knots upon her maiden voyage - the fastest in the world at that time! Standing tall in the central hall at Discovery Museum and free to see for all visitors, get all hands on deck with the Turbinia this September!
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