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NewcastleGateshead is the place to be if you're looking for dazzling culture, superb shopping, thrilling sport, great places to eat and one of Europe's best nights out! It doesn't matter what you're in to, NewcastleGateshead really does have something for everyone.

Art lovers will be in their element at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Laing Art Gallery, while music mavens can see a host of world famous acts at the Sage Gateshead, Metro Radio Arena and O2 Academy Newcastle. If you're after a little knowledge why not visit attractions such as the Great North Museum, Life Science Centre and Discovery Museum.

Enjoy the warm Geordie hospitality at one of the areas many bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants. Head down to the Quayside and have a drink while looking out across the River Tyne and the iconic bridges that straddle it, including the Tyne Bridge, Gateshead Millenium Bridge and Swing Bridge.

Stick close to Central Station and Collingwood Street if you're looking for a ultra cool night out, or head up towards Pink Lane for a quiet pint or two of local real ales. Looking for a party? Head to the Gate and dance the night away in a number of bars all under one roof.

Take a walk down Grey Street, voted Britain's best by BBC Radio 4 listeners, and enjoy the stunning Georgian and Victorian architecture including the Grade I listed Theatre Royal. A short trip out of the city centre and you can stand toe-to-toe with Anthony Gormley's Angel of the North.

NewcastleGateshead is a sporting hotbed, with a number of professional teams based in the area. Experience the excitement of a Newcastle United match at the world famous St James' Park or see the best non-league football and athletics events at Gateshead International Stadium. Roar on rugby union side the Newcastle Falcons as they compete in the Aviva Premiership, and watch the most successful British basketball team in BBL history - the Newcastle Eagles.

Shop 'till you drop at the intu Metrocentre, Europe's largest shopping and leisure centre, and intu Eldon Square. If you prefer the small over the large then visit the Grainger Market, where you can but everything from fresh fish to clothes from the stalls that line the building.

To plan your next trip to NewcastleGateshead please visit www.newcastlegateshead.com.

O2 Academy Newcastle
@o2academynewc • 8m
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O2 Academy Newcastle
@o2academynewc • 11m
The @FireballUK Fuelling The Fire Tour is back in December! We're partying with Celtic-punk legends @FloggingMolly,… t.co/SxshRjiWym
Great North Museum: Hancock
@GNM_Hancock • 16m
RT @NewcastleCC: John Lennon's favourite piano will be in Newcastle at @GNM_Hancock for @getnorth2018, The Great Exhibition of the North. #
O2 Academy Newcastle
@o2academynewc • 16m
Just Announced // Slade '40 Years Since the Release of Merry Christmas Everyone' Wednesday 5th December 2018… t.co/Y15mRLfERI
Great North Museum: Hancock
@GNM_Hancock • 18m
4 weeks to go until we #GetNorth2018 - we can't wait for you to see our exhibition Which Way North, featuring Damie… t.co/93bIlvO6rm
@balticmill • 37m
It’s 4 weeks today until we #GetNorth2018! We’re looking forward to sharing all eleven of BALTIC’s projects for the… t.co/zB94YgvdBd
O2 Academy Newcastle
@o2academynewc • 76m
Sage Gateshead
@Sage_Gateshead • 2h
RT @getnorth2018: The countdown begins! Today is officially 4 weeks until we launch #GetNorth2018 and we can't wait. Join the conversation…
Life Science Centre
@scienceatlife • 2h
We will be closing at 4.30pm today. Apologies for any disappointment caused. Doors open at 10.00am on Saturday for… t.co/a44nN6wRTe
@balticmill • 10h
RT @Golf_Maggie: My dad took a time lapse video of the #gateshead #millenniumbridge from the @balticmill today! Pretty cool? #nefollowers #