AWAY FROM IT ALL
Escape to The Potting Shed in North Yorkshire for some early spring peace and quiet. It’s a boutique cabin for two in a secret garden – what’s not to love?
Artisan bakery, handmade goods, floral bouquets, crafts and refreshments await at Saturday’s A Still Life Spring Market at The Reading Room, Crathorne, near Yarm.
Mark Mother’s Day at The Curing House. Toe-tap to acoustic tunes, indulge in gourmet charcuterie plates and homemade desserts and sip on cocktails all night long.
WITH THE KIDS
Take kids to see BBC wildlife expert, Michaela Strachan, onboard DFDS King Seaways on Saturday. She’ll be helping launch the new ORCA wildlife season while the ship is docked in port at North Shields.
It’s the tots’ last chance to see Roald Dahl classic, The Twits, brought to life at Northern Stage on Saturday. Revel in the pair’s naughty tricks and the Muggle-Wump monkeys’ sweet revenge.
The ever-popular Orange Pip Market returns for 2017. Head to Middlesbrough’s Baker Street to snack on artisan street food and ’til your belly hurts. A must-visit.
Go to The Pele Tower in Corbridge on Saturday for an evening of fine wine and nibbles. Tuck in to award-winning canapés and choose your faves from an impressive wine tasting menu.