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Ferndene House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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¾ acre garden, developed from 2009, surrounded by trees. Informal areas of herbaceous perennials, more formal box bordered area, sedum roof, wildlife pond, cutting, gravel and bog gardens.
Ferndene House, Ryton NE40 3PN
Sun 28 Jun 20

Woodlands - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Mature garden on a site of approx one seventh acre- quirky, with tropical themed planting and Caribbean inspired bar. Also an area of cottage garden planting.
Woodlands, Gateshead NE9 7NT
Sat 27 Jun 20

A British Museum touring exhibition - Ancient Iraq: new discoveries

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In this family-friendly exhibition, fascinating stories of ancient Iraq come to life through over 80 amazing items from the British Museum.
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Mon 22 Jun 20

Other Worlds: The Art of Atomhawk

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Imagination is in all of us. You just have to find the spark. The art of Gateshead design studio Atomhawk will take you to other worlds in this new exhibition for everyone.
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Mon 22 Jun 20

Revolting Britons vs The Ruling Romans

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See if you can spot our new characters dotted about the fort, the native Britons and the Romans who’d invaded.
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB
Mon 22 Jun 20

Curious About Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Explore, Discover & Enjoy Newcastle with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Are you curious about Newcastle?
Newcastle City Centre Starts: Grey’s Monument, Grey Street Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6JG
Mon 22 Jun 20

Music Live Under Five - Baby Musicians

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Shake, rattle and roll! Bring your smallest musicians along to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making created by our friendly and engaging live musicians especially for your baby.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Mon 22 Jun 20

Music Live Under Five - Mini Musicians

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Play that funky music! Bring your mini musicians down to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making with our fantastic and friendly live musicians.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Mon 22 Jun 20

Revolting Britons vs The Ruling Romans

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See if you can spot our new characters dotted about the fort, the native Britons and the Romans who’d invaded.
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB
Sun 14 Jun 20

Music Live Under Five - Mini Musicians

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Play that funky music! Bring your mini musicians down to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making with our fantastic and friendly live musicians.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Sun 14 Jun 20

Science Speakeasy: rational suicide in an ageing society? - Cancelled

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Science Speakeasy: rational suicide in an ageing society? POSTPONED FROM THURSDAY 12 MARCH UNTIL THURSDAY 11TH JUNE! Rational Suicide in an ageing society: stagger to the grave or call it quits early?
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP
Thu 11 Jun 20

A British Museum touring exhibition - Ancient Iraq: new discoveries

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In this family-friendly exhibition, fascinating stories of ancient Iraq come to life through over 80 amazing items from the British Museum.
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Mon 8 Jun 20

Other Worlds: The Art of Atomhawk

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Imagination is in all of us. You just have to find the spark. The art of Gateshead design studio Atomhawk will take you to other worlds in this new exhibition for everyone.
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Mon 8 Jun 20

Revolting Britons vs The Ruling Romans

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See if you can spot our new characters dotted about the fort, the native Britons and the Romans who’d invaded.
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB
Mon 8 Jun 20

Curious About Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Explore, Discover & Enjoy Newcastle with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Are you curious about Newcastle?
Newcastle City Centre Starts: Grey’s Monument, Grey Street Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6JG
Mon 8 Jun 20

Music Live Under Five - Baby Musicians

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Shake, rattle and roll! Bring your smallest musicians along to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making created by our friendly and engaging live musicians especially for your baby.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Mon 8 Jun 20

Music Live Under Five - Mini Musicians

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Play that funky music! Bring your mini musicians down to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making with our fantastic and friendly live musicians.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Mon 8 Jun 20

Race for Life - Gateshead 5k

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Race for Life - Gateshead 5k Race for Life 5k is suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k at your own pace while raising valuable...
Saltwell Park, East Park Road NE9 5AX
Sun 7 Jun 20

CHUF’s Virtual Toddle

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CHILDREN’S Heart Unit Fund (CHUF) is asking North East families to make their lockdown count by using their daily exercise to fundraise, and have fun doing it!
Virtual Event
Mon 1 Jun 20

Revolting Britons vs The Ruling Romans

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See if you can spot our new characters dotted about the fort, the native Britons and the Romans who’d invaded.
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB
Mon 1 Jun 20

