LOVE THE WEEKEND

Enjoy a Bank Holiday weekend filled with brains, booze and Britishness.

28-3 Win MeWIN ME

Win a pair of tickets to see Katherine Jenkins at Herrington Country Park, Sunderland, on May 6. Organised by Northern Sessions, the special outdoor concert will also feature the National Symphony Orchestra and acclaimed violinists Vladimir and Anton.

Prize draw closes at 9am on Monday 2 May. The winner will be notified later that day.

To enter, email your full name and contact number to [email protected]k
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28-3 Away From It AllAWAY FROM IT ALL

Voted as one of best Scottish hideaways by Condé Nast Traveller and The Times, Knoydart House is the place to be for escapists looking for luxury. Its secret lochside location means total privacy and solitude and its breakfast-in-bed views are some of the best we’ve ever seen.
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WITH THE KIDS

The exciting Brain Zone at Life Science Centre, Newcastle, is now open. Take the little ones along to see what’s going on inside their heads through fun and interactive activities, talks and exhibits.
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28-3 Kids rightWynyard Hall’s family-friendly Spring Fayre takes place this weekend, celebrating classic British heritage. Shop homeware and food, while the kids enjoy face painting and fairground rides.
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STROLL

Dig out your boots and support those taking part in Tour de Yorkshire this weekend. Head to your local town or village and follow your favourites – as fast as you can!
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28-3 TimeOut LeftTIME OUT

Bon Bar’s brunch club kicks off this Sunday. Sip on cocktails and exclusive spirits, indulge in gourmet nibbles and enjoy live entertainment. Relax in the outdoor terrace and bar area afterwards.
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See The James Plays at Theatre Royal, Newcastle, this weekend. Bringing to life three generations of Stewart Kings who ruled Scotland in the 1400s, the production is performed as a complete and exhilarating trilogy.
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28-3 JoinMeJOIN ME

Additional evening dinner tickets have been released for what promises to be Newcastle’s most exhilarating foodie event yet. Taking place between May 12-15, Dine by the Tyne will see diners hoisted 100-feet in the air over Gateshead’s Performance Square, feasting on speciality dishes prepared by local chefs. Book up now and receive £50 off.
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FOODIE

Head to Newton & Bywell Community Village Hall tomorrow (April 29) for a rare opportunity to sample top Californian wines from the Kendall-Jackson Estate tomorrow. £12 per person.
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28-3 Food rightGateshead Beer & Music Festival returns to Gateshead Rugby Club this weekend. Run by volunteers, the lively festival brings together local foodie and music communities in aid of local charities and rugby development.
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EAT IN

Homemade pizzas are fun and yummy things – they can be as messy or as gourmet as you like. Try making a healthy cauliflower crust, before piling on lots of sloppy, naughty toppings. It’s all about balance, right?
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