What’s On February 2017 | Newcastle | Hotel Indigo Newcastle
Come and visit the vibrant city of Newcastle…Whether you are here to shop, enjoy a relaxing weekend away from it all or spend time with your family. Hotel Indigo Newcastle is the perfect destination.
We hope that you enjoy the selection of events we have for you:
So you think you know about Dinosaurs?
Tyne Theatre & Opera House
Mon 20th Feb 2017 at 2.00pm
If you love all things prehistoric, why not come and test your knowledge against Ben Garrod (the TV scientist in ‘Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur’) this February? He will be answering all questions from ‘Was every Tyrannosaur a fearsome carnivore? To ‘Why did Allosaurus headbutt its prey to death?’ With the help of film footage and photos of his personal palaeontological dinosaur digs, he will tell you everything you want to know about dinosaurs.
This show is perfect for inquisitive children, with its interactive features; your little ones can ask questions and show off their dinosaur knowledge to the audience. Ben will talk about the deadliest predators that ever roamed the planet and show footage from the BBC’s ‘Planet Dinosaur‘.
Astravaganza Entertainment presents ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’
Tyne Theatre & Opera House
Thurs 9th - Sun 12th Feb 2017 at 4.30pm & 8.00pm
Get ready for the ride of your life with this unmissable musical at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House this February.
Priscilla Queen of the Desert is a fun loving production based on the smash-hit movie. Priscilla is the heart-warming adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus searching for love and friendship but end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. With a stunning array of flamboyant costumes and a collection of dancefloor classics, from I Will Survive, Hot Stuff, to Boogie Wonderland, so grab your tickets today for this outrageous and funny musical.
The Commitments is set to take Newcastle by storm this February, in this feel good celebration of soul. Starring the legend of the cobbles Kevin Kennedy, this smash-hit musical is sure to get you on your feet!
With over 20 soul classics performed live on stage, from Try A Little Tenderness, River Deep, Mountain High and In The Midnight Hour, to Papa Was A Rolling Stone and Mustang Sally. This is sure to be an unforgettable night, with reviews such as 'The musical we've been waiting for. A sweet-soul, solid-gold, five-star blast. So good I almost wept! – The Sunday Times, so get your friends together and head down to the Theatre Royal.
For all those true romantics out there, this timeless classic is a must see. The story follows the Bennet sisters as they haplessly search for love in Jane Austen’s ultimate romantic comedy; it is Mr Darcy who unwittingly finds his match.
Following sell-out performances at Regent’s Park Theatre, this production of Pride and Prejudice has an incredible cast including Felicity Montagu as Mrs Bennet, Matthew Kelly as Mr. Bennet, Tafline Steen as Elizabeth Bennet, Benjamin Dilloway as Mr. Darcy.
Cirque du Soleil’s signature production Varekai is hitting the UK by storm, in its first ever arena tour. The critically-acclaimed show featuring new acts yet to be seen in the UK, will visit Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on Wednesday 15th – Sunday 19th February 2017.
Varekai is a world set deep within a forest, at the summit of a volcano. The story begins as the sky lets go a solitary young man, parachuted into the shadows of a magical forest, a kaleidoscopic world imbued with fantastical creatures.
Directed by Dominic Champagne, this production pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the spirit and art of the circus tradition, and to those who quest with infinite passion along the path that leads to Varekai.