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Bichfield Tower - Open Garden for NGS

Bichfield Tower - Open Garden for NGS A 6 acre mature garden. Set around a Medieval Pele Tower, there is an impressive stone water feature, large trout lake,..... See more >
Bichfield Tower, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE20 0JP

Summer Meet the Maker

EVENT DETAILS Land of Oak & Iron are excited to host our Summer Meet the Maker Market, bringing together some of our... See more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU

Spring and summer season at Gosforth Civic Theatre

Less than 9 months after reopening following a £2.4m transformation, Gosforth Civic Theatre (GCT) has welcomed 35k+..... See more >
Regent Farm Road Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3HD
Today to Fri 28 Jun

Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir Summer Concert

Olivia Thomas (soprano) Patrick Owston (baritone) David Murray & Eileen Bown (piano duet) Eric Cross (conductor)... See more >
King Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU
Sun 16 Jun

FREE taster session with the Newcastle-upon-Tyne/Jesmond Rock Choir

If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Rock Choir is led by..... See more >
Jesmond United Reformed Church, Burdon Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE2 3AE
Wed 19 Jun

A Taste of Spain - Languages & Food!

We're so excited to have CasaLingua with us at the Heritage Centre - with an evening of fun, food and Spanish... See more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Blaydon on Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE21 6RU
Fri 21 Jun

Make Music Day

We are really pleased that our musical friends Kiddars Luck and Hop, Skiffle & Jump will be with us as part of this... See more >
Land of Oak of Iron Heritage Centre Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Sat 22 Jun

Meet The Maker

Come and meet Anne James at the Heritage Centre for one of our ‘Meet the Maker’ events. Anne makes both functional..... See more >
Land of Oak of Iron Heritage Centre Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Sat 22 Jun

North Shields Vegan Fair

Farplace Animal Rescue will be hosting the North Shields Vegan Fair, with 35 stalls from local and independent... See more >
Linskill Centre, North Shields NE30 2AY
Sat 22 Jun

Marie Curie Hospice - Open Garden for NGS

Marie Curie Hospice - Open Garden for NGS The landscaped garden of the purpose-built Marie Curie Hospice overlooks the Tyne and Gateshead and offers a beautiful,... See more >
Marie Curie Hospice, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 6SS
Sun 23 Jun

The Caedmon Choir

The wonderful Caedmon Choir will be having their private annual picnic lunch with us at the Heritage Centre – and as a... See more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Sun 23 Jun

Join our choir in Sunderland for a FREE taster session

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The local Sunderland choir is run..... See more >
Bethany City Church, Bethany City Church, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7DZ
Mon 24 Jun, Mon 1 Jul

Live Music & Food Evening

Our live music and food evenings are back at the Heritage Centre! Join us for an entertaining evening of fantastic live..... See more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Fri 28 Jun, Fri 26 Jul

The RSPB Nature Reservation

Our friends from the RSPB will be joining us again, outside the Heritage Centre with lots of information about the... See more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Fri 28 Jun

Live Pro Wrestling in Blaydon

Dust off those foam fingers and prepare to scream and shout – the North East’s fastest growing family friendly American... See more >
Blaydon Youth & Community Centre, Shibdon Road, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 5LU
Sat 29 Jun
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Things to do around Tyne And Wear

Tyne and Wear, situated on England's northeast coast, offers a mix of urban attractions, historical landmarks, and natural beauty. Whether you're a local or a visitor, here are some fantastic activities for a memorable day out in Tyne and Wear:

1. Victoria Tunnel & Quayside, Newcastle:
- Victoria Tunnel, running underneath Newcastle, is a well-preserved 19th-century wagonway. Originally used to transport coal, it later served as an air-raid shelter during World War II. Guided tours take visitors underground, where they experience the darkness and learn about life during wartime. Above ground, explore Quayside, a cultural hub along the waterfront. Don't miss the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge, famous for its tilt.

2. Newcastle Castle & Grainger Market, Newcastle:
- Visit medieval Newcastle Castle, built on the site of the ancient fortress that gave the city its name. Explore restored rooms and learn about its history. Nearby, Grainger Market offers a vibrant shopping experience with independent stalls and eateries.

3. Angel of the North, Gateshead:
- Marvel at the Angel of the North, a striking contemporary sculpture by Antony Gormley. Standing 20 meters tall, it overlooks the A1 motorway and has become an iconic symbol of the region.

4. Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum, South Shields:
- Step back in time at Arbeia Roman Fort, an excavated Roman garrison. Explore reconstructed buildings, see artifacts, and learn about life on the northern frontier of the Roman Empire.

5. Tynemouth Priory & Castle:
- Visit the dramatic Tynemouth Priory, perched on a cliff overlooking the North Sea. Explore the ruins, enjoy panoramic views, and learn about its history as a medieval monastery and later a coastal defense fort.

6. South Shields Beach & Pier:
- Relax on South Shields Beach, stroll along the promenade, and take in the fresh sea air. The historic South Pier offers lovely views of the coastline and the mouth of the River Tyne.

7. Jesmond Dene Park, Newcastle:
- Escape to Jesmond Dene, a picturesque park with wooded valleys, waterfalls, and walking trails. Enjoy a leisurely picnic or explore the charming Ouseburn Valley nearby.

8. Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead:
- Art enthusiasts should visit the Baltic Centre, housed in a converted flour mill. Explore contemporary exhibitions, enjoy the rooftop terrace, and take in the views of the Tyne and Newcastle skyline.

9. Souter Lighthouse & The Leas, Whitburn:
- Discover Souter Lighthouse, the first lighthouse in the world designed and built specifically to use alternating electric current. Explore the rugged coastline along The Leas, a scenic clifftop walk.

10. St. Mary's Lighthouse & Nature Reserve, Whitley Bay:
- Visit the iconic St. Mary's Lighthouse, accessible via a causeway at low tide. Explore the rock pools, spot seabirds, and climb to the top for panoramic views. The adjacent nature reserve is perfect for wildlife enthusiasts.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in history, art, or coastal walks, Tyne and Wear promises an enriching day out!