What's on inStanley

Welcome to Stanley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Stanley - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Stanley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Stanley

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Peter Pan
Playhouse

Peter Pan at Playhouse in Whitley Bay on Wednesday 05 August 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Peter Pan tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Business Breakfast by Forward Ladies
Grosvenor Casino

FORWARD LADIESNewcastle Power Business Breakfast meetings take place at Grovenor Casino in the heart of the City on the first Thursday of every month from 9.30am ‐ 11.30am.Attendance is free of charge to Premium and Peer Group Members of Forward Ladies and…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01912 211660
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The Secret Garden
Auckland Castle

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01388 743750
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Corporate Christmas Showcase
Grosvenor Casino

Corporate Christmas ShowcaseWe have the pleasure to invite you to our Christmas Showcase. The evening will allow you to experience the food wine facilities and be entertained by Ricky KCorporate Christmas Showcase Are you the decision…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01912 211660
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'World of Wine' Newcastle Wine Tasting Experience
Wine Unearthed

Our Newcastle Wine‐Tasting Courses make for great days out in the North East ‐ learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a full Wine Tasting Experience…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08456 808367
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Lazy Big Band Sunday @ Hoochie Coochie
Hoochie Coochie

Join Jason and the boys in Newcastle's favourite Jazz Club The show will include all your swing classics a sprinkling of Elvis some jump jive and wailing and always a couple of surprises. Doors 4pm show 5pm Warren's funk and soul DJ…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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Emma
Gibside Landscape Park

An open‐air adaptation of Jane Austens romantic novel Emma by outdoor theatre company Heartbreak Productions. Watch a group of artists revisit the classic in this play within a play which examines art and culture as a whole. Sit back and giggle at…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01926 430307
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Kirkley Hall Big Family Day Out
Kirkley Hall

Join us for our 2015 Big Family Day Out where you can enjoy an adrenaline filled treetop adventure on our High Ropes and Zip Slide or head down to our forest challenge zone to test your aim with archery clay pigeon shooting…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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Spandau Ballet
Newcastle Racecourse

Spandau Ballet at Newcastle Racecourse in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Friday 28 August 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Sound of Music
Theatre Royal Newcastle

The Sound of Music at Theatre Royal Newcastle in Newcastle upon Tyne on Tuesday 01 September 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Cud
Think Tank

Cud at Think Tank in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Friday 04 September 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Cud tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Paul Smith the Intimations
The Cluny

Paul Smith the Intimations at The Cluny in Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday 04 September 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Sports

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Traditional Afternoon Tea with live pianist
Kirkley Hall

Join us at Kirkley Hall for a Traditional Afternoon Tea in the beautiful surroundings. You can enjoy a selection of homemade cakes freshly cut sandwiches and scones served with your choice of tea or coffee in our Banqueting room whilst live…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01670 841235
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UK Cycling Events
Kirkley Hall

Starting from the stunning Kirkley Hall you will be guaranteed quiet roads from the offset. The route heads North West straight into the amazing Northumberland National Park where the sportive is centred. For more information see www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01670 841235
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Richard Thompson
The Sage Gateshead

Richard Thompson at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Sunday 06 September 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Single & Laughing with Carl Hutchinson
As You Like It

A night of comedy & supper & dancing not compulsory & fun for singletons in Jesmonds swishest bar ‐ As You Like It ‐ hosted by comedian Carl Hutchinson. Are you single and up for a laugh Are you quite happy to…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07745 046805
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Uptown Funk Jackson Meets Mars
Holiday Inn Newcastle - Gosforth Park

Bruno Mars v Michael Jackson TributeDance the night away and enjoy a 2 course meal tribute and disco.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01912 019932
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Andrew Combs
The Cluny 2

Andrew Combs at The Cluny 2 in Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday 11 September 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok
The Sabai Pavilion

The hottest funniest show this side of Bangkok the Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with their new show for 2015 Beauties and the Beats taking the UK to a new level of frantic fun laughter and good times as only the…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Newcastle
The Sabai Pavilion