Music Live Under Five - Mini Musicians

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Play that funky music! Bring your mini musicians down to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making with our fantastic and friendly live musicians.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Mon 1 Jun 20

Race for Life - Sunderland 5k / 10k

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Race for Life - Sunderland 5k / 10k Race for Life 5k and 10k is suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k or 10k at your own pace while...
Herrington Country Park, Chester Road, Penshaw DH4 7EL
Sun 31 May 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Souter scramble - Cancelled

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Can you conquer our fun 3k coastal obstacle course' In partnership with Challenge Northumberland. Take on a water slide, mud pits, tunnels, scramble nets and sand bag run in a race with a...
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sat 30 May 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Coasteering - Cancelled

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Explore the coast from a thrilling new angle with CBK’s Adventure Co. Suitable for age adults and 12+.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sat 30 May 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Kids Coasteering - Cancelled

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Explore the coast from a thrilling new angle with CBK’s Adventure Co. Suitable for children aged 7-14 years old.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Thu 28 May 20

Washington Old Hall - May half term - Cancelled

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Add a spring to your step during May half term with lots of fun activities in the Nuttery. We’ll be doing lots of ’50 things to do before you’re 11 ’ tasks every day, getting...
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington NE38 7LE
Mon 25 May 20

A British Museum touring exhibition - Ancient Iraq: new discoveries

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In this family-friendly exhibition, fascinating stories of ancient Iraq come to life through over 80 amazing items from the British Museum.
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Tue 19 May 20

Other Worlds: The Art of Atomhawk

Details
Imagination is in all of us. You just have to find the spark. The art of Gateshead design studio Atomhawk will take you to other worlds in this new exhibition for everyone.
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Tue 19 May 20

Revolting Britons vs The Ruling Romans

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See if you can spot our new characters dotted about the fort, the native Britons and the Romans who’d invaded.
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB
Tue 19 May 20

Curious About Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Explore, Discover & Enjoy Newcastle with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Are you curious about Newcastle?
Newcastle City Centre Starts: Grey’s Monument, Grey Street Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6JG
Tue 19 May 20

Music Live Under Five - Baby Musicians

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Shake, rattle and roll! Bring your smallest musicians along to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making created by our friendly and engaging live musicians especially for your baby.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Tue 19 May 20

Music Live Under Five - Mini Musicians

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Play that funky music! Bring your mini musicians down to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making with our fantastic and friendly live musicians.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Tue 19 May 20

Blagdon - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Unique 27 acre garden encompassing formal garden with Lutyens designed canal, Lutyens structures and walled kitchen garden. Valley with stream and various follies, quarry garden and woodland walks.
Blagdon, Seaton Burn NE13 6DE
Sun 17 May 20

Gibside - Choral evensong - Cancelled

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A service of prayers and psalms in the chapel. Gibside chapel was consecrated in 1812 and regular services have been held in the building since that date.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG
Sun 3 May 20

Washington Old Hall - Dawn Chorus - Cancelled

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Join us for an early morning stroll around the gardens at Washington Old Hall to hear the dawn chorus sing its song.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington NE38 7LE
Sun 3 May 20

Gateshead International Festival of Theatre (GIFT)

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Gateshead International Festival of Theatre (GIFT) This year’s digital lockdown edition of the Gateshead International Festival of Theatre (GIFT) will be streamed globally from Friday 1 May to Sunday 3 May.
Virtual Event
Fri 1 May 20

Pre-school Day - Postponed

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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 NE1 4EP
Tue 28 Apr 20

Roy Ayers Ubiquity Mystic Voyage 45th Anniversary Tour

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Roy Ayers Ubiquity celebrate the 45th anniversary of their seminal 1975 album ‘Mystic Voyage’. Recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York, ‘Mystic Voyage’ has been sampled countless times in Hip...
Riverside, Neptune House, 1 Close, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3RQ
Sat 25 Apr 20

Living North Spring Live Fair

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Living North Spring Live Fair Living North LIVE: North East’s Spring Fair - 24th - 26th April 2020. Living North LIVE is the most established Interiors and spring shopping event in the North.
Newcastle Racecourse NE3 5HP
Fri 24 Apr 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Great Run Local - Cancelled

