From discounts on tickets to Flashdance and Hairspray at the Sunderland Empire to lunch time specials at Blackfriars and Hinnies. Tyne and Wear Metro is providing customers with a whole range of special offers to make the most of the network this autumn.

A host of popular North East attractions, restaurants and cafes have teamed up with Metro to offer customers some fantastic deals throughout September into autumn, with everything from discounted entry to popular attractions to money off and lunchtime offers at some of the region’s restaurants.

To make the most of these fantastic savings and offers, all Metro customers have to do is mention the Tyne and Wear Metro discount when booking and show a valid Metro ticket or Pop card, valid for travel on the same-day, when you arrive at each of the locations.

Metro Services Director, Chris Carson, said: “Metro provides the ideal way to explore everything Tyne and Wear has to offer and we hope there is something for all our customers with this fantastic range of autumn offers. We are incredibly lucky to live in an area which boasts a range of attractions and eateries and it’s great to be able to team up with them to provide offers just for Metro customers.”

Local Attractions

  1. Blue Reef Aquarium: £2 off admission price

Closest Metro station: Cullercoats or Tynemouth

Blue Reef Aquarium has teamed up with Tyne and Wear Metro to encourage families and friends to visit its wonderful communities of clownfish, lionfish, stonefish, otters, seals, cow nose rays, and even cotton top tamarins. Blue Reef Aquarium is offering £2 off the full admission price per person on production of a valid Metro ticket or Pop card at reception.

Terms and conditions: Offer is valid until Friday 29 December. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or online/family ticket. Photocopies not accepted. Valid for up to 6 people. The offer is applicable to adult, child and concession tickets. To claim, present a valid Metro ticket or Pop card for that day’s travel at admissions.

 

  1. Sunderland Empire: £5 off tickets for selected shows

Closest Metro station: Park Lane

Sunderland Empire has teamed up with Tyne and Wear Metro to offer customers £5 off tickets for the following shows:

  • The Dreamboys: Friday 8 Sept (7.30pm)
  • Flashdance: Monday 11 – Thursday 14 Sept (7.30pm & 2.30pm on Wed 13 Sept)
  • Son of a Preacher Man: Tuesday 19 – Thursday 21 Sept (7.30pm & 2.30pm on Wed 20 Sept)
  • Hairspray: Monday 25 – Thursday 28 Sept (7.30pm & 2.30pm on Wed 27 Sept)

Bring your valid Metro ticket or Pop card for that day to book tickets in person at the ticket office and quote the promo code METROSEPT17. Passengers can also claim the discount when booking tickets when they visit, www.atgtickets.com/sunderland or call 0844 871 3022 (calls cost up to 7p per minute, plus your phone company’s access charge).

Terms and conditions: Offer is valid from Saturday 2 September to Thursday 28 September. The £5 discount applies to Band A tickets for the shows, performance dates and times stated above only. A one-off transaction fee of £2.85 applies to online and telephone bookings. Booking fees apply to the following shows: Peace Train and Flashdance. All sales including, but not limited to, tickets, promotions, discounts and concessions are subject to terms and conditions of sale and availability, cannot be used on premium seats, or in conjunction with any other discount or applied retrospectively.

 

  1. Jarrow Hall: Adult ticket for same price as child’s ticket

Closest Metro station: Bede and Jarrow

Explore the extraordinary life of the Venerable Bede, the father of English history at Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm, Village and Bede Museum. Jarrow Hall features at its heart a museum dedicated to exploring the fascinating life and legacy of Bede, an extensive, working Anglo-Saxon demonstration farm and reconstructed Anglo-Saxon dwellings.

Bring your valid Metro ticket for that day and adults get day admission for £3 that’s the same price as children.

For more information, visit: www.jarrowhall.org.uk

Terms and conditions: Offer is valid from Sunday 3 September to Monday 10 September 2017. Visitors must quote ‘Metro’ to achieve discount and must show a valid Metro ticket or Pop card for that day’s travel at the point of purchase.

 

  1. Life Science Centre: Free child admission with a full paying adult

Closest Metro station: Central Station

Life has teamed up with Metro to offer free child entry to the Science Centre with the purchase of an adult ticket. Just show your valid Metro ticket or Pop card at reception to claim this offer. There’s a range of fun activities on offer for all the family at Life, including the North’s biggest and best planetarium, the Science Theatre, the region’s only 4D Motion Ride, and four hands-on, interactive Zones.

For more information, visit: www.life.org.uk

Terms and conditions: Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. One free child place per paying adult. This offer is non-transferable and cannot be used as part payment towards an Annual Pass. Certain events and activities are excluded, including ice skating and Maker Faire UK. Management reserve the right to refuse admission. Offer valid for the day of travel only.

 

  1. Newcastle Race Course: One Enclosure ticket and one drinks voucher for £15

Closet Metro station: Regent Centre

Enjoy an afternoon or evening at Newcastle Racecourse this September. Metro passengers can take advantage of an exclusive offer of one enclosure ticket and one drinks voucher for £15. Just quote the promotion code METRO15 when booking online or on the phone. This special package is valid for the following fixtures Friday 8 September (Afternoon), Tuesday 12 and 19 (Twilight) and Friday 22 September (Evening).

