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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.

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UK Pride Festival Newcastle 2022

22 Jul 2022 to 24 Jul 2022

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28 May 2021 to 30 May 2021

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31 May 2021

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The Late Shows

14 May 2021 to 16 May 2021

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Summertyne Americana Festival

17 Jul 2021 to 18 Jul 2021

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28 Aug 2021 to 28 Aug 2021

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Puppet School for Teens

27 Feb 2021 to 17 Apr 2021

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16 Jan 2021 to 27 Mar 2021

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Puppet School for Kids!

16 Jan 2021 to 27 Mar 2021

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Online Festival: Northern Pride 2021

24 Jul 2021 to 24 Jul 2021

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Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2020

8 Jul 2021 to 11 Jul 2021

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Lindisfarne Festival 2021

2 Sep 2021 to 5 Sep 2021

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