AWAY FROM IT ALL
An idyllic hideaway for beach bums and thrill-seeking surfers, Black Moon is the UK’s own little slice of paradise. Soak up the sun and relax to the sound of St Ives’ turquoise waves. It’s worth the trip, trust us.
Get the giggles at Big Mouth Comedy Club’s final shows at Middlesbrough’s Jurys Inn and Stokesley Town Hall this weekend. Ian Coppinger and Carl Donnelly will be sharing headlining duties.
Prepare to be blown away by Kynren – an action-packed, open-air show telling the tale of epic England after dark. 100 cast and crew present an 2,000-year journey, packed with spectacular choreography, pyrotechnics and more.
WITH THE KIDS
Get muddy at Mestival, Hesleyside, on Saturday. A 10km adventure run for the whole family, topped off with live music, good food and a village full of activities and retail offers. Kids can take part in their very own obstacle course.
Let’s go fly a kite! Take the kids to Hadrian’s Wall this weekend for some blustery fun. Pick up a kite from the museum at Housesteads Roman Fort and enjoy a family day out on the edge of the Roman Empire.
Indulge in a tantalising evening of Latin flavour and sherry tasting at Fenwick Newcastle’s A Taste of Spain event on Saturday. Enjoy sangria on arrival, followed by three Spanish courses. £45 per person.
Get spicy this weekend at the North East Chilli Festival. It’s set to be the biggest one yet, with over 80 independent food producers. Enter one of the chilli eating competitions if you’re brave enough!