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5 things to do this weekend

Sea dips, doughnuts, margaritas and vintage shopping. Describe a more perfect weekend – we’ll wait.

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THE OPENING OF EL GUAPO

When: Opening Friday 23rd February

Where: 86 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle

Price: Free entry

Newcastle’s first dedicated tequila bar is opening this weekend – bringing the world’s largest margarita menu to the Toon. DJs, margs, dancing and fiesta vibes – can we go every night?

DUNK N’ DOUGHNUTS

When: Sunday 25th February, 9.45am – 11.00am

Where: Meet near Crusoes on Longsands Beach, Tynemouth

Price: Free but advanced registration is necessary

A Valentine’s love special. The monthly collab between Dip Club and Deep North is bringing you love-themed doughnuts on the beach (how perfect). They’re encouraging everyone to wear pink or red – or even fancy dress. Dip in sea at 10.00am, then your coffee and doughnuts will be delivered to the beach by 10.20am. Heaven.

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NEWCASTLE VINTAGE POP-UP

When: Saturday 25th February, 10.30am – 4.30pm

Where: Boiler Shop, Newcastle

Price: From £5.00 to free, depending on what time slot you want

Premium vintage clothing boutique, Glass Onion, is doing a pop-up in Newcastle this weekend, with the chance to bag trend-led vintage pieces from just £10.00. Early bird entry for the first hour is £5.00 (for those that want first dibs), then it’s £1 entry thereafter.

THE LAST KINGDOM EXHIBITION

When: Opened 10th February and runs until 4th November 

Where: Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh

Price: £17.00

Bamburgh Castle has just launched a new exhibition showcasing costumes and props from the global hit Netflix series ‘The Last Kingdom’, which takes place in the Kingdom of Bebbanburg – now known as Bamburgh. See costumes worn by the show’s main characters, as well as swords, shields and other props featured in major moments throughout the series. There’s even a chance to get your photo taken on The Wessex Throne. One for the mantlepiece.

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JESTERVAL COMEDY

Where: Gosforth Civic Theatre, Gosforth

When: Saturday 24th February, 7.00pm

Price: £14.00

A night of stand-up comedy to leave you in stitches. Get ready to ROFL as some of the funniest comedians take the stage at Gosforth Civic Theatre.

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Laura Kingston
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Laura is the Founder and Editor of High Life North. She had the idea to set up an exclusively digital women’s magazine after feeling there was a gap in the market in the North East. With over 10 years of experience in marketing and PR, Laura had a very clear…

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