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More details - Game On 2.0 at Life Science Centre
Game on 2.0 at Life Science Centre 25 May – 4 September 2019 Game On 2.0 explores the vibrant history, culture and future of gaming, entertainment and technology through more than 150 playable games.
Life Science Centre Life Science Centre Times Square Newcastle upon Tyne
Today to Tue 23 Jul

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

More details - Coldcotes Moor Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Please note, this garden requires you to pre-book tickets. Go to to book. 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.
Coldcotes Moor Farm, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Today, Sat 20 Jul

More details - After Midnight unplugged at Cullercoats Crescent Club
Mike Hall and Dave Robson from After Midnight will be taking time off from their Classic Clapton Tour to perform a rare acoustic set at Cullercoats Crescent Club on Friday 19 July 2019. They will be performing 2 x 60 minute sets in the ground floor lounge, starting at approx. 8.30pm until 11pm. Doors open 7pm.
Cullercoats Crescent Club, Victoria Crescent, North Shields
Fri 19 Jul 19

More details - Summer holiday fun at Life Science Centre
Defeat school holiday boredom this summer with an action-packed family day out full of super heroes and video games – plus a special week of activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing!
Life Science Centre Times Square
Sat 20 Jul 19 to Tue 3 Sep

More details - Wynyard Hall Summer Plant Fair 2019
The fair proved to be extremely popular last year so we’re back in 2019. 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 21 Jul 19

More details - Tyne & Wear Fun Show 19
Chuter Ede Community Association, Galsworthy Road, NE349UG
Sun 21 Jul 19

More details - Mini Mela
Part of GemArts Masala Festival – a mix and blend of the finest South Asian Arts & Culture An enthralling blend of South Asian flavours for all the family in this outdoor finale to GemArts’ Masala Festival.
Newcastle Live Theatre 27 Broad Chare Quayside Newcastle
Sun 21 Jul 19

More details - Well Tuned Gateshead - Group Ukulele and Singing Session
Come along and sing or play some of your favourite tunes in this exciting new music group! The group is open to absolutely anyone with a love for music, even if you’ve never sung or played an instrument before. All instruments provided.
Bolton Community Lounge, Mill Road, Chopwell
Mon 22 Jul, Mon 29 Jul, Mon 5 Aug

More details - Lost Redesdale Excavation
Festival of Archaeology 2019: Revitalising Redesdale Landscape Partnership invites you to take part in an archaeological excavation of a Iron Age/Romano-British enclosed settlement at Rattenraw Farm in Redesdale, Northumberland. No previous experience is necessary and all training will be provided.
Lay-by at entrance to Rattenraw Farm, Otterburn,
Mon 22 Jul 19 to Fri 2 Aug

More details - Blood Donation Session
Blood Donation Session
The Grand Hotel Queens Parade Sunderland
Tue 23 Jul 19

More details - Game On 2.0 at Life Science Centre
Game on 2.0 at Life Science Centre 25 May – 4 September 2019 Game On 2.0 explores the vibrant history, culture and future of gaming, entertainment and technology through more than 150 playable games.
Life Science Centre Life Science Centre Times Square Newcastle upon Tyne
Wed 24 Jul 19

More details - Astravaganza Entertainment present: Shrek the Musical
From the producers of the recent successes of ‘Priscilla Queen Of The Desert’, ‘Annie’ and ‘The Producers’ here at the Tyne Theatre, Astravaganza Entertainment are delighted to be returning to stage Shrek The Musical in July 2019!
Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Wed 24 Jul 19 to Sat 27 Jul

More details - Summer of Making
This summer BALTIC is celebrating the magic of making! Come along to these free artist-led workshops and try your hand at some experimental making techniques inspired by BALTIC’s current exhibitions.
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead Quays South Shore Road Gateshead
Wed 24 Jul, Wed 28 Aug

More details - Samling Academy Summer Concert: Come into the Garden
Step into an enchanted world of song and poetry with some of the finest young classical singers in the North East. Gardens have been celebrated through the ages as places for love, romance and reflection.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead Quays
Fri 26 Jul 19

More details - The Newcastle Improv Festival
There’s huge amounts of fun to be had day-and-night for grown-ups and for kids. Pick up top tips on improvised comedy and theatre, song and dance, with workshops and masterclasses as well as performances galore at five Newcastle venues: Alphabetti Theatre, Cumberland Arms, Stand Comedy Club, Seven Stories and Jurys...
Alphabetti Theatre
Sat 27 Jul 19 to Sun 4 Aug

More details - Musical Magic Belly Dance show
A celebration of Egyptian Belly Dance. From classical music to current sha’abi and pop tunes, this show covers a great variety of music and dance. Our show is a the culmination of a project with Yasmina of Cairo and Kay Taylor.
Peter Sarah Theatre, Newcastle College, Ryehill Campus, Newcastle
Sat 27 Jul 19

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 28 Jul 19

More details - Big Kid Circus
This year Big Kid Circus introduces an exciting mix of amazing new artistes! An incredible troupe from Cuba present a variety of acts, including the marvellous Teeter Board, a Russian Bar, a Double Aerial Hoop, a Triple Aerial Trapeze Bar and Roller Skating!
Greyhound Stadium, Fossway, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Tue 30 Jul 19 to Sun 4 Aug

More details - Blood Donation Session
Blood Donation Session
Dunstion Activity Centre Ellison road Gateshead
Sun 4 Aug 19

More details - Get Creative Summer School
  Get Creative in an exciting Summer School at BALTIC designed for young people aged 9-13. Across three days you’ll make amazing art, investigate exhibitions and learn about creative people in relaxed and fun sessions led by a BALTIC artist herself If you’re aged 11-13 you will also have the option...
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead Quays South Shore Road Gateshead
Mon 5 Aug 19

More details - Circus Extreme
We are offering a 2 for 1 deal, any seat, any day. Call the box office in advance 0203753970 and quote “EXTREME241’ to receive the deal THIS YEAR a new death-defying and extreme circus is descending on the UK as part of it’s European tour.
Town Moor, Grandstand Road
Thu 8 Aug 19 to Sun 18 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 C19 conservatory, and a walk to a Georgian folly of a chapel.
Capheaton Hall, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sun 11 Aug 19

More details - The Way We Were
Join the Grand UK Holidays team as they turn back the clocks a hundred or more year and remember how things used to be. Held at the award-winning Beamish Open Air Museum streets, the shops and homes around the George Washington Hotel recreate life at the turn of the century.
Mercure George Washington Hotel
Mon 12 Aug 19 to Fri 16 Aug

More details - Cirque Du Hilarious
Cirque Du Hilarious Cirque Du Hilarious Starring Danny Adams & Clive Webb with Mick Potts The stars of the Newcastle Theatre Royal Pantomime DANNY & CLIVE, and CBBC stars “DANNY & MICK” will bring their particular brand of lunacy and chaos to the show causing chaos on stage and screams of laughter from all
Grand parade Beacons field Tynemouth
Tue 13 Aug 19 to Sun 1 Sep

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