WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

It's a week for theatre fairytales, foodie farmers' markets, post-shopping cocktails and a BDA Burns Night bash...
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

4 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Celebrate Burns Night at the Sage, Gateshead this year. Live bag pipe music, a traditional Ceilidh band, spectacular prizes up for grabs and a five course meal will make this a night to remember. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of fizz, followed by evening-long entertainment and a delicious dinner. A fantastic annual event with all fundraising proceeds donated to the BDA Benevolent Fund. A charming, charitable at Gateshead’s hottest venue – celebrating Burns Night.

sagegateshead.com


FOR FAMILY…

1-4 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Twirl your way into winter with Scottish Ballet’s enchanting take on the classic fairytale. The Scottish national dance company bring a good sized dose of festive magic and sparkle in this majestic performance of Hansel & Gretel at the Theatre Royal kicking off this week. Accompanied by Humperdinck’s infamous score and performed live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra, this is a must for your February diary.

theatreroyal.co.uk


FOR FOOD…

5 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Newcastle City Farmers & Makers Market is held at Newcastle Showground most Sundays of the month. This Sunday, head over to pick up something unique, stock up the cupboards or bag something special for that someone special. An array of local produce, delicious sweet treats, preserves, cheeses, wines, spices and street food is available to market-goers – and you’re sure to put up something different that will have you excited about the next Sunday market. When it comes to arts and crafts, you’ll find the finest gathering of local artisans – including jewellers, toy makers, photographers, painters, blacksmiths and many more. It’s a fabulous, foodie event for the entire family – and there’s something for everyone to take home.

newcastlecityfarmersmarket.com


FOR THEATRE…

3 FEBRUARY – 11 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Dr Frankenstein comes to the Northern Stage this week, in a brilliantly scientific representation of Mary Shelley’s classic drama. Directed by Northern Stage Artistic Director, Lorne Campbell, this production follows the story of Dr Victoria Frankenstein as her experiments lead her to the very brink of human knowledge.

northernstage.co.uk


FOR SHOPPING…

UNTIL 31 JANUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

It’s your last chance to get involved in winter festivities at The Botanist. Until 31 January, the much-loved cocktail bar is offering an enchanting drinking and dining experience. The Botanist Open-Air Winter Wonderland transforms its roof garden into a cosy hideout for families, shoppers and city sightseers. Festooned with fairy lights and cosy blankets, guests can wrap up outdoors with a warm glass of mulled wine or spiced apple cider in hand. The Apline theme invites guests to enjoy all the delights of apres-ski without having to hit the slopes. We don’t need snow to celebrate this winter. Enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline as you unwind in this whimsical winter wonderland pre or post-shopping. If you’re in town, make sure you spare some shopping time to visit this wonderful winter-themed hideout.

thebotanist.uk.com

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