WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Shop festive stalls, check in at the pantomime and sample some simply magnificent music this week
What's On This Week

FOR MUSIC…

22 NOVEMBER

What's On This Week

A simply magnificent concert arrives in Newcastle this November. Celebrating their classic album Stars, Simply Red will take on the Metro Radio Arena in what promises to be a fresh and exciting gig, as special as it was back in 1991. The first half of this show will feature the entire Stars album in its original running order, while the second half will feature hits and classic Simply Red songs that will have audiences toe tapping their way throughout this musical spectacle.

metroradioarena.co.uk

 

FOR FAMILY…

19 NOVEMBER – 24 DECEMBER 

What's On This Week

Be enchanted by Christmas at Beamish this winter, where visitors can discover the amazing sights, sounds and delicious tastes of truly traditional festive celebrations. Combining history and festive fun, you’ll step back into Christmas past, joining the celebrations as you explore the 1820s Pockerley Old Hall, the 1900s Town and Pit Village and the 1940s Farm. From ice skating and traditional market stalls, to steam train rides and Santa’s grotto Christmas at Beamish is the perfect festive day for all of the family to enjoy. You might even get chance to feed the reindeer. 

beamish.org.uk

 

FOR FOOD…

26 NOVEMBER

What's On This Week

A Christmas Murder Mystery Evening in the stunning setting of Crathorne Hall and with a dazzling roarin’ 20s theme. With flapper dresses and feather bowers in full swing, it’s time to decide who’s guilty of the devilish deed. Listen out for clues, and put your investigating skills to the test. The event is in aid of Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice in Middlesbrough.

zoes-place.org.uk

 

FOR THEATRE…

UNTIL 15 JANUARY

What's On This Week

You’re invited to the most spectacular ball of them all. It’s Christmas at the Newcastle Theatre Royal and families are welcomed to join the comedy trio Danny Adams, Clive Webb and Chris Hayward in another pantomime sensation. Cinderella is packed with family-friendly comedy, special effects, dazzling costumes and the most magical pantomime moment to date as the star of the show is whisked off to the ball in the company of Prince Charming.

theatreroyal.co.uk

 

FOR SHOPPING…

26 NOVEMBER

What's On This Week

Head over to St Oswald’s Christmas Market at the Hospice grounds this Saturday, you will be entertained as you browse the stalls for the perfect gift and feast on some tasty treats. This year, the theme is inspired by the hugely popular Great North Snowdogs trail which has captivated people from across the North East this year. With a range of stalls, music, a Santa’s Grotto, family entertainment from Whitehouse Farm and Double Decker Den, there’s something for all ages. Snowdogs merchandise will also be available to buy.

stoswaldsuk.org

 

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