Newcastle city centre outdoor venue set to transform into a festive alpine village

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A popular outdoor venue in Newcastle city centre is set to transform into an alpine village this Christmas.

FRATE in Newcastle city centre is set to transform into an alpine village on Friday, December 1, as the venue gears up for the festive period.

The outdoor venue, which is just off High Bridge, now has a brand new fully covered canopy to protect customers from the elements of the North East winter weather.

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Titled 'WINTERLAND at FRATE', the venue will be filled with Christmas trees, fairy lights, garlands, and more.

A canopy has been fitted over FRATE to protect customers from the winter weather. Photo: Other 3rd Party.A canopy has been fitted over FRATE to protect customers from the winter weather. Photo: Other 3rd Party.
A canopy has been fitted over FRATE to protect customers from the winter weather. Photo: Other 3rd Party. | Other 3rd Party

New DJs are set to fill FRATE with festive music to get customers into the Christmas spirit, while new food vendors will serve cuisine such as Yorkshire Pudding wraps, German Bratwurst hot dogs, pigs in blankets and Christmas-themed pizzas.

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Festive drinks such as hot chocolates, Christmas cocktails and mulled wine will also be served throughout December.

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FRATE will also be launching an open-air cinema, which will show Christmas movies throughout the festive period, with daytime and evening shows available.

Christmas-themed pizzas will be available at FRATE throughout December. Photo: Other 3rd Party.Christmas-themed pizzas will be available at FRATE throughout December. Photo: Other 3rd Party.
Christmas-themed pizzas will be available at FRATE throughout December. Photo: Other 3rd Party. | Other 3rd Party

Booths and tables at WINTERLAND can be reserved for Christmas parties, along with a full venue hire also being available for exclusive events.

These can be pre-booked for parties between 20 and 250 guests during any day or time throughout December, excluding Christmas Day.

WINTERLAND at FRATE will be open from 5pm until 12am on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 5pm until 2am on Fridays and from 12pm until 2am on Saturdays and Sundays.

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