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Want to get out and about outside of lectures this February? There’s plenty to do and see in the wonderful city of Newcastle this month. Let us take you through of our favourites.

Newcastle Campus

Klub Kids Newcastle Presents: 11th February

If you would like some last minute laughs make sure to get yourself down to Newcastle city hall this February to see “6 of the world’s most hilarious queens” including Manila Luzon, Katya and Baga Chipz of Ru Paul fame. After a night of seeing these fabulous Queens we know you’ll be feeling MUCH BETTER.

Tickets still on sale start from £30.

The 1975 at Utilita Arena: 16th February

Hit pop rock band The 1975, will be playing the Utilita Arena on the 16th of February. This Cheshire born band, fronted by Matt Healy will brighten your Sunday with hits like “Chocolate” and “Robbers”. Tickets start from £36, make sure to pick up tickets as soon as you can before they sell out!

Ouseburn Beer Tour at Biscuit Factory: Any time during February

If you appreciate a nice craft beer or even just want to take a tour of a side of the city you’ve never seen before, why not take an Ouseburn Beer Tour at the Biscuit Factory. This lovely little tour starts at the Biscuit Factory Art Gallery where you can take a look around and stop for lunch before heading to Ouseburn to sample some beers from independent breweries located on the river. From there you can look around the art studios, the beloved Ouseburn farm and head to the famous Quayside.

Knife Angel at Safe Gateshead

The end of January saw the arrival of the Knife Angel in Performance square outside Sage Gateshead. This extraordinary statue is a must visit this February as it will be leaving once again g to continue its tour on the 27th February. Standing at 27ft tall this sculpture consists of 100,000 blades handed in from police and sends a powerful message surrounding the impact of violence as well as forming a national memorial to victims of knife crime. You can also contribute to a book of reflections by the East doors of the Sage Gateshead if you would like to


London Campus

Eco-Visionaries at Royal Academy of Arts

Up until the 23rd of February the Royal Academy of Arts will be hosting an interesting exhibition confronting a planet in the state of emergency. Only half an hour from our London Campus, this exhibition in Mayfair confronts and examines our impact on the planet through a range of international practitioners.

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