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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...
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sun 19 Apr 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - GO TRI Duathlon - Cancelled

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Take in scenic views as you run and ride this coastal course. Explore The Leas and Whitburn Coastal Park on a GO TRI 2.5km run, 7.5km ride, 2.5km run duathlon.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sun 19 Apr 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Bird ringing demonstration - Cancelled

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A rare opportunity to see wild birds at close quarters. Souter’s annual ringing programme supplies valuable data to the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO).
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sun 19 Apr 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Ranger ramble - Marsden circular - Cancelled

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Join our rangers and local Coastal Conservation Group on a walk around Marsden circular. A spectacular eight mile walk over Cleadon Hills and along the sea cliffs, passing Windmill Field, Marsden Old...
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sat 18 Apr 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Moth morning - Cancelled

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Get to know some of the creatures making a flying visit to Souter. Join wildlife experts to find and identify our moth and insect population, helping to build a picture of nature in South Tyneside.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sat 18 Apr 20

Gibside - History walk - Cancelled

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Join a history walk for a glimpse into the past. The vision of coal baron George Bowes, Gibside is one of the few surviving 18th century designed landscape gardens.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG
Fri 17 Apr 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Souter sports - Cancelled

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Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family including football, badminton and archery.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Fri 17 Apr 20

Walk for Autism Acceptance

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The region’s only annual Walk for Autism Acceptance is back. Taking place once again in Herrington Country Park, on April 17th, hundreds are expected to tackle the one-mile route to raise funds for...
Herrington Country Park DH4 7EL
Fri 17 Apr 20

Gibside - History talk - Cancelled

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History talks give you a taste of Gibside’s past. There are 6 topics to hear about: George Bowes, Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Stables, Coal, the chapel and Gibside’s timeline.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG
Fri 17 Apr 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Parkinson’s Power Health Walk - Cancelled

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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 SR6 7NH
Tue 14 Apr 20

Counterfeit Sixties Show

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Counterfeit Sixties Show Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Playhouse Theatre, Marine Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1LZ
Sun 12 Apr 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - Cancelled

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An Easter adventure with a chocolate reward. Become a wildlife reporter to earn a yummy Cadbury chocolate treat. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children aged 4-11, must be accompanied by an adult.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Fri 10 Apr 20

Washington Old Hall - Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt - Cancelled

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Bunny has been making his way around the North East and has been spotted in the gardens here too. What do you think he has been up to' Embark on an adventure to look for clues so that you can...
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington NE38 7LE
Fri 10 Apr 20

Washington Old Hall - Easter holiday family fun - Cancelled

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We’ve got lots of family fun activities planned for during the Easter holidays. There’ll be plenty of ways to tick off your ’50 things to do before you’re 113/4’ tasks...
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington NE38 7LE
Mon 6 Apr 20

St.John Passion - J.S.Bach - Cancelled

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A choral concert by Bishopwearmouth Choral Society, conducted by David Murray, of the St.John Passion by J.S.Bach.
Sunderland Minster, High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3ET
Sat 4 Apr 20

I spy: Easter holiday fun - Postponed

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I spy: Easter holiday fun James Bond is back in cinemas in April and we’re celebrating with a spy-themed spectacular for the school holidays. It’s sure to be a fun-packed family day out for all ages this Easter!
Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP
Sat 4 Apr 20

Gibside - Gibside Wildlife Group: Rewilding - Cancelled

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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 NE16 6BG
Wed 1 Apr 20

Scott Walker Night

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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 NE1 2PQ
Sun 29 Mar 20

Spring Choral Concert with Northern Praeclassica

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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 NE3 5NF
Sat 28 Mar 20

After Hours: The Next James Bond - Cancelled

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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 NE1 4EP
Thu 26 Mar 20

Pre-school Day - Cancelled

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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 NE1 4EP
Tue 24 Mar 20

Handel: Saul

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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 NE1 7RU
Sat 14 Mar 20

GLOW Tyneside

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Night Time walk to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society
Baltic Square NE8 3BA
Sat 14 Mar 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Seashore safari - Cancelled

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Join a ranger and members of the Coastal Conservation Group to search the rockpools along Souter’s shore. Discover salty sea creatures galore.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sat 14 Mar 20

Storytime for Dogs

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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 NE6 5AD
Sat 14 Mar 20

