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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Stanley

26
MAR
Mothering Sunday
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

MENUTO STARTSOUP OF THE DAYOur piping hot vegetable soup served with crusty bread and butter.SPICY TOMATO & CHEESE GARLIC BREADGarlic ciabatta topped with spicy tomato bravas sauce grilled with melting cheese and served with extra spicy tomato bravas sauce for dipping.JUMBO SHRIMP…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01912 211660
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31
MAR
The Marked
Northern Stage

Following 5‐star sell‐out successes at Edinburgh Fringe 2016 and an acclaimed run at Londons Ovalhouse Theatre Tmoins The Marked will tour the UKs regional homeless hotspots using mask puppetry and physical theatre to navigate a haunting mystical world inspired by real‐life stories…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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APR
Schubert's Mass in G featuring tenor Jon Grave
Prudhoe High School

Acclaimed tenor Jon Grave www.theseriousmusic.com will be returning to Northumberland to star as soloist with the Ryton Choral Society in Schuberts great Mass in G. Conducted by David Murray.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07786 823637
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20
APR
Speed Dating in Newcastle
Bonbar, Assembly Rooms

Speed Dating in Newcastle for anyone aged 25 to 35 Thursday 20th April 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingnewcastle106491.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Newcastles most popular singles night How speed dating in Newcastle works ‐ When you…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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21
APR
CLASSIC CLAPTON performed by After Midnight
Playhouse Whitley Bay

CLASSIC CLAPTON the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band featuring front‐man Mike Hall will be making a welcome return to Whitley Bay Playhouse in April. This time they will be celebrating 32 years on the road.The band will be performing at…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08442 481588
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22
APR
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: 03452 998652
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23
APR
Diversity
Metro Radio Arena

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
APR
CIBSE BIM Roadshow: Newcastle
Copthorne Hotel Newcastle

For all the publicity surrounding BIM and the Government requirement for the use of BIM Level 2 on its contracts many working across the construction supply chain still lack real understanding of BIM; competence in the processes; and knowledge of its application…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02087 723627
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28
APR
Boy George tribute Dinner & Show
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Keith George alias The Boy George Experience performs all over the world. A unique tribute act that goes from strength to strength and is the only singer that comes anywhere near sounding exactly like Boy George Keith performs all the Culture Club…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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06
MAY
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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13
MAY
Professor Brian Cox Live
Metro Radio Arena

Now coming to even more venues across UK and Ireland in Spring 2017 its the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time delving into high science…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
MAY
Professor Brian Cox
Metro Radio Arena

Professor Brian Cox at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 13 May 2017. 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…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
MAY
The Sessions
Metro Radio Arena

The Sessions at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 25 May 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. Let…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAY
Gatsby Show & Dinner
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Hayley has taken a leap into the post‐modernjukebox idiom‐ The songs are modern classics performed in a smoky speakeasy lounge‐style. Hayleys superb vocals and image just shine to give you the Gatsby show.Wondering what the Gatsby show is all about Take a…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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04
JUN
Sunderland Race for Life 5k and 10k
Herrington Country Park

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support Cancer Research UKs life‐saving research. Just by signing up youll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200 every penny matters.A 5k is great for all ages. Run jog or…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03001 230770
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11
JUN
Gateshead Race for Life 5k
Saltwell Park

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support Cancer Research UKs life‐saving research. Just by signing up youll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200 every penny matters.A 5k is great for all ages. Run jog or…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03001 230770
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24
JUN
County Durham Race for Life Pretty Muddy
Riverside Park

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support Cancer Research UKs life‐saving research. Just by signing up youll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200 every penny matters. So which event is for you A 5k is…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03001 230770
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24
JUN
Rod Stewart tribute Dinner & show
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Dave Springfield presents a tribute to a true legend.A Night On The Town incorporates everything you wouldexpect to see and hear at a genuine Rod Stewart concert.Featuring all the hits from an incredible career spanning5 decades Dave performs with same passion and…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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02
JUL
Durham Race for Life 5k
St Leonard's Sports Fields

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support Cancer Research UKs life‐saving research. Just by signing up youll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200 every penny mattersA 5k is great for all ages. Run jog or…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03001 230770
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08
JUL
Newcastle Race for Life Pretty Muddy
Town Moor

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support Cancer Research UKs life‐saving research. Just by signing up youll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200 every penny matters.So which event is for you All are happening in…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03001 230770
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09
JUL
Newcastle Race for Life 5k and 10k
Town Moor

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support Cancer Research UKs life‐saving research. Just by signing up youll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200 every penny matters.So which event is for you All are happening in…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03001 230770
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09
SEP
The Lady Boys of Bangkok
Times Square

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
NOV
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy Newcastle

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02082 391425
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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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