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5 things to do in Newcastle this weekend

Live music and comedy, painting and sipping ‘90s style, and kickstarting your run game – this weekend should be a good one.

Written by Becky Hardy
Published 10.01.2024
Newcastle events

FIRST RUNNING CLUB OF 2024

When: 11th January

Where: Full Circle Brew Co., Newcastle upon Tyne

Price: Free

Full Circle Brew Co. are hosting their first run club of the new year this Thursday, starting from their taproom at 6pm. The perfect chance for anyone looking to take up the sport and link up with a friendly, non-competitive, social group.

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Sophie Gordon The Globe Music Venue Newcastle upon Tyne

SOPHIE GORDON

When: 11th January

Where: The Globe, Newcastle upon Tyne

Price: from £5.00

Kicking off our list of cracking gigs in Newcastle and beyond this month, we’re anticipating great things for local lass Sophie Gordon. The singer/songwriter has the killer combo of powerful vocals and oodles of soul. One to watch for 2024.

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Allyson June Smith Alphabetti Theatre Newcastle upon Tyne

ALLYSON JUNE SMITH

When: 12th January 

Where: Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne 

Price: from £10.00

It’s been 10 years since Allyson swapped Canada for Manchester and she finally feels like a proper Brit – so is embarking on her first UK tour to celebrate. A self-confessed “over-sharer”, expect an observational cocktail of wit, bite and shame.

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Late ‘n’ Live A Live Music Quiz The Grove Newcastle upon Tyne

LATE ‘N’ LIVE: A LIVE MUSIC QUIZ

When: 12th January

Where: The Grove, Newcastle upon Tyne

Price: from £12.50

Love the music round of a quiz? Love watching live bands? Combine the two at this fresh take on a pub quiz. The Late ‘n’ Live band – comprising some of Newcastle’s best musicians – will play every single question to test your musical knowledge.

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Boozy Brushes 90s/00s Paint Party The Forth Newcastle upon Tyne

BOOZY BRUSHES: 90s/00s PAINT PARTY

When: 13th January

Where: The Forth, Newcastle upon Tyne

Price: from £26.65

Get ready to unleash your inner Picasso at the Boozy Brushes’ Sip and Paint 90s/00s party – where vibrant, funky lines, bold colours and throwback tunes will help you channel the era to create a retro masterpiece.

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