Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

New Family Event and Old Favourite Will Help City Celebrate

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

New Family Event and Old Favourite Will Help City Celebrate

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A NEW family event takes place in Newcastle in the early evening of New Year's Eve.

Previously families enjoyed the Winter Carnival through Newcastle city centre and fireworks at the Civic Centre. But this year the event has a new location - and some new rules, including a ticket allocation.

Called East of the Sun, West of the Moon, the event takes place on the Town Moor. Taking inspiration from Norse mythology and local folklore, a theatrical bonfire resembling a giant beast's lair will form the centrepiece to the evening's theatrics before culminating in a firework finale.

This family-friendly early evening celebration will also feature a range of funfair rides and entertainment from Jamie Clark Amusements and music from Heart FM. The new event is free to attend, but to control numbers and ensure the event does not become overcrowded it is ticketed. Ticket allocation has now sold out and there will be no tickets available on the day.

If you do have tickets, gates open at 4pm, the event starts at 5pm and finishes around 6pm. …

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