WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Enjoy throwback tunes, party with the Wildcats, tuck in for pop-up lunch at The Raby Hunt, check out Sting's smash-hit musical and get crafty with willow baskets at Middleton Lodge.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

17 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Take a time machine back to the 60s at The Princess Alexandra Auditorium, Yarm, this Saturday for an evening of reminiscing with The Manfreds. They will be playing R&B tunes with an undercurrent of jazz for North East audiences to revel in. You’ll be thrilled to know the band will be performing many of their hits, including Do Wah Diddy Diddy, alongside a mix of jazz and blues covers from their new album, Makin’ Tracks.

thepaaonline.org


FOR FAMILY…

17 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Why should the little ones miss out on the St Patrick’s Weekend celebrations? The Wildcats of Kilkenny are taking to the ARC stage this Saturday for a special hour-long family gig for the whole family to enjoy. A floor-level interactive introduction to live music with a quieter volume and songs to suit! An hour of Irish and children’s songs but delivered with the cheeky energy Teesside’s favourite (Irish-ish) band have become best-loved for.

FOR FOOD…

18 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Get yourselves along to two Michelin star hotspot, The Raby Hunt, in Darlington, for a sizzling pop-up lunch event this Sunday. Acclaimed chef, James Close, will be sharing his kitchen with Mexican food expert, Shaun Hurrell, to prepare a sizzling 10-course taster menu for guests, inspired by the flavours of Mexico. Tickets £100 per person – get yours by calling 01325 374237 or emailing [email protected]

rabyhuntrestaurant.co.uk


FOR THEATRE…

12 MARCH – 7 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Local legend Sting’s personal, political and passionate musical comes home to Newcastle. The Last Ship is an epic tale of community that shares the story of a ship-building town and its people. Returning home from half a lifetime at sea, Gideon Fletcher finds his hometown in a state of chaos. The yard is closing and no one knows what will come next.

northernstage.co.uk


FOR SHOPPING…

17 MARCH

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

We’ve got something for all your shopping needs this Saturday! Learn how to weave your very own willow basket at Middleton Lodge. Join willow artist, Jo Bolton from Abundant Earth, to learn the fundamentals of organic willow basketry. Jo will show you how to create your very own oval basket with handle – perfect for the foragers and farmer’s market shoppers among you!

middletonlodge.co.uk


 

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