AWAY FROM IT ALL
Packed with quirky character, Artist’s Cottage is a cool Craster hideaway for two. Hunker down and escape the autumn chill…
Grab your best chums and settle in at Newcastle Quayside’s new and relaxed wine bar, St Vincent. Sip on the finest vino and graze away the afternoon with small plates, made for sharing.
Enjoy a three-day celebration of all things jazz in Middlesbrough this weekend. See the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Beats & Pieces and the Big Chris Barber band take to the stage.
WITH THE KIDS
Get in the Halloween spirit at Adventure Valley’s Pumpkin Festival. Little ones can pick their favourites over in the pumpkin patch, have a go at carving, pet furry friends, enjoy indoor play and have a go at catapulting corn!
Take them to Bents Park, South Shields, on Sunday for a not-to-be-missed drive-in cinema experience. Pull up, grab the popcorn and enjoy 80s adventure-comedy classic, The Goonies, on the big screen.
Make your way to Wylam Brewery this weekend for this year’s Craft Beer Calling festival. Guzzle top beer picks from the world’s leading craft breweries, washed down with sensational street food bites from the on-site food market.
Stop by Wynyard Hall’s mighty Farmers’ Market on Sunday to pick up everything you need for brunch, lunch and supper. Think freshly-baked bread and French pastries, show-stopping cakes, local meats, cheeses, fresh veg and more.