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 11 NOVEMBER - SUNDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2019
ARDAL O’HANLON: THE SHOWING OFF MUST GO ON
TYNE THEATRE & OPERA HOUSE
Catch Father Ted star, Ardal O’Hanlon at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House aspart of his worldwide comedy tour. A famous face in the TV industry, Ardal first found fame as a stand-up comedian way back! Having won the Hackney Empire New Act award, appeared at numerous comedy festivals around the globe and featured on Live at the Apollo, Ardal is no stranger to stand-up comedy. Discussing everything from £15 gin and tonics, suspect avocado dishes and identity politics, Ardal is back on a Toon stage and we can’t wait to be rolling in the aisles laughing!
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FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA
Wander over to the Malmaison on the Quayside and tuck into a delicious afternoon tea. Featuring all the classics, get your festive foodie fix with adorable cream teas, fluffy cream sponges topped with delicate vanilla icing and delectable fruit scones smothered in strawberry jam. It certainly is the most wonderful time of the year!
GREAT NORTH MUSUEM: HANCOCK
Take little ones over to the Great North Museum: Hancock for an afternoon of curious crawling! A relaxed session for both parent and child, Curious Crawlers is a great free activitiy, giving youngsters the chance to explore their curiosity, learn fun new songs and delve into the museum’s toy collection. Be sure to visit this November!
Liam Gallagher returns to NE1 this winter for a night of high-octane rock ’n’ roll! Having just performed at Glastonbury, the former Oasis frontman heads to the Utilita Arena as part of his ‘Why Me? Why Not’ tour. With recent single One Of Us sending ripples through the UK music scene, Gallagher returns for an evening of punchy-guitar rock with tracks such as Wall of Glass, Live Forever and Greedy Soul.
JAMES KETCHELL: CHASING EXTREMES
Settle in at Sage Gateshead for an inspiring night of conversation with triathlon superstar, James Ketchell! James is the only person on the planet to have successfully climbed Everest, rowed across the Atlantic Ocean and cycled 18,000 miles around the world! Having suffered serious injuries from a life-changing motorbike accident in 2007, James will give Geordie folk a fascinating insight into his perilous adventures and deliver a night of inspirational conversation. Learn about his world- record Gyrocopter attempt, his near death experience while rowing across the Indian Ocean, and many more thrilling escapades!
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