Events Around Newcastle Upon Tyne

Today to Mon 14 Oct, closest first.    

More details - Christ Church, Shieldfield
Heritage Open Day: Come and see inside Christ Church, a fine example of Victorian Gothic architecture, building 1861. We are also holding an exhibition about the history of Shieldfield and our future plans for this beautiful church.
Christ Church, Simpson Terrace, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 21 Sep 19 and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Alderman Fenwick’s House
Heritage Open Day: A rare chance to get inside this Grade ll, 17/18th century merchant’s house. Fine panelled first floor room, with decorative plaster ceiling. Beautifully restored by Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust.
Tyne & Wear B P T, Alderman Fenwick’s House, 98-100 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Thu 19 Sep 19

More details - Parish Church of St John the Baptist
Heritage Open Day: Free informal guided tours of this fascinating Medieval Parish Church (1130-1450) with very interesting features, free information leaflets available.
Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Today to Sun 22 Sep

More details - Solitude at St John the Baptist Church
Heritage Open Day: Solitude is a 40-minute audio play by German theatre maker Gabriele Heller inviting you to explore various forms of seclusion from the medieval past to the present day, played in the historic St Johns Church in the heart of Newcastle City Centre.
St John the Baptist Church, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 21 Sep 19

More details - All Saints' Church Hard Hat Tour
Heritage Open Day: All Saints’ Church is an iconic building on the skyline of the Tyne gorge. Take this unique opportunity to view inside with City Guides and church volunteers for a guided hard hat walk.
All Saints Church, Akenside Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 21 Sep 19

More details - Church of the Divine Unity
Heritage Open Day: The Church of the Divine Unity is one of Newcastle’s only Art Deco churches. Normally closed except for worship, the Grade-II listed building is one of the city’s hidden gems. This year may be its last Heritage Open Days, as the church is being sold.
Church of the Divine Unity, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 21 Sep, Sun 22 Sep

More details - Blackfriars - Restaurant, Parlour Bar, Banquet Hall, Cookery School and Tasting Room
Heritage Open Day: Learn the history of Blackfriars which has been in existence for more than 800 years and home to the Dominican Friars, aka Black Friars through a talk and private tour.
Blackfriars Cafe Bar, Blackfriars, Newcastle upon Tyne
Fri 20 Sep

More details - Up, Up And Away by Highly Sprung
Everyone says Joe is ‘different’, that he doesn’t fit in. So when Joe is given the chance to float away into the sky above he doesn’t hesitate to go. What awaits him in the sky are wonderful experiences and new friends that delight and inspire him...
Dance City Temple St Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Thu 26 Sep 19

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More details - Science Speakeasy: The inconvenient truth about psychopaths SOLD OUT
Psychopaths are commonly viewed as evil serial killers, but many top athletes, business leaders, journalists and comedians would score highly on the psychopath scale; are psychopathic traits not only necessary for society but something to be applauded?
Life Science Centre Scotswood Road
Thu 10 Oct 19

More details - Baby Sinfonia
For tiny listeners (and you of course), our Baby Sinfonia concerts are a real treat. Classical music can have a calming effect and help babies feel more relaxed.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead
Tue 24 Sep 19

More details - Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure
Following visits to Dorchester, Birmingham, Belfast and Glasgow, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus cast Dippy is coming to Newcastle upon Tyne’s Great North Museum.
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne
Today to Sun 6 Oct

More details - City Guides Walk: Summerhill Special
Heritage Open Day: Join the City Guides in a guided walk through the delightful but little explored Summerhill area. Discover this leafy 19th Century suburb which was home to some prominent Quaker families and other influential individuals over the decades.
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Wed 18 Sep 19

More details - Gateshead’s Historic Quayside
Heritage Open Day: A display of historic photographs of streets, buildings and other interesting features that once defined the riverside. Gateshead began life as a small settlement on the south bank of the River Tyne.
St. Marys Heritage Centre, St. Marys Church, Oakwellgate, Gateshead
Tue 17 Sep to Sat 21 Sep

More details - Be Creative Autism Friendly at BALTIC
7 Sep, 5 Oct, 2 Nov, 7 Dec, 4 Jan, 13.00 & 14.00 Booking essential FREE (voluntary donations tickets available)*These free sessions are for families and friends on the autistic spectrum. Recommended for ages 5-13.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead Quays South Shore Road Gateshead
Tue 1 Oct, Fri 4 Oct

