AWAY FROM IT ALL
With sweeping views over St Ives Bay, Sands Studio is a stylish seaside retreat, perfect for couples seeking a relaxing summer getaway. Think sunny colours, retro decor and bespoke, five-star furnishings.
Kick-start your weekend with a Champagne Gourmet Evening at Stadium of Light tomorrow (May 6). Guests will sample five variations of bubbly, all served with complementary dishes.
We love a crafty fair here at Luxe. Arts Centre Washington’s Saturday spring fair is packed with local art, jewellery, gifts and yummy home baking. Have a wander and pick up some goodies – it’s free to enter!
Morpeth’s Farmers’ Market celebrates all thing British on Saturday. Feast on local hot roast pork and Geordie bangers and listen to the Salvation Army Brass Band in celebration of VE Day.
Head to the seaside this weekend for Tynemouth Food Festival. This year’s promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with over 50 stalls and a huge street food area featuring 20 of the region’s best gourmet vendors.
WITH THE KIDS
Weardale Vintage Rally Weekend is a great one for families, promising loads of crafts, vintage exhibits, raffles and, of course, tons of old-school bikes, cars and buses. There’s a fun fair for the little ones, too.
Take them to see renowned storyteller, Chris Bostock, for a journey of discovery and dreaming at Northern Stage on Saturday. Everything from great myths to fairytales and funny tales.