Are you looking for side-splitting comedy, live music, enthusiastic dancing and a whole load of mucking about this week? Say no more and, instead, head to The Horne Section at Hull City Hall on Wednesday: where five outstanding musicians and one non-musical stand up comedian, Alex Horne, combine in the most bizarrely entertaining of ways.
Set in the leafy suburbs of Leeds, Fika North is a new Swedish-inspired coffee house that promises to be your new go-to caffeine-fix. Alongside coffee enjoy a pint of guest craft ale or a glass of organic wine, and indulge in homemade cake and delicious pastries or choose from the vegan-friendly menu. The café is dog-friendly too, so your four-legged friends can join in the fun.
Pop-folk singer-songwriter Jamie Lawson famously became the first act to be signed to Ed Sheeran’s Gingerbread Man Records back in 2015, bursting onto the international music scene later with his smash-hit single Wasn’t Expecting That. Now he’s back on tour with a new album to boot – and you can catch him at The Cluny in Newcastle on Thursday.
The Carriageway, the latest addition to Middlesbrough’s café culture, serves fresh salads packed with flavour, homemade cakes and the finest coffee, all available to eat in or take away. Based in the historic Town Hall, The Carriageway focuses on using quality local produce and ethically-sourced ingredients to create deliciously-wholesome dishes served throughout the day.