WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Stroll into a secret garden musical, join a topsy-turvy tea party, fire up the Wylam BBQ, see a gritty Tyneside tale on stage and indulge in bank holiday bites at Malton's Street Food Sunday.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

UNTIL 25 AUGUST

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

image credit: The Secret Garden (2018) – photo © Ian Hodgson

If you’re visiting York over the bank holiday weekend and looking for your theatre fix, check out the Theatre Royal’s production of The Secret Garden. Set in Misselthwaite Manor on the Yorkshire Moors, Mary Lennox finds a mysterious place hidden within the grounds. This beautiful adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic tale includes a top-class cast, a sensational score and some perfect puppetry scenes throughout. A must-see for the whole family this summer.

yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

 

FOR FAMILY…

25 AUGUST

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Go down to the woods this Saturday at Rockliffe Hall and you’ll be in for a big surprise. Fall down the rabbit hall and join the topsy-turvy fun at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party hosted by Alice, the Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter himself. This delicious afternoon tea event will be followed by activities and adventure aplenty at Rockliffe’s new Mischmasch playground. A grown-up and kids afternoon tea will be served in the Rockliffe Suite before guests are invited to explore the curious cabins in the woodland.

rockliffehall.com

 

FOR FOOD…

24 & 25 AUGUST

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

image credit: 44Events & Ben Hughes Photography

If you’re loving BBQ season and you don’t fancy firing up your own barbie this bank holiday weekend, make your way to Wylam Brewery for Grill-A-Warfare… The Battle of the BBQ. This fantastic foodie event brings the very best street food vendors to the Exhibition Park venue, all cooking on raw heat. At just £3 per portion, you’ll want to ‘catch them all’ and if that’s not enough, foodies can also tuck into fries, desserts, gins, beers and more.

wylambrewery.co.uk

 

FOR THEATRE…

UNTIL 25 AUGUST

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

The iconic TV drama set between two World Wars on Tyneside, comes home for its stage debut. Celebrating the centenary of the ending of the Great War, The Customs House plays host to this gritty drama exploring the struggles of life during the inter-war years in the mythical Tyneside town of Gallowshield. When the Boat Comes In was the first mainstream TV drama to be set in the North East and at its peak, attracted 15 million viewers. Don’t miss out on a nostalgic night of theatre in South Shields this week, until Saturday 25 August. 

customshouse.co.uk

 

FOR SHOPPING…

26 AUGUST

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Street Food Sunday comes to Malton this bank holiday weekend. This delicious day out offers mouthwatering al-fresco lunches to the foodies of the North East. Think deckchairs, sumptuous street food, marvellous music, craft beers and plenty of pop-up picnic areas for family gatherings. From 11am – 3pm, visitors can browse some of the region’s best street food vendors including: Tikk’s Thai Kitchen, Wood Fire Dine, Smokin’ Blues BBQ, Horsetown Beeers and more.

visitmalton.com


 

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