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Tripawd Superdogs Exhibition

Our next exhibition in the ‘Inside Out Gallery’ at the Heritage Centre is by local photographer Sarah Loveland... more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Today to Sun 1 Sep

An Evening Of Clairyovance with Karen Dawson - Town End Farm WMC · Sunderland

An Evening Of Clairyovance with Karen Dawson Town End Farm WMC · Sunderland more >
Town End Farm Working mens Club, Bexhill Road, Sunderland, SR5 4QF
Thu 1 Aug

Ancestry with Anthea

Ever wanted to research your family history but don’t know where to start? Then come along to the next of our monthly ‘Ancestry with Anthea’ session..... more >
Land of Oak of Iron Heritage Centre Winlaton Mill NE21 6RU
Fri 2 Aug

Centre Stage NE presents Disney's FROZEN Jr

Revisit the magical kingdom of Arendelle as Disney's classic Frozen is presented in spectacular fashion live on stage!... more >
Cambrian Street, Jarrow NE32 3QN
Sat 3 Aug and Sun 4 Aug

Geology Walk in Land of Oak & Iron

Join Geologist Karl Egeland-Eriksen on another of his fascinating walks learning about how the different types of rock and the valley gorge were... more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Sun 11 Aug

The RSPB nature conservation

Our friends from the RSPB will be joining us again, outside the Heritage Centre with lots of information about the wonderful work they do... more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Wed 14 Aug, Wed 28 Aug

Circus Extreme

For a discount call the box office on 0203 375 3970 or online with Ticketmaster and quote ‘BIKES’ Must be booked at least 24 hours before showtime... more >
Nuns Moor NE4 5AH
Fri 23 Aug to Sun 1 Sep

Bark in the Park

Land of Oak & Iron is the perfect place to take your 4 legged friends for a walk – our Heritage Centre is dog friendly and we even have a doggie... more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Sat 24 Aug

Fellside Brass

We are really pleased to welcome Fellside Brass Quintet for relaxed live music playing in the Heritage Centre Courtyard (weather... more >
Land of Oak of Iron Heritage Centre Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill NE21 6RU
Sun 25 Aug

An Evening Of Clairyovance with Karen Dawson - Silksworth Comrades Club · Sunderland

An Evening Of Clairyovance with Karen Dawson - Silksworth Comrades Club · Sunderland more >
Silksworth Comrades Club, Athol grove, Sunderland, SR3 1ET
Tue 27 Aug

Bat Walk in Land of Oak & Iron

ur bat walks last year were such a great evening event and were fully booked - so we're hosting another one this year - book soon as the places... more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne. NE21 6RU
Wed 28 Aug

Friends of Red Kites Family Fun Day

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary since the first red kites were released in the lower Derwent Valley, the Friends of Red Kites (FoRK) are hosting a... more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon upon Tyne NE21 6RU
Thu 29 Aug

Live Music and Burger Evening

Our live music and food evenings are back at the Heritage Centre! Join us for an entertaining evening of fantastic live music and great food on the..... more >
Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre, Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon on Tyne NE21 6RU
Fri 30 Aug

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Sir John Falstaff, everyone's favourite Shakespearean sleazeball, has fallen on hard times. In order to fix his finances he plans to seduce the..... more >
St Gabriel’s Church NE6 5QN
Sat 31 Aug

Things to do around Tyne And Wear

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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