WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

A soul session at Wylam, a summer sporting festival, a regal affair at Rockliffe, a festival of the written word and an indulgent farmers' market at Wynyard.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

18 MAY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Make room in your diaries for the May Motoon party this Friday. It’s one of the biggest and best soul and motown sessions in the North East – back for another evening of blow-out tunes at Wylam Brewery. Expect 100% soul and motown beats, craft ales, local food, a glorious gin palace and a confetti canon to spread the party vibes.

wylambrewery.co.uk

 

FOR FAMILY…

19 & 20 MAY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Rugby fans are invited to St James’ Park for this year’s Dacia Magic Weekend. Betfred Super League’s weekend festival promises two days of fun for the whole family, including mouth-watering fixtures on the pitch, plus live music, fancy dress and more.

rugby-league.com

 

FOR FOOD…

19 MAY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in style at Rockliffe Hall. Don your gladrags, walk the red carpet into the hotel’s glamorous Rockliffe Suite and enjoy tea and coffee, before taking your seats to watch the pair tie the knot on the big screen. The hotel’s renowned Afternoon Tea will be served while you immerse yourself in the wedding magic. Tuck in to British sandwiches, scones and delicious cakes and pastries and toast to the happy couple with a glass of fizz.

rockliffehall.com

 

FOR THEATRE…

UNTIL 25 MAY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

After a successful first year, WRITE Festival returns to The Word in South Tyneside for 2018, with an even bigger programme of unmissable events for all ages. The festival celebrates writing in all its forms. You’ll be able to enjoy writing workshops, performances, comedy, storytelling, poetry slams, a silent book disco, a murder mystery night and more.

theworduk.org

 

FOR SHOPPING…

20 MAY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Get your foodie, farmer’s market fix at Wynyard Hall this Sunday. The Northern Dales Farmers’ Market returns to the grounds, where you’ll find a scrumptious selection of delicious goodies from local suppliers. Stock up on flavoursome flapjacks, freshly baked bread, herbs, preserves, chutneys, craft beers, luxury desserts and top quality meats. Open from 9am until 2pm outside the Walled Gardens, it’s the perfect place to stroll on Sunday morning, stocking up your cupboards for the week ahead.

wynyardhall.co.uk


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