LOVE THE WEEKEND

Enjoy Paddy-powered desserts, cast some spells, try pottery and nab some deals...

AWAY FROM IT ALL

Say hello to Seaton Hall, an ancient manor house in North Yorkshire promising groups and gangs a grand spring break…

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TIME OUT

Head to Ouseburn for a weekend of behind-the-scenes access to over 100 artist studios. Shop gifts and homeware, watch and join in on demonstrations and enjoy food and drink as Newcastle’s cultural quarter bustles with crafty activity. 

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Newcastle and Durham universities and teams from Tyne Rowing Club go head to head on Saturday in this year’s Boat Race of the North. Head to NE1’s Newcastle City Marina and cheer on your favourites. Stick around for the BBQ afterwards!

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WITH THE KIDS

South Tyneside’s 15th International Magic Festival promises families a spellbinding, three-day line-up of public shows, masterclasses and gala performances. The fun starts from tomorrow.

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Monsters! The Good, the Bad and the Cuddly arrives at The Word, inviting kids to find out all about the world’s most famous beasts, from Pixar and Disney’s best-loved characters to those written about it early mythology. 

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FOODIE

Restaurant Week kicks off in Sunderland. Take advantage of the tasty deals on offer and dine out at a number of venues throughout the city. Grab some hungry chums.

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Stop by Wynyard Hall’s mouthwatering Farmers’ Market on Sunday. Pick up freshly-baked bread and pastries, show-stopping cakes, local meats, cheeses and more.

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