Category: North East Days Out

  • Barluga Gosforth High Street

    Sunday Lunch at Barluga in Gosforth

    The suburb of Gosforth isn’t really an obvious culinary destination for the region’s foodies. Unless you live in the surrounding area there is little to draw you out of the city centre with its wide range of cuisines & trendy pubs.  However, as we discovered when we started pulling together our guide to Restaurants in […]

  • Disney On Ice 100 Years of Magic

    Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

    AD – We have been gifted Press Tickets Disney On Ice is back again a the Newcastle Utilita Arena, with a celebration of 100 Years of Magic. This Disney On Ice production features over 50 of your favourite Disney Characters including many Disney Princesses, Pixar pals as well as the Disney Classics. You can’t help […]

  • whitehouse farm centre events

    Whitehouse Farm is more than just a farm

    Ad-we were given complimentary tickets to Whitehouse farm, but paid for our own lunch. A lot of family attractions claim to have plenty to do ‘whatever the weather’ and this bank holiday weekend we put Whitehouse Farm to the test. It really was 4 seasons in one day, with coats on/off & brollies up/down all […]

  • Dippy the Dinosaur in Newcastle

    On our last adventure to London Dippy, the Dinosaur had already left the Natural History Museum. It was almost as though he knew we were coming. I say “He”, but to be honest no one is really sure if Dippy the Dinosaur is male or female!Anyway, we were given the chance to meet Dippy as […]

  • The Late Shows

    The Late Shows 2019

    AD-This is a collaborative post with Gateshead Alive The Late Shows is a regional Culture Crawl around some of Newcastle and Gateshead’s galleries, museums, libraries, and artists workshops.  The event takes place annually on consecutive Friday and Saturday evenings in May from 7-11pm alongside the National Museums at Night event. This year the Late Shows […]

  • Coral Island Blackpool

    What’s at Coral Island Amusements, Blackpool?

    #Ad- This is a collaborative post with Coral Island As much as we love a bit of culture there’s something special about spending time in the arcades. Whenever we got to Scarborough or even to my parents home in South Shields the first thing they ask is to go to the amusements. Location of Coral […]

  • National Science and Media Museum in Bradford

    The National Science and Media Museum in Bradford.

    We were looking for somewhere to got that we’d never been to before. We’d felt like we’d visited all the FREE stuff in the Newcastle area many times over. It was North East Family Fun that suggested the Science and Media Museum in Bradford as they’d had a great day out there. So we chewed […]

  • Family Night at the Gate

    A Family Night Out at The Gate

    AD – This is a collaborative post with The Gate, Newcastle Sometimes mid-week evenings can be lost in a blur of homework, clubs & chores, but why leave all the fun to the weekend? We had a brilliant night on Thursday sampling some of the fun family activities on offer at The Gate in Newcastle. […]

  • Cafe Beam Gosforth

    Why I love Café Beam in Gosforth.

    We’ve been going to Café Beam at least every 2 weeks since it relocated it’s Cafe on to Gosforth High Street. If I’m totally honest I didn’t even know they used to be in Ashburton Road, until recently. Café Beam is ran by Smile For Life Children’s Charity. Their mission is to support disabled and […]