12 -16 NOVEMBER
Don’t miss Northern Ballet’s Cinderella at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal this week. Live every moment in this sparkling ballet adaption of the Disney classic. With beautifully crafted dance routines and incredible live music, watch on as Northern Ballet bring this feel-good fairy-tale to life.
As the days draw in, The Biscuit Factory returns with its wonderful Winter Exhibition. The perfect culture fix to peel us away from the sofa as the days get cooler. This year’s showcase focuses on Dutch artist, Rob Van Hoek. Hoek’s work is inspired by cultivated landscapes, documenting the patterns, lines, rhythms and shapes of harvested fields. Pop this Friday in your cultural diary, round up the family and join the creative team for The Winter Launch.
FOR FOOD AND DRINK
Make your way to Norton favourite, Cafe Lilli, this November for a wonderful wine tasting evening in the restaurant. Their creative British-European cooking paired with live music twice a week is a best kept secret in Stockton. With high-quality food, a great atmosphere and guest speakers, their annual food and wine tasting event guarantees good times for wine and food-lovers alike.
Make sure you check out the 10th anniversary edition of Lumiere Durham, from 14th – 17th November. It’s a great chance to relive some of the most inspiring installations from over the years. A light festival the whole family will love. Time to wrap up warm, stroll through the streets and watch in awe as the city sparkles in the night.
Kickstart the festivities this week with a trip to one of the most enchanting cities at Christmas. The most wonderful season of all is upon us – step into Christmas with the light switch on in York. Stroll down the Parliament Street Christmas Market, visit Santa’s grotto in Coppergate and take in the whimsical winter vibes as a season of family fun gets underway in Yorkshire.