It's a weekend made for indulgence and a bit of Valentine's action. Spoil yourselves.


These luxury converted buses, tucked away on a working Scottish farm, offer a holiday experience with a difference. Don’t believe us? Read on…

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 See renowned rock-n-roll musical, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, at Sunderland Empire. Seen by over 22 million people worldwide, it’s tells the toe-tapping tale of how Holly changed the face of pop music forever.

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Whisk your other half away for a spot of Valentine’s-inspired Afternoon Tea in the romantic surroundings of Crook Hall. Enjoy dainty sarnies, sweet treats, homemade scones and lots of sparkling wine.

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Kids and teens can play with YouTube gaming sensations and life-size characters from best-selling video game, Minecraft, at Northumbria University Students’ Union on Saturday. Leave them to it while you shop?

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xzxzArmed with simple props and a handkerchief, renowned children’s storyteller, Chris Bostock, arrives at Barnard Castle on Saturday to tell the story of a little possum and his starry adventures. 

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Make pasta the proper way at Wynyard Hall’s Pasta Making Class on Saturday. Knead up fresh dishes with your own bare hands before tucking in to a three-course meal. £50 per person, includes fizz and canapés on arrival.

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food2Head to Fenwick’s Food Hall and take advantage of Ko Sai’s tasty ‘Dine in for Two’ deal. Choose your curry, sides and add your rice for just £15. But don’t hang about – the offer ends on Valentine’s Day.

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