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

09
DEC
Christmas Dolly Parton Tribute
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Kennedy is a perfectionist when it comes to tribute of Dolly Parton. Her latest costume is a replica of Dolly Parton at Glastonbury and from the Blue Smoke Tour in 2014. You can expect to sing along to all your favourite Dolly…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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10
DEC
Christmas Queen Tribute
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Mercury and May has been entertaining audiences throughout the World for many years now with their unique and uncanny resemblance to Queen. For Mercury & May Steve and Bryan join forces to bring you a truly stunning tribute to one of the…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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11
DEC
Love the 80's Party Nights
Holiday Inn Newcastle - Gosforth Park

Relax enjoy and relive the sounds of the 80s. Dust off your Frankie Says Relax t‐shirts ripped jeans leg warmers and luminous socks as we roll back the decades. Fancy dress encouraged and spot prizes will be given to the best fancy…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01912 019933
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14
DEC
G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2016
Durham Cathedral

Make this Christmas a G4 Christmas Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic festive setting...Due to overwhelming public demand original X‐Factor stars and operatic multi‐platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back with their atmospheric Christmas By Candlelight show across the UK in November…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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14
DEC
Newcastle - Free Evening Event
Novotel – Newcastle Airport

You are invited to a 1 hour PresentationA unique opportunity for you to earn an additional income.No matter what your age background or circumstances you could earn moneyalongside your other commitments.Please feel free to bring any family friends or colleagues who may…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07444 875382
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14
DEC
Andr Rieu
Metro Radio Arena

Andr Rieu at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 14 December 2016. 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…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

16
DEC
After Midnight’s Christmas Party
The Cluny 2

After Midnight will be holding their Christmas Party on Friday 16 December. The venue will again be Cluny2 at 34 Lime Street Ouseburn. Doors open at 7.30pm. Band on stage at 8.30pm. Tickets are now SOLD OUT but tickets…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 304474
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16
DEC
Christmas Olly Murs Tribute
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

The UKs No.1 Tribute to Olly Murs Kirk Johnstone has been performing in boy bands all over Europe for the past ten years and his show will have you dancing in the aisles as he performs all of Ollys smash hits as…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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16
DEC
The Suggestibles Impro' Pantso
Gala Theatre

Its a panto but not as we know it Theres no script EEK no score WHAT and no kids OH YES THERE IS ‐ well only of the naughty big variety.Newcastles legendary improv comedy troupe will be wreaking hilarious havoc on the…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03000 266600
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16
DEC
Metro Radio Christmas Live 2016
Metro Radio Arena

Metro Radio Christmas Live 2016 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday 16 December 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Metro Radio Christmas Live 2016 live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
DEC
Christmas Elton John Tribute
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Joel Coombes has been performing as Elton John since 2008. As an accomplished pianist and talented singer he offers one of the most captivating and authentic tributes to one of the greatest icons of all time. Joel has performed all over the…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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17
DEC
Christmas Market
Trinity Church

Festive indoor market with 20 stalls selling a range of handmade gifts crafts art vintage clothes cards and even dog accessories It will have a local vibe and will provide a fantastic opportunity for last minute Christmas shopping.£2 entry includes raffle ticket…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 7935 411242
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17
DEC
Missoula, Durham - Roman Kemp DJ
Missoula

Get ready to party in style at recently opened late night bar Missoula hosts Capital Radios Roman Kemp for an exciting DJ set that will see him perform an unmissable mix of songs Whats more this provides the perfect excuse to enjoy…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02087 415900
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17
DEC
The 1975
Metro Radio Arena

The 1975 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 17 December 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

19
DEC
It's A Wonderful Life
Gala Theatre & Cinema

After George Bailey James Stewart wishes he had never been born an angel Henry Travers is sent to earth to make Georges wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted and how they would be…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 03000 266600
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22
DEC
Status Quo
Metro Radio Arena

Also known as 'The Quo' of simple 'Quo' the band is synonymous with their own unique style of 'boogie rock' and 'shadow step' guitar riffs. Status Quo was founded in the early 1960s by Francis…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
DEC
Christmas Tom Jones Tribute
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Tom Jones by Andrew Thomas started singing part time whilst still working for British SteelCorus in 2000. Like Tom he gained experience via the clubpub circuit picking up an award for best speciality act from Coors Brewery with his Legends show. He…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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30
DEC
The Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza
Newcastle City Hall

Due to overwhelming public demand and to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year Tony Denton Promotions are proud to announce the return of the Andy Williams Christmas Extravaganza for the second year running starring THE OSMONDS. This dazzling must‐see holiday…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 112121
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31
DEC
New Year's at Slug and Lettuce in Newcastle
Slug and Lettuce

With all day 2‐4‐1 cocktails you can celebrate the end of 2016 with friends and family while sipping on some amazing cocktails crafted by the Slug and Lettuce team. When the countdown to 2017 begins watch the much‐anticipated firework display from the…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01912 617196
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve at Grosvenor Casino
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Come and celebrate the New year with us at Grosvenor for an evening filled with food fun & entertainmentWe want to take you back the decade of big hits big dreams and big hair. Re‐Wind 80s is a roller coaster ride through…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01912 211660
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31
DEC
New Years Eve Gala Dinner Dance
Holiday Inn Newcastle - Gosforth Park

Black Tie is optional but classy chic is essential. This event is for adults only looking to dress up to relax dine on good food & enjoy company with friends or make new friends on the dance floor. Our 4…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01912 019933
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14
JAN
Newcastle Wine Tasting Experience Day - World of W
Wine Unearthed Newcastle

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: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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27
JAN
After Midnight unplugged
Porters Cafe & Music Bar

Mike Hall and Dave Robson from After Midnight will be taking time off from their Classic Clapton Tour to perform a rare acoustic set at Porters Caf and Music Bar on Friday 27 January. Tickets £7.00. Their previous appearances here have…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 586100
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28
JAN
David Bowie tribute Dinner & Show
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

There arent many David Bowie tribute solo artists out there but its safe to say that you wont find any better than Stuart Roach who appears on stage as Ziggy ‐ the ultimate David Bowie glam rock tribute.Ziggy dresses like the London…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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03
FEB
Counterfeit Sixties Show
The Customs House

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01914 541234
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04
FEB
WHICKHAM Mum2mum Market Nearly New Sale
Whickham School & Sports College

Mum2mum Markets are award winning indoor nearly new sales of baby and childrens goods running nationwide. Come along to Whickham School & Sports College to buy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens maternity and pregnancy goods and equipment at a fraction of their…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07545 098091
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06
FEB
Jack Whitehall
Metro Radio Arena

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour. Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
FEB
Cirque du Soleil Varekai
Metro Radio Arena

Cirque du Soleil Varekai at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 15 February 2017. 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.…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

21
FEB
Charity Gig in Aid Of St Cuthbert’s Hospice
Durham Gala Theatre

A Charity Gig will be held at Durham Gala Theatre in February to raise funds for one of the best‐loved hospices in the Durham area St Cuthberts Hospice Durham. The show will feature two popular local bands The Fix and…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 03000 266600
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25
FEB
Luther Vandross tribute Dinner & Show
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Harry Cambridge is known to many as the top UK tribute to Luther Vandross. The stars in their eyes winner recreates the finest soul singer of the 80s and 90s. It has been said that unlike some tribute artistes Harry is one…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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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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