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2024 is going to be a massive year for events in NewcastleGateshead! Take a look at some of the highlights...

Starting off 2024, the ever popular NE1 Restaurant Week is taking place from the 15th until the 21st of January. Enjoy discounted menus at a range of eateries within the city centre. 

February will see the first ever National Stottie Cake Week take place from the 12th to 18th February 2024. The festival of bread is a week of celebrating the iconic North East Stottie Cake and is set to become a staple in the Geordie event calendar!

2024 in NewcastleGateshead will be a big one for runners with the first ever Gateshead Marathon taking place in May. The route will take runners past famous landmarks of Gateshead including Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Sage Gateshead, BALTIC, Tyne Bridge, Swing Bridge and finishes in the iconic Gateshead International Stadium. Later on in the year, the Great North Run will be taking place once more in September. The world's largest half marathon will welcome over 60,000 runners to take part in the city to sea race. 

The popular late night culture crawl The Late Shows will shine a light on the much loved cultural hubs of Newcastle and Gateshead in May 2024. Culture lovers will rejoice as The Laing Art Gallery has announced that it has been chosen as one of the twelve partner venue locations taking part in National Treasures, twelve displays of loaned paintings, all opening on May 10 2024, the 200th birthday of the National Gallery.

Northern Pride will brighten up summer in NewcastleGateshead with a celebration event in July with a festival taking place on the Town Moor.

The festive season in Newcastle Gateshead will be jam packed with markets, window reveals and much much more!

As always, we will be keeping you up to date on the biggest and best events of 2024, so keep an eye on our website!

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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
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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

Bob Olley's Oil Painting Series

February 19th 2024 to April 18th 2024

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Bob Olleys Oil Painting Series

King Coal

February 19th 2024 to April 18th 2024

Maximum 30 children per session...

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King Coal

The Female Form Through Time

February 19th 2024 to April 18th 2024

An online exhibition in association...

Exhibition
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Museum 2 Museum: Tyneside Cycle...

February 19th 2024 to April 18th 2024

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Museum Trails

February 19th to April 18th

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Museum 2 Museum: Tyneside Cycle Routes

February 19th to April 18th

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Museum 2 Museum Tyneside Cycle Routes

Spread your wings with the RAF Red...

February 19th to April 18th

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Spread your wings with the RAF Red Arrows

Roman Britain in Colour display

February 19th to April 18th

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Roman Britain in Colour display

Making Waves: Unlocking our Sound...

February 19th to April 18th

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Making Waves Unlocking our Sound Heritage

Where Did all the Animals Go?

February 19th to April 18th

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Where Did all the Animals Go

Making Waves: A History of Music...

February 19th to April 18th

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Making Waves A History of Music Technology in the Home

Mouse House

February 19th to April 18th

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Mouse House

Natural Northumbria Gallery

February 19th to April 18th

Exhibition
Natural Northumbria gallery

Roman Empire display

February 19th to April 18th

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Roman Empire display

Newcastle Story

February 19th to April 18th

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Newcastle Story

Story of the Tyne

February 19th to April 18th

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