January is a great time to try something new, right? Don’t miss out on the chance to try yoga with a twist this Sunday at Sage Gateshead as Yoga Live comes to Tyneside. Grace Johnson of Yoga Therapies will be delivering unique Sunday morning yoga sessions for new starters and experienced yogis alike, joined by Royal Northern Sinfonia violinist, Sophie Appleton, who will provide a stunning classical improvisation, intertwined with pieces by Handel and Bach, responding to Grace’s instruction.
THROUGHOUT THE WEEK
Journey under the sea this January at The Hullabaloo’s enchanting ‘Deep Sea Adventures’ installation. Take the kids on an interactive voyage where they’ll crawl over coral reefs, explore mysterious caves and learn about giant fish. A free creative play session little ones will love. The Hullabaloo is open Monday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm.
FOR FOOD AND DRINK
Foodies should head over to Swinton Cookery School this Friday as the Chefs Table event returns for the new year. Enjoy a glass of fizz on arrival before the chef guides you through a fantastic three-course feast, giving top tips and tricks as the evening rolls on. A must for anyone with a love of seasonal food.
Get that Friday feeling at the Darlington Hippodrome as The Magic of Motown rolls into town. Now in its 13th year, this feel-good show comes complete with sparkling costumes, dazzling dance routines and outstanding musicianship from start to finish. With the timeless tunes of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, The Temptations, The Supremes and Stevie Wonder to name but a few, you’ll be dancing out of your seats in no time!
Start the new year with a cupboard restock at Hexham Farmers’ Market. Go here for 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.