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Join the Gibside Rangers for a talk about rewilding. Join us as we welcome Cain Scrimgeour from Wild Intrigue to Gibside.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 1 Apr 20

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Scott Walker Night Join us on Sunday 29th March at The Cluny, Newcastle, for a unique celebration of the life and music of the legendary Scott Walker, who died earlier this year.
The Cluny, 36 Lime St, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 29 Mar 20

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Northern Praeclassica directed by Peter Keenan presents Spring Concert including Jesu Meine Freude by Bach and choral music by Byrd, Purcell, Tallis, Palestrina, Elgar & Britten
St Aidan’s Church, Princes Road, Brunton Park, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 28 Mar 20

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After Hours: The Next James Bond Suit up and enrol to replace Daniel Craig as 007 Adults take over Life Science Centre on the last Thursday night of the month.
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Thu 26 Mar 20

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These regular events, led by Life’s friendly Science Explainers, provide a delightful opportunity for young children to enjoy and explore the science centre.
Life Science Centre Times Square
Tue 24 Mar 20

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Handel: Saul Handel’s oratorio Saul was first performed on 16 January 1739. It tells the story of King Saul who is consumed by jealousy at the success of young David in the war against the Philistines and is...
The King’s Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 14 Mar 20

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Night Time walk to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society
Baltic Square
Sat 14 Mar 20

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A pawesome opportunity to bring a four-legged friend along for a tail-waggingly terrific story time! If you hate leaving your dog at home this is your chance to bring them with you to Seven Stories...
Seven Stories the National Centre for Childrens Books 30 Lime Street Ouseburn Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Sat 14 Mar 20

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Whitley Bay & District Scouts Coffee Morning On Saturday 14th March Whitley Bay & District Scouts are holding a coffee morning at our District Headquarters at Marden Quarry!
Whitley Bay & District Scouts Headquarters, Marden Quarry, Marden Road South, Whitley Bay
Sat 14 Mar 20

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Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake at Sunderland Empire Ballet’s greatest love story returns in Birmingham Royal Ballet’s lavish production. This romantic fable of ill-fated passion, powerfully illuminated by Tchaikovsky’s legendary score played live by...
Sunderland Empire, 4-5 High St W, Sunderland
Thu 12 Mar 20

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Samling Artist Programme Masterclass and Concert Led by Anna Stéphany, Caroline Dowdle and James Garnon, with staff pianist Somi Kim. Embark on a fascinating exploration through the world of song and opera with eight rising stars of classical...
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead Quays
Sat 7 Mar 20

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Sensory-friendly Sundays Join us for our monthly Sensory-friendly Sundays, dedicated quiet hours for people with autism and other sensory needs to enjoy Life Science Centre.
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Fri 6 Mar 20

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Join the Gibside Rangers for a talk about the peatlands of the North Pennines. Degraded peatlands are responsible for a large portion of carbon emissions from natural systems.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 4 Mar 20

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Shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon Award, seeds embarks on a UK tour in 2020. Sensitively written by Mel Pennant, it tells the story of two mothers united in sorrow, unable to escape the tragedy and...
Live Theatre, Broad Chare, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne
Tue 3 Mar 20

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Join us for our monthly Sensory-friendly Sundays, dedicated quiet hours for people with autism and other sensory needs to enjoy the science centre.
Life Science Centre Times Square
Sun 1 Mar 20

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Streisand: the Music, the Lady, the Legend The iconic sound of a legend in Music & Film, is brought to life in this brand new production touring theatres across the country ‘Streisand’.
Queensway, Stockton-on-Tees
Sat 29 Feb 20

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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...
30 Lime Street Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 29 Feb 20

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Dance that connects us It brings people, families, friends, clubs, teams, tribes and communities together.
Dance City, Newcastle
Sat 29 Feb 20

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Take Away The Tears presents Dogs on the Catwalk – an evening of fun, fundraising and furbaby fashion! Bring your human friends for a fun night out!
Novotel Newcastle Ponteland Road Kenton
Fri 28 Feb 20

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Stress Free Living (One Session)
Washington Centre Library Washington
Sat 22 Feb 20

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Blast off to infinity and beyond this February Half Term at the Life Science Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne! We’re going up, up and away with a rocket-fuelled extravaganza for the school holidays!
Life Science Centre Life Science Centre Times Square Newcastle upon Tyne
Fri 21 Feb 20

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Join popular TV and radio presenter (and RSPB president) Miranda Krestovnikoff as we dive into the pages of her new book, looking at some of the most magnificent birds that fill our skies.
Seven Stories the National Centre for Childrens Books 30 Lime Street Ouseburn Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Fri 21 Feb 20

