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More details - Gibside - Your sweetest empire is to please by Fiona Curran
Delve into Gibside’s past through a new and exciting installation by mixed media artist Fiona Curran and visit her architectural folly by the Orangery.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Today to Tue 10 Jul

More details - Gibside - The orangery urns by Andrew Burton
Sculptor Andrew Burton has researched the tempestuous story of Mary Eleanor’s second marriage to Andrew Robinson "Stoney" Bowes as well as looked at the original urns that once graced Mary Eleanor Bowes’ original orangery.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Today to Tue 10 Jul

More details - Hidden Treasures trail
Follow the online digital trail to find Stamfordham’s HIDDEN TREASURES  Hidden Treasures is a brand new, free, arts trail in the beautiful village of Stamfordham, Northumberland. You download the trail onto your smartphone (or iPad, tablet, whatever) and roll on up to the village green.
Stamfordham Village Newcastle upon Tyne
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Gibside - History tour
Join a history tour to hear all about Gibside and how it came to be. The vision of coal baron George Bowes, Gibside is one of the few surviving 18th century designed landscape gardens. It was fashioned with two things in mind: spectacular views and ’wow’ moments.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Today, Fri 25 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Mon 4 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all
Twice-weekly walks to suit all ages and abilities. A short to medium distance (1.5 - 3 miles) guided coastal walk. Perfect for people who are new to walking for exercise and pleasure or anyone who likes a social stroll. We’ll be taking it at a pace to suit everyone, enjoying the views, spotting wildlife a.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Today, Wed 23 May, Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May, Mon 4 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Wed 4 Jul, Mon 9 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all: Wildlife
Wonderful wildlife and wildflowers can be enjoyed at year-round Souter. Our guided wildlife walk routes (2 - 5 miles) are designed to give you plenty of opportunities to spot the best of the flora and fauna we have to offer at Souter. These walks can be enjoyed by beginners and more experienced walkers alike.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Tue 22 May, Tue 29 May, Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Planet Circus the wow factor, seaburn. Sunderland!
Planet Circus The Wow Factor!!! This year’s super show features: The world’s most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Globe of Death, with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph, this act has to be seen to be believed.
Seaburn Sunderland
Tue 22 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Gibside - Nordic Walking
Get fit with the help of Body and Mind Lifestyle on a Nordic Walking class. Whatever age, fitness level or goal, it’s a different way of enjoying the outdoors and working your muscles at the same time. Walking, using the poles provided you have support to work out harder as you’re on the move.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Tue 22 May, Sat 26 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Machine Head
Machine Head. Artists performing: Machine Head.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tue 22 May

More details - Harlem Globetrotters
Harlem Globetrotters. Artists performing: Harlem Globetrotters.: Tickets avaiable.
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 23 May

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all: History
Walks to suit anyone with an interest in local history. You can learn a few things about our historic coastline, shipping heritage and other fascinating topics on our weekly guided walks (2 -5 miles). Do you have any local history stories to share' Tell your tales to the walking group! Booking Advisable.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Gibside - Health Walk
It’s been proven that getting outdoors for a relaxing stroll can improve your health and wellbeing. So how about joining in a Health Walk every Wednesday from 11am. You can meet a guide at Visitor Reception for a walk around the grounds, as well as meet new people.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May, Wed 6 Jun, Thu 7 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 24 May

More details - Gibside - Gibside Sewing Group
Whether you are new to sewing or have been doing it as long as you can remember, the Gibside Sewing Group meet weekly and everyone is welcome. The Gibside Sewing Group meet every Thursday morning at 10.30am in the main caf.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Bully
Bully. Artists performing: Bully.: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle Think Tank, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 24 May

More details - Gibside - Gibside Pub
Gibside Pub can be found inside the main caf every Friday and Saturday evening until 9pm. And although it may be on the small side, it is nestled within an 18th-century garden as well as being the only pub in the village. Inside you’ll find Wylam Brewery ales on tap, lager, wine, cider and soft drinks available.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 25 May, Sat 26 May, Fri 1 Jun, Sat 2 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Gibside - Gibside summer nights
Explore Gibside after hours. The summer sun and lighter nights are ideal for longer adventures, so we’re opening the whole estate until late. Stroll around this eighteenth-century landscape garden while the sun sets, celebrate history through two contemporary art installations and down your picnic blanket.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 25 May, Sat 26 May, Fri 1 Jun, Sat 2 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Spear of Destiny
Spear of Destiny. Artists performing: Spear of Destiny.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 25 May

More details - FM & Dare
FM & Dare plus Toby Jepson. Artists performing: FM.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 26 May

More details - Robots – then and now exhibition
Robots – then and now, developed by the Science Museum in London, tells the 500-year, work in progress story of building automated machines, from the humble beginnings of 16th century mechanical automatons to the latest humanoids – and everything in between.
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 26 May to Tue 24 Jul

