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

01
MAR
Anton and Erin
The Sage Gateshead

Anton and Erin at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Sunday 01 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Anton and Erin liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAR
Richard and Adam
The Sage Gateshead

Millions watched this summer as the singing brothers from Holywellwowed the nation with their extraordinary talent on Britain's Got Talent .The show won them numerous standing ovations and third place in…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAR
An Evening on Dirty Dancing - The Tribute Show
The Phoenix Theatre

Embarking on its 5th Anniversary tour An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. Often imitated but never bettered it is the original celebration of the iconic music from…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01670 367228
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05
MAR
Covenant
Northumbria University Students Union

Covenant at Northumbria University Students Union in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Thursday 05 March 2015. 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: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
MAR
Peace
The Cluny

Peace at The Cluny in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 05 March 2015. 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: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAR
Trio Da Kali
Sage

The new generation of griot soul The three musicians of Trio Da Kali hail from the Mande culture of Mali from a heritage of distinguished griots the caste of specialist hereditary musical artisans. Aiming to showcase neglected repertoires and performance styles of…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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07
MAR
An Audience with Bobby Pattinson
The Phoenix Theatre

he King of North East Comedy BOBBY PATTINSON returns to The PhoenixBobby returns after a hectic spell of working for his favourite charity The Variety Club of Great Britain which recently honoured Bobby for his services to them.An Audience With will be…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01670 367228
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07
MAR
Lionel Richie
Metro Radio Arena

Lionel Richie is THE legendary soul singer songwriter and record producer from the USA who has sold an astonishing 100million albums throughout his successful career.…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Sunset Sons
Think Tank

Sunset Sons at Think Tank in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Saturday 07 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Sunset Sons live in…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAR
TuneYards
The Sage Gateshead

TuneYards at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Sunday 08 March 2015. 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 best prices…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAR
Gary Delaney: Purist
The Stand Comedy Club

Back by popular demand double Sony Award winner & Chortle award nominee Gary Delaney has announced the final leg of his Purist tour that takes in a further 26 dates across the UK.The tour starts on 15th February at Chorleys…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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10
MAR
OLIVER!
The Phoenix Theatre

A Blyth Music & Theatre Company ProductionOliver is one of the most successful and popular musicals ever produced.Dont miss this opportunity to see a strong local cast tell this wonderful story and perform famous songs supported bylocal musicians.Follow Olivers …

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01670 367228
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11
MAR
Shrek The Musical
Theatre Royal Newcastle

Shrek the Musical is a brand new musical set to debut in May at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane and will bring the well loved characters to life in a spectacular show full of music…

Location: 0.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
MAR
Alan Carr
Durham Gala Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001.With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

12
MAR
Wednesday 13
Think Tank

Wednesday 13 at Think Tank in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Thursday 12 March 2015. 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

13
MAR
Joan Armatrading
The Sage Gateshead

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions.Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Lonely the Brave
The Cluny

Lonely the Brave at The Cluny in Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday 13 March 2015. 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: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Paloma Faith
Metro Radio Arena

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAR
Underworld
The Sage Gateshead

Underworld released their debut album in 1998 tilted 'Underneath the Radar'. Band members are the duo Karl Hyde and Rick Smith who have been recording together since 1980. The band are famed for hits such…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAR
Mother's Day Four Course Carvery Sunday Lunch
Kirkley Hall

Enjoy a delicious four course homemade carvery lunch and sample fine wines from our menus in the beautiful surroundings of Kirkley Hall. £16.50 per adult £8.25 per child.Booking in advance is essential.…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01670 841235
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15
MAR
Spandau Ballet
Metro Radio Arena

Spandau Ballet at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 15 March 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Spandau Ballet tickets so weve done the legwork for you.Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
MAR
McBusted
Metro Radio Arena

British supergroup McBusted were formed ‐ unsurprisingly ‐ from successful boy bands McFly and Busted in 2013 and their original 11‐date tour increased to 34 dates throughout April and June 2014. The group have also…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAR
Count Arthur Strong
Durham Gala Theatre

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 13.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

18
MAR
Usher
Metro Radio Arena

Usher at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 18 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Usher liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAR
Classic Clapton
The Phoenix Theatre

CLASSIC CLAPTON30th Anniversary TourThe Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band are making a welcome return to The Phoenix Theatre in March as part of their 30th Anniversary Tour.Most of their previous visits sold out so fans are advised to book…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01670 367288
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21
MAR
Lucy Rose
Think Tank

Lucy Rose may appear to be a fresh new face on the British music scene but this young star already has an impressive CV and is set to become a much loved artist. She is…

Location: 1.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAR
Newcastle United vs Arsenal FC
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Arsenal FC at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 21 March 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

22
MAR
Gretchen Peters
The Sage Gateshead

Gretchen Peters at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Sunday 22 March 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Gretchen Peters liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAR
Warpaint
The Sage Gateshead

Warpaint at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Wednesday 25 March 2015. 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 for…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAR
Dinner and Cabaret @ Horton Grange, Ponteland
Horton Grange Hotel

Enjoy a three‐course meal with fizz and canapes on arrival.After dinner just sit back and let yourself be entertained by the velvet tones of Jasons voice and saxophone. He starts with all the swing classics but ups the tempo until you feel…

Location: 7.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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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: 01/03/2015 16:59:11