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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.

Head to North Tyneside's coast for big weekends of watersports, pop-up food and drink events and very special one-off live music shows when the North Sea Weekender kicks off on 26 July starting with The Big Dippa weekend.

Other not-to-be-missed events include an exciting Winter Festival with more information coming soon.