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Percy Hedley Raceday

Sporting Event

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle Racecourse, High Gosforth Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE3 5HP

Tel: +44 0191 236 2020

http://www.newcastle-racecourse.co.uk/whats-on/fixture/08-april-2016/

Start the weekend early and come racing at Newcastle Racecourse with friends or colleagues.

From:

8 Apr 2016 to 8 Apr 2016

 

About

Come racing in April

Start the weekend early and come racing at Newcastle Racecourse with friends or colleagues.Choose from one of our admissions packages starting from £14 or our fantastic three course hospitality package for only £85.

PLEASE NOTE: If you order your tickets 5 days before the raceday tickets will be available FOR COLLECTION ONLY. Advance bookings are all subject to a £2.50 booking fee per booking (not per person) online or on the phone.

Hospitality
All hospitality packages are advance bookings only and are for parties of two or more.
To check availability please call 0191 236 2020. For advance bookings we aim to send tickets out approximately one week before the race meeting.

Concessions and Discounts
We allow free entry for the carer of anyone who is registered disabled.
For more information on concessions and student discount please follow the link below to FAQ’s

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brain Zone

Participatory Event

Newcastle upon Tyne

Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 4EP

Tel: +44 0191 243 8210

http://www.life.org.uk/whats-on/brain-zone

Explore what makes you ‘you’! Scientists are discovering new things every day and you, and your brilliant brain, can help improve our understanding by visiting The Brain Zone and taking part in experiments.

Venue

Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

From:

25 Mar 2016 to 31 Dec 201

 

 

 

Maker Faire UK 2016

Festival

Newcastle upon Tyne

http://www.makerfaireuk.com/

Maker Faire UK is the greatest show (and tell) on Earth! It’s a two day family friendly festival of invention and creativity, bringing together over 300 hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and garden shed inventors from across the globe.

Venue

Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

From:

23 Apr 2016 to 24 Apr 2016

About

Maker Faire UK is the greatest show (and tell) on Earth! It’s a two day family friendly festival of invention and creativity, bringing together over 300 hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and garden shed inventors from across the globe – people who love to make stuff and who want to share their passion with the public.

Expect amazing Makers, musicians, creators and robots – At Maker Faire UK, you can explore and create with the Makers and enjoy playful installations, drop-in workshops and fascinating speakers.

Whether you want to unleash your inner inventor, find out how science, technology, engineering and maths shape the world around you – or if you just fancy a great, hands-on day out, don’t miss Maker Faire UK!

Ticket prices per day:

Maker Faire Adult (aged 18+): £12.00

Maker Faire Child (aged 5-17): £7.00

Maker Faire Child (aged 4 & under): FREE Maker Faire Family (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children): £28.00

 

25% discount for Life Annual Pass holders

 

 

 

Hang Aerial Adult Workshop

Workshop

Newcastle upon Tyne

Dance City, Temple Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4BR

Tel: +44 0191 261 0505

https://www.dancecity.co.uk/classes-workshops/

This session will cover trapeze, aerial hoop, cocoon and rope whilst building strength and stamina. No experience is needed sessions are fun and include warm up, conditioning and stretch techniques.

Venue

Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne

From:

6 Dec 2015 to 6 Jan 2020

 

 

 

Animal Inside Out

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Newcastle upon Tyne

Centre for Life, Scotswood Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 4EP

Tel: +44 0191 243 8210

http://www.life.org.uk/whats-on/animal-inside-out#.VpUO5vmLRpg

Explore the intricate biology, zoology and physiology of the world’s most spectacular creatures, large and small in this fascinating new exhibition by BODY WORLDS creator, anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens.

ANIMAL INSIDE OUT takes visitors on an anatomical safari of more than 100 specimens. Each animal is painstakingly preserved by the remarkable process of Plastination, invented by Dr. von Hagens.

From goats to giraffes, elephants to eels and octopuses to ostriches visitors will discover the form and function of animals both exotic and familiar. Animal biology textbooks spring to life in this unforgettable museum learning experience

 

 

 

City Tour – Burt and Erick

Guided Walk

Newcastle upon Tyne

City Centre

http://www.newcastlegateshead.com/city-guides

An unexpectedly interesting tour which looks at part of the City not often seen, behind the shops and office blocks of Northumberland street and beyond.

From:

11 May 2016 to 11 May 2016

 

 

 

City Tour – In Sickness and in Health

Guided Walk

Newcastle upon Tyne

Castle Keep, Newcastle Castle, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 1RQ

 

 

 

Old Hospitals for the poor, the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Dr. Gibbs, ‘Dirty Dick’s’ and Lucozade are just some of the medical topics you will hear about on this fascinating tour.

About

Heritage walk – In Sickness and in Health.

Wednesday 8 June 2016 at 7pm.

Meet at Newcastle Castle Keep and finish at corner of St. Thomas Street.

