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

27
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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28
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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28
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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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

29
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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30
JAN
Dinner and Cabaret
Horton Grange Hotel

Enjoy a three‐course meal with fizz and canapes on arrival.After dinner just sit back and let yourself be entertained by the velvet tones of Jasons voice and saxophone. He starts with all the swing classics but ups the tempo until you feel…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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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
Psychic Night
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Suzanne Gill ‐ Medium spiritualist & ghost cleanser returns to Grosvenor for what will be another sell out event.4pm ‐ Glass of bubbly Buffet style dinner & Show ‐ £12pp6pm ‐ Show only ‐ £6ppThere will also be various clairvoyants doing private…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07734 805817
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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

04
FEB
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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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

08
FEB
Barbara Dickson
The Sage Gateshead

Now in her 61st year the writer singer actress and musician shows no sign of slowing down; keep your prancing Madonnas and flouncing Kylies Barbaras latest show serves to highlight her position as one…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
FEB
Sam Bailey
The Sage Gateshead

Winner of series ten of The X Factor in 2013 Sam Bailey has gone from strength to strength and is now in the enviable position of being a highly sought after performing artist. Following…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
FEB
Bears Den
The Cluny

Bears Den at The Cluny in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 12 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 event fans. Let us…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
FEB
10cc
The Sage Gateshead

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
FEB
Dinner and Cabaret @ Grosvenor Casino
Grosvenor Casino

Looking for an alternative night out this Valentines Day Bring the girls and join Jason for a party.Tickets to this fabulous event are just £30pp and include the following: Welcome drink Three course meal Free bet Live entertainment Learn to play on…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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14
FEB
Valentines Dinner with live pianist Mark Deeks
Kirkley Hall

Valentines day gives you the opportunity to show that special someone just how much they mean to you so this year celebrate your evening in style at the beautiful Kirkley Hall. You can enjoy a glass of sparkling wine on arrival followed…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01670 841235
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15
FEB
Cinderella's Valentines Ball
Kirkley Hall

Come and see this magnificent fairy tale come to life before your very eyes. This interactive theatrical event is like no other event youve ever been to. Meet Cinderella Prince Charming and the Fairy Godmother and join in with all the singing…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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16
FEB
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
The Sage Gateshead

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
FEB
Ocean Colour Scene
The Sage Gateshead

Ocean Colour Scene at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Tuesday 17 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 event fans. Let us…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
FEB
Australian Pink Floyd
Newcastle City Hall

Australian Pink Floyd is the band to see when it comes to Pink Floyd tributes. More than just an average cover band Aussie Pink Floyd meticulously strives to recreate the ground‐breaking work of the iconic…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
FEB
The Australian Pink Floyd
Newcastle City Hall

With Pink Floyds immense discography that spans numerous genres its no surprise that the famous acid rockers from the 60s still have a massive following. However given that their last album was 1994s The Division…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
FEB
The Australian Pink Floyd VIP
Newcastle City Hall

The Australian Pink Floyd VIP at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Friday 20 February 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…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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