UNTIL 8 FEBRUARY
Say thank you for the music and enjoy an all-singing, all-dancing evening of theatre this week at Newcastle’s Theatre Royal. Mamma Mia! tells a tale of love, friendship and identity, based on all your favourite ABBA classics. With a score packed full of back-to-back hits including, Take a Chance on Me, The Winner Takes It All and Dancing Queen, you won’t want to miss this feel-good, sunshine musical.
THROUGHOUT THE WEEK
Round up the troops and head to the beautiful oasis that is Butterfly World at Preston Park, Stockton-on-Tees. Stroll through the tropical greenhouse and admire the butterflies, check out the reptiles and and don’t forget to pop and see the meerkats, too. A great day out for the whole family this winter. Open everyday 10am – 4pm.
FOR FOOD AND DRINK
Make a date with our latest Luxe cover star this Wednesday at Rockliffe Hall’s Festival of Food. Together with Ellie Richmond (Fox Hall Inn), Frances Atkins (The Yorke Arms) invites foodies in for an eight-course tasting menu, taking diners on a journey through the changing fashions of food. Don’t miss out on the chance to be a part of culinary history at Rockliffe Hall’s Orangery restaurant. For more information and to book, visit: rockliffehall.com
Moonwalk through the magic of Michael Jackson’s 45-year musical history at the Sunderland Empire this February. Theatre-lovers will experience over two hours of non-stop hits from pop and rock, to soul and disco. Expect to hear all your favourite hits including: I Want You Back, Billie Jean, Thriller and The Way You Make Me Feel.
In need of a cupboard restock? Visit Hexham Farmers’ Market this Saturday for a wide selection of delicious Northumbrian meats, locally-grown vegetables and home-baked bread. You will also find a stunning selection of cakes and sweet treats. A delightful day out for foodies looking for some good-for-you grub this weekend.