What do you want to do?

Filter your results


Loading entries...

Art and Culture Grey Street Grainger Town SECONDARY 1 Grey Street, Newcastle

If you’re looking for art and culture, then Newcastle and Gateshead should be at the top of your list for a city break. 

Explore the city's diverse range of cultural activities from free museums and art galleries to a lively music scene and showstopping theatre experiences.

You will not be short of things to do in Newcastle and Gateshead – a region oozing with art, culture and heritage. 

Art and culture Sage Gateshead SECONDARY Sage Gateshead

Every trip should include ticking off the must-see cultural hotspots and attractions. Stroll along Grey Street to admire the famous architecture, sit at the feet of the Angel of the North or gaze up at the spire of Newcastle Cathedral. The beauty of Newcastle is its compact city centre which means that you can eat, sleep and experience a wealth of cultural activities without having to travel far.

Take in the striking sweep of Sage Gateshead which cuts an imposing figure overlooking the Quayside. Pop into the music venue for lunch in their café while you choose from a packed programme of live performance which take place throughout the year.

Art and culture BALTIC art gallery SECONDARY hannah lambert BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quayside

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is also on the Gateshead banks of the River Tyne and is a free art gallery with a rolling programme of exhibitions and events for all ages. Located inside a re-purposed flour mill, BALTIC is also a great place for a cuppa at their onsite café. Visitors can take the glass lift to BALTIC’s viewing platform for a great vantage point across NewcastleGateshead ideal for your Instagram photos!

Enjoy pre-show dining at Mckenna’s at Northern Stage or seasonal exhibitions at The Biscuit Factory where art becomes something you can take home. Theatre, performance and comedy take place all year round at award-winning venues in NewcastleGateshead showcasing original productions, award-winning West End blockbusters and RSC must-sees. 

Featured entries in Art & Culture


Hatton Gallery

Hatton Gallery will reopen in Autumn...

Things To Do

Victoria Tunnel Virtual Tour

15 Nov 2020 to 6 Dec 2020

Victoria Tunnel in Ouseburn have launched...


River Escapes

Explore Newcastle and Gateshead from a...

Things To Do

Auckland Castle

Following extensive discussions - the Auckland...

Things To Do

More Content in Art & Culture

Virtual Tours: Explore...

Victoria Tunnel Virtual Tour

15 Nov 2020 to 6 Dec 2020


Tom Stoddart - Extraordinary Women

26 Sep 2020 to 12 Dec 2020


Things to do in Ouseburn for Art...

The Night Before Christmas

3 Dec 2020 to 20 Dec 2020


The Making of Husbands: Christina...

19 Sep 2020 to 21 Feb 2021


The Emperor's New Clothes

12 Dec 2020 to 31 Dec 2020


Sage Live 2020

23 Oct 2020 to 5 Dec 2020

Live Music

River Escapes

Art & Culture

Pantomimes and shows that are happening...

Mushroom Works

Art & Culture


7 Nov 2020 to 23 Jan 2021

1 2 3 Next Page
Click tags to explore
Pantomimes and shows that are happening this Christmas
Entertainment Pantomimes and shows that are happening this Christmas
02 November 2020

If you’re looking for Christmas family and adult only events in Newcastle, Gateshead and the North East then you're in luck, there are a whole range of side-splitting, festive pantos and performances tailored for children, families and adults. There are classic pantomimes, new performances, theatre for the kids and shows for the big kids at popular venues across the North East which run throughout the festive season.

2020 a year of anniversaries: Who is celebrating in the North East?
Entertainment 2020 a year of anniversaries: Who is celebrating in the North East?
01 May 2020

2020 is a year packed with anniversaries and birthdays at major venues and attractions right across the North East, here are some you don't want to miss!

Virtual Tours: Explore NewcastleGateshead Despite Lockdown!
Art & Culture Virtual Tours: Explore NewcastleGateshead Despite Lockdown!
02 April 2020

Experience art and culture in Newcastle and Gateshead during the coronavirus lockdown with these virtual tours of museums, attractions and galleries in the North East that you can watch from your sofa!

Getting Around Newcastle on the Metro: A Weird and Wonderful History
Art & Culture Getting Around Newcastle on the Metro: A Weird and Wonderful History
10 January 2020

To celebrate their 40th birthday, we dug out some top facts about the Metro as well as some weird and wonderful moments from the past four decades.


You May Also Like