WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Diaries at the ready. We've got our fingers on the culture pulse this week as we step into a new month in the North East.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

2 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Be Playhouse Whitley Bay’s guest for a ‘tale as old as time’ this Friday. See in the weekend with a sing-a-long screening of Disney’s brand new adaptation of the iconic fairytale, Beauty and the Beast. Round up the whole family and sing your hearts out to best-loved, childhood favourites such as ‘Be our Guest’, ‘Belle’, ‘Gaston’ and the all-important ‘Beauty and the Beast’. Sing along with Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor and Emma Thompson as you enjoy this award-winning movie.

playhousewhitleybay.co.uk


FOR FAMILY…

31 JANUARY – 11 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Follow the much-loved Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film as it transforms into Shrek the Musical at Sunderland Empire this week. A funny, family-friendly show that will have audiences in fits of laughter as the fairytale world is turned upside down. Plenty of high-energy tap dancing and sining to keep you entertained throughout.

atgtickets.com


FOR FOOD…

31 JANUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Wine-lovers rejoice! Muse restaurant in Yarm is the place to be this week for their Open Bottle Wednesday evening. The concept is simple, the team of experts choose a weekly wine, open a couple of bottles and give all diners a glass on the house. It’s a great way to get to know different wines with no commitment – and you just might learn something new.

facebook.com/MuseYarm


FOR THEATRE…

31 JANUARY – 3 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Young Clara peeps downstairs on Christmas Eve to play with her new favourite toy – a nutcracker doll. Instead, she is swept off her feet on a magical adventure that will change her life forever by the mysterious magician, Drosselmeyer. Join Clara as she travels through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets and as she defeats the Mouse King on her way. Scottish Ballet promises to deliver the most enchanting and mesmerising performance of The Nutcracker to date. Experience a stunning performance, see dazzling costumes and enjoy Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous, sugar-spun score accompanied by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra.

theatreroyal.co.uk


FOR SHOPPING…

29 JANUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Make for Lucy Pittaway’s Richmond gallery this Monday evening for an inspiring art showcase, display Lucy’s new stock alongside drinks and nibbles. You’ll see her latest colourful creations and may even recognise some of her best-sellers including the smiling sheep and the highland cow. Lucy will be available to chat to visitors at this free event – sharing the stories behind her stunning creations.

facebook.com/lucypittawayart


 

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