FENWICK Newcastle has kicked off its 140th anniversary celebrations at its Northumberland Street store, with an event toasting to almost a century and a half of success in the region.

In attendance at the event was the Lord Mayor of Newcastle Habib Rahman who joined Fenwick CEO, John Edgar, and the Fenwick family to celebrate 140 years of inspiring North East shoppers to join the circus of life bringing together those who help make the community in Newcastle what it is today.

Later this week, Fenwick Newcastle will host a programme of exciting anniversary events including a spectacular live circus performance on Northumberland Street this Saturday 26th March at 11am; Exhibition 140 – an exhibition documenting the past through the inclusion of pieces from the Fenwick archive, as well as and looking to the future; and Café 140 serving contemporary dishes drawing inspiration from Fenwick’s rich history of hospitality and dining experiences.