Whitley Bay & District Scouts Coffee Morning

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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 NE25 8PN
Sat 14 Mar 20

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Swan Lake at Sunderland Empire

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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 SR1 3EX
Thu 12 Mar 20

Samling Artist Programme Masterclass and Concert

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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 NE8 2JR
Sat 7 Mar 20

Sensory-friendly Sundays

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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 NE1 4EP
Fri 6 Mar 20

Gibside - Gibside Wildlife Group: Peatland Restoration & Climate Change

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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 NE16 6BG
Wed 4 Mar 20

seeds

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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 NE1 3DQ
Tue 3 Mar 20

Sensory-friendly Sundays

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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 NE1 4EP
Sun 1 Mar 20

Gibside - Choral evensong - Cancelled

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A service of prayers and psalms in the chapel. Gibside chapel was consecrated in 1812 and regular services have been held in the building since that date.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG
Sun 1 Mar 20

National Dance Company Wales present: KIN

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Dance that connects us It brings people, families, friends, clubs, teams, tribes and communities together.
Dance City, Newcastle NE1 4BR
Sat 29 Feb 20

Streisand: the Music, the Lady, the Legend

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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 TS23 2LJ
Sat 29 Feb 20

Dress-up Weekend

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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 NE1 2PQ
Sat 29 Feb 20

Dogs on the Catwalk Fundraising Event

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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 NE3 3HZ
Fri 28 Feb 20

Stress Free Living Course

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Stress Free Living (One Session)
Washington Centre Library Washington NE38 7RT
Sat 22 Feb 20

February Half Term activities

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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 NE1 4EP
Fri 21 Feb 20

Miranda Krestovnikoff’s World of Amazing Birds

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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 NE6 5AD
Fri 21 Feb 20

Family Silent Disco - Museum Safari

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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 NE2 4PT
Fri 21 Feb 20

Rose and Robin

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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 NE38 8AB
Fri 21 Feb 20

Make & Take

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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 NE1 8AG
Wed 19 Feb 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Bird crafts

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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 SR6 7NH
Wed 19 Feb 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Half term sports- Introduction to Nordic walking

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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 SR6 7NH
Tue 18 Feb 20

Gibside - February Half Term Snowdrop Planting

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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 NE16 6BG
Mon 17 Feb 20

Anger Management Course

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Overcoming Irritation, Frustration and Anger (One session)
Unit 7, The Beacon, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9PN
Mon 17 Feb 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Souter sports - Cancelled

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Have a go at outdoor games and mini-sports activities for all the family including football, badminton and archery.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Mon 17 Feb 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Build a bird box

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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 SR6 7NH
Mon 17 Feb 20

Washington Old Hall - February half term family fun

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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 NE38 7LE
Mon 17 Feb 20

Gibside - Great Run Local - Cancelled

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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 NE16 6BG
Sun 16 Feb 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Great Run Local - Cancelled

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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...
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sun 16 Feb 20

Holocaust Memorial Evening

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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 NE28 0EP
Sun 16 Feb 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Half term sports- Introduction to Geocaching

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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 SR6 7NH
Sun 16 Feb 20

Clem and Crab with Fiona Lumbers

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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 NE6 5AD
Sat 15 Feb 20

February Half Term at the Life Science Centre, Newcastle

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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 NE1 4EP
Sat 15 Feb 20

Gibside - parkrun - Cancelled

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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 NE16 6BG
Sat 15 Feb 20

Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Moth morning - Cancelled

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Get to know some of the creatures making a flying visit to Souter. Join wildlife experts to find and identify our moth and insect population, helping to build a picture of nature in South Tyneside.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland SR6 7NH
Sat 15 Feb 20

Anna Reay

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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 NE33 1ES
Fri 14 Feb 20

Gibside - History walk - Cancelled

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Join a history walk for a glimpse into the past. The vision of coal baron George Bowes, Gibside is one of the few surviving 18th century designed landscape gardens.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG
Fri 14 Feb 20

Gibside - History talk - Cancelled

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History talks give you a taste of Gibside’s past. There are 6 topics to hear about: George Bowes, Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Stables, Coal, the chapel and Gibside’s timeline.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead NE16 6BG
Fri 14 Feb 20

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