WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Retro rock 'n' roll tunes, a sailing extravaganza in Sunderland, flag-waving food at Fenwick Food Hall, a Smooth night at Kynren and a glorious gin fest at Wynyard Hall.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

12 – 15 JULY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Retro pleasures at Beamish; from live music and a 50s hairdo, to a milkshake in the sun, lap up the Festival of 50s. Hop aboard the fabulous 50s bus at the museum and be transported to the days of rock ‘n’ roll and teddy boys, Pathé News and petticoats.

beamish.org.uk

 

FOR FAMILY…

10 – 14 JULY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

The mighty Tall Ships Races sail in to Sunderland this week for a spectacular festival of the sea. A four-day extravaganza packed with fun for the whole family and the mesmerising sight of stunning sailing ships. Check it out!

tallshipssunderland.com

 

FOR FOOD…

13 & 14 JULY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Fenwick Newcastle is set to showcase the North’s flag-waving food and drink this summer, hosting a series of bespoke events in celebration of Great Exhibition of the North. Head there from 6pm – 10pm on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th July for the Fenwick Food Hall Night Market, where you’ll be spoilt with gin, wine, champagne, craft beer and more from local pop-up bars, alongside tempting tasters and foodie must-haves from a selection of food stalls.

fenwick.co.uk

 

FOR THEATRE…

14 JULY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Kynren is the epic tale of England, performed by a cast and crew of 1,000 in the grand grounds of Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland. The world-class show is back this summer, taking audiences on a breathtaking journey through 2,000 years of history, myth and legend. The production is brought o life through stunning sets, combat, stunts, horsemanship, pyrotechnics and special effects, all set to a thrilling original soundtrack. Our friends at Smooth Radio will be on hand before the performance, giving audiences the chance to see what they’d look like in the show, with a face-in-the-hole image, perfect for social sharing! Smooth will also be playing top tunes as people walk in for an evening of Kynren entertainment.

kynren.com

 

FOR SHOPPING…

13 & 14 JULY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Shop, explore and enjoy the glorious delights of Wynyard Hall’s Gin Festival this weekend. Summer is a great time to celebrate our love of gin – and what better way to do so than with 50 different tipples from independent distilleries? Gin-lovers can also look forward to live music, artisan food, cocktail bars and home-grown garnishes from The Edible Garden.

wynyardhall.co.uk


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