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Events landing page Discover the 55-56° North events taking place across Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside in 2022.

2022 is going to be a BIG year for events in NewcastleGateshead!

Highlights include world-class rugby in October when the Rugby League World Cup roars into toon. Lindisfarne Gospels and Hadrian's Wall 1900 Festival will shine a light on the North East's rich heritage and centuries-long relationship with art, culture, history and spirituality. A new story for the region will be woven in a series of outdoor, after-dark events during February and March, before culminating in a spectacular finale in Newcastle. While UK Pride will FINALLY brighten up summer in NewcastleGateshead with a celebration event in July.

Discover the 55-56° North events taking place in 2022.

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NewcastleGateshead is the place to be for unmissable events. Look no further for your up-to-date guide of what’s on in Newcastle, Gateshead and the North East from live music, festivals, world-class sporting events, showstopping theatre and comedy nights that will
keep you laughing for days.

Whether you’re looking for something to do tonight, this weekend or later in the year - plan your visit to the North East around what’s on at the many attractions and venues across the region. Gather your friends, families and loved ones and make memories, share new experiences and take part in a wide range of activities across NewcastleGateshead.

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Search our calendar of events in the North East and find your next night out with your friends to conquer cocktail making. Try your hand at a workshop to learn a new skill. Discover the deep-rooted heritage that runs through the region on a guided tour or explore the unexpected at unique events and activities. An ever-changing programme of exhibitions and events unfold throughout the year at the museums, art galleries and visitor attractions in NewcastleGateshead for children and adults alike.

As the seasons change, so do the events in NewcastleGateshead. From sunshine-fuelled summer festivals and outdoor theatre to festive workshops and open-air ice rinks - you can just keep on coming back!

Be that friend who is always in the know about the not-to-be-missed events in NewcastleGateshead that everyone will be talking about!

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Upcoming Events

Roman Empire display

October 4th 2022 to December 2nd 2022

Tucked away at the end of...

Exhibition
Roman Empire display

Making Waves: Unlocking our Sound...

October 4th 2022 to December 2nd 2022

Watch and listen to Unlocking Our...

Exhibition
Making Waves: Unlocking our Sound Heritage

Newcastle in Watercolours

October 4th 2022 to December 2nd 2022

Please note, this exhibition will be...

Exhibition
Newcastle in Watercolours

Planetarium

October 4th 2022 to December 2nd 2022

Have you ever wondered how the...

Exhibition
Planetarium

Other Events

Roman Britain in Colour display

October 4th to December 2nd

Exhibition
Roman Britain in Colour display

Turbinia

October 4th to December 2nd

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Turbinia

Lindisfarne Gospels

October 4th to December 3rd

Exhibition
Lindisfarne Gospels

Frontier Voices: In Arcadia et Ego

October 4th to December 23rd

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Frontier Voices: In Arcadia et Ego

Where Did all the Animals Go?

October 4th to December 2nd

Exhibition
Where Did all the Animals Go?

Living Planet gallery

October 4th to December 2nd

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Living Planet gallery

Spread your wings with the RAF Red...

October 4th to December 2nd

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Spread your wings with the RAF Red Arrows

Mouse House

October 4th to December 2nd

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Mouse House

Natural Northumbria gallery

October 4th to December 2nd

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Natural Northumbria gallery

Seshepenmehyt: Into the Afterlife

October 4th to February 19th

Exhibition
February Half Term at Great North Museum Hancock

The Female Form Through Time

October 4th to December 2nd

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The Female Form Through Time

Treasures from the Shipley Art Gallery...

October 4th to December 2nd

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Treasures from the Shipley Art Gallery Collection

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