More details - Gibside - Stick Week
There is so much fun to be had with the humble stick. From building tiny mouse houses to creating huge dens, identifying trees and making stick art. Spend your May half term discovering just how much you can do with a stick. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Coasteering
Explore the coast from a thrilling new angle with Cullercoats Bike & Kayak. Jump from height, swim and do a bit of bouldering as you experience an exciting new adventure with the team from Cullercoats Bike & Kayak.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sat 26 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Penshaw Monument - Tours to the Top 2018
Climb the secret spiral staircase to the monument’s rooftop walkway. Enjoy spectacular views across Wearside and County Durham from the top of this 70ft iconic landmark. Booking Advisable. Phone: 0844 249 1895. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Penshaw Monument, Chester RoadY, Penshaw
Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Gibside - parkrun
Whether you’re new to running, a youngster or an Olympic athlete, all runners are welcome at Gibside parkrun, a free 5km timed run every Saturday at 9am. It’s an opportunity to enjoy running in a historic garden where the background noise includes birdsong, perhaps a lawnmower or two, and not much else.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all: Families
Routes that parents, grandparents and kids of all ages can enjoy. These family friendly walks of 1.5 - 3 miles include routes that are pushchair friendly. The family dog is welcome too! Booking Advisable. Phone: 07780 338 301. Children of all ages welcome, must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs on leads welcome.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Eachwick Hall Open Garden
Eachwick is an early summer garden, with rhododendrons and azaleas. The beech woods are carpeted with bluebells. The walled garden protects the herbaceous borders and kitchen garden area, along with grandchildren’s climbing frames. We are creating an arboretum with a small lake. This is work in progress.
Eachwick Hall Eachwick NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Sun 27 May

More details - Gibside - Great Run Local
Gibside is delighted to host Great Run Local who organise free weekly 2km and 5km timed runs that are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. The runs will take place at Gibside each Sunday throughout the year.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all: Advanced
Guided walks for those who want to go the extra mile (or two). These walks are great for people who enjoy going that bit further (3 - 7 miles) and would like to explore more challenging routes aimed at more experienced walkers. Booking Advisable. Phone: 07780 338 301.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Great Run Local
Free weekly 5k and 2k runs, open to all. 5k and 2k timed courses on Souter’s scenic coast. Open to runners of all levels and ages including absolute beginners and families, as well as more experienced runners. The perfect way to get fit and stay fit. Booking Not Needed.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Penshaw Monument - Tours to the Top 2018 Spring Bank Holiday Monday
Climb the secret spiral staircase to the monument’s rooftop walkway. Enjoy spectacular views across Wearside and County Durham from the top of this 70ft iconic landmark. Booking Advisable. Phone: 0844 249 1895. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Penshaw Monument, Chester RoadY, Penshaw
Mon 28 May

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Souter sports day
Free outdoor games and sports activities for all ages. Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family including archery, badminton, orienteering, rounders, tennis and volleyball. We’ll be on hand to help you try something new and improve your skills. Booking Not Needed.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Mon 28 May to Wed 30 May

More details - Washington Old Hall - May half-term
Join us every day during May half-term for a fun outdoor activity. There’s lots to be discovered, and plenty to learn about nature. We’ll be doing lots of ’50 things to do before you’re 11 ’ tasks such as hunting for bugs and beasts as well as looking out for birds.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington
Mon 28 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Extreme rockpooling
A kids-only adventure with Cullercoats Bike & Kayak. Kids can build confidence in the water while exploring overhangs, caves, cliffs and reefs with the Cullercoats Bike & Kayak team. Find the best wildlife on the rocky coastline; this is no ordinary rockpooling experience! Booking Essential.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Tue 29 May, Tue 26 Jun

More details - The Beat starring Dave Wakeling
The Beat starring Dave Wakeling + BOMBSKARE + THE SKAPONES. Artists performing: The Beat starring Dave Wakeling.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tue 29 May

More details - Gangsta Granny
It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means only one thing - staying with Granny! There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie and cabbage cake and Ben knows one thing for sure - it’s going to be soooooooo boring!
Newcastle Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street Newcastle upon Tyne
Wed 30 May

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Souter seashore safari
Join a Ranger to search the rockpools along Souter’s rocky shore. Discover salty sea creatures galore. Learn how to tell your winkles from your whelks and lots more watery wildlife facts. Booking Essential. Phone: 0191 529 0909. Suitable for children of all ages. Must be accompanied by an adult.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Wed 30 May, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Wonderful Worms in your Garden
Come and take part in a worm themed trail and learn more about how valuable gardens are for wildlife. This is an outdoor event. No toilet facilities available. Drop in any time. Free event but donations are welcome.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust, St Nicholas Park, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne
Wed 30 May

More details - Cash (A Tribute to the Man in Black)
Cash (A Tribute to the Man in Black) plus Bob Douglass. Artists performing: Cash (Johnny Cash Tribute).: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 1 Jun

