In normal times, we’d love to be directing you to the brilliant places and people who make sure there’s always good times to be had.

Whether you’re looking to grab a bite or a bargain; have a pint or a freshly-pressed juice; see a gig or visit a top drawer exhibition;  catch a play, wet yourself laughing or take the kids somewhere smashing… the good people of Newcastle and Gateshead have got you covered.

And just because there’s a global pandemic on, there’s still loads of stuff you can get stuck into from the comfort of your own home and/or a safe social distance.

At Only in Newcastle, we’re all about the positive, so if it’s on here, you can take that as a glowing recommendation from us.

It’s always our mission to keep finding and shouting about more of the brilliant independent delights which we’re lucky enough to have on our doorstep – and lots of the lovely lot who put it there.

During this unprecedented nightmare of a situation, we want to keep pointing out independents who have been able to adapt to the circumstances  and suggesting ways you can offer support to those who might be struggling.

We’d love you to get stuck in and get involved too. Don’t be shy. Tell us about your favourite independent places for food, drink, shopping and entertainment across Newcastle and Gateshead. Looking forward to hearing all about them.

 

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TNT Magazine