WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

We're celebrating our love of food, art and literary classics, the oscars and the legendary tale of the Blood Brothers this week as we kickstart March is true Luxe style...
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

10 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

If you missed out on the glitziest event in entertainment history last week… have no fear – it’s Oscars night at the Sage this Friday! Join in on this dazzling evening of Oscar-winning film scores including the likes of Harry Potter, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings and Titanic. Everybody’s favourite movie scores… played out live on stage. The first half will see music from Beauty and the Beast, Pirates of the Caribbean and Somewhere Over the Rainbow to name but a few. And following the interval, the second half will play host to sensational scores including Harry Potter, Schindlers List, Lord of the Rings and Indiana Jones.

sagegateshead.com


FOR FAMILY…

FROM 11 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

An illustration from John Yeoman’s The Wild Washerwomen. Illustration (c) Quentin Blake

The Laing Art Gallery is ready to showcase the ever-popular illustrations of Quentin Blake in an exhibition starting this Saturday. Adults and children alike will be enthralled by Blake’s brilliantly distinctive style and varied use of mediums, made famous by his work with the best-loved, Roald Dahl. The airy galleries at the Laing are the perfect setting to enjoy prints of Blake’s iconic images in all their glory and gain an intriguing insight into his working relationships with other authors including John Yeoman, Russell Hoban and Michael Rosen. A must-see collaboration of art and literary classics.

laingartgallery.co.uk 


FOR FOOD…

FROM 11 MARCH

 WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Foodie fanatics, this one’s for you! Eat Drink Sunderland Restaurant Week is returning this Saturday 11 March right through to Sunday 19 March, for a week packed with unique flavours in the city’s finest foodie venues. Restaurants from across the city will be offering special two and three course menus, providing the perfect opportunity for foodies to sample their favourite dining destinations and to try something new. Boasting worldwide cuisine satisfying all taste buds, it will be difficult to pick just one venue for your foodie feast. Those who eat out during the week are encouraged to share their foodie snaps on social media using the hashtag #EatDrinkSunderland.

experienceithere.co.uk


FOR THEATRE…

13-18 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

The legendary tale of the Blood Brothers tells the captivating story of twins who are separated at birth, only to meet again with fateful consequences. The all-encompassing, exciting score includes numbers such as, Bright New Day, Marilyn Monroe and the emotionally charged hit, Tell Me It’s Not True. It’s a fabulous theatre spectacular that you must add to your social calendar this week. Book your tickets now at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal.

theatreroyal.co.uk


FOR SHOPPING…

11 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

The ever-popular Saltburn Farmers’ Market returns this Saturday! Bringing the North East and North Yorkshire’s finest independent food suppliers together in the heart of the town, it’s the go-to event for all things local and delicious. Visitors will find 35 stalls bursting with the best local food, drink and artworks – all in the stunning setting of the Saltburn seaside. It’s a fantastic, family fun-day where you’ll get the chance to bag a bargain and take something seriously tasty home with you. Truly unique and the perfect family, shopping day out. Combining our love of food with our love of the North East. What’s not to love?

saltburnfarmersmarket.com

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