More details - The Rails
The Rails. Artists performing: The Rails.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cluny, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Penguinpig
Sophie reads about an exciting creature called a Penguinpig on the Internet. Filled with delight and intrigue she sets off alone on an adventure to find the adorable creature, leading her to the Zoo. But what will she find inside?
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Gibside - Showcase night
Every month we open up the floor at Gibside Pub for Showcase night. Whether you’re simply looking for somewhere to relax and be entertained, or you happen to be a budding musician and would like to show off your talents this could be for you.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Marti Pellow
Marti Pellow The Private Collection Tour. Artists performing: Marti Pellow.: Tickets avaiable.
Sage Gateshead, Gateshead
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Farm (Acoustic)
The Farm (Acoustic) Plus The National Anthems + Sean Hainey. Artists performing: The Farm.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Rudy Francisco
Rudy Francisco Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Rudy Francisco .: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle Riverside, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Customs House, South Shields
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Gibside - Music and Evensong in the Chapel
Enjoy the fantastic acoustics of Gibside Chapel with live music from local performers and choirs (1.30 - 2.30pm) followed by a traditional Anglican service (3pm). Free entry. Booking Not Needed.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Concert: "Elijah" by Mendelssohn
Newcastle Bach Choir joins forces with a guest choir from Newcastle’s twinned town Gelsenkirchen, Germany, to sing Mendelssohn’s Elijah - a wonderful musical journey through key events in the story of Elijah, including a dramatic retelling (resinging?
Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Sunderland Race for Life 5K & 10K
Race for Life brings thousands of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research into all 200 types of cancer. Sign up or help us spread the word. This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. 10k is a great step up from our 5k events.
Herrington Country Park, Chester Road, Penshaw, Sunderland
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 24 Bede Crescent - Open Garden for NGS
A lesson in how to make a small shady place colourful and interesting. Small ’courtyard style’ garden, with central paved area, surrounded by borders containing shrubs and box balls for year round structure, and packed with colourful Astilbes, lilies and clematis for summer impact.
24 Bede Crescent, Washington
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Submariners Association
North East Submariners Monthly meeting
Manhattans, 85-87 High Street West, Wallsend
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Washington Old Hall - Open Garden for NGS
The picturesque stone manor house and its gardens provide a tranquil oasis in an historic setting. It contains a formal Jacobean garden with box hedging borders around evergreens and perennials, vegetable garden, wild flower nut orchard with bee hives. Places to sit out and enjoy a picnic.
Washington Old Hall, Washington Village
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Laura Veirs
Laura Veirs + Amaroun. Artists performing: Laura Veirs.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cluny, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Jaykae
Jaykae plus support Blitz, Leddie MC, Tm, Fungi. Artists performing: Jaykae.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Noticeboards
Always losing those notes you put in a “safe place”, never to be found again? Sick of wasting time searching for your to-do list, or returning from the shop without milk because you left your shopping list at home (for the third time this week)?
Unit 19, Eldon Garden Shopping Centre
Thu 7 Jun

More details - The Wedding Present
The Wedding Present. Artists performing: The Wedding Present.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Gibside - 'Wedlock' with Wendy Moore
Meet author of best-selling biography Wedlock, Wendy Moore, and hear the turbulent story of Gibside’s most famous eighteenth century heroine, Countess of Strathmore Mary Eleanor Bowes. Follow Eleanor’s life through its most scandalous and controversial period, her marriage to conman Stoney Bowes.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Novana
Novana (A Tribute To Nirvana) Plus support. Artists performing: Novana.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Let's Rock The North East
Let's Rock The North East: Tickets avaiable.
Herrington Country Park, Sunderland
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Father's Day crafts
Make a gift that can’t be bought in the shops. You can show Dad how much you care by making him something unique for Father’s Day. Booking Not Needed. Children of all ages are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Big Fish Little Fish Newcastle -  10th June 'Carnival' themed family rave
Big Fish Little Fish are back in Newcastle with a ’Carnival’ themed event at our brand new venue - Northumbria Students Union! Join our award winning, critically acclaimed family fun event for the post-rave generation of parents - helping them to be responsibly irresponsible since 2013.
Northumbria Students Union 2 Sandyford Road Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Race for Life - Gateshead
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. Race for Life Gateshead is a 5k (or just over 3 miles) and is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
Saltwell Park, East Park Road, Gateshead
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Public Image Ltd
Public Image Ltd Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Public Image Ltd.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Demi Lovato
Demi Lovato plus Jax Jones. Artists performing: Demi Lovato.: Tickets avaiable.
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Gibside - Guided Walk: Hidden Gems
Enjoy a 7 mile guided walk around the furthest reaches of George Bowes’ landscape park and farm. Uncover some of Gibside’s views and lesser trodden paths. Our guided walks are sociable and led by experienced guides.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Skids
Skids plus support. Artists performing: The Skids.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Big Fish Little Fish Sunderland -  16th June 'Old Hat and Moustache' themed family rave
Big Fish Little Fish are back in Sunderland with a ’Hat and Moustache’ themed Father’s Day event at our brand new venue - Bonded Warehouse! Join our award winning, critically acclaimed family fun event for the post-rave generation of parents - helping them to be responsibly irresponsible since 2013.
Bonded Warehouse Fish Quay Low Street Sunderland
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Gibside - 24 hour race
Running alongside the Gibside Marathon, enjoy a scenic route and a real running challenge. How many laps of our marathon course can you do in 24 hours' Footpaths range from tarmac, hardcore and trail. Water, juice, salty snacks and sweets will be provided. Booking Essential. Phone: Online entries only.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Gibside - Gibside Marathon
Running alongside the 24 Hour Race, take part in an evening run around a varied and scenic route. Take part in a multi-lap race. There is a strict 5 hour limit to ensure all runners complete the race before dark. Booking Essential. Phone: Email only.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Car Boot Sale
Pick up a bargain or clear your clutter. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Church
The Church plus special guests. Artists performing: The Church.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Gibside - Outdoor Theatre:  A Midsummer Night's Dream
Shakespeare’s comedy of love and intrigue, magic and mayhem, is brought to life in a funny and exuberant production. Four young, unsuspecting lovers become entangled in a magical affray and soon no mortals are safe in those bewitching woods outside Athens. Booking Essential. Phone: 01207 541820.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Peter Doherty
Peter Doherty Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Peter Doherty.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Gibside - Pond Dipping
Discover what’s living below the surface of a pond. We have nets, underwater cameras and experts on hand so you’ll have everything you need to discover the wildlife living below the surface. Maybe you’ll see a rare great crested newt. Booking Essential. Phone: 01207 541820.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Durham Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
Climax Blues Band - it’s been a long road, but one thing for sure is that the Climax Blues Band of today carries the same standard of quality as it did when the band formed back in the late 60s!
Rainton Meadows Arena, Rainton Meadows, Mercantile Rd, Houghton le Spring
Sat 23 Jun

