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 21 OCTOBER - SUNDAY 27 OCTOBER 2019
THE FOOTBALL RAMBLE
TYNE THEATRE & OPERA HOUSE
Cheer on The Football Ramble as they roll into NE1 this October! Arriving at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House, join the gang as they bring their chart-topping podcast to life in this incredible multimedia extravaganza! Born out of Luke Moore, Pete Donaldson, Jim Campbell and Marcus Speller’s passion for the beautiful game, The Football Ramble has become a must-listen for football fans around the world. Expect all your favourite elements of the show as they look back over the best and most ridiculous moments from the world of football!
FOOD & DRINK >>
CRAFT BEER CALLING 2019
24 - 26 OCTOBER
Returning on the final weekend of October, head over to Wylam Brewery for the sixth instalment of the famous Craft Beer Calling festival! Celebrating the finest beverages from internationally renowned brewers, this unique festival showcases the diversity and vibrancy of a truly captivating hobby.
Beer not your thing? Visitors can enjoy a glistening gin palace serving all your favourite brands, sample an extensive range of international wines and chow down on sumptuous street food from some of the region’s finest vendors! Craft Beer Calling festival is a fantastic way to get involved with massive breweries from all around the world - helpful staff will be on hand to answer any questions and reveal trade secrets about their latest concoctions. With live music blasting out all day, Craft Beer Calling is a great way to keep your finger on the pulse of all your favourite distillers.
Whether you’re popping along to sample a few cold ones, tucking into delicious foodie treats or fancy exploring the full range of beer on offer, you can expect a hive of activity at this fabulous festival.
We’re expecting Craft Beer Calling 2019 to be bigger, busier and even more beerilliant! Tickets are limited so be sure to book yours now!
THE GINGERBREAD WITCH
25 - 26 OCTOBER
Enjoy a night at the theatre as The Gingerbread Witch comes to Toon! Produced by Deaf British Sign Language user Paul Miller, join Anders and Aurora on a magical adventure as they aim to solve the riddle
of the missing children. With all performances British Sign Language interpreted, watch on as Northern Stage bring this feel-good fairy-tale to life. Having won Best Artistic Short Film by Deaffest, The Gingerbread Witch is perfect entertainment for the whole family. Tickets on sale now.
24 - 26 OCTOBER
Sing the night away as Little Mix take to an NE1 stage with a must-see performance at the Utilita Arena! Fresh from Jesy Nelson's record-breaking documentary success with BBC Three, the girls return to Toon at the height of their powers. Having established themselves as one the biggest girl bands across the globe, blockbuster single Woman Like Me - featuring Nicki Minaj - went straight to No.1 on iTunes around the world. Performing a mixture of greatest hits and tracks from their album 'LM5', sing your heart out to hits such as Black Magic, Shout Out to My Ex and latest single Bounce Back. With four platinum-selling albums to their name, make sure you don’t miss this fantastic female group in Newcastle!
Settle in for a breath-taking show as Nuclear Future hits Northern Stage this autumn. From award-winning theatre group Gameshow, Nuclear Future is a ground-breaking new play about the dangers of nuclear weaponry in the 21st century. Nuclear Future follows the story of Astrid, a mother who lives a normal life, cares for her child and rides the bus to work - the only issue is, her career revolves around the world’s most dangerous weapons. Using an immersive soundtrack and experimental video-lighting to plunge the audience into an apocalyptic setting, be sure to book your tickets to this thought-provoking show.
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