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

03
MAY
Dinner and Cabaret
Antico

Tickets are £35 each including a delicious three‐course meal. Call 0191 281 2990 to make your reservation or visit their website for more information. Entry includes a 3 course meal. Guests are asked to arrive at 7.30pm and the performance will start…

Location: 1.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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03
MAY
Al Stewart
The Sage Gateshead

Al Stewart at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Sunday 03 May 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 including Ticketmaster…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAY
The Vamps Union J
Metro Radio Arena

The Vamps Union J at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday 04 May 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…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
MAY
PLANET CIRCUS THE WOW FACTOR
Seaburn Seafront

Planet Circus The Wow Factor in Sunderland.Don't miss Britain's number one family circus and its brand new 2015 super showFeaturing everything a traditional circus has with spectacular thrilling stunt action that will wow audiences of all ages. Presenting the world's most dangerous…

Location: 9.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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07
MAY
Betway Premier League Darts 2015
Metro Radio Arena

Betway Premier League Darts 2015 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 07 May 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…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

09
MAY
Jason Isaacs in Concert @ The Biscuit Factory
The Biscuit Factory

Jason Isaacs and The Ambassadors of Swing perform their annual Swing Fever show in the brand new state of the art function suite at The Biscuit Factory.Reacting to our fans requests for a dance floor we have decided to hold our next…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07745 046805
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09
MAY
Chris de Burgh
The Sage Gateshead

Christopher John Davidson 61 is Argentinean born yet an IrishBritish singer‐songwriter of huge worldwide success. Perhaps most famed for his Lady in Red single of 1986 and his Christmas single A Spaceman Came Travelling he…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
MAY
S Club 7
Metro Radio Arena

S Club 7 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday 09 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch S Club 7 liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
Frozen Ice Queen & Princess Tea Party
Kirkley Hall

Join Princess Elsa and Princess Anna for an Afternoon Tea Party fit for royalty. The afternoon will include a Frozen sing along story telling and magical party games.Afternoon Tea will be served at 3:30pm. For ages 3 to 10 yearsAdults…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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11
MAY
Slaves
The Cluny

Slaves at The Cluny in Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday 11 May 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 do…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAY
The Producers
Sunderland Empire

The Producers at Sunderland Empire in Sunderland on Monday 11 May 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: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

15
MAY
Lulu
The Sage Gateshead

Lulu at The Sage Gateshead in Gateshead on Friday 15 May 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: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
MAY
Dinner and Rat Pack Cabaret
Loch Fyne

Tickets are £35 each including a delicious three‐course meal. Call 0191 255 9320 to make your reservation. Guests are asked to arrive at 7pm and the performance will start at approx 9pm once dinner service is complete.The show will include all your…

Location: 2.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01912 131831
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17
MAY
Kirkley Hall Countryside Festival
Kirkley Hall

Kirkley Hall is proud to host their all new one day countryside festival featuring a new layout and additional attractions Visitors can look forward to a fun day out for all the family including entry into the Zoological Gardens a variety of…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01670 841235
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18
MAY
Take That
Metro Radio Arena

Take That is without a doubt the biggest come‐back of any boy band in the world.Were particularly excited to see Robbie back in the band for their Progress tour in 2011.Tickets…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAY
Mark Knopfler
Metro Radio Arena

One of the most respected rock guitarists Mark Knopfler is today a true benchmark forfans of his genre. Rewarded with an Edison Award in Holland and a Steiger prize in Germany for his outstanding achievements…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
Folklore, Legends & Myths Artisan Weekend
Bede's World

FOLKLORE LEGENDS & MYTHS are back for a SECOND YEAR3 Days Event. 10am ‐ 5pm dailyStalls Indoors & Outdoors with Live Music Storytelling Demonstrations Artisan Crafts Gifts Art and Foodsfrom around the world to delight and tantalise to eat there or take…

Location: 5.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07922 301035
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25
MAY
Derren Brown
Sunderland Empire

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England.While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
MAY
Foo Fighters
Stadium of Light

American alt‐rock band Foo Fighters was originally formed by Dave Grohl Nirvana drummer back in 1994 as a solo project once the band was dissolved. Having taken their name from unidentified flying objects by Allied…

Location: 9.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAY
Kaiser Chiefs Fool Fighters
Stadium of Light

Kaiser Chiefs Fool Fighters at Stadium Of Light in Sunderland on Monday 25 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Kaiser Chiefs Fool Fighters tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 9.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAY
Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular
Metro Radio Arena

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle upon Tyne on Thursday 28 May 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: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
MAY
Four Course Homemade Carvery Sunday Lunch
Kirkley Hall

Enjoy a delicious four course homemade carvery lunchin the beautiful surroundings of Kirkley Hall. Tables available to book anytime between 12 noon and 2.00pm£16.50 per adult £8.25 per child This is a popular event so booking is essential.…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01670 841235
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01
JUN
Zoe Lyons - Mustard Cutter (Spring Tour)
The Stand Comedy Club

Direct from last year's Edinburgh FestivalZoe Lyons' critically acclaimed solo show Mustard Cutter' is set to tour the UK starting on 5th May at Bristol's Lantern Theatre and culminating at the Colchester Arts Centre on 4th July. Mustard…

Location: 0.1 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01315 587272
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02
JUN
5 Seconds of Summer
Metro Radio Arena

Aussie pop‐rock band 5 Seconds of Summer consist of Calum Hood Luke Hemmings Michael Clifford and Ashton Irwin and formed in 2011 after meeting at the same school.After performing covers of pop songs…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
The Magic of Motown
Sunderland Empire

The Magic of Motown at Sunderland Empire in Sunderland on Thursday 04 June 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 including…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
JUN
John Barrowman
The Sage Gateshead

Best known his his roles as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood John Barrowman has achieved household name status in the UK with his numerous TV film and theatre performances over the last…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUN
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Sunderland Empire

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

09
JUN
Elvis Costello
The Sage Gateshead

Regarded by many to be one of the more influential and creative musicians of his era Elvis Costello has consistently released his unique variety of music since the late 1970s. With an individual style that…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUN
Kirkley 1 Day Event Affiliated to British Eventing
Kirkley Hall

After a highly acclaimed launch event the eagerly awaited Kirkley Hall Horse Trials returns for a second year. There will be much course development including a new water complex.This is sure to be a great day out for all the family watching…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01670 841235
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14
JUN
The Great North Plant Sale: Plant Heritage N.East
Kirkley Hall

Come to Kirkley Hall to enjoy an array of plants grownin the North East by Plant Heritage members many of which are rare and unusual you can also look forwardto free horticultural advice and a range of refreshments. Entry £2pp…

Location: 10.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 03/05/2015 04:46:59