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

29
SEP
Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 2
Consett Empire Theatre

Les Petits Theatre Company Adventures in Wonderland return to the high seas after their hugely successful and award‐winning Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs winner of the Primary Times Childrens Choice Award 2012 rollicked the rigging and spliced the mainbrace The Magic…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01207) 218171
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29
SEP
Grosvenor Networking
100 St James' Blvd

G Networking Meeting FREE to attendLast Thursday of every month 12noon ‐ 2pmGrosvenor Casino Newcastle.This is a great opportunity to network and build relations with other representatives from SMEs to bluechip companies. Refreshments will be provided and free onsite parking is available…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01912 211660
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01
OCT
Cherly, Jay, Mike formerly of BUCKS FIZZ
The Phoenix Theatre

Cheryl Mike and Jay are as energetic youthful and dazzling today as they were when they won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981 with the recently voted UKs favourite Eurovision Song Making Your Mind Up as part of the original line up…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01670 367228
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01
OCT
Feeder
Newcastle University

Welsh RockIndie band Feeder has been enjoying recording success since 1991. The current line‐up now includes Grant Nicholas Taka Hirose and Karl Brazil. Their albums in the mid to late 1990s achieved much critical acclaim.…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
OCT
Seriously Dead!
The Phoenix Theatre

One ordinary day in the quiet little town of Olwinskirk a chain of extraordinary events began to take place bringing the lives of Betty Albert Billy and the local undertaker Tristan de Winter to an uncomfortable crossroads.Albert Blunderstone has been hiding abroad…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01670 367228
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07
OCT
Counterfeit Seventies Show
PlayHouse Theatre

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this OctoberHaving toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything…

Location: 8.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08442 481588
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07
OCT
Twin Atlantic
Newcastle University

After bursting onto the forefront of the alternative rock scene following their critically acclaimed 2011 album release Free Twin Atlantic are hotly tipped for a huge 2012. With their single of the same name garnering…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
OCT
ABBA FOREVER
The Phoenix Theatre

ABBA ‐ Forever is one of the UKs leading International tribute Shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the worlds greatest pop band.The unique Abba sound is replicated with an incredible…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01670 367228
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08
OCT
North East Alpine Garden Society Autumn Show
Memorial Hall

On display will be a wonderful range of autumn foliage along with spectacular flowers with gentians hardy cyclamen and autumn flowering bulbs providing lots of colour. The show opens at about 11.00 am until 4.00pm and there are several rare plant nurseries…

Location: 7.6 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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10
OCT
Monthly Talk - Making a Garden by Peter Foley
St Marys Church hall

North East England Group of the Alpine Garden SocietyOn Monday 10th October 2016 we are delighted to welcome Peter Foley to talk to us about Making a Garden.Peter is a retired Nurseryman Holden Clough Nursery and has many years of…

Location: 7.7 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL:
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12
OCT
The Janoskians
Newcastle University

The Janoskians at Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 12 October 2016. 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: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Consett Empire Theatre

Billy Fury was Britains own Elvis ‐ & The girls would go wild for him. 33 years after his untimely death ‐ his own musicians remember him.Last Night Was Made For Love When Will You Say I Love You A Thousand Stars…

Location: 12 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01207 218171
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15
OCT
Newcastle Does Vintage
Newcastle Civic Centre

Whey heyour 2nd vintage fair in Newcastle for the seasonWhat we love the most about Newcastle is how friendly our customers are and how supportive they are of the eventif weve got something coming up then we love…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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19
OCT
Disney On Ice Frozen
Metro Radio Arena

Disney On Ice Frozen at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 19 October 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it.Our clever system…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

22
OCT
SHOWADDYWADDY!
The Phoenix Theatre

The record simply speaks for itself..‐ 23 Top 40 hit singles including 10 Top 5 hits‐ 15 massive selling albums including the 1978 Christmas number 1‐ Over 50 appearances on Top Of The Pops‐ Performances on The Royal Variety ShowWith chart…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01670 367228
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25
OCT
Nickelback
Metro Radio Arena