More details - 'Wick'ed Works
If, like us, you’re a lover of candlelight and would love to make your own bespoke candles then come and join us and get creative. All materials for this workshop will be provided and a range of teacups, jars and quirky vessels for you to take your sweet smelling scents home will be provided.
Unit 19, Eldon Garden Shopping Centre
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Souter scramble
Can you conquer our fun 3k coastal obstacle course' Take on a water slide, mud pits, tunnels, scramble nets and sand bag run in a race with a difference. Go it alone or team up with friends or family. Booking Essential. Phone: 0191 529 0909. Suitable for children aged 6 and over. Must be accompanied by an adult.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Hairspray
It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV.
Newcastle Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street Newcastle upon Tyne
Mon 25 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Rufus Wainwright
Rufus Wainwright. Artists performing: Rufus Wainwright.: Tickets avaiable.
Whitley Bay Playhouse, Whitley Bay
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Tynemouth Gilbert and Sullivan Society present "Ruddigore or The Witch's Curse"
This year Tynemouth Gilbert and Sullivan Society celebrate their 70th Anniversary.They are staging a production of the comic opera, Ruddigore. Mayhem, madness and ghostly goings on in the seaside village of Rederring ensue.
The Priory Theatre, Percy Street, Tynemouth.
Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
Sunderland Empire High Street West The Arches Sunderland
Thu 28 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Deacon Blue
Deacon Blue Live after Racing. Artists performing: Deacon Blue.: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Woodlands - Open Garden for NGS
Mature garden on a site of approx one seventh acre- quirky, with tropical themed planting and Caribbean inspired bar. A fun garden with colour throughout the year, interesting plants, informal beds and borders, pond area and decks.
Woodlands, Gateshead
Sat 30 Jun, Thu 5 Jul

More details - The Glories of the 20th Century England
Concert of unaccompanied choral music performed by Cappella Novocastriensis, conductor Peter Coulson. Vaughan Williams: Mass in G minor Tippett: Spirituals from ‘A Child of our Time’ Harris: Faire is the Heaven Stanford: Three Motets Wood: Hail Gladdening Light Wood: Nunc dimittis in B flat
St Peter’s Church, St Peter’s Way, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland.
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Capheaton Open Garden
Capheaton Hall has beautiful views over a magnificent park. Formal ponds sit south of the house, which has an 18th century conservatory and a walk to a Georgian folly.
Capheaton Hall Capheaton Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Marie Curie Hospice Newcastle on Tyne - Open Garden for NGS
The landscaped gardens of the purpose-built Marie Curie Hospice overlook the Tyne and Gateshead and offer a beautiful, tranquil place for patients and visitors to sit and chat. Rooms open onto a patio garden with gazebo and fountain. There are climbing roses, evergreens and herbaceous perennials.
Marie Curie Hospice Newcastle on Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Washington Old Hall - Martin Stephenson
Martin Stephenson live in the Nuttery on a summer evening. If you didnt catch the show last year don’t miss out again. Delighted to be back in the Nuttery, Martin will be playing a mixture of old and new favourites here on the Fourthof July.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Washington Old Hall - 4th July American Independence Day ceremony
It’s here at Washington Old Hall where the ’Washington’ family (and the first president of the United States) took their surname, and we’re proud to celebrate this special day with our American friends.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Little Women
Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women, based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - tell the story of their life during the Civil War in America.
Gibside, Burnopfield
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Gibside - Outdoor Theatre:  Little Women
Gibside and Chapterhouse Theatre Company are proud to present Louise May Alcott’s classic novel, Little Women, brought to life within Gibside’s Georgian walled garden. Little Women is the timeless story of four sisters - Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy - and their life during the Civil War in America.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Start To End performing Jeff Buckley
Start To End performing Jeff Buckley: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle Think Tank, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Hidden Treasures trail
Follow the online digital trail to find Stamfordham’s HIDDEN TREASURES  Hidden Treasures is a brand new, free, arts trail in the beautiful village of Stamfordham, Northumberland. You download the trail onto your smartphone (or iPad, tablet, whatever) and roll on up to the village green.
Stamfordham Village Newcastle upon Tyne
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Gibside - The orangery urns by Andrew Burton
Sculptor Andrew Burton has researched the tempestuous story of Mary Eleanor’s second marriage to Andrew Robinson "Stoney" Bowes as well as looked at the original urns that once graced Mary Eleanor Bowes’ original orangery.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 11 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Gibside - Your sweetest empire is to please by Fiona Curran
Delve into Gibside’s past through a new and exciting installation by mixed media artist Fiona Curran and visit her architectural folly by the Orangery.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 11 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - The Tall Ships Races Sunderland 2018
As start host port for the event, the city will welcome 55 sailing vessels and their crews along with an estimated 1.5m visitors.
The Port of Sunderland
Wed 11 Jul to Sat 14 Jul

