Don’t miss the chance to see North East native, James Arthur, as he takes to the Utilita Arena stage in Newcastle this Friday. After the recent release of his third album ‘YOU’, the singer-songwriter from Teesside will be performing hit singles such as Falling Like The Stars, Naked and Empty Space.
Get lost in the beauty of York’s Castle Howard this week as the site’s lead curator takes culture-vultures on a journey across the stately home’s monumental landscape – with a rare chance to see inside some of the Follies around the estate. The Monumental Landscape Experience will include a three-hour walking tour and the chance to enjoy a hot lunch next to a roaring fire in the Grecian Hall, plus exclusive access to material from the Castle Howard archive.
FOR FOOD & DRINK
Burst into bloom this spring at Swinton Estate. Join Dame Susan Cunliffe-Lister for garden walks and a delicious afternoon tea event at the hotel. You will be greeted on arrival with tea or coffee, before your garden talk and guided tour of the grounds. Guests will finish with a traditional afternoon tea served in the grandeur of one of the hotel’s stately rooms.
Celebrate the career of one of Ireland’s best-loved writers this March as Roddy Doyle discusses his work in an entertaining, intimate evening of conversation at Sage Gateshead. Recognised for his rich humour and unique dialogue, Roddy portrays the experiences of everyday Irish life, as well as difficult social and historical issues in a concise, accessible form.
Sundays are for stocking cupboards! See the week out with a trip to Wynyard Hall’s Northern Dales Farmers’ Market. Shop here for seasonal specials and a scrumptious selection of delicious goodies from local suppliers. Stock up on flavoursome flapjacks, freshly baked bread, herbs, preserves, chutneys, craft beers, luxury desserts and top quality meats.