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It's going to be a Magic Weekend!

It's going to be a Magic Weekend!

There will be plenty of magic moments to look forward to during Dacia Magic Weekend when all the Betfred Super League teams converge for an exciting weekend packed full of rugby league. Returning for the fourth year to Newcastle's iconic St James' Park, the Dacia Magic Weekend is going to be buzzing. Newcastle is the place to be whether you’re a super fan or have no idea what it’s all about! Read on to find out more...

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The Late Shows Culture Crawl returns for 2018

The Late Shows Culture Crawl returns for 2018

The region’s biggest and best culture crawl – The Late Shows – kicks off on Friday 18 May 2018 with its usual two-day, out-of-hours celebration of the museums, galleries, landmark historical buildings and venues Newcastle and Gateshead has to offer. The best bit about The Late Shows is tucking into the smorgasbord of culture, discovering places and activities you never knew were there and getting the chance to sample all the different venues as you meander around Newcastle and Gateshead.

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Best Historic Places to Visit in The North East

Best Historic Places to Visit in The North East

NewcastleGateshead’s fascinating past can still be experienced today in the historic remains and monuments as well as many heritage sites across NewcastleGateshead and Northumberland.

Whether you’re a history buff with an aptitude for all things ancient, a Geordie looking to unearth NewcastleGateshead’s rich history, or you’re just on the hunt for some English Heritage sites and National Trust places to visit in Northumberland and Gateshead, the North East is home to a whole host of unmissable historic places to explore.

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International Women's Day: Inspiring women from the North East

If you’re looking for a little inspiration on International Women’s Day, then look no further than our list of inspiring women. From feminist icons and historical figures to Newcastle celebrities, women from a wide range of backgrounds have had a major influence on the North East. To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of ten famous women from Newcastle, Gateshead and the wider North East, each of whom have left their mark on our region in their own unique way.

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Happy British Pie Week!

Happy British Pie Week!

Steak and kidney? Chicken and Mushroom? Pork? What’s your filling? The vegetarians amongst you are also in for a treat as there are a brilliant range of vegetarian pies on offer at many of the restaurants and pubs listed below too.

You can’t get more quintessentially British than a good old pie so it’s time to celebrate the ultimate comfort food. You don’t need an excuse all year round but this week – tuck in because it is British Pie Week from Mon 5 – Sun 11 March 2018!

The humble pie may have started out as ‘peasant food’ but we are a nation of pie fanatics – you’d be hard pushed to find a pub menus without its pie of choice in pride of place.

Get stuck in to the best of the crusty creations in Newcastle and Gateshead this week...

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