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Planning your Easter bank holiday weekend? Here are 10 events to book in Newcastle

From the best burger battle to a carnival bottomless brunch, here’s how to make the most of your 4-day Easter weekend.

Written by Rachael Nichol
Published 13.04.2022

THURSDAY 14TH – SUNDAY 17TH APRIL

 

Easter Carnival Bottomless Brunch

Where: The Salutation, 63 Front Street, Tynemouth, North Shields NE30 4BT

When: 11am – 3pm

Price: £30.00 pp

Celebrate Easter in true carnival style. Get two hours of bottomless fizz with a beautiful brunch dish of your choice. Plus, there’s plenty of fun to be had with hook-a-duck in their beer garden, themed cocktails, and lots of games and prizes to be won.

 

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FRIDAY 15TH APRIL

 

Paint and Sip Party

Where: The Corner House, Heaton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5RP

When: 7pm ­– 9pm

Price: £19.95 pp

Unleash your creativity at this event. Think art, alcohol, and good-time vibes, what’s not to love? Create your own masterpiece with friends and family that you can take home and keep forever for the mems. Why not liven up your usual night in the pub by trying something new?

 

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FRIDAY 15TH – SATURDAY 16TH APRIL

 

Little Mix ­– The Confetti Tour

Where: Utilita Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 7NA

When: 6pm / 12pm

Price: From £35.00 pp

Join the girls on their farewell tour by belting out their bangers with the likes of Shout Out to My Ex, Heartbreak Anthem and Break Up Song lined up on the setlist at the Utilita Arena. With an extra matinee performance added for Saturday, there are still tickets up for grabs – but be quick, as they’ll sell out soon.

 

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Battle Of The Burger ­– Return Of The King

Where: Wylam Brewery, Palace of Arts Exhibition Park, Claremont Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PZ

When: 12pm – 12am

Price: Free entry

Join in this epic two-day extravaganza, which sees a battle of the burgers from some of the best local food vendors around. But who will be crowned the winner? Not forgetting fries, beers, cocktails and, of course, music for their resident DJs ‘til late.

 

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FRIDAY 15TH ­– MONDAY 18TH APRIL

 

Easter Weekender at STACK Newcastle

Where: STACK Newcastle, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QG

When: 10am – 12am

Price: Free entry

Come and celebrate STACK’s last Easter Bank Holiday weekend at Newcastle, as it’s set to close its doors this summer. From DJ sets, acoustic duos and full-scale band performances, there’s a full weekend of live entertainment lined up to get you in the mood. Good vibes only.

 

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FRIDAY 15TH – THURSDAY 21ST APRIL

 

Spanish City Easter Family Funfair

Where: Spanish CitySpanish City Plaza, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, NE26 1BG

When: 11am – 6pm

Price: Free entry

Expect all your favourite family rides here, from dodgems to waltzers and ghost trains to twisters. Plus, hook-a-duck stalls, giant bungee trampolines and all the little one’s favourite rides. If you visit on Easter Sunday, kids get free face painting, Easter eggs and entertainment.

 

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SATURDAY 16TH APRIL

 

Hair of the Dog – A Doggy Social

Where: Anarchy Brew Co, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4NQ

When: 11am – 11pm

Price: Free entry

Join the team at Anarchy Brew Co, including their little resident Miniature Schnauzers Ella and Nelson, in celebrating everything dog. Bring along your canine companion or come along simply to enjoy the company of dogs. There’ll be a handful of local trainers, walkers, vendors and groomers there to chat, sell treats and give out useful tips/advice to care for your furry friends.

 

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SATURDAY 16TH – SUNDAY 17TH APRIL

 

Enchanted Entertainment present: The Wizard of Oz Easter Panto

Where: Tyne Theatre & Opera House, 109-113 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG

When: 3pm – 7:30pm

Price: £20.00 per adult, £18.00 per child

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Tyne Theatre & Opera House for a fantastic all-new Easter pantomime version of The Wizard of Oz, with the hilarious Charlie Richmond and comedy legend Bobby Davro. Packed with brilliant dance routines, well-known pop songs, lots of audience participation and plenty of laughter for all the family.

 

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SUNDAY 17TH APRIL

 

Sing It Back

Where: The WonderBar, The Gate, Newgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5TG

When: 9:30pm – 12:00am

Price: £2.00 pp

Expect nothing but a party atmosphere for this interactive karaoke sing-off. Join a professional singer on stage to sing along to your favourite karaoke songs, or put yourself to the test and battle against your friends in a sing-off as well as finish the lyrics challenge to win awesome prizes.

 

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SUNDAY 17TH APRIL ­– MONDAY 18TH APRIL

 

Makers and Creators Fair

Where: Royal Quays Royal Quays Outlet and Independent Centre, Coble Dene, North Shields NE29 6DW

When: 10am – 4pm

Price: Free entry

Royal Quays welcomes the Money Tree Crafters to their shopping centre, who will be hosting their first market at the North Shields outlet. Money Tree Crafters sell their own handmade crafts at local fairs and also organise craft fairs and markets all over the North East. See you there?

 

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