WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

See a sparkling Sydney Harbour opera, make a date with the BFG, get to know your wines, soak up seafaring adventures and savour some of the best Yorkshire cheese.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

13 SEPTEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Photo credit: Hamilton Lund

For one night only, experience the love, laughter and loss of La Bohème at the stunning Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, straight from your seat at the Princess Alexandra Auditorium in Yarm. Watch in awe as Puccini’s classic love story captivates audiences around the world. Dazzling costumes, magnificent music and an all-round glittering production, you won’t want to miss this truly unique cinema experience.

thepaaonline.org

 

FOR FAMILY…

UNTIL 30 SEPTEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Everyone’s storybook hero, Roald Dahl’s Big Friendly Giant, was brought to life by illustrator Quentin Blake. His sketches form part of a magical exhibition at Bowes Museum this season. The BFG in Pictures runs until 30 September 2018 – a must-see and a great day out for the whole family.

thebowesmuseum.org.uk

 

FOR FOOD…

13 SEPTEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Get Thursday thrills in the form of wine at Blackfriars’ Tasting Room. Join a team of expert sommeliers as you explore the wine list, sampling some new discoveries along the way. Once you’re up to date with your wine knowledge, you can dine in the restaurant with 10% off a three-course set meal.

blackfriarsrestaurant.co.uk

 

FOR THEATRE…

13 SEPTEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Spectacles of the sea as the Ocean Film Festival World Tour brings a night of seafaring adventure to Whitley Bay Playhouse this Thursday. Soak up new ocean-themed films, featuring big wave surfers, unlikely ocean rowers and other characters who have dedicated their lives to the sea’s salt spray. Prepare to be blown away as this spectacular cinematic show hits the screens!

playhousewhitleybay.co.uk

 

FOR SHOPPING…

15 – 23 SEPTEMBER

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

The Yorkshire Dales Cheese Festival returns this week with more than 50 events lined up to satisfy those cheese cravings while savouring some of the best beauty spots in the National Park and Nidderdale’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Wensleydale Creamery at Haws, home of Wallace and Grommit’s favourite cheese, sets the celebrations rolling with  mini Cheese Festival with 35 stalls of local produce and all-things-cheese as well as cookery demonstrations, tasting and pairings.

yorkshiredales.org.uk


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