AWAY FROM IT ALL
Discover Castle House in Runswick Bay – a little seaside stunner, recently renovated and bursting with charm to offer guests a super Luxe, sandy stay…
New North East wedding venue, Friars Well, near Alnwick, opens its doors on Sunday. Brides and grooms-to-be can visit between 12 and 3pm to have a nosey, nab promotional gifts, meet with coordinators and drink fizz.
Middlesbrough’s first ever Art Weekender event kicks off from Friday through to Sunday. Head to Albert Road, which will come alive with performers, pop-up gallery spaces, exhibitions and workshops.
WITH THE KIDS
Rockliffe Hall’s grand marquee hosts a special Pirates and Princesses Party in aid of Middlesbrough & Teesside Philanthropic Foundation on Sunday. Tots can disco away and tuck into posh packed lunches, while grown-ups can enjoy Afternoon Tea.
Wynyard Hall’s The Best of British Spring Fayre has it all. Kids can pet furry friends, have their chops painted and enjoy some fairground run, while you meet luxury fashion retailers and local foodie makers and unwind in the Smooth Radio Lounge.
Jesmond’s Food Market is back for May. Fill your bags with tasty local produce – everything from fresh meat and veg to pastries, homemade brownies, cakes and other sweet treats. Plenty of street food, too.
Blackfrairs’ Perfect Pasta workshop on Saturday gives foodies a chance to make their own authentic Italian feast, filled with tortellini and stuffed ravioli, homemade breads, regional desserts and wine.