We are delighted to welcome back a truly festive Christmas this year after missing out on so much last year. Newcastle is magical at Christmas time and there is a great selection of festive events for all of the family to enjoy. Enjoy thousands of twinkling lights, the Christmas markets, experience a fantastic panto and meet the man himself with Newcastle Gateshead fantastic festive line-up this year. For festive accommodation in Newcastle, PREMIER SUITES serviced apartments are your best option, with all of the space and facilities of a home from home and a perfect location to explore.
Christmas Market in Newcastle
Shopping in Newcastle is a fantastic experience no matter what time of the year you visit but it’s extra special when the Christmas Markets return. This year from Thursday 2 December 2021 until Christmas eve, the area around Grey’s Monument is transformed into a winter wonderland with 30 gorgeous wooden chalet market stalls. Grab a delicious mulled wine and something tasty from one of the many food vendors and browse the stalls with friends and loved ones. The Christmas Market always has a focus on local and independent traders, with a great range of jewellery, clothing, cakes, sweet treats and fabulously unique gifts that you’d never find on the high street.
Opening Hours for Newcastle Christmas Market:
•Monday -Wednesday: 9am –6pm
•Thursday: 9am -7pm
•Friday -Saturday: 9am -6pm
•Sunday: 10am -5pm
•Christmas Eve: 9am –4pm
Panto in Newcastle
Did you know that the first ever panto came to the UK in 16th Century? Panto has been a part of our Christmas calendars ever since then and continues to be a family traditional for households across the country. This year we have plenty of shows to choose from ranging from community theatre to large scale performances. This year, you can visit Sleeping Beauty in Tyne Theatre & Opera House or a favourite, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in Theatre Royal. Both shows promise fantastic costumes, riotous comedy and plenty of ‘he’s behind you!’. Buy tickets for your preferred panto soon to avoid disappointment.
Ice Skating at Life Science Centre Newcastle
Life Science Centre at times Square Newcastle turns into dancing on ice! Enjoy an afternoon or evening of fun making new memories ice skating with your loved ones. Whether you fancy yourself as Torvill & Dean or more like Bambi on Ice, Ice skating in Life Science Centre is a guaranteed good time no matter your age or skating abilities. You can also enjoy their winter lights programme, complete with an array of hands-on activities, luminous live shows, magical light play and festive experiments. Santa will also be there towel come all of the boys and girls on the nice list for gifts and pictures.
Winter Wonderland at Newcastle Race Course
Newcastle’s biggest Winter Fair is coming to the racecourse in Gosforth, a 20-minute drive from our serviced apartments in Newcastle. They promise something for everyone from Santa visiting to thrilling rides and attractions for all of the family. There are rides for all ages with giant rollercoasters beside tiny kids rides. Try your luck on Hook a Duck, see which prize you can win or enjoy a family ice skating session. Don’t worry about fuelling up; you can take your pick from a range of food stalls with sweet treats and savoury snacks for all. You’ll even find a delicious Yorkshire pudding wrap.
Christmas accommodation in Newcastle
We’ve missed our on a lot in the past year. Spend Christmas in Newcastle this year making up for lost time with our special family package. Our spacious suites give your family all the room they need to enjoy a Christmas break together, as if you were at home. Make up for lost time with our special ‘making memories’ package. Our location in the heart of the city means you can explore Newcastle like a local before returning to the comfort of one of our comfortable, cosy suites. You’ll enjoy a late check out and a very special festive treat when you book on our website.
Book our special packages and best available rates exclusively on our website and let us be a part of your favourite Christmas memories this year.