Whether its food, art, sport or history you’re interested in, Newcastle has it all this summer.
2ndMay- 31stMay 2019- The Stack Festival of Performing Arts
The Stack has quickly made its mark on the Newcastle social scene, with the old shipping containers now hosting a variety of bars, restaurants and shops. Throughout the month of May, you can experience live music for FREE at this increasingly popular venue, with a festival-worthy stage they built especially for this event. Interested? Find out who’s playing and when here- https://bit.ly/2JrGhI6
20thMay 2019- Drink & Draw @ Ernest
Embrace your inner artist with this unusual event in the heart of Ouseburn- Newcastle’s answer to Shoreditch. It’s pretty self-explanatory… you drink. You draw. Simple. Check it out here - https://bit.ly/2VpnvIe
24thMay 2019- Grill-A-Warfare 2.0 ‘Battle of the BBQ’ @ Wylam Brewery
From Friday 24th at 5pm, and then Saturday from midday, head down to Wylam Brewery in the picturesque Exhibition Park to indulge in a variety of classic BBQ and grill food to make the most of your bank holiday. It’s free entry and tokens for food are just £3. Families and dogs welcome- what’s not to love!? Check out the Facebook here https://bit.ly/2DXx7PI
24thMay- 22ndSeptember 2019- Ifeoma U. Anyaeji @ BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Single-use plastic is a hot topic at the moment and artist Ifeoma U. Anyaeji recognises this, having made use of non-biodegradable waste in her work. Using bottles and plastic bags, she explores West African culture through her art, which will be located in BALTIC’s Level 2 gallery this summer. This gallery is entirely free to explore- perfect for a budget friendly day out or just an opportunity to experience a different culture.
16thJune- St James’ Park Tour and Pub Lunch- Father’s Day Special
Stuck on how to make Father’s Day Special? Look no further as St. James’ Park is offering a glimpse inside the stadium, with Dad’s getting complimentary 2-course meal after the 90 minute tour when accompanied with a full price paying adult or child. Sound good? Give 0191 201 8704 a call to book this incredible experience. Check out more info, including prices, here - https://bit.ly/2Ybm0ug.
19thJuly - 21stJuly 2019- Northern Pride Festival
Enjoy a free weekend of music and celebration, all in the name of PRIDE! With an incredible line-up of performers, it spreads over Town Moor AND Exhibition Park. 20,000 joined the Pride festival in 2018 and this year is set to be even bigger. Find out how YOU can be a part of it here - https://bit.ly/2H9dGWn
20thJuly- 21stJuly- Feast by the Sea
Venture out of central Newcastle to the beautiful coast of Whitley Bay for a taste of the best street food the UK has to offer. It’s completely free to walk round and it’s the perfect opportunity to see the newly refurbished Spanish City in all its glory. Food prices vary but you can be sure they won’t break the bank. Can’t make this weekend? No worries! The Feast returns on 10th-11thAugust AND 7th-8thSeptember! Check out the times here - https://bit.ly/2DWz4fv
28thJuly 2019- City Tour- The Road to Democracy (New Walk)
Explore Newcastle’s rich history for just £5 on this engaging walking tour. Starting at Newcastle University and ending at Central Station, you’ll be immersed in the history of female suffrage, the fight against Nazism and so much more! Under 16s, who are accompanied, go free so it is perfect for a family day out and an amazing chance to learn the historical importance of the city we love. Find more info (including start times) here - https://bit.ly/301STLD
31stJuly 2019- #DXP19 Drag Explosion
Witness RuPaul’s Drag Race royalty, like Vanessa Vanjie and Monique Heart, in full glory at the O2 Academy in Newcastle. Everyone over 14 is welcome! Enjoy the very best that drag has to offer. Tickets can be purchased here- https://bit.ly/2vITtA4
August 2019- NE1 Restaurant Week
For one week in August, you can grab yourself some tasty food from some posh restaurants for only £10 or £15pp! Although the specific week has yet to be announced, it is definitely something to do this summer. Sign up for the latest news and be one of the first to know the dates by clicking here - https://bit.ly/2JsFCpt
What will you be getting up to this summer? Why not drop by and tell us about your plans?