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

22
DEC
Ray Jackson's Lindisfarne
Newcastle City Hall

Ray Jackson039s Lindisfarne appears live in Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne and Wear at Newcastle City Hall on Monday 22 December 2014. For ticket prices to watch Ray Jackson039s Lindisfarne at Newcastle City Hall see the list of tickets available for Ray…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
DEC
Ray Jacksons Lindisfarne
Newcastle City Hall

Ray Jacksons Lindisfarne at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Monday 22 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Ray Jacksons…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
DEC
Newcastle United vs Everton FC
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Everton FC at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 28 December 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Sports

01
JAN
Newcastle United vs Burnley FC
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Burnley FC at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 01 January 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Sports

07
JAN
Wedding Open Day
Holiday Inn Newcastle-upon-Tyne

This is a fantastic opportunity to really experience our wedding venue. Its a chance for the hotel to show off its facilities and it will be the ideal time for the Bride and Groom to speak to our wedding coordinator. …

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01912 019932
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10
JAN
Recycle your Christmas Tree weekend
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Here at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens we actively promote conservation so why not help us by recycling your tree. Bring your old real Christmas trees to the zoo for us to use for animal shelters and enrichment and in return you will…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01670 841235
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11
JAN
Paul Carrack
The Sage Gateshead

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Chester-le-Street Rock
The Church - Cornerstones Centre for the Community

The Chester‐le‐Street Rock Choir is led by singerpianist Rob Slater. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Rob. Rock Choir members…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
Queen and Adam Lambert
Metro Radio Arena

Queen and Adam Lambert at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Tuesday 13 January 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.…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Durham Rock Choir
The John Morgan Hall

The Durham Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Rob Slater. The choir is for all ages and all the local Durham branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool Arena and also…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Newcastle/Gateshead Roc
Walkerville Community Association

The Newcastle‐upon‐Tyne Rock Choir is led by Tyne and Wear based musician Rob Slater. The choir is for all ages and all the local Tyne and Wear branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20000…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Ponteland Rock Choir
Main Hall

The Ponteland Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Rob Slater. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and commitment to community singing in…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
JAN
Newcastle United vs Southampton FC
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Southampton FC at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 17 January 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Sports

18
JAN
J Mascis
The Cluny

J Mascis at The Cluny in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 18 January 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 the…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JAN
Jillian Michaels
The Sage Gateshead

Jillian Michaels at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Monday 19 January 2015. 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 comparison…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
JAN
Slipknot
Metro Radio Arena

Slipknot at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday 19 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Slipknot live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JAN
Nils Lofgren
The Sage Gateshead

Chicago‐born solo guitarist and singer Nils Lofgren carved his early career from working with Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young. Having spent 25 years as a member of Bruce Springsteens E Street Band and a…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JAN
Four Course Carvery Sunday Lunch
Kirkley Hall

Enjoy a delicious 4 course homemade carvery lunch and sample fine wines from our menus whilst set in beautiful surroundings at Kirkley Hall. Tables available to book anytime from 12 noon until 2pm.Only £16.50 for adults and £8.25 for children. Booking essential…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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25
JAN
Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show
Customs House

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSWATERLOOTHE BEST OF ABBA TRIBUTE SHOWIntroducing Waterloo ‐ The Best of Abba Tribute show presented by Sweeney Entertainments and Produced and Directed by James Baker. This brand new show celebrates the music of one of the …

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01914 541234
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28
JAN
Strictly Come Dancing
Metro Radio Arena

Strictly Come Dancing at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 28 January 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: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
JAN
Straight No Chaser
The Sage Gateshead

Straight No Chaser at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Saturday 31 January 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: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
FEB
Arenacross 2015 Round 6
Metro Radio Arena

Arenacross 2015 Round 6 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 01 February 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: 7.7 miles away
Category: Sports

05
FEB
Kaiser Chiefs
Metro Radio Arena

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
The Staves
The Sage Gateshead

The Staves at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Friday 06 February 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 companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
FEB
Count Arthur Strong
Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
FEB
Newcastle United vs Stoke City
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Stoke City at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 07 February 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Sports

08
FEB
Big Band Cabaret Night
Hoochie Coochie

Join Jason and the boys in Newcastles favourite Jazz Club We are delighted to have secured a couple of dates here and look forward to seeing you there. Doors 4pm show 5pm Warrens funk & soul DJ set til late What a…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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08
FEB
Kirkley Hall Wedding Showcase
Kirkley Hall

National Marriage Week takes place from 7th‐14th February each year. To celebrate this we will be holdinga wedding fair here at Kirkley Hall. The venue will be looking its very best dressed for a wedding and our team of wedding coordinators…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01670 841235
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08
FEB
Newcastle's favourite Jazz Club
Hoochie Coochie

Join Jason and the boys in Newcastles favourite Jazz Club. We are delighted to have secured a couple of dates here and look forward to seeing you there. Doors 4pm show 5pm Warrens funk and soul DJ set til late.What a perfect…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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08
FEB
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Theatre Royal Newcastle

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Theatre Royal Newcastle in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 08 February 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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