WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Step into spring at The Biscuit Factory, be wowed at the ballet, take yourself on a trinket hunting shopping trip, enjoy music by your favourite BRIT and try your hand at some Pancake Day fun at Beamish Museum
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

4 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

A celebration of one of the finest singer-songwriters to date, following her recent success at the Grammy and BRIT awards. Someone Like You – The Adele Songbook arrives at PLAYHOUSE, Whitley Bay this week, where the outstanding Katie Markham makes her mark on all your favourite Adele hits. This enthralling concert performance portrays Katie’s show-stopping vocals and captivating charisma, recreating the magic of Adele’s three record-breaking albums. Hits include ‘Someone Like You’, ‘Make You Feel My Love’, ‘Set Fire To The Rain’, ‘Rolling In The Deep’ and the multi-million seller, ‘Skyfall’.

playhousewhitleybay.co.uk


FOR FAMILY…

28 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Celebrate Shrove Tuesday at Beamish this week. Families can sample some Victorian, sweet treats on Francis Street in the Pit Village – and join in on all the pancake fun at Miss Smith’s house, where you can taste and try your hand at the tactical trade. The farm is the go-to destination for egg-less pancakes where you can learn all about the history of Shrove Tuesday and how they celebrated the all-important date during World War 2. After this hands-on experience and learning all you need to know about Shrove Tuesday, don’t forget to top off your day with a trip to the Tea Rooms where you can enjoy a perfect pile of pancakes with the whole family!

beamish.org.uk


FOR FOOD…

 3 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Out with the old and in with the new. The spring has most definitely sprung at The Biscuit Factory – and it’s the place to be to celebrate everything we know and love about the season of bloom. Join the Spring Exhibition Launch Event where guests will be welcomed with a complimentary drink on arrival and introduced to the season’s freshest projects, newest designs and headline collections. Headed up by award-winning artist, Steven Lindsay, it’s set to be a sparkling exhibition from start to finish – combining more than 200 artists, designers and creative makers. For you foodies, The Factory Kitchen will be hosting their ever-popular Supper Club – an informal evening of simple, seasonal and truly scrumptious dishes served up in the stylish, artistic restaurant surroundings. It’s an evening of browsing, buying, dining, mingling and toasting to the new season.

thebiscuitfactory.com


FOR THEATRE…

28 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

The Royal Ballet’s much-loved classic, The Sleeping Beauty, combines beautiful ballet with its enchanting charm, virtuosity and sensational score. First choreographed by Tchaikovsky’s great musical score by Marius Petipa in 1890, The Sleeping Beauty has a combination of electrifying ensembles, stunning solos and the concluding celebratory dances for the happy union of the prince and princess. The colourful journey of these charming fairytale characters, together with the dazzling dance display, make this production of Sleeping Beauty a spectacle like no other. Book a trip to the Arc, Stockton this week to find out for yourselves…

arconline.co.uk


FOR SHOPPING…

4 & 5 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

If rummaging around quaint, country stalls is your thing, be sure to take yourself on a little shopping trip to Helmsley for the Antique & Vintage Flea Market at the Town Hall, Market Square. Pick up treats and trinkets for friends and family and take home something unique for yourself or your home. It’s a real treasure of an antiques fair – pop over and you’ll see why. Top off your day with a delicious afternoon tea at The Black Swan followed by a lovely, weekend stroll around this charming market town.

amk-antique.co.uk

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