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We are very excited to announce that we are hosting another family-friendly silent disco. Guests will have three music channels to choose from and two hours to dance the night away in one of the...
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne
Fri 21 Feb 20

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Rose and RobinFriday 21st February, 11am & 2pm Rose and Robin have had a wonderful life together – and they want to share it with YOU! From sports to stargazing, they’ve enjoyed so much!
Arts Centre Washington Biddick Lane Fatfield Washington
Fri 21 Feb 20

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Make & Takes are all about bringing families together to have fun and get creative with hands-on art activities.  Make & Take days have 3 art activities to participate in.
Laing Art Gallery New Bridge Street Newcastle upon Tyne
Wed 19 Feb 20

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Get creative celebrating our feathered friends with bird themed crafts. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children aged 4-11, must be accompanied by an adult.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Wed 19 Feb 20

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Try the world’s fastest growing fitness activity. Nordic walking makes ordinary walking feel easier while providing a full work out - but only if it’s done correctly.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Tue 18 Feb 20

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We’re getting hands on to celebrate National Nest Box Week. Build a bird box from scratch and learn about the birds it may attract to nest in your garden.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Mon 17 Feb 20

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Overcoming Irritation, Frustration and Anger (One session)
Unit 7, The Beacon, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Mon 17 Feb 20

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We’re open in time for February half term so come and join us every day of the school holidays for fun, family activities.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington
Mon 17 Feb 20

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Light up our woods with spring colour, making Ice House Woods a beautiful place to explore in Spring. Get your hands dirty this February half term by joining our gardeners in Ice House Dene to...
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Mon 17 Feb 20

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Bring your little adventurers for a digital treasure hunt at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas. Come along for a digital treasure hunt.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sun 16 Feb 20

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Following Holocaust Memorial Day we are delighted that we will be able to welcome Gay Keenaghan who will share her own experiences of being a refugee in the UK.
Our Lady & St Aidans RC Church Coniston Road Wallsend
Sun 16 Feb 20

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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.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sun 16 Feb 20

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Join author and illustrator Fiona Lumbers as she introduces you to Clem and Crab her timely tale of cleaning up our beaches.
Seven Stories the National Centre for Childrens Books 30 Lime Street Ouseburn Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Sat 15 Feb 20

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Blast off to infinity and beyond at the Life Science Centre this February Half Term! Highlights include: The new live science theatre show Destination Space, where you can find out about...
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 15 Feb 20

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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.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 15 Feb 20

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Anna Reay Celebrate Valentine’s Day with an intimate evening of music and romance with the breathtaking sound of Anna Reay and her band along with special guests.
Customs House Mill Dam South Shields
Fri 14 Feb 20

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Science Speakeasy: appily ever after In a world of gamified dating, are there any winners? Dating apps can help people to widen their dating circles, but with another potential match just one swipe away, will anyone ever be satisfied...
Life Science Centre Times Square
Thu 13 Feb 20

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Join in with the walking group for a longer walk around the 18th century landscape of Gibside. Take the chance to explore a little and you might discover something new.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 13 Feb 20

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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.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 13 Feb 20

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Perfect for anyone new to running. Start the new year on the right foot with this friendly, informal group.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Wed 12 Feb 20

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Join in and take part in a weekly, short, free health walk and head off for a relaxing stroll around this 18th century landscape garden. Perfect for some ’me’ time.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Wed 12 Feb 20

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Join a friendly group for a short walk and a cuppa, for parents with little ones in slings and buggies. Enjoy fresh air and beautiful outdoor space in a supportive and friendly environment.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Tue 11 Feb 20

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In partnership with Cotswold Outdoor. This event is about having fun at your own pace, meeting new people, exploring Souter after dark and raising funds for our ongoing conservation work.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Sat 8 Feb 20

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Learn to Meditate - 2 Sessions - Saturday Mornings
Unit 7, The Beacon, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 8 Feb 20

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Locals of Whickham are in for a treat this month, as Bridle Path opens its doors following a massive £250,000 investment on Friday, 24th January.
Bridle Path, 101 Front St, Whickham
Fri 7 Feb 20

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Last chance to skate at Life Science Centre The fabulous outdoor ice rink at Life is only open until Sunday 23 February 2020 so make it a date for half term and book your tickets online today! The ice rink is open every day.
Life Science Centre Times Square
Fri 7 Feb 20

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Watch the world’s best short adventure films on the big screen. Hear tales from great explorers and athletes as they join us on stage. Win prizes from our fantastic tour partners.
Playhouse Whitley Bay
Thu 6 Feb 20

