Word on the Street
GREAT NORTH MUSEUM: HANCOCK
A massive congratulations to Great North Museum: Hancock! This cultural hotspot fought off fierce competition to win Best Medium Museum at the Family Friendly Museum Awards 2019! Created by the Kids in Museums charity, the annual award recognises cultural spaces and historic heritage sites across the UK that go that extra step to provide a fantastic experience for visitors. In the spring, families across the country voted for their favourite attraction in an online poll. Over 800 nominations were included in the voting, and Great North Museum: Hancock came out on top. Well done, folks!
NATIONAL FINALIST - MY DELHI
One for curry-lovers! My Delhi has reached the final stage of The Asian Restaurants and Takeaway Awards! The recently-opened restaurant on Clayton Street is a quirky eatery offering diners authentic Indian food and drink inspired by the streets of Delhi! Award partner, ChefOnline surveyed more than 350,000 customers before announcing that the restaurant had been included in the final shortlist! And that's not all... My Delhi is also a finalist in the National Newcomer of the Year award. Good luck team!
SEARCH FOR SANTA 2019
The super popular Search for Santa returns on November 30 2019. After last year’s amazing event, we’ve teamed up with Active Newcastle to run another free Search for Santa Trail for this Christmas, with 200 spots up for grabs. Kids taking part will be given a map to follow as they scour the Toon on their quest to find Santa! A free event for the whole family to attend, check out all the details at: getintonewcastle.co.uk.
24 DOORS OF CHRISTMAS
Forget your advent calendars, we’re bringing back our 24 Doors of Christmas once again for some brilliant Christmas fun! Working alongside businesses and organisations across the whole city, we’re inviting you to open the door and explore 24 unique, fascinating and historic venues throughout December. A fabulous opportunity to get a rare glimpse into recognisable buildings around the Toon, make sure you get involved!
Check out Nil Living! Located in the picturesque Grainger Market, Nil Living is Newcastle's first zero waste brand! Providing sustainable and largely plastic-free homeware and personal products, this amazing new store also has a brilliant refill station for household and personal goods. Be sure to visit and do your bit for the planet!
HOT OFF THE PRESS!
Confirmation that even more Toon restaurants have been included in the 2020 Michelin Guide! Having ventured all over the city trying gorgeous dishes from some of our delicious hangouts, Michelin inspectors have revealed the NE1 restaurants featured in the coveted foodie guide.
ROUTE - BIB GOURMAND
A stylish, contemporary restaurant on The Side, Route was awarded the prestigious Bib Gourmand in the 2020 Michelin Guide! Renowned around Toon for serving high quality ingredients bursting with flavours and aromas, why not book a table this November and see what all the fuss is about?
THE BROAD CHARE - BIB GOURMAND
This amazing restaurant was also awarded the highly-coveted Bib Gourmand! Located on the Quayside, and a stone's throw away from the Tyne Bridge, The Broad Chare is a proper North East pub, serving stunning food with a smile!
21 - INCLUDED IN 2020 MICHELIN GUIDE
There's no surprise to see that one of Newcastle's best-loved restaurants, 21, has been included in the 2020 Michelin Guide for its superb menu. Go here for sumpturous starters, delicious bistro dishes and power puddings - all with a contemporary twist!