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Discover unmissable events in Newcastle and beyond!

55/56° North celebrates a range of cultural and heritage events taking place in the region and you're invited!

Buckle up because Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside are packed with unmissable events including family- friendly festivals, memory-making cultural moments and exhilarating sporting activities which will get your heart racing.

55-56° North is supported by the North of Tyne Combined Authority


An action packed summer of events is waiting for you!

Clear your diary because there's an event for everyone taking place this summer across Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside.

Get ready for a day of fun, excitement and adventure for all the family because Morpeth Fair Day is back! This year will see an extravaganza of events take over the town on June 10th and 11th, culminating with the much-loved Morpeth Fair Day.

Northern Pride returns to Newcastle's Town Moor over the weekend of 22-23 July. From celebration to activism, to meeting up with old friends and making new ones, this is a weekend for all generations, all LGBTQIA+ representations and allies.

Other not to be missed events include Mouth of the Tyne Festival Collective, NOVUM, North Sea Weekender and Great North Run Friday Events with more information coming soon.