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These regular events, led by Life’s friendly Science Explainers, provide a delightful opportunity for young children to enjoy and explore the science centre.
Life Science Centre Times Square
Tue 4 Feb 20

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Learn to Meditate - 2 Sessions - Monday Mornings
Unit 7, The Beacon, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Mon 3 Feb 20

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Join us for our monthly Sensory-friendly Sundays, dedicated quiet hours for people with autism and other sensory needs to enjoy the science centre.
Life Science Centre Times Square
Sun 2 Feb 20

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A teetotal event that’s anything but dry! Adults take over Life Science Centre on the last Thursday night of the month.
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Thu 30 Jan 20

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Women nationwide can beat the post-Christmas slump and get fit for free at one of England Rugby’s Inner Warrior Camps, which are taking place up and down the country this January and February
Fran Mockford, Sutherland PArk, The Drive
Sun 26 Jan 20

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One Session - Learn to Meditate
Unit 7, The Beacon, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 25 Jan 20

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One Session - for those around 60 and over to explore spiritual truths.
Unit 7, The Beacon, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 25 Jan 20

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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...
30 Lime Street Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 25 Jan 20

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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 24 January 2020.
Cullercoats Crescent Club, Victoria Crescent, North Shields
Fri 24 Jan 20

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Friday Night Skating at Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne Hurry Hurry because Friday Night Skate only lasts until the end of January 2020! Friday Night Skate sessions bring the party to Life’s outdoor ice rink in Newcastle city centre!
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Fri 24 Jan 20

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You and the planet: food Join us on 23 January in Gateshead when our panel discussion explores how the food we eat affects the natural world. World food production grew from 1.84 billion tonnes in 1961 to 4.
Sage Gateshead, St Mary’s Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead
Thu 23 Jan 20

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Whitley Bay Scouts’ Gang Show Presents Showtime! Brighten up your January with this family-friendly variety show, packed full of west-end worthy musical and dance numbers and entertaining comedy sketches!
Playhouse Marine Avenue Whitley Bay
Thu 23 Jan 20

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Women nationwide can beat the post-Christmas slump and get fit for free at one of England Rugby’s Inner Warrior Camps, which are taking place up and down the country this January and February
Percy Park RFC, Preston Avenue, North Shields
Wed 22 Jan 20

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One Session - discovering and understanding stress and how it affects our lives and ways to overcome and prevent stress.
Unit 7, The Beacon, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Mon 20 Jan 20

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Women nationwide can beat the post-Christmas slump and get fit for free at one of England Rugby’s Inner Warrior Camps, which are taking place up and down the country this January and February
Winlaton Vixens, Winlaton Vulcans RFC, Axwell View, Blaydon, Newcastle
Fri 17 Jan 20

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These regular events, led by Life’s friendly Science Explainers, provide a delightful opportunity for young children to enjoy and explore the science centre.
Life Science Centre Scotswood Road Newcastle upon Tyne
Tue 14 Jan 20

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Why not kick-start the year by unleashing your Inner Warrior and try one of England Rugby’s iconic Warrior Camps at Blaydon?
Crow Trees Ground, Hexham Road, Swalwell, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sat 11 Jan 20

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Why not kick-start the year by unleashing your Inner Warrior and try one of England Rugby’s iconic Warrior Camps at Whitley Bay RFC?
Hillheads, Lovaine Avenue, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear
Sat 11 Jan 20

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Women nationwide can beat the post-Christmas slump and get fit for free at one of England Rugby’s Inner Warrior Camps, which are taking place up and down the country this January and February
Blaydon RFC, Crow Trees Ground, Hexham Road, Swalwell, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Sat 11 Jan 20

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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...
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead Quays South Shore Road Gateshead
Sat 4 Jan 20

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Start your New Year’s Eve celebrations early with our daytime party for families. The exciting family event begins at midday, with a sensory bubble disco, face painting and party music and games –...
Life Science Centre Scotswood Road Newcastle upon Tyne
Tue 31 Dec 19

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Oh yes, they’re back! Following the success of our sell-out interactive tours last Christmas, our Fairy Tale Family Tours are back!
Sunderland Empire 4-5 High Street West Sunderland
Sun 29 Dec 19

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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,
St. Nicholas Cathedral
Sun 29 Dec 19

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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...
30 Lime Street Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 29 Dec 19

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All the presents have been unwrapped and the left-over turkey/nut roast has been eaten. Looking for something to do that isn’t sales shopping between Christmas and New Year?
Stephenson Railway Museum Middle Engine Lane North Shields
Sun 29 Dec 19

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Follow clues and complete activities to discover Gibsides hidden winter wildlife. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Fri 27 Dec 19

