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Mother’s Day ideas: where to celebrate with your mum next Sunday

Whether your fancy a spot of afternoon tea or want to spoil your mam with some retail therapy, here’s our pick of how you can treat the special lady in your life.

Written by High Life North
Published 18.03.2022

Wine and dine

Where: Dill & the Bear, Whitley Bay Metro Station, Whitley Bay NE26 2QT

When: Sunday-Thursday (9am-5pm) & Friday-Saturday (9am-10pm)

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than by tucking into some quality food and winding down with a glass of wine or a delicious cocktail in Whitley Bay? This pretty café by day – and café-bar by night – really knows how to treat you and your mam right. Whether you fancy an exotic breakfast, an afternoon tea or a picky tea platter, there’s something here that every mum will love.

HLN TOP TIP: Visit on Friday and Saturday from 6pm–7pm and you can enjoy a beautiful cheese or meat picky platter with a bottle of red or white house wine, all for just £40.



Spring into Mother’s Day

Where: Dalton Park, Church Street, Murton, Seaham SR7 9HU

When: Friday 25th March (11am) & Sunday 27th March (3pm)

There’s nothing like a spot of shopping to make your mam’s day. Celebrate the special lady in your life by spoiling her with a bottle of her favourite perfume from The Fragrance Shop or seek out new beauty brands in The Cosmetic Company Store, including new collections from Estée Lauder, Jo Malone and MAC. While you’re at Dalton Park, make sure you look out for the events team to pick up your free bunch of Mother’s Day flowers.



Cheeky cocktails

Where: Mother Mercy, The Old George Yard, 44 Cloth Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EE

When: Sunday-Thursday (5pm-1am) & Friday-Saturday (5pm-2am)

What better place to celebrate your mum than at the mother of all cocktail bars – Mother Mercy? After being named as one of the Top 50 Cocktail Bars in the UK, Newcastle’s best-kept secret is an exclusive, intimate spot that’s perfect for spending some quality time with your mam over a delicious cocktails or two. And the team will make sure your mam is treated like a queen as they offer table service only, making your ‘Sunday funday’ that extra bit special.

HLN TOP TIP: If you can never decide what cocktail to order, take a spin of the Twist of Fate and you’ll find your new favourite cocktail. 

Need any more convincing? Here are 5 reasons to visit Mother Mercy



Newcastle: Charlotte Tilbury Mother’s Day Masterclass and Afternoon Tea

Where: Mason + Rye, Food Hall, Fenwick, 39 Northumberland Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7AF

When: Tuesday 22nd March (6pm-8pm)

Price: £55 (with £35 redeemable on products purchased in store)

Treat the superwoman in your life to a fabulous afternoon tea experience with one of the most celebrated beauty brands. Have a blissful evening where you can learn industry secrets and you’ll be treated to a luxury Charlotte Tilbury gift bag, a free Glow Clinic appointment in-store and a glass of bubbly with a fine selection of handmade patisseries from Mason + Rye, all accompanied by complimentary tea and coffee.



Boozy Afternoon Tea

Where: No28, 27-29 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AN

When: Monday-Thursday (11am-3pm) Friday (2pm-7pm) Saturday (12pm-3pm) Sunday (12pm-6pm)

Price: £29.95 per person

Show how much you love her by treating your mam to two an afternoon tea with a boozy twist. You’ll be served a glass of fizz on arrival, a selection of finger sandwiches, cheese and fruit scones and plenty of cakes and treats, all washed down with a cosmopolitan tea pot, chilled limoncello and an espresso martini tea pot.



Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Where: South Causey Inn, Beamish Burn Road, Stanley, County Durham DH9 0LS

When: Saturday 26th March (11:30pm-2:30pm) & Sunday 27th March (11:45am-3:15pm)

Price: £39.95 per person

Afternoon tea and Mother’s Day go together like fruit scones and clotted cream. That’s why this Mother’s Day weekend is the ultimate excuse to make sure your mam has a wonderful time. Tuck into a selection of delicate sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam, and a mouth-watering range of homemade Causey goodies – all washed down with free-flowing tea, coffee, hot chocolate and a glass of bubbly.


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