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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 winter of events is waiting for you!

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

Join us at Hexham Abbey from September 29th to November 11th for Museum of the Moon, a mesmerising experience with Luke Jerram's incredible lunar artwork, a breathtaking six-meter diameter display that seamlessly blends lunar imagery and moonlight. Immerse yourself in the celestial atmosphere, enhanced by a captivating surround sound composition by the award-winning composer Dan Jones—it's an event you won't want to miss!

Get ready for a winter wonderland of festivities in Newcastle, Northumberland, and North Tyneside! Stay tuned for exciting details about an upcoming winter festival featuring an array of delightful events to warm your heart and brighten the season.

Catch all the action - Get the WWT App for 10% off admission!
Catch all the action - Get the WWT App for 10% off admission!