AWAY FROM IT ALL
September has arrived and it’s getting us in the mood for cosy, autumn breaks. Check out this grand, five-star wooden wonder in North Yorkshire.
Lindisfarne Festival 2016 kicks off today and lasts until Sunday. Music ’til 4am, quirky workshops, street performers, bonfires, DJs, comedy and poetry, glamping and artisan food vendors. It has it all.
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Go and see The Dolly Mixtures – an all-new musical about eight South Shields women who set up a variety act when one of their husbands was diagnosed with cancer. A proper feel-good Geordie show.
WITH THE KIDS
Take them to see dozens of cool cars at Darlington’s first classic car show. Wow at vintage 1950s roadsters and 1970s Mercedes and watch scrapped motors transform with graffiti art.
Embark on the Wing Trail in search of birds and other winged creatures around Auckland Castle this weekend. They can get crafty afterwards and leave with their very own, handmade winged friend. 12pm-3pm.
The best of local food and drink will be showcased at Berwick Food and Drink festival this weekend. Grab some street food, a real ale or two and enjoy some foodie demonstrations.
Head to Tyneside Cinema for Bollywood Afternoon Tea. Indian-inspired treats alongside a Bollywood classic film. 3pm, £18 per person. Pay an extra £4 for bubbly!