How often is it that we can say we see Oscar, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning icon Cher right here in Yorkshire? Rarely. In fact, this week marks the paradigm of pop’s first ever performance at Leeds’ First Direct Arena, where she’ll bring back what was arguably the greatest (albeit, cheesiest) musical combo of all time – Cher plus ABBA – when she performs hits from the Swedish supergroup’s stupendous back catalogue, alongside some of her own greatest hits. Here we go again…
While you’re there try… Friends of Ham
This charcuterie bar started out as a small ground-floor bar in 2012, but has since expanded into the premises next door with plenty of tasty cured meats, Yorkshire cheeses, olives and an array of Italian and Spanish deli items on offer, to pair with a beautiful wine selection.
Ahoy, shipmates! This Halloween, batten down the hatches and jump onboard the mysterious Fortuna vessel as it sails down the River Tyne as part of the Pirates of the River Tyne event – looking to unearth some of Newcastle’s long-lost maritime secrets along the way. Whether you’re Elizabeth Swann or Davy Jones, you can join in the celebrations as the ship’s resident DJs take you through the biggest new and old school tracks, while blending in the odd Halloween horror, in this boat party like no other.
While you’re there try… St Vincent’s
Café by day, wine-bar by night, St Vincent’s are your go-to for informal, tapas-style dining with fine wine. From much-loved former Caffe Vivo owner Terry Laybourne, St Vincent’s offer a stunning selection of wines to complement your meal, 80 percent of are not available anywhere else in Newcastle.