Things To Do Around Newcastle Leading Up To Christmas

The First International Christmas Market 2016

The Festive season is rapidly getting closer and closer so what better way to get in the mood than going along to the international market.

The of the year taking place Grey’s Monument leading on to both Grey street and Grainger street.

The date you need for your diary is Saturday 19th November 2016 and it runs until Sunday 11th December 2016. Cost? completely free, to walk around at your leisure sampling what this beautiful market has to offer and the festive atmosphere to soak up and enjoy.

Great to do as a family or with friends! Get some great gifts for Christmas with handmade one off pieces or buying handmade food for your Christmas table.

The market also brings tasty food from around Europe so grab some food from either Germany, Holland, Spain and France from sausages to crepes sweet or savoury their will be something for everyones taste buds.


Newcastle’s Only Outdoor Ice Rink Is Back! With A Twist

So it is time again to have a laugh and a giggle with friends and family whilst trying to pretend your Torvil or Dean on the ice.

However this year you can upgrade your ticket to a combo ticket and you will have another adventure all together.

Taking to a whole new world of a night at the toy store. See what the toys get up to when shoppers head home. This also includes Life’s new 4D motion ride.

So why not get together with friends or your work christmas party and have a party with a difference.

There is something for everyone the shot and sweet 4D motion ride will take you to the Ice Age, with amazing special effects and moving seats. Then fun on the ice in the fresh air, followed by of course a two course meal served in Life Cafe complete with festive music and crackers. Alcohol is available if adult parties are booked.

Groups of 10 or more and must be pre booked and paid in full in advance. Starting the 12th November 2016 onwards.

For the 4D motion ride you must be at least 1.2 meters. click link for more info.


Christmas Market Number 2

Date for your diary is Monday 12th December and Sunday 18th December.

Where…… Grey’s monument, Grainger Street and Grey Street.

So this Christmas market is packed with stalls more local to Newcastle. This homely market brings all sorts of lovely locally made products.

How about tasting beers or buying beers as a present for the fella or lady that loves something different and made in local microbreweries, a beer with a difference.

From beer to delicious homemade jams, chocolates who doesn’t love chocolate? to scrumptious cakes, a world full of sweetie treats.

After enjoying all the delicious food why not have a look around at your leisure for the perfect gifts for loved ones. Their is lots of choice including, Leather bags, scarves, hand – thrown pottery, wooly hats and jewellery. You then know as its at the Christmas market form this region it was made with love and care which makes it more of a special gift.







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