Five Fun Ways to Celebrate Christmas
Get into the festive spirit
CRAFT YOUR CHRISTMAS WITH SARA DAVIES
Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle
0844 249 1000
Dragon and Strictly star Sara Davies is taking to the road to give you tricks and tips to help craft your Christmas this year. The local lass is offering practical demonstrations and creative ideas to make gifts, garlands, cards and crackers – plenty of festive inspiration.
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HOW TO CATCH A STAR
Theatre Hullabaloo, Darlington
A magical Christmas awaits at The Hullabaloo where you’ll see an enchanting puppet adaptation of Oliver Jeffers’ best-selling picture book (perfect for children aged three and over and their families). Combining spell-binding storytelling with puppetry, How to Catch a Star reminds us all to follow our dreams.
TINSEL AND TURKEY NIGHT
The Alnwick Garden
Celebrate Christmas at the Alnwick Garden with a festive meal and stunning views over The Grand Cascade and surrounding gardens. You can party the night away at their Tinsel and Turkey Night with a three-course dinner and DJ entertainment to help you get into the spirit of things.
Boiler Shop, Newcastle
Made.UpNorth is hosting its Winter Market in the heart of Newcastle, bringing together some of the best makers, artists, creative businesses and food vendors under one roof. Enjoy a drink from the Boiler Shop’s in-house bar then browse the work of local potters, textiles artists, jewellers and soap makers. The first 20 people through the door will get a free gift.
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CHRISTMAS JUMPER RACEDAY
0191 236 2020
Enjoy a Saturday afternoon at Newcastle Racecourse with your family and friends, but don’t forget to dig out your favourite Christmas jumper – there’ll be prizes on offer for the best ones! Expect a fantastic afternoon of quality racing with a warm and festive welcome (kids go free).