WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Join a Rydell reunion, check in for family fun at the theatre, turn up for a Taste of Thrones event, be dazzled by Matthew Bourne's Cinderella and shop the stalls of Bishop Auckland Food Festival.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

21 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

It’s time for a Rydell High reunion at Tyneside Cinema this Saturday – as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the musical that holds a special place in all of our hearts. This one is for all the Rizzos out there who want to move their feet and swish their rara skirts to the hits of Grease. Go dressed as your favourite Pink Lady or T-Bird and get ready to sing your heart out with Sandy, Danny and the Rydell gang. Grease is the word…

tynesidecinema.co.uk

FOR FAMILY…

20 & 21 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Make family plans this Friday at Tyne Theatre & Opera House. From the books by Julia Donaldson and Alex Scheffler, Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales takes to the stage. Journey under the sea, go out on the farm and wander into the jungle as these terrific tales are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful characters. Funky moves, toe tapping tunes and giggles and guaranteed.

FOR FOOD…

21 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Fly over to Westeros at Rockliffe Hall’s unique dining experience – Taste of Thrones – inspired by hit HBO series, Game of Thrones. You’ll be greeted by fire-eaters, who will lead you to a drinks reception, where you can pick up a ‘poison’ cocktail of ‘Tears of Lys’. You’ll be welcomed into the Rockliffe Suite by awe-inspiring performers and decor that will take you on a magical journey through the seven kingdoms. Get settled on tables such as ‘House Lannister’ or ‘Nights Watch’ and tuck into a themed menu featuring five courses of Westeros fare.

FOR THEATRE…

17 – 28 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

A thrilling love story set in London during the Second World War, Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella is a magical performance that’s set to dazzle at the Theatre Royal this April. A chance meeting where Cinderella and her dashing RAF pilot are together in just enough time for a whirlwind romance, before they are separated by the devastating Blitz. Be mesmerised by Prokofiev’s magnificent score, the sights and the sounds of war-torn London and the 60-piece orchestra that will take you on a journey you will never forget.

theatreroyal.co.uk

FOR SHOPPING…

21 & 22 APRIL

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Foodies, get ready for a scrumptious day out at Bishop Auckland’s tasty Food Festival this weekend. Join one of Britain’s most recognisable bakers, Candice Brown, as she shows off her best baking tips in the Cookery Theatre at Bishop Auckland’s Town Hall on the second day of the festival. Candice joins ITV This Morning’s Phil Vickery, too, who will be taking the festival by storm with a fantastic menu of live demonstrations and delights to try out at home. With plenty more celebrity chefs to be announced, we can’t wait to get stuck in.

bishopaucklandfoodfestival.co.uk


 

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