LOVE THE WEEKEND

Seek out vintage rides and finds, get fizzy and carve out some fun

awayfrommmAWAY FROM IT ALL

Escape to The Lakehouse at The Raithwaite Estate, North Yorkshire. It’s a special six-bedroom stunner, great for any upcoming winter breaks.

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ytytrytytTIME OUT

Celebrate the launch of the Fenwick Anniversary collection and new season designer handbags in-store on Thursday evening. Enjoy fizz, chocolates and a free goody bag if you spend £75 or more.

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Enjoy an evening with popular antiques expert, David Harper, in Darlington on Saturday. Bring along your heirlooms and trinkets and let the popular BBC expert give you an evaluation. A quirky way to spend your Saturday night!

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WITH THE KIDS

xcxcxcFamilies can get crafty at the first Auckland Castle Heritage Skills Festival this weekend. Try a range of building and handcrafts, from carpentry, stone carving and leatherwork. There will also be a range of food and craft stalls. 

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Take car-loving teens to The Nissan 30 Years Sunderland Exhibition, a celebration of the plant’s last three decades. See the first premium Nissan ever built in Europe and the new Infiniti Q30 compact luxury car.

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FOODIE

zzzzzzzzKick-start the weekend with a tasty wine dinner at Hotel du Vin, Newcastle. Taste your way through five delicious bottles from Veneto, Italy, plus five courses of complementary grub. £69 per person.

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Get yourselves along to Wynyard Hall’s last Artisan Farmers’ Market of the year this Sunday. Indulge in freshly-baked goods, show-stopping cakes and pastries and homemade jams, herbs and more. They’re always fun. 

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