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Walk off the turkey and get some fresh air on Boxing Day with a walk through the woods and gardens. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 26 Dec 19

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Family ceilidh with 422, and caller Joey Oliver
The Sage Gateshead, St. Mary’s Quays, Gateshead
Tue 24 Dec 19

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The Folkworks Christmas Ceilidh with 422 and caller Joey Oliver
The Sage Gateshead, St. Mary’s Quays, Gateshead
Mon 23 Dec 19

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It isn’t Christmas until you’ve enjoyed this festive favourite, and this seasonal screening is made even more magical with live accompaniment from Royal Northern Sinfonia!
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead
Sun 22 Dec 19

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Come and enjoy the Piccadilly Sinfonietta with star soloists performing well-loved classics including Corelli’s Christmas Concerto, a Mozart piano concerto and Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.
The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas, St. Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sun 22 Dec 19

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Make your own Christmas table display with The Original Pop Up Flower School. The Original Pop-Up Flower School run workshops designed to give participants basic floristry skills to create beautiful...
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 21 Dec 19

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Many years ago, instead of visiting Father Christmas, children would meet the Green Man. Make this Christmas a little different, and meet the Green Man in his grotto.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington
Sat 21 Dec 19

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After Midnight will be holding their Christmas Party on Friday 20 December 2019. The venue will again be Cluny2 at 34 Lime Street, Ouseburn. Doors open at 7.30pm. Band on stage at 8.30pm.
Cluny 2, Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne
Fri 20 Dec 19

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Enjoy a traditional Christmas concert in Gibsides beautiful chapel. The Caedmon Choir will be performing a mix of traditional and contemporary songs.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 19 Dec 19

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Enjoy a traditional Christmas concert in Gibsides beautiful chapel. The North East Gospel Choir will be performing a mix of Christmas classics and gospel favourites.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Tue 17 Dec 19

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Seasonal carols old and new by candlelight in this most beautiful church sung by one of the best chamber choirs around, The Singers, conducted by Donald Halliday.
St George’s Close, Jesmond
Sat 14 Dec 19

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Come along and see Santa in his grotto in Eldon Garden Newcastle. Santa will speak with the children and read a poem/story, then ask what they would like for Christmas, they will receive a gift...
Percy Street
Fri 13 Dec 19

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A special way to remember a loved one this Christmas. Dedicate a light on our Christmas Tree for a donation in your loved one’s name.
Utilita Arena Arena Way, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Wed 11 Dec 19

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It’s an unmissable festive tradition in Newcastle so book your ice skating tickets online today. The ice rink is open every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Life Science Centre Scotswood Road Newcastle upon Tyne
Mon 9 Dec 19

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Come and explore a variety of creative workshops at Garden Cottage, set within Gibside’s beautiful Walled Garden. This workshop takes inspiration from the Walled Garden’s botanicals.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 7 Dec 19

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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...
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead Quays South Shore Road Gateshead
Sat 7 Dec 19

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A choral concert by Bishopwearmouth Choral Society, conducted by David Murray, featuring St.Nicolas, Twelve Apostles and Simple Symphony by Benjamin Britten and Beatus Vir by Claudio Monteverdi with...
Sunderland Minster, High Street West, Sunderland
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Test House Five Winter Show and Fundraiser. 1 sculptor, Lisa Delarnay; 1 photographer, Patrick McArdle; 2 metal magicians, Andy McDermott and Dubhaltach O Colmain; 3 potters, Julie Brown-King,...
Albion Row Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Sat 7 Dec 19

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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.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 7 Dec 19

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Enjoy a festive Christmas evening at Gibside. Feel festive with tasty street food, live music and some Christmassy entertainment to get you ready for the most wonderful time of the year.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Sat 7 Dec 19

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A tale told by November Club, written by Fiona Ellis.  The Lit & Phil’s Head Librarian, Ebenezer Compendium, wants to sell all the books in the library. He just wants to make money.
Lit & Phil 23 Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 7 Dec 19

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It will be a magical evening as our Christmas Wonderland Parade returns this December. Line the route along South Shields’ Ocean Road and see the camels, before marvelling at the street...
South Shields Seafront/Ocean Road
Fri 6 Dec 19

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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.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Thu 5 Dec 19

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Join a friendly group for a short walk and a cuppa, for parents with little ones in slings and buggies. Enjoy fresh air and beautiful outdoor space in a supportive and friendly environment.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Tue 3 Dec 19

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A guided coastal walk for people living with Parkinsons. In partnership with Parkinson’s UK. Perfect for people who are new to walking for exercise and pleasure or anyone who likes a social...
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland
Tue 3 Dec 19

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