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

NewcastleGateshead is fast becoming a hub for high-energy, live music festivals.

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 to kick off summer festival season with 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 respectively, 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 in Newcastle's Exhibition Park. The popular multi-cultural festival includes live music, dancing, entertainment and plenty of great food.

Don’t miss Pride Festival each year in Newcastle which grows with vibrancy, variety and good vibes with every event. 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, as well as the return of the North East International Film Festival in November 2021. Newcastle also hosted it’s very first Improv comedy festival in 2019 which will be chuckling its way back on the scene in 2021.

Lindisfarne Festival Image by Joe Costigan

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