WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Smash hit musicals grace the stage, fresh food stalls line the farmers' market and a wine dinner wows in a week awash with fun-filled goings-on
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

4-8 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Smash hit musical Evita will captivate audiences at the Sunderland Empire in a string of April performances starting on Tuesday 4th this week. Following an extraordinary run at London’s Dominion Theatre, Bill Kenwright’s production of the rags to riches tale of Eva Peron features some of the most enduring songs in the musical genre, including classics Don’t Cry for Me Argentina and On this Night of a Thousand Stars. West end’s Emma Hatton and Disney’s Tarzan actor Gian Marco Schiaretti lead the performance. Expect a night of music, thrills and intensity.

atgtickets.com


FOR FAMILY…

8 & 9 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Round up the troops for a fascinating exhibition this weekend at Beamish Museum. The museum will play host to the Model Tramway Exhibition on Saturday and Sunday – displayed in the Collections Study Room, next to the Open Stores. The exhibition will feature thirteen tramways ranging from N gauge through 00 to 1/16th. Three traders will be present over the weekend, including Paul Coles with the KW trams shop at his first Beamish exhibition. A fab day out for transport enthusiasts and a learning journey for those new to the art.

beamish.org.uk


FOR FOOD…

7 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

This Friday, Wynyard Hall will host a fabulous Wine Tasting Dinner. For £49 per person, guests will enjoy a delicious three-course meal paired with carefully selected wines – chosen by a top team of self-proclaimed ‘wine geeks’ from Bibendum fine wine suppliers. You’ll learn how to perfectly pair wines and you’ll discover all there is to know about the palate. So whether it’s date night, family night or you fancy an delicious evening in the company of friends, contact Wynyard Hall now to book in for this delightful evening of wining and dining.

wynyardhall.co.uk


FOR THEATRE…

FROM 6 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEKBe sure to catch Live Theatre’s new production of The Red Lion by Patrick Marber, running from 6 April to 6 May. The story is set in the competitive world of semi-professional football, telling the powerful, funny and incredibly touching tale of loyalty, ambition and what it takes to win, from three different generations. Reaching beyond the beautiful game, the play reminds us that the dodgy deals, roughneck agents and badge-kissing celebrations that we see every day, are not confined to the Premier League. Starring Stephen Tompkinson, best known for his TV appearances as DCI Banks, this is a must-see production that will have you laughing, crying and striving to succeed. With a script specially adapted by the writer for Live Theatre and the North East, The Red Lion follows on from its critically acclaimed opening in 2016 at the National Theatre.

live.org.uk


FOR SHOPPING…

8 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEKLocally sourced culinary delights jostle for space alongside micro-brewed beers and unique arts and crafts at Saltburn Farmers’ Market. Browse the wealth of stalls, nibble a tasty local treat and fill your basket with fantastically fresh food to take home on the second Saturday of every month. With the coast just a stone’s throw away and independent shops and cafes to explore all over town, a trip to Saltburn is sure to be special. Spring has finally sprung, so expect this week’s market to be bursting with new flavours, treats and seriously good seasonal delights.

saltburnfarmersmarket.com


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