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 4 NOVEMBER - SUNDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2019
AMANDA PALMER: THERE WILL BE NO INTERMISSION SOLO TOUR
TYNE THEATRE & OPERA HOUSE
Venture over to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House as Dresden Dolls co-founder Amanda Palmer brings her breathtaking solo piano tour to NE1! A fabulous singer, acclaimed writer, proficient pianist, and outspoken activist, this show is certainly not one to be missed. With latest single Voicemail for Jill going down a treat with fans, head over to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House for a night of brutal honesty, hilarious storytelling and world-class music. Tickets on sale now!
FOOD & DRINK >>
Aprons at the ready! Pop on your chef's hat at Blackfriars’ fantastic Vegetarian Cookery class. Located in a 13th century friary, learn the best culinary tips and veggie tricks from the master chef, who will have you making an array of gorgeous, colourful dishes! Enjoy tasty refreshments throughout the day before tucking into a delectable gastronomic feast with wine and coffee. Fancy yourself as a whizz in the kitchen, or want to learn something new? Check out this class!
MEET THE STREET SCIENTISTS
GREAT NORTH MUSUEM: HANCOCK
Sundays are for science at the Great North Museum: Hancock! Go here with the kids on Sunday 10th November for a ‘Meet the Street Scientists’ session, where you’ll meet some of the experts from Newcastle University. The science squad will meet visitors at the Hadrian’s Wall gallery on the ground floor, where they’ll bring science, engineering and maths to life using household objects. There may even be an experiment or two that you can try for yourself at home. Be inspired by science and learn a thing or two!
CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN
From small-stage pub band to global rock giants, indie heroes, Catfish and The Bottlemen return to NE1 this November for an evening of exhilarating rock ’n’ roll! Stopping off at the Utilita Arena as part of a headline UK tour, join Van McCann and friends as they mark the release of their third album, ‘The Balance’. Fresh from headlining huge festival slots such as Citadel Festival and TRNSMT, sing your heart out to classics such as Kathleen, Twice and Pacifer!
AL MURRAY - LANDLORD OF HOPE AND GLORY
Settle in at the Theatre Royal this November as pub landlord, Al Murray, returns to the Toon with his new stand-up show! Stopping off in NE1 for an evening of quality gags, Al arrives ready to solve the nation's problems with his not-so forward thinking. An award-winning comedy writer, Murray has won the prestigious Perrier Award and has secured multiple Olivier Award nominations for his sell-out West End shows. This show is guaranteed to have you rolling in the aisles from start to finish.
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