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.

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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

24
NOV
A Christmas Carol
The Empire Theatre

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
NOV
Brancepeth Castle Christmas Craft Fair 2017
Brancepeth Castle

Over 80 unique craft stalls. Buy all your Christmas gifts under one roof ‐something perfect for everyone Everything from toys to clothes textiles art photography jewellery woodwork furniture glassware pottery and specialist foods.Delicious home‐made food and cakes available in the castle cafes…

Location: 16.4 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01913 789670
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25
NOV
70's & 80's Christmas party
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Lee Stone 70s & 80s guitar vocalist performing for the evening.Get in the festive spirit with us at Grosvenor Casino NewcastleEarly bird booking pricesThree‐Course Dinner MenuSunday to Thursday £20 per personFriday and Saturday £30 per personDont forget to subscribe to our events…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01912 211660
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25
NOV
Gold Leafing Workshop
The Wood Pile

The workshops have been split up and now cost £35 per session but you can purchase all 5 workshops together for £130 saving you £49The aim of the Gold Leafing workshop is to teach students how to do many different aspects of…

Location: 13.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01913 869735
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27
NOV
Art Exhibition by Corrymella Scott Gallery
Jesmond United Reformed Church

An exhibition of groups of work from senior established figuresto more recent additions to the Gallery.The show will feature oils watercolours drawings and sculpture and will include works by Pat Douthwaite Jolomo John Lowrie Morrison Alison McWhirter Jack Morrocco Ethel Walker David…

Location: 1.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07763 789112
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01
DEC
George Michael tribute Christmas party
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

The UKs No 1 George Michael tribute from Wham to his solo career and an 80s dance set to all of the eras greatest hitsGet in the festive spirit with us at Grosvenor Casino NewcastleEarly bird booking pricesThree‐Course Dinner MenuSunday to Thursday…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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02
DEC
Mosaic Workshop
The Wood Pile

The workshops have been split up and now cost £35 per session but you can purchase all 5 workshops together for £130 saving you £49The aim of the Mosaic workshop is to teach students how to do many different aspects of surface…

Location: 13.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01913 869735
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02
DEC
Pop Divas Christmas party
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Lisa Kelsey Pop Divas Show guaranteeing to get you on the dance floor with hits by Katy Perry Jessie J Rihanna Little Mixx and many moreGet in the festive spirit with us at Grosvenor Casino NewcastleEarly bird booking pricesThree‐Course Dinner MenuSunday to…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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05
DEC
Improving Boar Dynamics CPD Workshop
Durham University

In this focused introduction to the topic you will have the opportunity to explore:‐ What board dynamics are ‐ and why they matter‐ Why and how board dynamics differ from those at executive and management level‐ Some of the typical features of…

Location: 14.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +4402077 662601
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08
DEC
Hailing from the North East Christmas party
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Anthony Williamson Hailing from the North East Ex Blue Notes & Manhattans.Get in the festive spirit with us at Grosvenor Casino NewcastleEarly bird booking pricesThree‐Course Dinner MenuSunday to Thursday £20 per personFriday and Saturday £30 per personDont forget to subscribe to our…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01912 211660
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09
DEC
Soul & Motown Christmas party
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Woodrow Wilson.If you like your soul original wholesome and authentic like Marvin Gaye Otis Reading James Brown Al Green and Sam Cooke etc. then this extraordinary man is the real deal.Once you have met Woodrow Wilson Soul Sensation Extraordinaire face to face…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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12
DEC
Speed Dating in Newcastle
Bonbar, Assembly Rooms

