Whether you celebrate Valentine's, Galentine's or Palentine's, sometimes doing something a bit different is more up your street. If the thought of candlelit dinners and romantic strolls on the Quayside isn't quite for you, then read on to discover our alternative ways to celebrate Valentine's Day in NewcastleGateshead.
Cosy up around the fire pits in Ouseburn Garden with your friends and loved ones as they beam the Cult Classic True Romance onto the big screens. This is a must for those wanting an alternative Valentines celebration, as the film is not entirely Valentine's themed. The event is not only for couples and is perfect for groups of friends or just simply solo movie lovers.
The event is strictly over 18 and Brack Burger will be serving up delicious scran for the evening. Wash this down with a cold pint from the bar in Ouseburn Garden. For more information and tickets click here.
Are you sick of all the hearts, flowers and smug couples? In a smug couple, but sick of the commercial Valentine's celebrations? Spend your Valentine's laughing the night away at the Stand Comedy Club at the aptly named Anti-Valentine's Day. With booze and a four act stand up show line up, what's not to love? For more information click here.
Grab your significant other, or a group of pals and book into pottery painting cafe, The Pottery Experience. Located in Jesmond, the cafe offers different types of bookings, from painting to making. If you are painting, book your table ahead and when you arrive pick a piece of pottery that you’d love to paint from the collection of mugs, jugs, unicorns, plant pots and more. Pottery is priced individually varying from £10-40 depending on size. For more information click here.
Valentine's Day bringing up some unresolved feelings? Smash Space is Newcastle's first ever rage room experience. Smash glass bottles, office phones and keyboards in Smash Space Newcastle's Rage Room experience. This activity is a great way to let off steam and any negative feelings towards the day centered around love. Take a look at booking options here.
Want to get together with friends and enjoy bottomless booze and some top food? Bottomless brunches have taken Newcastle by storm and The Hustle is no exception. Why not celebrate the ones you love with 90 minutes of bottomless drinks including spritz, prosecco, Bellini's and three small plates per person. Upgrade your drinks options to include unlimited G&T’s and Gin Cocktails for an extra £5 per person. Take a look at the the full deal here.
Grab a group of friends and get competitive at Point Blank Shooting. Situated on Newgate Street in Newcastle, Point Blank Shooting is the UK’s first simulation shooting range. Boasting over 200 different shooting scenarios and courses which use exceptional shooting realism with the most up to date technology, this venue is the perfect place to entertain the whole gang. Throw in some killer cocktails, chicken wings, pizzas and ice-cold beers and you've got yourself a stellar alternative Valentine's night out in Newcastle!