Tickets cost £4 adults, £3 over 60’s, accompanied children are free. No need for advance booking – just pay the guide before the tour.

Old Hospitals for the poor, the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Dr. Gibbs, ‘Dirty Dick’s’ and Lucozade are just some of the medical topics you will hear about on this fascinating tour

 

From:

18 June  to 18 June 2016

 

 

 

Nature Talks & Events

Talks

Northeast

Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 4PT

Tel: 0191 208 2790

http://www.nhsn.ncl.ac.uk/

Want to learn more about the natural world? Programme of talks, courses and events run by the Natural History Society of Northumbria.

From:

24 July 2015 to 24 July 2016

 

 

Planetarium Listings – Great North Museum: Hancock

Exhibition

Tyne and Wear

Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 4PT

Tel: +44 0191 222 6765

The planetarium at the Great North Museum: Hancock features the latest technology using LED projectors. With an amazing colour rendition and no interrupted views, the brand new planetarium shows are out of this world!

Venue

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle upon Tyne

From:

1 Jan 2016to31 Dec 2016

About

The planetarium at the Great North Museum: Hancock features the latest technology using LED projectors with four times the resolution of ordinary projectors.

With an amazing colour rendition and no interrupted views, the brand new planetarium shows are out of this world!

Offering a choice of films, as well as educational programmes designed specifically for schools exploring the solar system and the night sky, the planetarium is extremely popular.

Admission charges apply.

Brand new!
Sea Monsters – A Prehistoric Adventure (running time: 40 mins)
Eighty million years ago, the American Midwest lay under a great inland sea where colossal creatures ruled the waves. See extraordinary marine reptiles of the dinosaur age brought to life, from giraffe-necked Styxosaurus and sea birds with teeth to the T-Rex of the ocean—the 40-foot super-predator Tylosaurus—these wondrous beasts defy imagination. Become immersed in this unexplored world of the “other dinosaurs,” and learn about the fascinating science behind history’s grandest ocean creatures.
Suitable for family audiences

Brand new!
Fragile Planet (running time 25 mins)
Travel 120 million light years to rediscover home in this scientific visualisation which highlights Earth’s special place in the Universe as the only known haven for life. Giving an astronaut’s view of Earth, the journey continues to the Moon, Mars, and beyond the Milky Way to search for habitats that might host extraterrestrial life.

Brand new!
Earth, Moon & Sun (running time 25 mins)
Join Coyote a character with razor-sharp wit as he learns more about the night sky. This fast paced fun show examines how humans learn through space exploration and explores lunar phases, eclipses and other puzzles.
Suitable for family audiences and school groups.

Brand new!
Seasonal STARGAZING (running time approx 7 and 15 mins)
Find out more about basic seasonal stargazing in this fantastic astronomical show. Become familiar with the starry night, with easy to follow star hopping directions and descriptive constellation tours. Discover how to find things in the night sky and see some of the most beautiful objects in astronomy.
Suitable for family audiences and school groups.

Infinity Express (running time approx 25 mins)
Take an exciting journey of discovery, from the search of the solar system to the mapping of the universe.
Suitable for family audiences

Dawn of the Space Age (Running time approx 40mins)
Re-live the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights.
Suitable for family audiences and school group

 

 

The Mayors’ Tales – Guildhall performance – 3.30pm

Guided Walk

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle Guildhall, Sandhill, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 3AF

http://www.shopnewcastlegateshead.com/tickets/event-registration/?ee=216

A staged presentation in period dress of the stories of mayors throughout Newcastle’s history from 1216-2016. Tickets must be booked in advance.

From:

12 June 2016 to 12 June 2016

 

 

 

Crime Story 2016

Festival

Newcastle upon Tyne

City Campus East, The School of Law Building, Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 8ST

Tel: 0191 204 8850

 

The festival for crime writers and readers explores the facts behind the fiction, with insight from 20 leading experts in policing, law, forensic science, criminology, pathology, psychiatry, digital, kidnap and extortion.

About

The festival for crime writers and readers explores the facts behind the fiction, with insight from 20 leading experts in policing, law, forensic science, criminology, pathology, psychiatry, digital, kidnap and extortion. Throughout the day, delegates work together to solve a fictional crime written exclusively for Crime Story by Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train. Network with fellow crime writers and readers, as well as taking part in creative writing workshops with award-winning writers and crime publishers, and free one-to-one sessions with industry experts.

From:

11 June 2016 to 11 June 2016

 

 

Malmaison Monthly Wine Dinners Jan-June 2016

Carnival

Northeast

Quayside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3DX

Tel: 0191 2450593

https://www.malmaison.com/locations/newcastle/

Join us at one of our 2016 wine dinners, for a showcase of delicious food and wonderful wines expertly paired by our in-house sommelier.
Inclusive of an arrival drink, canapes, 6 course dinner and a glass of wine per course.

From:

29 Jan 2016to30 June 2016

 

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