Fenwick's window 2019 Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

Fenwick’s Window 2019 – Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

Fenwick’s window 2019 is Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, the much loved children’s story by Roald Dhal, and illustrator Quentin Blake. Like every year, the window unveiling marks the start of the festivities in the North East, and for this year the Northumberland Street windows tell the tale of Charlie Bucket and his adventure to Willy Wonka’s chocolate fa[...]

Tyneside Cinema Christmas

Tyneside Cinema Christmas Showcase

Insert joke here about how it's only August and way too early to be talking about Christmas. Now let's move on. I've had a definite increase in Christmas emails the last couple of weeks, with a lot of places opening up bookings for parties, restaurants and events. I've got friends with kids who are even struggling to get booked in for things that are already fully bo[...]

Valentine's Day Treats in Newcastle

Valentine’s Day Treats in Newcastle This Week

This Valentine's Day whether you're loved up with a partner, enjoying being single, hating the whole concept, or don't really have an opinion either way - every one of us can be a #luckygirl or #luckyboy with some of the Valentine's Day treats on offer in and around Newcastle. I've been chatting to some of the local cafes, bars and bakeries and have pulled together d[...]

Ultimate Guide to Newcastle in 2019

Ultimate Guide of Things to do in Newcastle in 2019

Happy New Year! Rather than letting the back to work blues creep in let's get straight into planning all the fun things we can get up to in our fabulous city and local area. A slightly different take on last years guide, this one isn't in order of months but more general activities of what you can see and do in Newcastle and the surrounding areas throughout the whole[...]

Enchanted Parks 2018 - The House of Lost & Found

Enchanted Parks 2018 – The House of Lost & Found

The Enchanted Parks after dark adventure returns this week to Saltwell Park, with a new theme and artwork installations on display to experience and navigate your way through. Prior to this year I’d never been before, it always seems to sell out so quickly, so when I was offered tickets by Newcastle Gateshead I of course accepted. The concept this year is the House[...]