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are bringing the beat back to Newcastle with their brand new show Beauties and the Beats on Times Square this September The hottest funniest show this side of Bangkok the Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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Dog Fashion Disco
The Cluny

Dog Fashion Disco at The Cluny in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 13 September 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson
The Sage Gateshead

Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Sunday 13 September 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Jethro Tulls Ian…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Jesus Christ Superstar
Theatre Royal Newcastle

Jesus Christ Superstar at Theatre Royal Newcastle in Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday 14 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Jesus Christ Superstar live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Lemar
The Sage Gateshead

Lemar Obika is a Tottenham‐born soul and R&B singer who has enjoyed a string of successful music records and chart success in Britain Europe and Australia. He was noticed back in 2002 on the…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Florence and the Machine
Metro Radio Arena

Florence and the Machine have been going from strength to strength since their chart topping album Lungs in 2009 and unavoidable cover of Youve Got the Love ‐ the latter partly aided by Dizzee Rascal…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Beards
Think Tank

The Beards at Think Tank in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Thursday 17 September 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Dinner and Cabaret
Antico

Tickets from £35 each including a delicious three‐course meal. Call 0191 281 2990 to make your reservation. Guests are asked to arrive at 7.30pm and the performance will start at approx 9.30pm once dinner service is complete.Artist : Jason Isaacs…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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Kirkley Hall Flower Show
Kirkley Hall

Come along for a wonderful day out set within the renown Kirkley Hall Gardens. Enjoy demonstrations activities for all the family plant sales trade stands and expert advice. Why not enter one of our horticultural competitions on the day details at…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01670 841235
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Wolf Alice
Newcastle University

Ellie Rowsell Joel Amey Theo Ellis and Joff Oddie make up the alt‐rock band Wolf Alice who are again playing UK dates and appearing live at music festivals across the country. The four‐piece rock…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Art Garfunkel
The Sage Gateshead

Born in 1941 Art Garfunkel is a Grammy Award‐winning US singer songwriter as well as a Golden Globe nominated actor. You probably know him better as one half of the celebrated folk band Simon…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum

Britain&8217;s Best Museum Period Living & Traditional Homes &8216;2005 Best of British Awards&8217; and &8216;Living Museum of the Year 2004&8217; Good Britain Guide, Beamish is one of the region&8217;s leading tourist attractions. It vividly recreates life in the North of England in the early 1800s and early…

Durham Cathedral

Founded in 1093, this magnificent Norman cathedral is the shrone of St Cuthbert and one of the great architectural experiences in Europe. Together with the adjacent castle, it is a World Heritage site.Cathedral Opening Times & PricesMonday ‐ Saturday 9.30am ‐ 6.15pm, Sun 12.30pm ‐ 5pm, extended…

Tanfield Railway

World's oldest exisiting railway, originally opened in 1725. 3 mile steam passenger railway between Sunniside, Causey Arch and East Tanfield. Loco and carriage collection and Britiain's oldest engine shed built in 1854.Open: Daily 10am ‐ 5pmTrain Times: Summer Sunday, Bank Holiday Monday and Wednesday…

Bowes Railway

Bowes Railway was originally a colliery railway built to carry coal mainly from pits in north west Durham to the Tyne at Jarrow. The earliest section was designed by George Stephenson and opened on 17 January 1826, making it one of the world's first modern railways.It was 15…

Durham Castle

Dating from 1072, one of England's largest surviving Norman castles and grandest Romanesque palaces. Seat of the Price Bishops until 1832 and now part of a World Heritage Site. Housing University College, Durham Universitys Foundation College, it is a conference, banqueting and holiday centre in vacations.Open:…

Killhope, North of England Lead Mining Museum

Winner of The Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award 2003, Killhope explores the life of North Pennine lead mining families. Park Level Mine underground experience, Northern England's largest working water wheel and hands‐on activities. Visitor Centre with shop, cafe and World's largest Spar Box exhibition. Woodland…

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