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

23
OCT
Dani de MorĂ³n Trio to pay tribute to Paco de Luci
Sage Gateshead

Dani de Morn Trio to pay tribute to Paco de Lucia at the North East Guitar Festival 2014No stranger to classical guitar fans around the world Dani de Morn is one of the very best young flamenco guitarists in Spain today. He…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Ponteland Rock Choir
Main Hall

The Ponteland 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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
Jim Davidson
The Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

Jim Davidson has made a name for himself not only as a comedian but as a TV presenter and actor also. He was awarded an OBE for his tireless services to British forces overseas visiting…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
OCT
Three Little Pigs
Theatre Royal Newcastle

Following the fantastic sell‐out success of Ugly Duckling Northern Ballet is delighted to announce our latest ballet especially for children Three Little Pigs.Three little pigs set out into the world. The first pig decides to build a house of straw the second…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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24
OCT
Asking Alexandria
O2 Academy Newcastle

Asking Alexandria is a British metal core band that has their roots in Dubai one of the most unlikely locations to serve as a starting point for such a band. Their founder Ben Bruce…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Paolo Nutini
Metro Radio Arena

24 year old Paolo Nutini has seen huge success in recent years both in Britain and across the world. He is a Scottish singersongwriter of Italian descent and first burst onto the music scene in…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Ed Sheeran
Metro Radio Arena

Ed Sheeran is an English singer songwriter from Halifax in West Yorkshire. Ed moved to London in 2008 to play gigs in small venues playing every day to audiences as few as five people. In…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
OCT
John Cooper Clarke
The Sage Gateshead

Becoming famous during the punk rock era in the late 70's when he was known as The Punk Poet John Cooper Clarke's career has spanned FIFTY years bringing poetry to non‐traditional audiences and influencing musicians…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Sam Smith
O2 Academy Newcastle

Sam Smith appears live in Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne and Wear at O2 Academy Newcastle on Saturday 25 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch Sam Smith at O2 Academy Newcastle see the list of tickets available for Sam Smith.…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Carvery Sunday Lunch
Kirkley Hall

Enjoy a delicious four course homemade carvery lunch and sample fine wines from our menus. £15.95pp this is a popular event so booking is essential call 01670 841235 or email enquirieskirkleyhall.co.uk.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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26
OCT
Dinner and Cabaret
Adriano's

Tickets are £35 each including a delicious three‐course meal. Call Peter on 0191 284 6464 to make your reservation or visit their website for more information. We also have a Christmas Night Adrianos on Sunday 7th December bookings being taken…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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26
OCT
FORTIES TO NOUGHTIES BAZAAR
ne6 suite

Fantastic day out for al the family of all ages great stands filled with arts vintage jewellery fashions gifts chocolate home wares retro goodies and more Fab vintage style tea room with home baking and more. Entertainment from three live performers…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07779 342782
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26
OCT
British Sea Power
The Sage Gateshead

British Sea Power are a six‐piece band variously originating from Cumbria Yorkshire Ealing and Shropshire and are currently based in East Sussex and on the Isle Of Skye. In 2013 ten years on from their…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Chimaira
The Cluny

The heavy metal music scene has seen the entry of various bands recently and it has become really difficult for bands to sound fresh and keep the fans interested. If there is one band that…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Kenny Wayne Shepherd
The Sage Gateshead

Kenny Wayne Shepherd at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Sunday 26 October 2014. 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: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
Half Term Zoo Club
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

A whole week of events to bring out your inner zoo keeper Every day there will be different activities for you to join in with including helping the keepers with their daily checks feeding the lemurs training the cockatoos and walking the…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01670 841235
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27
OCT
Nick Mulvey
The Sage Gateshead

Nick Mulvey at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Monday 27 October 2014. 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 the tickets…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Johnny Marr
O2 Academy Newcastle

Johnny Marr at O2 Academy Newcastle in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Tuesday 28 October 2014. 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: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
OCT
Sheryl Crow
The Sage Gateshead

Born in 1962 Sheryl Crow is a hugely popular American singer‐songwriter record producer and actress. She claims to love anything with a drum beat and is popular for her own fusion of pop‐rock with folk…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Meet & Greet Mike The Knight
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Come along to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens and see Mike the Knight who will be appearing at intervals throughout the day. As well as seeing Mike the Knight other activites at this event include face painting games and arts and crafts.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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29
OCT
Katy B
O2 Academy Newcastle

Katy Bs debut album On A Mission was released at the beginning of April and featuring the singles Katy On A Mission Perfect Stranger Lights On feat. Ms. Dynamite and Broken Record.…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
OCT
Neil Sedaka
The Sage Gateshead

His legions of fans will be delighted that the ever‐popular Neil Sedaka is visiting Britain again.Neil began penning hits over half a century ago. At the outset of his career in the 1950s he was…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Sean Roper Clairvoyant
Kirkley Hall

An evening of Clairvoyance with Sean Roper will amaze you with his unique floor show. £7.50pp for an additional cost you could see a glimpse of your future with a private reading. For more information call 01670 841235 or email enquirieskirkleyhall.co.uk…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01670 841235
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30
OCT
3T
Metro Radio Arena

3T appears live in Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumberland at Metro Radio Arena on Thursday 30 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch 3T at Metro Radio Arena see the list of tickets available for 3T.…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Blue
Metro Radio Arena

Blue at Metro Radio Arena live on Thursday 30 October 2014 in Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumberland. For tickets to see Blue at Metro Radio Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Damage
Metro Radio Arena

Damage at Metro Radio Arena live on Thursday 30 October 2014 in Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumberland. For tickets to see Damage at Metro Radio Arena see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Gregory Porter
The Sage Gateshead

Gregory Porter born November 1971 is a Grammy Award winning American jazz vocalist songwriter and actor. Gregory Porter won the 2014 Grammy for best jazz vocal album Liquid Spirit.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Scott Matthew
The Cluny 2

Scott Matthew at The Cluny 2 in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 30 October 2014. 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: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
The Big Reunion
Metro Radio Arena

The Big ReunionA British reality‐documentary series that started on ITV2 this show features chart‐topping bands who were at the top of their game as well as the charts in the 90s and 2000s. Winning…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
The Big Reunion Concert
Metro Radio Arena

The Big Reunion Concert performs live at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumberland on Thursday 30 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for The Big Reunion Concert at Metro Radio Arena now.…

Location: 7.7 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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