WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK: 12-18 AUGUST

Clear your diaries for a summer festival, catch a flick at an open-air cinema, enjoy afternoon tea with heavenly views, get theatre thrills and treat yourself to Jo Malone goodies.

FOR MUSIC…

17  & 18 AUGUST 

Clear your weekend diaries for one of the North East’s biggest and best music festivals – Hardwick Live at Hardwick Hall in Sedgefield. With two days of live music and stunning views, there is an impressive line-up for this year’s festival. Stars include some of the biggest bands in British music, such as: Manic Street Preachers, Lisa Stansfield, Sister Sledge and many more. Local bands, The Lake Poets and Jarpsy will also be performing.

hardwicklive.co.uk

 

FOR FAMILY…

ALL WEEK

As summer hots up in Newcastle, NE1’s Screen on the Green continues to deliver the goods in the movie department – bringing an exciting selection of open-air cinema screenings to the city centre. Pick up a bag of popcorn, pop up a deckchair at Old Eldon Square and some super family screenings. This week’s screenings include: Up, Johnny English Strikes Again, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, Paddington 2 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

getintonewcastle.co.uk

 

FOR FOOD & DRINK…

THROUGHOUT AUGUST

Soak up the atmosphere at Crook Hall and bask in the picturesque gardens as you enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea. The tower of treats includes: canapés served with a glass of sparkling wine or an elderflower fizz, followed by three tiers of delicious sweet and savoury treats served on their beautiful vintage crockery. This summer is the perfect time to visit Crook Hall & Gardens.

crookhallgardens.co.uk

 

FOR THEATRE…

15 AUGUST – 5 OCTOBER

Les Mis has landed in town for a seven-week run at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal. With new staging and the magnificent score from Boublil and Schönberg, including the songs “I Dreamed a Dream”, “One Day More” and “Bring Him Home”, Les Misérables is a musical not to be missed this season.

theatreroyal.co.uk

 

FOR SHOPPING…

14 AUGUST

Indulge in Jo Malone London’s boutique fragrance event at intu Metrocentre’s House of Fraser. Your Wednesday could be filled with an abundance of signature scents tailored for you. You can also relish in indulgent treats and British sparkling wine while you shop. The Fragrance Champions event is an exclusive opportunity to pick up a personalised Jo Malone London vanity case with colourful initial stickers. An indulgent shopping event you simply cannot miss this week.

intu.co.uk/metrocentre


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