WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK: 2-8 SEPTEMBER

Check out a hometown gig, get up close and personal with farmyard animals, experience Oktoberfest in Newcastle, enjoy throwback boyband hits and browse Stokesley Farmers' Market.

FOR MUSIC

4 SEPTEMBER 

The Futureheads perform in their hometown of Sunderland this week. Off the back of their recent album release, hear the four-piece perform new music for the first time at Bonded Warehouse. The post-punk band rose to fame in 2004 with their debut album, which featured singles like, ‘Decent Days and Nights’ and cover of Kate Bush’s ‘Hounds of Love’.

songkick.com

 

FOR FAMILY

7 & 8 SEPTEMBER

This weekend at Hall Hill Farm grandparents go free with any paying child. Set in the stunningDurham countryside, Hall Hill Farm stretches across 290 acres and is home to many animals, from goats and pigs, to rabbits, llamas and highland cattle. Keep the little ones entertained with donkey, barrel and tractor rides. A great day out for the whole family.

hallhillfarm.co.uk

 

FOR FOOD AND DRINK

6 & 7 SEPTEMBER 

Experience a great atmosphere and live music at this year’s Oktoberfest at Leazes Park in Newcastle. Go here for Bavarian beer and traditional food such as bratwursts, schnitzels and pretzels. With a giant tent and a very inviting beer garden, it’s the perfect spot to hangout and get those Oktoberfest vibes this weekend.

newcastle-oktoberfest.co.uk

 

FOR THEATRE

UNTIL 14 SEPTEMBER

Bringing together members of two of the biggest boybands, Westlife and Boyzone, Boyzlife takes to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House stage this Friday. With nine No1 albums between them, Brian McFadden and Keith Duffy are joining to bring back some of their classic boyband hits.

tynetheatreandoperahouse.uk

 

FOR SHOPPING

THROUGHOUT THE WEEK 

Spend the first Saturday of September soaking up the atmosphere at Stokesley Farmers’ Market. This pop-up shopping day out is the place to be in North Yorkshire to grab the finest seasonal goodies. Fill your cupboard for a great foodie start to autumn.

neefm.co.uk


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