Newcastle Speed DatingHow speed dating in Newcastle worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Newcastle. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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15
DEC
Festive Networking at Grosvenor
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Wrap up 2017 with a bit festive networking at GrosvenorAs 2017 draws to an end we hope this year has been a success for you all. Grosvenor would like to invite you to our festive event to enjoy some great food fabulous…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01912 211660
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15
DEC
Phoenix Duo Christmas party
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Phoenix Duo Bringing you a mixture of songs from throughout the decades from Bonnie Tyler Jenifer Hudson Phil Collins Bryan Adams Meatloaf & The Temptations.Get in the festive spirit with us at Grosvenor Casino NewcastleThree‐Course Dinner MenuSunday to Thursday £20 per personFriday…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01912 211660
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16
DEC
All Clare's Christmas party
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Claire Louise Jones‐ All Clares experience and skills come together in her solo cabaret to create a modern high energy show featuring a great mix of old and new material Everything from 70s party music to current chart hits Guaranteeing to keep…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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22
DEC
After Midnights Christmas Party
The Cluny 2

After Midnight will be holding their Christmas Party on Friday 22 December 2017.The venue will again be Cluny2 at 34 Lime Street Ouseburn.Doors open at 7.30pm. Band on stage at 8.30pm.Tickets are £10 available in advance…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 304474
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22
DEC
Leroy Vickers Christmas party
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Leroy Vickers is very proud to offer his unique style which creates the ultimate Party Atmosphere singing different genres from all decades to current day music.Get in the festive spirit with us at Grosvenor Casino NewcastleThree‐Course Dinner MenuSunday to Thursday £20 per…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01912 211660
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23
DEC
Christmas Eve party
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Danielle Grace Williams performs an explosion of some of the Worlds most outstanding female artistesGet in the festive spirit with us at Grosvenor Casino NewcastleThree‐Course Dinner MenuSunday to Thursday £20 per personFriday and Saturday £30 per personDont forget to subscribe to our…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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31
DEC
NYE feat Blues brothers with twisted soul
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Come and celebrate the New year with us at Grosvenor for an evening filled with food fun & entertainmentPerformance from Blues brothers with twisted soul followed by Live DJ until 5amNEW YEARS EVE GALA DINNER £34.95ppThree courses & a glass of Prosecco…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01912 211660
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26
JAN
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Sunderland Empire

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATA.Starring the international…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713022
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27
JAN
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Sunderland Empire

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713022
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27
JAN
George Michael tribute Dinner & Show
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

Join us to celebrate the musical legend George Michael in a spell‐binding spectacle of his songs We will take you back to Wham days and beyond FAITH to all the incredible number ones from Georges later catalogue.Our Dinner & Shows are changing…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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27
JAN
Newcastle Wine Tasting Experience Day
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: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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27
JAN
The North East Wedding Fair
Metro Radio Arena

The Ultimate day out for wedding inspiration. The North East Wedding Fair is back at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle from 27th28th January.The North East fair is ideally located for brides and grooms‐to‐be from Tyne & Wear Northumberland…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02077 728598
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03
FEB
Soul & Motown Dinner & Show
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

If you love the sounds of Gospel Soul & Motown classics then you will love selections of songs that Steve Williamson sings at each performance Our Dinner & Shows are changing for 2018 Due to the popularity of our Dinner & Show…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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24
FEB
Sister Act Live Choir
Newcastle City Hall

See the brilliant film Sister Act like never before on a large screen whilst a live 30‐piece gospel choir and band accompanies the on‐screen nuns sing hit songs from the filmWatch the feel‐good musical film as the Uplifted Voices choir featured on…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: Email
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03
MAR
Ed Sheeran tribute Dinner & Show
Grosvenor Casino Newcastle

This is not your regular tribute our Ed Sheeran Tribute Act aims to give you the full Ed Sheeran Experience Featuring beat‐boxing rapping & vocal effects where every song performed is its own show and created live on stage. Our Dinner &…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 211660
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09
MAR
Foreverland comes to Newcastle: Bass, Garage and G
Digital

25 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Newcastle.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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31
MAR
Counterfeit Sixties Show
PlayHouse Theatre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08442 481588
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07
MAY
Rock Icons
PlayHouse Theatre

Rock Icons is an all new energetic live music show that will take you on a musical and visual journey through the eras and evolution of Rock and Classic Rock featuring the music from the worlds most iconic Bands such as Yes…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01916 432643
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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: 23/11/2017 04:45:35