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Top February Events

By Chris, Student Content Creator
Sunrise at Quayside

Get back into the swing of things this February as we finish exam season and celebrate Lunar New Year! 

Lunar New Year 

Dragon at Lunar New YearJoin in on the Lunar New Year action as we set up to usher in the Year of the Dragon. The festival will be centred around Stowell Street, where you will be able to get involved in lots of different activities. There will be lots to do, from watching the Dragon dance, writing Chinese calligraphy, to eating at one of the many Chinatown restaurants. It is sure to be great! 

The event will start on Sunday 11 February, starting at 11am. The organisers are remaining tight lipped until closer to the date so watch out on Chinatown Newcastle’s Facebook page for updates! 

Freebie Fair, Students' Union

Freebie Fair

Missed out on the freebies last term? Do not fret! On Tuesday 13 February from 10am to 4pm, the Freebie Fair is returning! Drop by the Students' Union for spin-to-win prizes, free food, vouchers and more! Who doesn’t like free stuff? 

Find out more on the NUSU website.

St James’ Park Stadium Tour

St James Park

Are you a football fan? Then come along for a tour of Newcastle United’s Stadium! Gain exclusive all areas access led by a tour guide of the grounds, from the pitch and dug outs, to the players changing rooms, where you can find your favourite players' spot! 

This is a ticketed event by the Students' Union, so if you're interested, find out more here! 

Valentines Day, 14 February

Got someone special this Valentine's day? Why not treat your person to a night at one of Newcastle’s favourite Valentines Day restaurants? 

Having trouble thinking about what to do for date night? Then why not check out Things To Do For Couples In Newcastle for ideas to help you plan the perfect night. 

Haven’t got anyone in mind? Then, you might as well take a trip down to Game of Throwing at The Gate or Princess Square, and unleash yourself to get your adrenaline going as you go axe throwing! 

Postgraduate Open Day, On-Campus

Open Day

Thinking about postgraduate study? Then come along to our PG open day on Wednesday 7 February and begin your journey towards postgraduate study! Benefit from useful application advice, meeting with our subject specialists, listening to our current students, and discovering what you really need to know. 

Secure your place by registering on the Newcastle University website! 




By Chris, first-year Medicine student and Student Content Creator