Howay the dads! There are lots of ways to celebrate Father’s Day in Newcastle and Gateshead from a meal at a top restaurant, tour of the iconic St James’ Park or the promise of great comedy or a show at one of the region’s brilliant theatres. Read on for our top tips on how you can treat your Old Man this Father’s Day with great gifts or time spent together in the North East.  

St James' Park Stadium in Newcastle, home of Newcastle United Football Club

Pitch Perfect Father's Day

If your dad is an avid football fan and a Magpie through and through, there can be no better gift! St James’ Park are offering a pitch perfect Father’s Day this year with a behind-the-scenes tour at Newcastle United’s football stadium followed by Sunday lunch. It’s the gift that keeps on giving as Dad’s will eat for free as well as getting a discounted stadium tour ticket.  

Find out more about the Father’s Day St James’ Park Tour.

Gift Vouchers for Dobson & Parnell

For the father with a refined palate – why not treat him to vouchers to swanky Newcastle Quayside restaurant, Dobson & Parnell? Oozing class, the restaurant owned by the award-winning team behind Blackfriars and Hinnies, specialises in refined British and European cuisine. Call the team directly on 0191 221 0904 to place your order.

Find out more about Dobson & Parnell.

Sunday Lunch at Crowne Plaza

Crowne Plaza in Newcastle would like to give dad’s a complementary bottle of beer and a gift this Father’s Day when you enjoy Sunday Lunch in their restaurant on Sunday 16 June.

Find out more and how to book.

All Aboard at Stephenson Railway Museum

Stephenson Railway Museum is a great day out with the family and what better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with heritage train ride aboard a vintage locomotive? All dads (and grandads) go half price too on Sunday 16 June.

Find out more about Heritage Train Rides at Stephenson Railway Museum.

Comedy at Tyne Theatre and Opera House

For all those dads who love to laugh or enjoy a night at the theatre, why not book tickets to see one of the many brilliant shows coming to Tyne Theatre and Opera House in 2019? This year is one for the comedians at the local theatre with a whole raft of acts taking to the stage including comedy legend Ben Elton Live (October 2019) and panel show regular, Josh Widdicombe (October 2019). If comedy is not dad’s thing, Tyne Theatre and Opera House host Bradley Wiggins (September 2019) and Ben Fogle (November 2019) for a chance to be inspired by their endurance, skill and achievements.

Game On 2.0 at Life Science Centre

Life Science Centre have recently rebooted their Game On 2.0 exhibition which takes a look back at the vibrant history of gaming as well exploring the latest developments in virtual reality and ever-more immersive ways of playing computer games. Take time out as a family on Father’s Day and go head-to-head on over 150 playable games including arcade classics and Rock Band 3!

Block and Bottle

Block and Bottle is a key player in Gateshead’s artisan food and drink scene. It is an independently ran butchery and beer bottle shop specialising in ethically sourced, top-quality meat. Block and Bottle also sell an impressive range of craft beers and ales including a vast number from local breweries.  Why not pick up a few treats for Dad and have a BBQ to celebrate Father’s Day?

Find out more about Block and Bottle.

There's Always Socks...

If you really do want to buy socks, then make sure they’re excellent! Fenwick Newcastle have a stylish range of jazzy socks that will make anyone’s feet smile. Check out Swedish concession store Happy Socks for the perfect pair for all those dapper dads.

Find out more about Fenwick Newcastle.

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