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

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200 Faces
Horsley House & Eldon House,

A showcase of 200 faces each telling a story of its very own. This exhibition brings together the work of photographers whove all taken the face as their subject. Here we see the canvas on which all our emotions played out exposed.…

Location: 2.9 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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The Barbie and The Secret Door Singing Academy
The Sjøvoll Centre

To celebrate the DVD release of Barbie and The Secret Door on the 1st September 2014 Universal Pictures UK and Razzamataz have teamed up this summer to launch the limited edition Barbie Singing Academy across the UK.The limited edition workshops…

Location: 11.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01915 801231
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Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 30 August 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

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Kirkley Hall Activity Day
Kirkley Hall

Kirkley Hall will be opening its doors for a day jam packed with activities and fun. There will whole host of activites to take part in including our 120 metre zip wire high ropes course archery clay pigeon shooting fair ground rides…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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National Zoo Awareness Day
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Zoo Awareness Day was first started in the early 1990s by CAPS in order to raise awareness of the animal rights and conservation issues surrounding zoos. We will be supporting this event by organising talks and quizzes to help educate visitors about…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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Pet Shop Boys
The Sage Gateshead

British post‐modern synth pop that's sold 50 million records world wide earning the award from the Guinness Book of World Records no less of being the most accomplished English duo in the history of U.K.…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Ant and Decs Takeaway On Tour
Metro Radio Arena

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Ant Dec
Metro Radio Arena

Twelve times National TV Award winning hosts Ant and Dec return to the screens with the eagerly awaited brand new series of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.The only show on TV that says Don't…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Ant Dec#';s Takeway On Tour
Metro Radio Arena

This fantastic family event will see Ant Dec039;s Takeway On Tour live in Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumberland at the Metro Radio Arena on Friday 05 September 2014.Compare ticket prices for the Ant Dec039;s Takeway On Tour event below.…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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Ant Decs Takeway On Tour
Metro Radio Arena

This fantastic family event will see Ant Decs Takeway On Tour live in Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumberland at the Metro Radio Arena on Friday 05 September 2014.Compare ticket prices for the Ant Decs Takeway On Tour event below.…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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Animal Training Weekend
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Come and see how we train our animals here at Kirkley Hall Zoo you can look forward to seeing our Cockatoos and Asian Palm Civit undergoing target training.…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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Lisa Stansfield
The Sage Gateshead

Known internationally for her first UK number one hit single All Around The World released in 1989 Lisa Stansfield is one of Britain's most treasured singers.A BRIT Award winning artist in 1991 and…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Traditional Afternoon Tea with live pianist
Kirkley Hall

Traditional Afternoon Tea with live pianist Mark Deeks You can enjoy a selection of homemade cakes freshly cut sandwichesand scones served with your choice of tea or coffee in our 17th century hall. £11pp booking essential call 01670 841235 or email enquirieskirkleyhall.co.uk.…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01670 841235
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Top Hat
Theatre Royal Newcastle

Fred & Gingers greatest Hollywood dance musicallive on stage for the very first time Travers meets the irresistible Dale Tremont the girl of his dreams played by Summer Strallen triple Olivier Award nominee…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Aquatics Weekend
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Come and see a range of fish turtles and amphibians and learn about how to care for and look after ornamental fish. For more information on caring for fish see www.bigfishcampaign.org…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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Letz Zep
The Cluny

Letz Zep performs live at The Cluny in Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumberland on Saturday 13 September 2014.Buy and compare your tickets for Letz Zep at The Cluny now.…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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Health and Healing Fair
Kirkley Hall

Clairvoyants and alternative healers from all over the UK will showcase their talents at the spiritual health and healing fair. It will include over ten clairvoyanttarot readers an aura photographer Reiki healing non‐contact spiritual massage past life regression therapy hypnotherapists crystal stalls…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01670 841235
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FREE taster session at the Sunderland Rock Choir
Enon Baptist Church Hall

The local Sunderland choir is run by Tyne and Wear based musician 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 emphasis on…

Location: 10.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Jesus Jones
O2 Academy Newcastle

Alternative dance band Jesus Jones reached the height of their fame in the late 80s and early 90s especially after the release of their single Right Here Right Now which is still extensively used by…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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FREE taster session at the Chester-le-Street Rock
Chester-le-Street Methodist Church

The Chester‐le‐Street Rock Choir is led by choir leader Rob Slater. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Chester‐le‐Street Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 7.8 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Durham Rock Choir
The John Morgan Hall

The Durham Rock Choir is led by local musician Rob Slater. Rock Choir is unequalled in the opportunities we can offer our members ‐ from performing at top music and arts venues like the Royal Albert Hall and on top of the…

Location: 13.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

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

The Newcastle‐upon‐Tyne Rock Choir is led by choir leader Rob Slater. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Newcastle‐upon‐Tyne Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our community…

Location: 2.6 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Pete Molinari
The Cluny

Pete Molinari at The Cluny in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Pierces
The Sage Gateshead

The Pierces at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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: 30/08/2014 19:02:00