More details - Coldcotes Moor Farm - Open Garden for NGS
The garden, landscaped grounds and woods cover around 15 acres. The wooded approach opens out to lawned areas surrounded by ornamental and woodland shrubs and trees. A courtyard garden leads to an ornamental walled garden, beyond which is an orchard, vegetable garden, flower garden and rose arbour.
Coldcotes Moor Farm, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 11 Jul, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Gibside - Gibside Pub
Gibside Pub can be found inside the main caf every Friday and Saturday evening until 9pm. And although it may be on the small side, it is nestled within an 18th-century garden as well as being the only pub in the village. Inside you’ll find Wylam Brewery ales on tap, lager, wine, cider and soft drinks available.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 13 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Sat 4 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Gibside - Gibside summer nights
Explore Gibside after hours. The summer sun and lighter nights are ideal for longer adventures, so we’re opening the whole estate until late. Stroll around this eighteenth-century landscape garden while the sun sets, celebrate history through two contemporary art installations and down your picnic blanket.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 13 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Sat 4 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all: Families
Routes that parents, grandparents and kids of all ages can enjoy. These family friendly walks of 1.5 - 3 miles include routes that are pushchair friendly. The family dog is welcome too! Booking Advisable. Phone: 07780 338 301. Children of all ages welcome, must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs on leads welcome.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sat 25 Aug

More details - Gibside - parkrun
Whether you’re new to running, a youngster or an Olympic athlete, all runners are welcome at Gibside parkrun, a free 5km timed run every Saturday at 9am. It’s an opportunity to enjoy running in a historic garden where the background noise includes birdsong, perhaps a lawnmower or two, and not much else.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sat 25 Aug

More details - Penshaw Monument - Tours to the Top 2018
Climb the secret spiral staircase to the monument’s rooftop walkway. Enjoy spectacular views across Wearside and County Durham from the top of this 70ft iconic landmark. Booking Advisable. Phone: 0844 249 1895. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Penshaw Monument, Chester RoadY, Penshaw
Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Pretty Muddy KIDS - Newcastle
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is our brilliant, brand new muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Tackle the Tower
Abseil down Souter Lighthouse to help us raise funds for a new play area. Do you dare to Tackle the Tower' We’re offering a handful of brave people a rare chance to abseil down the lighthouse under the expert guidance of outdoor activity specialists Pinpoint Adventure.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sat 14 Jul

More details - THE WELLER CONNECTION A Dedication to The Modfather
THE WELLER CONNECTION A Dedication to The Modfather Plus The Whodlums (Tribute To The Who): Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Pretty Muddy - Newcastle
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events, which includes Pretty Muddy, raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. Race for Life Pretty Muddy is a brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit.
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all: Advanced
Guided walks for those who want to go the extra mile (or two). These walks are great for people who enjoy going that bit further (3 - 7 miles) and would like to explore more challenging routes aimed at more experienced walkers. Booking Advisable. Phone: 07780 338 301.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Race for Life (10k) - Newcastle
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. If you have taken part in a 5k Race for Life before, maybe this year you want to up the challenge?
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Gibside - Great Run Local
Gibside is delighted to host Great Run Local who organise free weekly 2km and 5km timed runs that are open to everyone and are safe and easy to take part in. The runs will take place at Gibside each Sunday throughout the year.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Great Run Local
Free weekly 5k and 2k runs, open to all. 5k and 2k timed courses on Souter’s scenic coast. Open to runners of all levels and ages including absolute beginners and families, as well as more experienced runners. The perfect way to get fit and stay fit. Booking Not Needed.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Bichfield Tower - Open Garden for NGS
The 6 acre maturing garden in it’s 4th year of rejuvenation. Set around a Medieval Pele Tower, there is an impressive stone water feature, large trout lake,mature woodland, Pear Orchard, and 2 Walled gardens. Extensive herbaceous borders, prairie borders and contemporary grass borders.
Bichfield Tower, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Gardener's Cottage Plants - Open Garden for NGS
This compact (¼ acre) experimental garden and nursery provides an education in organic and sustainable gardening. Organic vegetable, fruit, herb and floral gardens show the use of mulching, hen assisted composting and other ideas from the garden’s inventive creator.
Gardener’s Cottage Plants, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Race for Life (5k) - Newcastle
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. You can take part however you like and can choose to run, jog or walk your way around the course.
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park, Newcastle
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Gibside - Music on the Avenue: Newcastle Concert Band
Spend a lazy afternoon enjoying a relaxed summer concert on the Avenue. Perfect for picnicking. With big band music and tunes from the shows, you’re sure to hear some of your favourites. We recommend bringing along your own folding chairs or picnic blankets. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all
Twice-weekly walks to suit all ages and abilities. A short to medium distance (1.5 - 3 miles) guided coastal walk. Perfect for people who are new to walking for exercise and pleasure or anyone who likes a social stroll. We’ll be taking it at a pace to suit everyone, enjoying the views, spotting wildlife a.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Mon 16 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Mon 23 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Mon 6 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Mon 27 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all: Wildlife
Wonderful wildlife and wildflowers can be enjoyed at year-round Souter. Our guided wildlife walk routes (2 - 5 miles) are designed to give you plenty of opportunities to spot the best of the flora and fauna we have to offer at Souter. These walks can be enjoyed by beginners and more experienced walkers alike.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Tue 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Gibside - Health Walk
It’s been proven that getting outdoors for a relaxing stroll can improve your health and wellbeing. So how about joining in a Health Walk every Wednesday from 11am. You can meet a guide at Visitor Reception for a walk around the grounds, as well as meet new people.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 18 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Thu 2 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Wed 29 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Walks for all: History
Walks to suit anyone with an interest in local history. You can learn a few things about our historic coastline, shipping heritage and other fascinating topics on our weekly guided walks (2 -5 miles). Do you have any local history stories to share' Tell your tales to the walking group! Booking Advisable.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Gibside - Gibside Sewing Group
Whether you are new to sewing or have been doing it as long as you can remember, the Gibside Sewing Group meet weekly and everyone is welcome. The Gibside Sewing Group meet every Thursday morning at 10.30am in the main caf.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 19 Jul, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Newcastle Pride 2018
Newcastle Pride is one of the UK’s largest, free LGBT+ festivals. This year the event will be held under a big top tent at the new location of Nuns Moor Park with a huge musical line-up.
Nuns Moor Park, Newcastle
Fri 20 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - The Dickies
The Dickies + Crashed Out. Artists performing: The Dickies.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Eland Green Farm Open Garden
This well developed garden in a lovely area. Approx 2 acres, with lawns herbaceous shrubs and trees. No dogs allowed. Car parking available. Afternoon teas and book stall.
Eland Green Farm Ponteland Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne & Wear
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Wynyard Hall Summer Plant Fair 2018
The fair proved to be extremely popular last year so we’re back in 2018. Held within the glorious Walled Garden at Wynyard hall, the fair introduces you to some of the best Northern plant nurseries and specialists. We shall also have a small garden accessory and gift area too.
Wynyard Hall Walled Garden, Stockton on Tees
Sun 22 Jul

