What's on inNewcastle Upon Tyne

Welcome to Newcastle Upon Tyne

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Newcastle Upon Tyne - 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 Newcastle Upon Tyne to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information Newcastle Upon Tyne

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Newcastle Upon Tyne as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Newcastle Upon Tyne

18
SEP
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: 7.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
SEP
Italian Pop up Restaurant
Kirkley Hall

They say Italian is the language of love and that food is the way to a man's heart so why not combine the two this Autumn and treat that special someone and yourself of course to an evening at Kirkley Hall's Ristorante…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01670 841235
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19
SEP
The Dunwells Sep 19
Think Tank

2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new tracks with producer Stephen Harris Kodaline Kaiser Chiefs Dave Matthews since late last year and…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07506 674555
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19
SEP
Ben Montague
The Cluny 2

Two years after debut single Haunted took the radio by storm Ben Montague is ready to launch his debut album Tales Of Flying and Falling and announces a tour to celebrate.…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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SEP
Queen Extravaganza
Newcastle City Hall

Queen Extravaganza at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Friday 19 September 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Queen Extravaganza liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

20
SEP
Baby BioBlitz Weekend
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Come along and help our keepers and experts survey the Kirkley Hall estate for flora and fauna you might get muddy so don't forget your wellies…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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20
SEP
The Ghost of the North East Aircraft Museum
Northeast Aircraft Museum

Highly recommend very active location. There have been numerous reports of paranormal activity over the years at The North East Aircraft Museum. So much so that it attracted the attention of Most Haunted the museum was featured on Living TV in 2006.…

Location: 6.4 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01457 877008
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20
SEP
Newcastle United vs Hull City
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Hull City at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 20 September 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it.Our…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

23
SEP
Michael Nesmith
Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

‐ watch Michael Nesmith live at Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre in Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne and Wear on the Tuesday 23 September 2014.Compare ticket prices and save on the best seats in the house…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
SEP
The Horrors
Riverside

As English rock bands go the Horrors are a very special breed of animal hailing from a time and place when music was more an art form than a way to hit it big. …

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

25
SEP
The Vamps
Newcastle City Hall

The Vamps are without a doubt the new band on everyone's lips.They have been causing a stir everywhere they go with legions of fans following and pandemonium at every turn. Now they announce their first…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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Vamps
Newcastle City Hall

Vamps performs live at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne and Wear on Thursday 25 September 2014.Buy and compare your tickets for Vamps at Newcastle City Hall now.…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

25
SEP
World Super Series Darts
O2 Academy Newcastle

Live‐ World Super Series Darts playing at O2 Academy Newcastle in Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne and Wear on the Thursday 25 September 2014.For sports event tickets see below.…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

26
SEP
CLASSIC CLAPTON
Durham Gala Theatre

CLASSIC CLAPTON the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band featuring front‐man Mike Hall will be making a welcome return to Durham Gala Theatre in September after a gap of 4 years.This will be a special home‐coming for front‐man Mike who…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01913 324041
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26
SEP
Summer Harvest Disco Party Night
Holiday Inn Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Join us at the end of summer disco party night.You will enjoy a buffet with a differenceHOG ROASTInformal evening dress in denim and checks if you like.Bar opens at 7pm disco and buffet to follow eventto finish for…

Location: 6.7 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01912 019932
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26
SEP
Dawn French
Mill Volvo Tyne Theatre

Lets face it we dont really need to introduce Dawn French to you.If we do then you dont own a TV do youStar of hit TV sitcom The Vicar of Dibley…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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SEP
Nik Kershaw
The Sage Gateshead

Nicholas David Kershaw a.k.a Nik Kershaw was once the fantasy of female teenagers. His good looks and musical talent made him the talk of the town in the 1980s. He used to be in pop…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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SEP
The Jim Jones Revue
Newcastle University

The Jim Jones Revue at Newcastle University in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Saturday 27 September 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…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
Alison Balsom
The Sage Gateshead

Winning the Gramophone Awards Artist of the Year 2013 and nominated for the prestigious Female Artist of the Year Classic Brit Award Alison Balsom has gone from strength to strength in recent months.A…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
OCT
Bipolar Sunshine
Think Tank

Bipolar Sunshine at Think Tank in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Wednesday 01 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…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
OCT
The Sunshine Underground
Think Tank

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Jason Cook
Durham Gala Theatre

Stand Up Comedy Tour NewsPhil McIntyre Entertainments presents:JASON COOK ‐ BROKENJason has more funny in his middle toe than most comics do in their whole body. CHORTLEWinner of the Best Drama' at the Royal Television Awards for his hit BBC2 series Hebburn'…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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03
OCT
Jason Cook - Broken Tour 2014
Gala Theatre and Cinema

Jason Cook is brokenhis work family and comedy have all conspired to create a shell of a man who is unable to interact in society without being told exactly what to do. Despite this he keeps searching for the joy…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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03
OCT
Ben Poole Band
The Cluny

Ben Poole Band at The Cluny live on Friday 03 October 2014 in Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumberland.For tickets to see Ben Poole Band at The Cluny see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

03
OCT
Manchester Orchestra
O2 Academy Newcastle

Manchester Orchestra at O2 Academy Newcastle live on Friday 03 October 2014 in Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne and Wear.For tickets to see Manchester Orchestra at O2 Academy Newcastle see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

03
OCT
Scott Matthews
The Cluny

Scott Matthews appears live in Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumberland at The Cluny on Friday 03 October 2014.For ticket prices to watch Scott Matthews at The Cluny see the list of tickets available for Scott Matthews.…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

04
OCT
Labrador Retriever 2014 Championship Show
Kirkley Hall

Following the success of our 90th anniversary show in 2013 the Northumberland and Durham Labrador Retriever Club are pleased to return to Kirkley Hall for their 2014 Championship show. The show has a family friendly atmosphere with around 250 Labradors so why…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL:
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04
OCT
World Animal Day
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Today is annual World Animal Day it is a day to celebrate animal life in all its forms and humankinds relationship with the animal kingdom. World Animal day was originally started at a convention of ecologists in 1931 in Florence and we…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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04
OCT
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Durham Gala Theatre

Tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Durham Gala Theatre on the Saturday 04 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Al Murray One Man One Guvnor live at Durham Gala Theatre see our list of…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
OCT
Hello Again - A Tribute to Neil Diamond
Playhouse Whitley Bay

For the past 20 years the unique voice and music of NeilDiamond has been portrayed by JJ Jones all over the worldincluding many years touring Australia…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08442 481588
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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…

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…

Bedes World

The extraordinary life of the Venerable Bede AD 673‐735 created a rich legacy that is celebrated today at Bede's World, Jarrow, where Bede lived and worked 1300 years ago. Visit the:interactive Age of Bede exhibition in the stunning new museum buildingsite of the Anglo‐Saxon monastery of St Paul,…

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…

Life Science Centre

Uncover the secrets of life at The Life Science Centre, which takes visitors on an exciting hands‐on journey through the life sciences.At the Life Science Centre, discover just how truly amazing life is. Explore where life comes from and how it works. Meet your 4 billion…

Topgun Paintball

We are the only UKPSF Accredited Paintball Venue in the North East near to Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham, making us ideal for Newcastle Stag Parties and Hen activity days out.Our vast site is split into themed zones and is ideal for Corporate and Teambuilding events, where you can…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Newcastle Upon Tyne? See our list of attractions in Newcastle Upon Tyne, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 18/09/2014 05:18:17