More details - St Matthew's Church, Summerhill
Heritage Open Day: During Heritage Open Days visit St Matthew’s Church in Summerhill, a glorious example of the Victorian Gothic Revival. Designed by Johnson, St Matthew’s Church is the crowning glory of the architect’s work, containing his family’s memorial to him, and some fine Kempe windows.
Big Lamp, Summerhill Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Fri 20 Sep

More details - Summerhill Bowling Club
Heritage Open Day: Visit Summerhill Bowling Club, situated in Summerhill Square (as seen in ’A House Through Time’). Discover the rich history of Summerhill Square and find out how the local community rescued the bowling club for community use.
Summerhill Bowling Club, Winchester Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 22 Sep

More details - Jesmond Parish Church
Heritage Open Day: An opportunity to visit Jesmond Parish Church and view the interior which includes wood carving by Ralph Hedley and stained glass by George Baguley and Lawrence Lee. Jesmond Parish Church was consecrated on 14 January 1861 as ’a church in memory of the late Rev Richard Clayton...
Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 22 Sep

More details - From Flax to Freelance: The History of 36 Lime Street
Heritage Open Day: Join Ouseburn expert Mike Greatbatch and 36 Lime Street artist Sue Woolhouse on a tour of the interior and exterior of 36 Lime Street. 36 Lime Street dates from the 1840s and in its 165 year history has witnessed some of the Ouseburn’s greatest events and changes.
Ouseburn Warehouse Workshops, 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne
Thu 19 Sep, Sat 21 Sep

More details - Dress-up Weekend
Book character costumes are not just for World Book Day. Dust them off, re-use and recycle them and join us on the last weekend of every month for some costume capers and plenty of fancy-dress fun.
30 Lime Street Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 28 Sep, Sun 29 Sep, Sat 5 Oct, Sun 6 Oct, Sat 26 Oct, Sun 27 Oct, Sat 2 Nov, Sun 3 Nov

More details - Brilliant Bookswap
Bring your most-loved books along to our Brilliant Bookswap and share your joy of reading with a perfect stranger!  Simply take your favourite book, place a message inside explaining why you loved it so much and leave it inside the Wordlab at Seven Stories.
30 Lime Street Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 5 Oct, Sun 6 Oct, Sat 2 Nov, Sun 3 Nov

More details - Bensham Grove Community Centre
Heritage Open Day: Grade II listed building with Tours and Activities. From the early Victorians and William Morris to the Pre-Raphaelite painters, 1930s Art and present day Crafts. All to be seen at Bensham Grove when our friendly Open Day takes place.
Bensham Grove Community Centre, Sidney Grove, Gateshead
Sun 22 Sep 19

More details - Dunston Staiths
Heritage Open Day: Fabulous unique views from this urban pier being restored by Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust. Opening later for visitors to catch the sunset with guided tours Sat 14th & 21st 12.00 & 2.00, Food Market on Sat 14th from 11.00-3.
Dunston Staiths, Staithes Road, Dunston, Gateshead
Sat 21 Sep, Sun 22 Sep

More details - Chillingham Road Primary School Museum
Heritage Open Day: Come visit this small museum in Chillingham Road Primary School. Created by a group of enthusiastic volunteers it provides a unique insight into the life of a Newcastle primary school which first opened its gates in 1893.
Chillingham Road Primary School, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 22 Sep 19

More details - Little Theatre, Gateshead
Heritage Open Day: Visit this Gateshead’s only live theatre owned by the amateur drama group, the Progressive Players. Built during World War II in an art deco style this is an Aladdins cave of costume, props, lighting and sound equipment.
1-4 Saltwell View, Gateshead
Sat 21 Sep

More details - Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Club
Heritage Open Day: A unique opportunity to view inside this Victorian Real Tennis court which is in daily use by members of Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Club. Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Club is a Grade II listed building. It is a Victorian Real Tennis court built in what was then the garden of Jesmond Dene House in 1894.
Matthew Bank, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne
Fri 20 Sep to Sun 22 Sep

Things to do in Newcastle Upon Tyne