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
DEC
Lee Mack
Newcastle City Hall

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
DEC
Lee Mack Hit The Road Mack
Newcastle City Hall

The multi‐award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You Lee Mack is going back on the road with his first live tour in 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
DEC
After Midnights Christmas Party
The Cluny 2

After Midnight will be holding their Christmas Party on Friday 19 December.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 from…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 304474
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19
DEC
Christmas Party Night with Jason Isaacs On Dec 19
Gosforth Civic Hall

Join us for Jasons legendary Swinging Christmas Party NightsPerfect for an office party or a girls night out. Tickets from GBP 37.50pp live music late bar DJ and dancefloor. Singles welcome too.Perfect for an office party or a girls night out. Tickets…

Location: 2.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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19
DEC
Above Beyond
The Sage Gateshead

Above Beyond at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Friday 19 December 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 including Ticketmaster…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
DEC
Christmas Party Night with Jason Isaacs
Gosforth Civic Hall

Join us for Jasons legendary Swinging Christmas Party Nights.Tickets from GBP 37.50pp includes Christmas meal live music DJ late bar and dancefloor. Singles welcome too.Perfect for an office party or a girls night out. Tickets from GBP37.50pp including 2‐course Christmas menu dessert…

Location: 2.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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20
DEC
Zoo School
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Do you fancy yourself as a future zoo keeper Well why not come along to one of our Zoo Schools. This programme is a must for any animal enthusiasts out there the event is designed to look at key areas including animal…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01670 841235
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20
DEC
Newcastle United vs Sunderland AFC
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Sunderland AFC at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 20 December 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

22
DEC
Ray Jackson's Lindisfarne
Newcastle City Hall

Ray Jackson039s Lindisfarne appears live in Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne and Wear at Newcastle City Hall on Monday 22 December 2014.For ticket prices to watch Ray Jackson039s Lindisfarne at Newcastle City Hall see the list of tickets available for Ray…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

22
DEC
Ray Jacksons Lindisfarne
Newcastle City Hall

Ray Jacksons Lindisfarne at Newcastle City Hall in Newcastle Upon Tyne on Monday 22 December 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Ray Jacksons…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

28
DEC
Newcastle United vs Everton FC
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Everton FC at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 28 December 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

01
JAN
Newcastle United vs Burnley FC
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Burnley FC at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 01 January 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

10
JAN
Recycle your Christmas Tree weekend
Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens

Here at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens we actively promote conservation so why not help us by recycling your tree. Bring your old real Christmas trees to the zoo for us to use for animal shelters and enrichment and in return you will…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01670 841235
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11
JAN
Paul Carrack
The Sage Gateshead

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Sunderland Rock Choir
Enon Baptist Church Hall

Your friendly local Sunderland choir is run by singing teacher 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 commitment to community singing…

Location: 10.1 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Chester-le-Street Rock
The Church - Cornerstones Centre for the Community

The Chester‐le‐Street 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: 7.8 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
Queen and Adam Lambert
Metro Radio Arena

Queen and Adam Lambert at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Tuesday 13 January 2015. 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.…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Durham Rock Choir
The John Morgan Hall

The Durham Rock Choir is led by vocal teacher Rob Slater. The choir is for all ages and all the local Durham branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible gigs like the 9500 seat Liverpool Arena and also…

Location: 13.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Newcastle/Gateshead Roc
Walkerville Community Association

The Newcastle‐upon‐Tyne Rock Choir is led by Tyne and Wear based musician Rob Slater. The choir is for all ages and all the local Tyne and Wear branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20000…

Location: 2.6 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
JAN
FREE taster session at the Ponteland Rock Choir
Main Hall

The Ponteland Rock Choir is led by singing teacher 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 commitment to community singing in…

Location: 7.9 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
JAN
Newcastle United vs Southampton FC
St. James' Park Stadium

Newcastle United vs Southampton FC at St. James Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 17 January 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

18
JAN
J Mascis
The Cluny

J Mascis at The Cluny in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 18 January 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…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JAN
Jillian Michaels
The Sage Gateshead

Jillian Michaels at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Monday 19 January 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: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
JAN
Slipknot
Metro Radio Arena

Slipknot at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday 19 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Slipknot 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

23
JAN
Nils Lofgren
The Sage Gateshead

Chicago‐born solo guitarist and singer Nils Lofgren carved his early career from working with Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young.Having spent 25 years as a member of Bruce Springsteens E Street Band and a…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JAN
Four Course Carvery Sunday Lunch
Kirkley Hall

Enjoy a delicious 4 course homemade carvery lunch and sample fine wines from our menus whilst set in beautiful surroundings at Kirkley Hall. Tables available to book anytime from 12 noon until 2pm.Only £16.50 for adults and £8.25 for children. Booking essential…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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28
JAN
Strictly Come Dancing
Metro Radio Arena

Strictly Come Dancing at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 28 January 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…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
JAN
Straight No Chaser
The Sage Gateshead

Straight No Chaser at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Saturday 31 January 2015. 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 us…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
FEB
Arenacross 2015 Round 6
Metro Radio Arena

Arenacross 2015 Round 6 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 01 February 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

05
FEB
Kaiser Chiefs
Metro Radio Arena

Although best known through their seat in Alternative Musics class of 2005 Kaiser Chiefs originally began life as the less successful Parva in 1996. Their reinvention a decade later saw them take the country by…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 18/12/2014 17:01:01