AWAY FROM IT ALL
Space and luxury combine at New York City Library – a tranquil cabin-meets-apartment, close to the market town of Richmond…
Stockton Cycling Festival 2017 kicks off this weekend. Bring your bikes and join in the fun, see celeb names and top cyclists whizz around the town centre and enjoy cycling-themed family activities.
Mooch Masham’s bespoke craft fair this weekend. Pick up artisan gifts and treats for loved ones, kids and the home – all of which are made by local traders, who will be showing off their stuff.
Jesmond’s Food Market returns for July. Fill your bags with tasty local produce – everything from fresh meat and veg to pastries, brownies, cakes and other sweet treats. Plenty of street food, too.
Get yourselves along to Wynyard Hall’s artisan Farmers’ Market on Sunday. Indulge in freshly-baked goods, show-stopping cakes and pastries and homemade jams, herbs and more. They’re always fun.
WITH THE KIDS
Have a laugh at Jesterval, the North East’s premier comedy festival, this weekend. Take the troops over to Gateshead for immersive cinema, storytelling, crafts, DJs and funny live performances.
Sunderland’s annual Summer Streets Festival kicks off on Saturday, promising families live music, hands-on workshops, arts and crafts, kids entertainment and local food and drink.