WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK: 19-25 AUGUST

Clear your diaries for a summer festival, experience some live action theatre, listen to upbeat sounds, celebrate 100 years of magic with Disney and treat yourself at a local market.

FOR MUSIC…

20 AUGUST 

American singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten is performing this week at the Tyne Theatre and Opera House for one night only. After the release of her fifth full-length album ‘Remind Me Tomorrow’, Van Etten’s energetic and upbeat sound promises to resonate with listeners. ‘Remind Me Tomorrow’ follows Sharon’s top 10 critically praised album ‘Are We There’.

tynetheatreandoperahouse.uk 

 

FOR FAMILY…

24 & 25 AUGUST

For one weekend only, Tynemouth Aquarium is inviting younger visitors to come dressed as their favourite Disney stars to access free entry. Little ones who take the Disney On Ice trail through the aquarium can enter a lucky draw to win one of five sets of family tickets to the opening night of Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic on Wednesday 2nd October at the Utilita Arena, Newcastle. Grab your Mickey ears and join in the family fun!

bluereefaquarium.co.uk

 

FOR FOOD AND DRINK…

23 – 25 AUGUST 

Hidden beneath the Tyne Bridge on the south side of the river, the HWKR Food Market at By The River Brew Co. is attracting wholesome foodies this summer. This August, the site is hosting many independent food traders. It’s the place to be to try some tasty food or sip a cold, crisp local craft beer. You can learn more about your local independent food community, while trying new treats and socialising.

bytheriverbrew.co

 

FOR THEATRE…

24 AUGUST

Explore the multi-awarding-winning, thrilling tale of Kynren in a live action outdoor theatre spectacular near Bishop Auckland. It will take you on a epic voyage through 2,000 years of history and time. Kynren, performed by a cast and crew of 1,000, is a ‘must see’ this August. It promises to be a show that will leave you spellbound with amazing stunts, special effects and pyrotechnics.

kynren.com

 

FOR SHOPPING…

24 & 25 AUGUST

There’s a rum and gin shack, a prosecco bar and plenty of live music coming to Gateshead this weekend! The Gateshead Summer Fest will see acts such as Groovetrain and Giroscope take to the stage at Gateshead Rugby Club. This beer, music and gin festival is set to be full of the right spirit.

gatesheadbeerfestival.co.uk


 

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