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 9 MARCH - SUNDAY 15 MARCH 2020
RSC: AS YOU LIKE IT
12, 13, 14 & 19 MARCH
Prepare to be amazed by a reworked rendition of Shakespeare’s timeless romantic comedy at Newcastle's Theatre Royal. As You Like It challenges the traditional rules of romance, gender roles, nature and politics, in Kimberley Sykes’ riotous version of the best-loved play. Expect everything from feisty cross-dressing, melodic songs, questionable poetry and laughs aplenty.
FOOD & DRINK >>
NEWCASTLE WINE FAIR
Nestled in NE1’s historic Grainger Market and nightlife hotspot Dog & Parrot, cheeseburger maestros, Meat:Stack have just announced that they will continute to run their £10 meal deal after a record-breaking NE1 Restaurant Week. Think 100% salt-aged beef patties cooked to perfection, loaded with cheese and assembled with style! From authentic American creations to fiery Mexican delights, Meat:Stack continue to push the burger boundaries.
Support your little ones in their early development in a fun and relaxed way this February. Little ones will enjoy creative movement and motion as they explore the gallery and get involved in fun interactive activities followed by story time. Sessions are aimed at kids aged 1-5, although younger children are still welcome.
A major date for the diary! Rock ’n’ roll giants, Stereophonics, are heading to the Utilita Arena this March for a rip-roaring evening of award-winning guitar rock! An iconic name in British music since the early 90s, Stereophonics rocketed to superstardom with their debut release ‘Word Gets Around’. One of the very best in the business, rally your troops and sing-a-long to an endless list of timeless classics such as Have A Nice Day, Handbags and Gladrags, Maybe Tomorrow and Dakota.
ALEX KEALY: RATIONALE
Be dazzled by an incredible photography exhibition at Side Gallery! Award-winning photographer, Tessa Bunney, is kicking 2020 off with a bang by displaying her stunning ‘Otherwise Unseen’ exhibit right here in the Toon. This amazing display brings together four series of work that explores various rural communities in Europe and South East Asia. From hill farmers in North Yorkshire to Icelandic puffin hunters, Tessa’s new stuff is definitely worth seeing!
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