To book online, visit www.newcastle-racecourse.co.uk. Select the fixture then book tickets and enter the promo code METRO15 to unveil the package or ring 0191 236 2020. To claim the offer, you have to present a valid Metro ticket or pop card for that day’s travel, on the day of the race, at admissions.

Newcastle Racecourse provides a free bus hopper service from Regent Centre on a race day before and after racing. The bus service starts approximately 1 and a half hours before the first race and after the last race.

Terms and Conditions: Offer valid from Friday 8 September until Friday 22 September. The offer is valid for the following fixtures Friday 8 September (Afternoon), Tuesday 12 and 19 (Twilight) and Friday 22 September (Evening). Tickets must be booked in advance and are available until midnight before the chosen fixture. Tickets are not refundable or transferable. Once booked tickets are for collection on the day of racing from The Racecourse Office. Confirmation email required to collect tickets. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Booking fee of £2.50 added per order. To claim the offer, you have to present a valid Metro ticket or Pop card for that day’s travel, on the day of the race, at admissions.

 

  1. Northern Stage: Any ticket for The Suitcase for £10

Closest Metro station: Haymarket

The Northern Stage has teamed up with Metro to create an exclusive offer for Metro passengers. Using the code METRO10customers can purchase ANY ticket type for just £10 for The Suitcase, based on a true story the play follows the twists and turns faced by a young newly married couple in the 1950s in South Africa, with an original live score by jazz legend Hugh Masekela.  The play is part of the Freedom City 2017 celebrations, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King receiving an honorary degree by Newcastle University.

To book tickets please, visit www.northernstage.co.uk or ring 0191 230 5151 and quote METRO10Metro passengers must show a valid Metro ticket or Pop card for that day’s travel when they arrive for the performances.

Terms & Conditions: Offer valid for performances on Friday 15 September and Saturday 16 September only. Tickets are subject to availability. Metro passengers must show a valid Metro ticket or Pop card for that day’s travel when they arrive for the performances.

 

  1. Sage Gateshead: Two for one tickets for David Gibb: Climb That Tree

Closest Metro station: Gateshead

The Sage Gateshead has teamed up with Metro to provide passengers with an exclusive two for one offer on tickets for David Gibb: Climb That Tree on Sunday 22 October. Climb That Tree is a brand new show from award-winning songwriter and musician David Gibb. Families can join David on a musical journey through his hilarious and surreal imagination with songs that are sure to get everyone singing along.

Passengers can claim this exclusive offer by quoting it when booking tickets at the ticket office where they must also show a valid Metro ticket or  Pop card for that day’s travel or by ringing 0191 443 4661.

For more information please visit, www.sagegateshead.com.

Terms and conditions: Offer valid from Sunday 3 September until Saturday 30 September for David Gibb: Climb That Tree on Sunday 22 October 2017 (at 11am or 2pm in the Northern Rock Foundation Hall, Sage Gateshead). Regular cost of the event is £7.60 & £5.50 or £21.80 for a Family ticket. Visitors must book tickets for the event either at the Ticket Office, or over the phone on 0191 443 4661. When booking tickets, visitors must quote Metro David Gibb Offer to achieve discount and must show a valid Metro ticket or Pop card for that day’s travel at the point of collection. Offer not available online.

Food and Drink

  1. Blackfriars: Three-course lunch and a glass of fizz for £21

Closest Metro station: Monument or Central Station

Blackfriars Restaurant and Parlour Bar Hall in the heart of Newcastle serves up award-winning seasonal and local menus, showcasing the North East at its best.

Take a break while shopping this September and enjoy the very best cuisine the region has to offer at Blackfriars. The restaurant, situated on Friars Street, is offering Metro passengers a three-course lunch with a glass of fizz, for only £21 from Monday until Saturday. Just show your valid Metro ticket or Pop card to make the most of this offer before the end of the month.

To book a table, visit www.blackfriarsrestaurant.co.uk or call 0191 261 5945

Terms and conditions: Offer valid from Monday 4 September until Saturday 30 November. Available Monday through to Saturday lunch times only. Not available on Sundays. Valid Metro ticket or Pop card for the day of travel must be presented prior to payment. Not available with any other offer/discount or online ordering.

 

  1. Dobson & Parnell: Two-course lunch for £15

Closest Metro station: Monument or Central Station

Treat yourself to a two-course lunch at Newcastle Quayside’s new restaurant for only £15, including still or sparkling water and coffee. Dobson & Parnell serves an exciting menu allowing you to indulge your taste buds with savoury dishes including ham hock terrine to start followed by pan-fried black cod warm salad of mixed beans and sweet delights such as crème brûlée and lemon tart.

