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

26
SEP
eBay Masterclass Training - Newcastle
Business & IP Centre

This course is specifically designed to ensure that you can grow your online business sales through specialist knowledge of eBay. You will learn simple easy to implement processes which will lead to increased sales through new and repeat business. You will be…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02922 362596
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27
SEP
Scott Logic Open Evening
Scott Logic

Come along and meet our peopleAtScott Logicwe create innovative applications for clients in complex domains using the latest technologies. We are passionate about technology and acknowledged as thought leaders across our services in development testing and user experience design.OnTuesday 27 September we…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03331 010020
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29
SEP
Grosvenor Networking
100 St James' Blvd

G Networking Meeting FREE to attendLast Thursday of every month 12noon ‐ 2pmGrosvenor Casino Newcastle.This is a great opportunity to network and build relations with other representatives from SMEs to bluechip companies. Refreshments will be provided and free onsite parking is available…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01912 211660
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01
OCT
Feeder
Newcastle University

Welsh RockIndie band Feeder has been enjoying recording success since 1991. The current line‐up now includes Grant Nicholas Taka Hirose and Karl Brazil. Their albums in the mid to late 1990s achieved much critical acclaim.…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
OCT
Counterfeit Seventies Show
PlayHouse Theatre

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this OctoberHaving toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08442 481588
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07
OCT
Twin Atlantic
Newcastle University

After bursting onto the forefront of the alternative rock scene following their critically acclaimed 2011 album release Free Twin Atlantic are hotly tipped for a huge 2012. With their single of the same name garnering…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
OCT
North East Alpine Garden Society Autumn Show
Memorial Hall

On display will be a wonderful range of autumn foliage along with spectacular flowers with gentians hardy cyclamen and autumn flowering bulbs providing lots of colour. The show opens at about 11.00 am until 4.00pm and there are several rare plant nurseries…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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10
OCT
Monthly Talk - Making a Garden by Peter Foley
St Marys Church hall

North East England Group of the Alpine Garden SocietyOn Monday 10th October 2016 we are delighted to welcome Peter Foley to talk to us about Making a Garden. Peter is a retired Nurseryman Holden Clough Nursery and has many years of…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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12
OCT
The Janoskians
Newcastle University

The Janoskians at Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 12 October 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Consett Empire Theatre

Billy Fury was Britains own Elvis ‐ & The girls would go wild for him. 33 years after his untimely death ‐ his own musicians remember him.Last Night Was Made For Love When Will You Say I Love You A Thousand Stars…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01207 218171
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15
OCT
Newcastle Does Vintage
Newcastle Civic Centre

Whey hey our 2nd vintage fair in Newcastle for the seasonWhat we love the most about Newcastle is how friendly our customers are and how supportive they are of the event if weve got something coming up then we love…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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19
OCT
Disney On Ice Frozen
Metro Radio Arena

Disney On Ice Frozen at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 19 October 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
Nickelback
Metro Radio Arena

Nickelback are a group of four Canadian performers who play an emogrunge style of music. Tickets for this event should sell out quickly due to Nickelbacks growing popularity here in the UK so if…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Bear Grylls Endeavour
Metro Radio Arena

Bear Grylls Endeavour at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 26 October 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Newcastle Oktoberfest 2016.
Centre for Life Times Square,

Welcome to the Newcastle OktoberfestEnjoy the amazing atmosphere at the Newcastle Oktoberfest 27‐30.10.2016. Oktoberfest with German beer food and music is so much fun. Lets make the party of the year in Newcastle. Newcastle Oktoberfest will be on Times Square just in…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 391408
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27
OCT
Bad Company
Metro Radio Arena

Bad Company at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 27 October 2016. 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 companies…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Ghosts n Ghouls Disco
Holiday Inn Newcastle - Gosforth Park

Fancy dress encouraged.7:00 pm ‐ 1:00 am.Category: Nightlife.Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com68045‐0…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01912 019933
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29
OCT
Diamond Heist and Chloe Castro (The Voice 2016)
'Durham Students' Union'

With Chloe Castro showcasing her talents she displayed on national TV only months ago you will see some real genuine talent. Ricky Wilson The Kaiser Chiefs picked Chloe for his team on The Voice stating Lifes full of tough decisions this isnt…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07712701095or07545 876474
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29
OCT
Durham Does Vintage
Durham University Students Union

Were back again folks at Durham Students Union in October and November WheyeyNot only will we fill the venue with a vast array of stunning handpicked vintage we also ensure that our customers experience a really fun and interesting day out…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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06
NOV
WWE Live
Metro Radio Arena

WWE Live at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 06 November 2016. 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…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Sports

13
NOV
Bastille
Metro Radio Arena

Bastille. You have to love a band that's name's a album Laura Palmer off the lead character from Twin Peaks don't you Beyond great taste in film credit Bastille's founder and singer songwriter Dan…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
NOV
Classic Clapton unplugged
The Cluny 2

Mike Hall and Adam Howells from CLASSIC CLAPTON the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will perform a rare acoustic concert at Cluny2 34 Lime Street Ouseburn Newcastle on Friday 18 November as part of their 30th Anniversary Tour. Doors open at…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 304474
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18
NOV
Walking On Cars
Newcastle University

Walking On Cars at Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday 18 November 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Walking On Cars live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
Simply Red
Metro Radio Arena

Simply Red announced their retirement in 2010 after 25 years of musical success. The British soul group fronted by Manchester‐lad Mick Hucknall are thought to have sold over 50 million albums world wide and entertained…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
Brancepeth Castle Christmas Craft Fair 2016
Brancepeth Castle

A huge number of interesting high quality different crafts from all over the UK to see buy and commission. Over 75 unique craft stalls. Buy all your Christmas gifts under one roof ‐something perfect for everyone Everything from toys to clothes textiles…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01913 789670
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25
NOV
Jess Glynne
Metro Radio Arena

Jess Glynne at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday 25 November 2016. 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…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
DUEL 7 Terrill vs Venis
ne6 suite

The North Easts premier K‐1 Kickboxing Event.World Heavyweight Title contest ‐ Micky Terrill vs Paul Venis. Live from the NED6 Suite Newcastle.Full professional undercard featuring top local names taking on European and African opposition. Venue: NE6 Suite 123 Scrogg Road Newcastle Upon…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07967 398709
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01
DEC
Michael Ball Alfie Boe
Metro Radio Arena

Michael Ball Alfie Boe at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 01 December 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Michael Ball Alfie Boe tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
DEC
Elton John
Metro Radio Arena

Elton John is one of the top selling musical artists of all time and this fantastic musician is on his tour which is bound to sell out at all venues across the UK. Definitely…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
Madness
Metro Radio Arena

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 7.7 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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