AWAY FROM IT ALL
Hot tubs feel even better in the winter, don’t you think? Bubble away at Damson Cottage, Yarm, as the weather turns frosty – a cosy cluster of contemporary cottages tucked away in 170 acres of farmland.
Middleton Lodge’s Gin In The Cellar Bar event sounds tasty. Sample five of the nation’s most phenomenal gins and taste your way through gourmet canapés. Toast to the weekend the right way.
Fan of The Purple One? Leading Prince tribute band, Endorphinmachine, take to the stage at Newcastle’s O2 Academy on Saturday night. Dig out your 80s attire and get funky to the legend’s best tunes.
WITH THE KIDS
Take the kids along to Newcastle this weekend to see Fenwick’s magical Christmas window in all its glory. This year, the store celebrates 45 years of lighting up Northumberland Street so expect plenty of sparkle.
Enjoy plenty of firework fun in Durham in aid of St Cuthbert’s Hospice on Saturday night. There’ll be fairground rides for the little ones and food for grown-ups. Smooth Radio will provide the tunes.
A nosey around Morpeth’s farmers’ market makes for a nice autumnal day out. Wrap up warm and grab you baskets and bag a bunch of locally-baked, brewed, grown and raised goodies.
Seafood fans should dig in at Merchants Tavern’s Grand Fruits of the Sea night tomorrow (November 4). Indulge in mouthwatering sharing platters of Amble lobster, Lindisfarne oysters, Shields crab and more.