More details - No. 2 Ferndene - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden, developing since 2009, surrounded by trees. Informal areas of herbaceous perennials, more formal box bordered area, sedum roof, wildlife pond, cutting, bog and fern gardens. Willow work. Early interest - hellebores, snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells and tulips.
No. 2 Ferndene, Ryton
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Special offsite event: Underground lead mine adventure
A tour of Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria. Let the Pinpoint Adventure team guide you on a tour of Smallcleugh Mine, a working lead mine until the early 1900s. Explore a network of tunnels and glimpse into the arduous lives of the miners. Work your way towards the ’Ballroom’ - an impressive chamber.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Washington Old Hall - Summer Holiday Fun
Keep your little explorers busy all summer long. Here, we’ve got nature to discover, craft activities, garden games and plenty of ’50 Things to Do Before You’re 11 ’ tasks. Every day we’ll have a different activity for the whole family to get involved in.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington
Mon 23 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Summer of sport
Free outdoor games and sports activities for all ages. Every week during the summer holidays, have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family including archery, badminton, orienteering, rounders, tennis and volleyball. We’ll be on hand to help you try something new and improve your sk.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Mon 23 Jul to Wed 25 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Wed 1 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Wed 8 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Wed 15 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Wed 22 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Wed 29 Aug

More details - R.E.M. by Stipe
R.E.M. by Stipe The Definitive Tribute to REM. Artists performing: R.E.M. by Stipe .: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Coasteering
Explore the coast from a thrilling new angle with Cullercoats Bike & Kayak. Jump from height, swim and do a bit of bouldering as you experience an exciting new adventure with the team from Cullercoats Bike & Kayak.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sat 28 Jul, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Souter sleepover
A camping event for the whole family. Let us help you pitch your tent and get settled for a night under the stars. A seaside mini-holiday with games, music, a barbecue and fire pits for toasting marshmallows. Finishes at 12 noon on Sunday. Booking Essential. Phone: 0191 5290902 or 07827 327 580.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Gibside - Music on the Avenue: Vieux Carre Jazzmen
Spend a lazy afternoon enjoying a relaxed summer concert on the Avenue. Perfect for picnicking. With a repertoire ranging from Louis Armstrong and Clarence Williams to Jabbo Smith and Clancy Hayes, the whole spectrum of jazz is covered. We recommend bringing along your own folding chairs or picnic blankets.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Extreme rockpooling
A kids-only adventure with Cullercoats Bike & Kayak. Kids can build confidence in the water while exploring overhangs, caves, cliffs and reefs with the Cullercoats Bike & Kayak team. Find the best wildlife on the rocky coastline; this is no ordinary rockpooling experience! Booking Essential.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Mad Caddies
Mad Caddies Plus Special Guests Buster Shuffle. Artists performing: Mad Caddies.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tue 31 Jul

More details - The Wizard of Oz
Take a trip down the Yellow Brick Road this summer for a pantomime adventure beyond the rainbow. Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion on their all-new journey to see the almighty Wizard of Oz.
Playhouse, Whitley Bay Marine Avenue Whitley Bay
Wed 1 Aug to Sat 4 Aug

More details - Paw Patrol Live 2018
Paw Patrol Live 2018: Tickets avaiable.
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Souter Lighthouse, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland. A live, open-air performance of this classic children’s tale. Meet a whole host of colourful characters, from the unforgettable White Rabbit and the madcap Mad Hatter to the terrifying Queen of Hearts.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Bad Manners
Bad Manners plus Special Sorta Beat The UK’s No.1 Tribute to The Specials and The Beat. Artists performing: BAD MANNERS.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 3 Aug

More details - Gibside - Showcase night
Every month we open up the floor at Gibside Pub for Showcase night. Whether you’re simply looking for somewhere to relax and be entertained, or you happen to be a budding musician and would like to show off your talents this could be for you.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 3 Aug