To book a table, visit www.dobsonandparnell.co.uk or call 0191 221 0904

Terms and conditions: Offer valid from Tuesday 5 September until Saturday 30 November. Available Tuesday through to Saturday lunch times only. Valid Metro ticket or Pop card for the day of travel must be presented prior to payment. Not available with any other offer, discount or online ordering.

 

  1. Dog & Scone: 50% off all food and drink

    Closest Metro station: Central Station

    Newcastle’s very own heaven for dog lovers, located on Pudding Chare Lane in the city centre, is offering Metro customers 50% off cakes, coffee and teas. To be eligible for the discount Metro passengers have to pay the café’s £5 entry fee. The café has a relaxing garden theme and six resident pooches including toy poodles, a Welsh corgi and a pug, to keep you company while you enjoy a drink and something sweet.

To reserve your table, visit www.dogandscone.com and advise the café that you have the Tyne and Wear Metro offer.

Terms and conditions: Offer valid from Sunday 3 September until Sunday 10 September. The offer is not valid for children under 12. Each customer must pay the £5 entry fee. One drink is included in the fee and any following drinks will be 50% off. In order to be eligible for 50% off food and drink. Valid Metro ticket or Pop card for the day of travel must be presented prior to payment.

 

  1. Hinnies: Three-course lunch and a glass of fizz for £18

Closest Metro station: Whitley Bay

Metro passengers can take advantage of a special offer at Hinnies restaurant in East Parade on the Promenade, Whitley Bay this September. When you provide a valid Metro ticket or Pop card for same-day travel, between Tuesday and Friday, you can enjoy a three course lunch and a glass of fizz for £18. That’s three-courses of Geordie comfort food, all home-made using local and seasonal produce at Hinnies to give you a real taste of the North East.

To book a table, visit www.hinnies.co.uk or call 0191 447 0500

Terms and conditions: Offer valid from Tuesday 5 September until Saturday 30 November. Available Tuesday through to Friday lunch times only. Valid Metro ticket or Pop card for the day of travel must be presented prior to payment. Not available with any other offer, discount or online ordering.

 

  1. Meet & Treat café: Free Bluebird tea with the purchase of an adult main meal 

Closest Metro station: St James or Central Station 

With a valid Metro ticket or Pop card valid for same-day travel, redeem a free bluebird tea with any full price main meal at Meet and Treat café, located on Bath Lane in Newcastle, and enjoy a pan-Asian food while relaxing in the cosy urban café.

Terms and conditions: Offer applies to purchase of an adult main meal at Meet & Treat. Bluebird tea – selected items only. Offer valid from Sunday 3 September to Saturday 30 September 2017 when a valid Metro ticket or Pop card for that day’s travel is presented. Terms and conditions apply. Not in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Management reserve the right to amend or withdraw the offer at any time.

  1. Tortilla: 10% discount for Metro passengers

Closest Metro station: Monument

Fancy a bite to eat after a long day, or want to enjoy a meal out with friends? Tortilla are offering 10% discount for Metro passengers. Based in the new food quarter of Intu Eldon Square, Tortilla serve up Californian Mexican inspired food, including tasty tacos and delicious burritos for just a fiver and offer hungry shoppers an excuse for a get together during September.

Visit www.tortilla.co.uk or find the on www.facebook.com/tortillauk on Twitter @tortillauk or Instagram @tortillauk

Terms and conditions: Offer valid from Sunday 3 September until Saturday 30 September. Valid Metro ticket or Pop card for the day of travel must be presented prior to payment. Not available with any other offer/discount or online ordering.

 

  1. Zapatista Burrito Bar: 10% off your food bill

Closest Metro station: Central Station and Haymarket

Grab a fistful of Mexican flavours to tingle your taste buds. Zapatista serves up Mexican inspired dishes including Burritos, Fajitas, Quesadillas and Nachos loaded with tasty fillings including succulent Char Grilled Chicken, Sweet Shredded Pork, Chilli Con Carne, Spicy Shredded Beef, Sweet Potato Chilli and Butternut Squash & Halloumi.

Also on the menu homemade churros cooked to order*, fries*, chicken wings*, sweet and sticky flapjacks with a twist and a kids’ meal that will bring a smile to even the fussiest eater’s face. After 5 pm and weekend menu also available*.

Visit www.zapatistaburrito.com or find them on www.facebook.com/ZapatistaBurritoBar on Twitter @zapatista_bbar or Instagram @zapatistaburrito

Terms and Conditions: Available from Haymarket branch, 28 Ridley Place, NE1 8JW and Central Station branch, 9 Grainger Street, NE1 5DQ. Customers must present their valid Metro ticket or Pop card to qualify for 10% discount. 10% discount is available for food only, drinks are not included. 10% discount available on one meal per valid Metro ticket. Offer valid from Sunday 3 September to Saturday 30 September. Promotion not valid in conjunction with any other offer. *Homemade churros cooked to order, fries, chicken wings and after 5pm and Weekend Menu available from Grainger Street store only.

 

For the full list of Metro offers, visit: www.nexus.org.uk/metro/offers

 

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