Nickelback are a group of four Canadian performers who play an emogrunge style of music.Tickets for this event should sell out quickly due to Nickelbacks growing popularity here in the UK so if…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
Bear Grylls Endeavour
Metro Radio Arena

Bear Grylls Endeavour at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Wednesday 26 October 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

27
OCT
Newcastle Oktoberfest 2016.
Centre for Life Times Square,

Welcome to the Newcastle OktoberfestEnjoy the amazing atmosphere at the Newcastle Oktoberfest 27‐30.10.2016. Oktoberfest with German beer food and music is so much fun. Lets make the party of the year in Newcastle. Newcastle Oktoberfest will be on Times Square just in…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 391408
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27
OCT
Bad Company
Metro Radio Arena

Bad Company at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 27 October 2016. 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: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Ghosts n Ghouls Disco
Holiday Inn Newcastle - Gosforth Park

Fancy dress encouraged.7:00 pm ‐ 1:00 am.Category: Nightlife.Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com68045‐0…

Location: 6.7 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01912 019933
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28
OCT
We Three Kings of Rock n Roll
The Phoenix Theatre

A sensitive tribute to the British King of Rock n Roll Billy Fury performed by Tim Harwood with songsI WillAnother YouI Believeand Halfway to Paradise .Marc Robinson and his four piece Band the Counterfeit…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01670 367228
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29
OCT
Diamond Heist and Chloe Castro (The Voice 2016)
'Durham Students' Union'

With Chloe Castro showcasing her talents she displayed on national TV only months ago you will see some real genuine talent. Ricky Wilson The Kaiser Chiefs picked Chloe for his team on The Voice stating Lifes full of tough decisions this isnt…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07712701095or07545 876474
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29
OCT
Durham Does Vintage
Durham University Students Union

Were back again folks at Durham Students Union in October and November WheyeyNot only will we fill the venue with a vast array of stunning handpicked vintagewe also ensure that our customers experience a really fun and interesting day out…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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29
OCT
The Lindisfarne Story
The Phoenix Theatre

Their sparkling song‐writing cut through the prevailing pop and glam sounds of the seventies the group achieved international success and Lindisfarnes music is still ever‐present on UK radio in 2016.Former group members Billy Mitchell and Ray Laidlaw tell The Lindisfarne Story from…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01670 367228
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06
NOV
WWE Live
Metro Radio Arena

WWE Live at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Sunday 06 November 2016. 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…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

09
NOV
The Pitmen Painters
The Phoenix Theatre

Produced by Newcastles acclaimed Live Theatre and following sell‐out seasons at the National Theatre and on Broadway Bill Kenwright presents the award‐winning play The Pitmen Painters which embarks on a national tour this spring prior…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
NOV
Bastille
Metro Radio Arena

Bastille. You have to love a band that's name's a album Laura Palmer off the lead character from Twin Peaks don't you Beyond great taste in film credit Bastille's founder and singersongwriter Dan…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
NOV
Classic Clapton unplugged
The Cluny 2

Mike Hall and Adam Howells from CLASSIC CLAPTON the Worlds No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will perform a rare acoustic concert at Cluny2 34 Lime Street Ouseburn Newcastle on Friday 18 November as part of their 30th Anniversary Tour. Doors open at…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 304474
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18
NOV
Joe McElderry - Northern Lights Tour
The Phoenix Theatre

Following Joe McElderrys UK tour playing the lead as Joseph in Bill Kenwrights production of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Joe received 5 star acclaim from entertainment critics and it has also been reported that Joe is infact the best Joseph…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01670 367228
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18
NOV
Walking On Cars
Newcastle University

Walking On Cars at Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne on Friday 18 November 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Walking On Cars liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with…

Location: 0.7 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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Updated: 28/09/2016 04:47:44