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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

Winter Wonderland Newcastle...

November 17th 2022 to December 24th 2022

The Big Wish LTD and J&R...

Family
Racecourse Winter Wonderland

Santa's Grotto and the Return of...

November 17th 2022 to December 25th 2022

Following its success last year, Metrocentre...

Family
Metrocentre Christmas Grotto 2022 1

Newcastle Christmas Market 2022

November 19th 2022 to December 23rd 2022

Newcastle's Christmas Market returns to Newcastle...

Seasonal
Newcastle Christmas Market Traders Map

Christmas in the Victoria Tunnel...

November 27th 2022 to December 18th 2022

The Christmas Victoria Tunnel tours are...

Family
Christmas Victoria Tunnel

Other Events

Festive Afternoon Tea in in The...

November 28th to January 1st

Foodie
Alnwick Christmas

Winter Light Trail at Alnwick Garden

November 28th to January 1st

Seasonal
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From St Nicholas to Santa Claus

December 2nd to February 2nd

Heritage
Newcastle Cathedral Christmas Extravaganza

Elf Express

December 3rd to December 24th

Family
Elf Express

Wreath Making at Beamish Hall

December 5th to December 12th

Masterclass
C Hristmas wreath making

Christmas at Life - family fun for a...

December 6th to January 8th

Family
Christmas at Life - family fun for a festive fiver!

From St Nicholas to Santa Claus

December 6th to February 2nd

Heritage
From St Nicholas to Santa Claus

Ade Adesina - Phantom

December 6th to January 31st

Entertainment
Ade Adesina - Phantom

Planetarium

December 6th to February 4th

Exhibition
Planetarium

Tyneside Challenge

December 6th to February 4th

Exhibition
Tyneside Challenge

Treasures from the Shipley Art Gallery...

December 6th to February 4th

Exhibition
Treasures from the Shipley Art Gallery Collection

The Blaydon Races

December 6th to February 4th

Exhibition
The Blaydon Races

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