One of the greatest musicals of all time returns to the stage, stopping by Sunderland Empire for five days this February. Telling the tale of the world-famous, all-singing, all-dancing Von Trapp family, The Sound of Music features some of the most memorable songs ever performed on stage, including: My Favourite Things, Do-Re-Mi, So Long Farewell and The Sound of Music.
Experience The Bowes Museum in all its finery at Gary Lintern’s Night Photography workshop. Photographers of all abilities will get exclusive access to the museum and its grounds, creating the perfect opportunity to capture the night sky, including stars and the Milky Way, over the roof of the spectacular venue. This event is part of the annual North Pennines Stargazing Festival – an inspiring event for all the family to enjoy this February.
FOR FOOD AND DRINK
Gaze up at the starry night sky with Valentine’s Day with Andy Gray’s Stargazing Supper at the Lord Crewe Arms, Blanchland. Take a trip to the bottom of the garden, wrap up in blankets, warm up with a hot drink and look through telescopes. The stargazing session will be followed by a hearty stew and pudding in The Gatehouse. Dreamy.
Don’t miss the chance to see the Scottish Ballet in a sparkling production of The Snow Queen at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal this week. Inspired by Hans Christian Anderson’s much-loved tale, this new beautiful ballet tells a tale of love and friendship that is sure to enthral and delight. A wonderful, whimsical winter treat.
One for foodies with a sweet tooth! The Ice Cream & Artisan Food Show is back in Yorkshire this week. This unique event showcases an incredibly assortment of ice cream experts across the three-day event at the Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate. Visitors will also find some of the finest coffee, pastries and baked goods at this special shopping event.