More details - Gibside - Music and Evensong in the Chapel
Enjoy the fantastic acoustics of Gibside Chapel with live music from local performers and choirs (1.30 - 2.30pm) followed by a traditional Anglican service (3pm). Free entry. Booking Not Needed.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Gibside, Burnopfield
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Gibside - Outdoor Theatre:  Alice in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole within Gibside’s Georgian walled garden as Chapterhouse Theatre Company present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Gibside - Music on the Avenue: Whickham Wind
Spend a lazy afternoon enjoying a relaxed summer concert on the Avenue. Perfect for picnicking. Popular tunes and favourite pieces to get your toe tapping. We recommend bringing along your own folding chairs or picnic blankets. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Capheaton Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Set in parkland, Capheaton Hall has magnificent views over the Northumberland countryside. Formal ponds sit south of the house, which has an C18 conservatory, and a walk to a Georgian folly of a chapel.
Capheaton Hall, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Sense and Sensibility
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
Tynemouth Castle and Priory, Pier Road, Tynemouth
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Souter seashore safari
Join a Ranger to search the rockpools along Souter’s rocky shore. Discover salty sea creatures galore. Learn how to tell your winkles from your whelks and lots more watery wildlife facts. Booking Essential. Phone: 0191 529 0909. Suitable for children of all ages. Must be accompanied by an adult.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Tue 14 Aug

More details - UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey with special guest Aswad. Artists performing: UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey, Aswad.: Tickets avaiable.
Times Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Live From Times Square - Bonobo
Live From Times Square - Bonobo. Artists performing: Bonobo.: Tickets avaiable.
Times Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Washington Old Hall - The Importance of being Earnest by The Pantaloons
Fast-paced and funny mayhem for the whole family. Watch The Pantaloons (a cast of only five) performing Oscar Wilde’s classic, The importance of being Earnest. Booking Essential. Phone: 0191 4166879.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Washington Old Hall - The Imprtance of being Earnest
Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, Ernest doesn’t exist. Or does he...
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Car Boot Sale
Pick up a bargain or clear your clutter. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Penshaw Monument - Tours to the Top 2018  Summer Bank Holiday Monday
Climb the secret spiral staircase to the monument’s rooftop walkway. Enjoy spectacular views across Wearside and County Durham from the top of this 70ft iconic landmark. Booking Advisable. Phone: 0844 249 1895. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Penshaw Monument, Chester RoadY, Penshaw
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Roy Orbison and The Traveling Wilburys Tribute
Roy Orbison and The Traveling Wilburys Tribute. Artists performing: Roy Orbison and The Traveling Wilburys Tribute.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
Souter Lighthouse, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sun 2 Sep

More details - The Lady Boys of Bangkok – Wonder Women
Uncork the champagne! Dress to kill! Party like there’s no tomorrow! Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years, The Lady Boys of Bangkok ‘Wonder Women’ Tour will take the UK’s number one cabaret show to a new level.
The Sabai Pavilion, Times Square, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Sat 8 Sep to Sat 6 Oct

More details - THE REZILLOS Playing ‘Can't Stand The Rezillos' in Full & More.
THE REZILLOS Playing ‘Can’t Stand The Rezillos’ in Full & More. + Special Guests. Artists performing: The Rezillos.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Simplyhealth Great North Run
Would you like to join the Hearing Dogs Running Team in the 2018 Simplyhealth Great North Run? We have a number of guaranteed charity places available for this amazing half marathon which takes you from the centre of Newcastle across the iconic Tyne Bridge and out to the coastal town of South Shields with an...
Newcastle to South Shields
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Rose Tattoo & Girlschool
Rose Tattoo & Girlschool. Artists performing: Rose Tattoo.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Mon 10 Sep

More details - Garbage
Garbage Version 2.0: 20 Years Paranoid plus Estrons. Artists performing: Garbage.: Tickets avaiable.
Northumbria Institute, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 12 Sep

More details - Newcastle Music Competetion
NEWCASTLE MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2018 AUDITION DATES RELEASED Music competition auditions dates for Newcastle Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced! Open Mic UK is coming to Newcastle with auditions at The Tyne Theatre & Opera House.
Tyne Theatre and Opera House Westgate Road Newcastle
Sun 16 Sep

More details - 15 Years Of Dirty Sanchez live ft Lee Dainton & Matthew Pritchard
15 Years Of Dirty Sanchez live ft Lee Dainton & Matthew Pritchard. Artists performing: Dirty Sanchez .: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 21 Sep

More details - Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana
Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana. Artists performing: Elvana.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Dionne Warwick - Don't Make Me Over
Soul/ Pop Legend, Dionne Warwick will be returning to the UK for her 2018 tour ‘Don’t Make Me Over’ Featuring the classic hits; ‘ Walk On By’, ‘Any One Who Had A Heart’, ‘Do You Know The Way To San Jose’, ‘Don’t Make Me Over’, ‘Heartbreaker’ and many more!
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square, Gateshead
Mon 24 Sep

More details - Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick Don’t Make Me Over. Artists performing: Dionne Warwick.: Tickets avaiable.
Sage Gateshead, Gateshead
Mon 24 Sep

More details - Flawless: Chase The Dream Tour
Flawless: Chase The Dream Tour. Artists performing: Flawless.: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 3 Oct

More details - New Model Army
New Model Army plus Holy Moly & The Crackers. Artists performing: New Model Army.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 6 Oct

More details - The Daniel Wakeford Experience
The Daniel Wakeford Experience Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: The Daniel Wakeford Experience .: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 10 Oct

More details - Editors
Editors. Artists performing: Editors.: Tickets avaiable.
Northumbria Institute, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 11 Oct

