WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

Make music festival memories, put feet up for a throwback film, enjoy a Yorkshire cookery class, be wowed by whimsical acrobats and get some North East wedding inspo.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

30 AUGUST – 2 SEPTEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Lindisfarne Festival brings 150 live acts and DJs playing across three days and nights with Happy Mondays and The Levellers headlining. Set against the spectacular backdrop of Holy Island, there’s a schedule of workshops, talks, debates, cocktail-making classes, holistic therapies and wellness activities as part of the package. Food favourites include Fat Hippo burgers, a vegan café, Streetzzeria Pizza, Nom Nam Asian Street Food, The Beat-Root Café, Ouseburn Coffee Company plus a Gin & Fizz trailer, cocktail bar and the Viking Brewhouse serving up Lindisfarne Mead.

lindisfarnefestival.com

 

FOR FAMILY…

30 AUGUST

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

We can’t wait to see the new Mary Poppins Returns, released in December! But while we wait, it’s time to rewind and enjoy some old-school movie moments at NE1’s Screen on the Green. The Disney classic is taking to the big, open-air screen this Thursday as the magical nanny goes on an enchanting journey through London. She helps two neglected children reform a relationship with their busy father. Pack up your popcorn, let’s go fly a kite over to Newcastle’s Old Eldon Square and make a date with Mary!

getintonewcastle.co.uk

 

FOR FOOD…

1 SEPTEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Enjoy A Taste of Swinton this Saturday at Swinton Cookery School. Foodies are invited to get to know some of Yorkshire’s finest seasonal dishes using the very best local ingredients. You’ll wander through the Walled Garden, pick up some top produce and learn how to utilise the seasons with resident master chef, Kevin Hughes. Recipes include: Yorkshire cheese soufflé, Bridlington duck and cockle broth, trout fritters and custard tart.

swintonestate.com

 

FOR THEATRE…

29 AUGUST – 2 SEPTEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Cirque du Soleil brings OVO (meaning egg) to the region this summer, a fun-filled production for the whole family. See 50 performing artists thrill in an acrobatic display as they become an ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love.

metroradioarena.co.uk

 

FOR SHOPPING…

30 AUGUST

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Planning a winter wedding? Daydreaming about next summer’s big celebrations? Embrace the extraordinary this Thursday with an afternoon of pure indulgence at Matfen Hall. Round up your wedding team or spend the day with your fiancé while you admire the newly refurbished East Wing, meeting some of the North East’s finest suppliers along the way. A shopping trip to remember…

matfenhall.com


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