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Festivals Summertyne Festival SummerTyne Festival, Sage Gateshead. Image: Victoria Wai

NewcastleGateshead is fast becoming a hub for top-quality, live music festivals

But is there a better place to experience an exhilarating music festival than in Newcastle - the home of vibrant nightlife?

This is Tomorrow Festival  hosted over two days during the late May Bank Holiday at Exhibition Park is the place to be for heart-thumping live music from headline stars. While Hit the North Festival sees music fans stroll through Newcastle from gig to gig and soak up some of the best music from a wide range of acts and genres. Gateshead Jazz Festival and Summertyne Americana Festival are two staples in Sage Gateshead’s event calendar and offer fans of jazz and country music a chance to experience the very best musicians perform live in Gateshead.

Festivals The Late Shows The Late Shows cultural festival across NewcastleGateshead each May.

Further afield in Northumberland – the summer festival season continues with Corbridge Festival and Lindisfarne Festival giving music fans another excuse to soak up the sunshine and experience world-class live music in stunning surroundings.

Family-friendly festivals such as Maps Festival, which typically takes place at cultural venues across Newcastle and Gateshead in February half term, is the little dash of colour, sparkle and creativity that will leave the whole family smiling.

Newcastle Mela takes place every August bank holiday and is a free, family-friendly festival celebrating Asian culture. The popular multi-cultural festival includes live music, dancing, entertainment and plenty of great food. 

Don’t miss Pride Festival  each year in Newcastle and this year, join the even bigger and better UK Pride which will be hosted in the city for the first time. Celebrate LGBTQ+ culture with performances, events for all the family, talks and events showcasing all the colours of the rainbow.

There’s a festival for everyone in NewcastleGateshead from literary festivals in the shape of Newcastle Noir to the ultimate culture festival, The Late Shows, and Rockliffe Hall’s artisan Food Festival. Newcastle also hosted it’s very first Improv comedy festival in 2019 which will be chuckling its way back on the scene in 2021.

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23 Jul 2021 to 25 Jul 2021

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28 May 2021 to 30 May 2021

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31 May 2021

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14 May 2021 to 16 May 2021

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17 Jul 2021 to 18 Jul 2021

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31 May 2020

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Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2020

8 Jul 2021 to 11 Jul 2021

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18 Oct 2020

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5 Nov 2020

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Corbridge Festival 2021

2 Jul 2021 to 3 Jul 2021

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Cancelled for 2020 Newcastle Mela

25 Aug 2020 to 26 Aug 2020

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Battle of the Burger

28 Aug 2020 to 29 Aug 2020

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