More details - Rapture Gaming Festival
Rapture Gaming Festival. Artists performing: Rapture Gaming Festival.: Tickets avaiable.
Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Imperial Leisure (The Art Of Saying Nothing 10th Anniversary Tour)
Imperial Leisure (The Art Of Saying Nothing 10th Anniversary Tour). Artists performing: Imperial Leisure.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Lucy Spraggan
Lucy Spraggan. Artists performing: Lucy Spraggan.: Tickets avaiable.
Northumbria Institute, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tue 16 Oct

More details - Eric Martin (The Voice of Mr.Big)
Eric Martin (The Voice of Mr.Big). Artists performing: Eric Martin.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 17 Oct

More details - Ferocious Dog
Ferocious Dog + Special Guests. Artists performing: Ferocious Dog.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson Plus Joan Shelley. Artists performing: Richard Thompson.: Tickets avaiable.
Sage Gateshead, Gateshead
Wed 24 Oct

More details - Antarctic Monkeys
Antarctic Monkeys. Artists performing: Antarctic Monkeys.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 26 Oct

More details - Gimp Fist
Gimp Fist. Artists performing: Gimp Fist.: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle Riverside, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Killing Joke
Killing Joke + Guests. Artists performing: Killing Joke.: Tickets avaiable.
Northumbria Institute, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 4 Nov

More details - North Sea Sounds with Level 42
Join us onboard for our North Sea Sounds mini cruise with Level 42. It combines our most popular short break with two nights of live performances. Spend two nights onboard our Newcastle-Amsterdam ferry crossing, with up to 5 hours in Amsterdam.
KING Seaways International Passenger Terminal Royal Quays North Shields
Fri 9 Nov
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More details - Michael Schenker Fest
Michael Schenker Fest Plus Special Guests EDEN’S CURSE. Artists performing: Michael Schenker Fest.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 9 Nov

More details - Slayer
Slayer Plus Lamb of God, Anthrax & Obituary. Artists performing: Slayer, Lamb of God, Anthrax, Obituary.: Tickets avaiable.
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Blancmange
Blancmange 'Wanderlust' Tour + support. Artists performing: Blancmange.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cluny, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 10 Nov

More details - The Exploited
The Exploited. Artists performing: The Exploited.: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle Riverside, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 15 Nov

More details - Culture Club
Culture Club. Artists performing: Culture Club.: Tickets avaiable.
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 17 Nov

More details - Pearl Jam UK
Pearl Jam UK. Artists performing: Pearl Jam UK.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 23 Nov

More details - Magnum
Magnum. Artists performing: Magnum.: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle Riverside, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 24 Nov

More details - The Clone Roses vs Kazabian
The Clone Roses vs Kazabian plus support. Artists performing: The Clone Roses, Kazabian.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 24 Nov

More details - Brothers Osborne
Brothers Osborne Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Brothers Osborne.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tue 27 Nov

More details - The Human League
The Human League + Very Special Guest Midge Ure’s Band Electronica. Artists performing: The Human League.: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tue 27 Nov

More details - The Mersey Beatles
The Mersey Beatles Plus Special Guest. Artists performing: The Mersey Beatles.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 30 Nov

More details - London Calling - A tribute to the Clash
London Calling - A tribute to the Clash. Artists performing: London Calling - A tribute to the Clash.: Tickets avaiable.
The Cluny, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Power Quest
Power Quest Plus Special Guests Mythra Risen Prophecy: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 5 Dec

More details - Absolute Bowie - Presents 50 Years of Bowie
Absolute Bowie - Presents 50 Years of Bowie. Artists performing: Absolute Bowie.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Fri 7 Dec

More details - Def Leppard - The Hysteria Tour
Def Leppard - The Hysteria Tour Plus Cheap Trick. Artists performing: Def Leppard.: Tickets avaiable.
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 9 Dec

More details - The Magic of Motown 2018
The Magic of Motown 2018: Tickets avaiable.
Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 13 Dec

More details - The Southmartins
The Southmartins. Artists performing: The Southmartins.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 15 Dec

More details - Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Touring their ever-popular festive programme, London Concertante travel the length and breadth of the country presenting treats from across Europe to get you in the mood for mulled wine, mince pies, and baubles.
St. Nicholas Cathedral
Thu 20 Dec

More details - The Smyths - Songs of Love and Hate Tour
The Smyths - Songs of Love and Hate Tour. Artists performing: The Smyths.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 20 Dec

More details - Definitely Mightbe (A Tribute To Oasis)
Definitely Mightbe (A Tribute To Oasis) Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Definitely Mightbe.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 22 Dec

More details - Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats
Uncle Acid and The Deadbeats Plus Guests Blood Ceremony: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Thu 17 Jan 19

More details - The North East Wedding Fair
The Ultimate day out for wedding inspiration. The North East Wedding Fair is back at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle from 26th – 27th January. The fair is ideally located for brides and grooms-to-be from Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and County Durham and across the North East.
Metro Radio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 26 Jan 19 and Sun 27 Jan

More details - Paul Carrack
Paul Carrack Plus Support. Artists performing: Paul Carrack.: Tickets avaiable.
Sage Gateshead Sage One, Gateshead
Sun 27 Jan 19

More details - Flash A Tribute to Queen
Flash A Tribute to Queen. Artists performing: Flash A Tribute to Queen.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 9 Feb 19

More details - The Sex Pistols Experience
The Sex Pistols Experience plus guests. Artists performing: The Sex Pistols Experience.: Tickets avaiable.
O2 Academy2 Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 6 Apr 19

More details - Harlem Globetrotters
Harlem Globetrotters. Artists performing: Harlem Globetrotters.: Tickets avaiable.
Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Wed 24 Apr 19

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