Start the festive season in and around Jesmond

07 December 2020

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Tis' the season to be jolly! Christmas is a time for getting together with family and friends, and although this Christmas will be unlike any other before, there is still plenty of activities during the festive season to get you in the spirit of Christmas whether virtually or in person.    

One of the places pulling out all the stops this December is Newcastle:

Newcastle Gateshead Christmas Market  

Nothing beats a Christmas market for finding that extra special gift. This year the online shelves are packed fully of goodies from independent shops and local businesses to help you find the perfect gift. Find inspiration to suit your whole family local art, vouchers for experienceshampers, and gifts for the foodie in your life.  

Panto Time 

Theatre Royal Newcastle will bring the Christmas cheer with a socially distanced pantomime from Saturday 19 December 2020 - Sunday 10 January. Watch the beloved and famous story of Robin Hood and his merry men, robbing from the rich to give to the poor all while stopping the evil Sheriff of Nottingham! Truly a perfect show for the whole family! Tickets range from £25 - £37 per person and customers buy the bubble that contains the correct number of seats for their household or support bubble. 

Wylam Brewery at Palace of Arts  

For those Craft beer lovers out there the Wylam Brewery at Palace of Arts is the perfect place to explore this festive season. Founded in 2000 the brewery offers the best craft beer in both keg and cask. They have a range of Heritage Cask Beers and core keg beer that are full of flavour that even the most discerning beer drinker will appreciate. The Wylam Brewery also has a kitchen on site that serves traditional British food, with a North East Twist.  

Christmas Ask the Expert Afternoon Tea  

Treat yourself to a scrumptious Christmas themed afternoon tea this December at Dobbie’s Garden Centre in PontelandYou will be spoilt for choice with freshly prepared finger sandwiches, treats such as a mini patisserie selection and festive mini scones with jam and clotted creamAfter your delightful tea, experts will demonstrate how to create the perfect indoor winter garden, with plants that are suitable for the cold weather. 


If you are looking to start your next chapter in a busting area full of places to explore then our Jesmond Assembly community is a stunning collection of 63 independent living apartments with prices starting from £300,000 and £1,450pcm for rent. Contact our team to find out more information and to book your one-to-one appointment: [email protected] 0191 247 4463