WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK: 4-10 FEBRUARY 2019

See a Transatlantic Session, experience breathtaking puppetry, celebrate North East food, settle in for the tale of star-crossed lovers and shop seasonal goodies.
WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

FOR MUSIC…

5 FEBRUARY 

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Bringing a fine combination of Celtic and American roots music to life, Transatlantic Sessions arrive on Tyneside this Monday to perform for a North East audience. Fiddle maestro, Aly Bain, and dobro legend, Jerry Douglas, are the project’s founding musical directors and lead the way when it comes to performing live. Join them with the rest of the band this week at Sage Gateshead.

sagegateshead.com

 

FOR FAMILY…

6 – 23 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

The awe-inspiring production of War Horse returns to Sunderland Empire as part of its 10th anniversary tour. War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of the First World War in France. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage in Michael Morpurgo’s well-loved story.

atgtickets.com

 

FOR FOOD…

7 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

Make your way to Rockliffe Hall this Thursday for a very special banquet to celebrate the finest North East produce with chefs Andy Simms from the Bay Horse Hurworth, Ronald Robson from Nova Seafood Grill, Steven Lawford from Chadwicks Inn Maltby and David Henry from the Crathorne Arms. A must-attend for foodies of the North East.

rockliffehall.com

 

FOR THEATRE…

5 – 9 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

See the most famous love story of all play out on stage at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal this week, starting Tuesday 5 February. The Royal Shakespeare Company is in town, ready to share Romeo & Juliet – the tale of two star-crossed lovers – ripped apart by the bitter divide of their families. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see Shakespeare’s tragic love story on stage.

theatreroyal.co.uk

 

FOR SHOPPING…

9 FEBRUARY

WHAT'S ON THIS WEEK

A new month is a great time to re-stock your cupboards with the finest local produce and artisan goodies. Hexham Farmers’ Market offers a wide selection of delicious Northumbrian meats, locally grown vegetables and home-baked bread. What’s more? You’ll find a stunning selection of cakes and sweet treats. A delightful day out for foodies looking for some good-for-you grub.

Seaham Hall

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