What to do in Yorkshire:
With a cheesy programme over the next few weeks including, The Greatest Showman, Mary Poppins, A Star Is Born and The Goonies, Yorkshire’s Diggerland (yes, that’s right) is transforming into a drive-in cinema so you can enjoy the classics as the sun goes down.
Where to eat in Yorkshire:
A joint venture between Michelin-star chef Mark Owens and MasterChef 2016 contestant Elizabeth Cottam, Home is Leeds’ latest addition to the restaurant scene. With a menu that changes monthly according to what’s in season, you’ll be able to try something different each time you visit. Expect the freshest ingredients crafted into modern dishes, which you’ll be thinking about long after you put down your knife and fork.
What to do in the North East:
This four-screen venue recently opened on Newcastle’s Grey’s Street is where to head for a proper night at the movies. From their bar and restaurant to the signature Everyman sofa seating you’re guaranteed a luxury cinema experience. Choose from the extensive programme of movies, then sit back and relax with a glass of wine and slice of pizza.
Where to eat in the North East:
The brain-child of two chefs who formerly worked under the guidance of restaurateur Terry Laybourne, Bao Bar is the all new pan-asian restaurant focusing on a street food favourite: boa buns. The fluffy steamed bread buns are filled with pork belly, fried chicken, crispy panga fish or oyster mushrooms and served up in Bao Bar’s tiny outpost on Chillingham Road – it’s simple, but so good.