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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

eek! Week WWT

October 1st 2022 to October 31st 2022

Discover an eekciting world in Washington...

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Hidden Stories: We Are the...

October 2nd 2022 to November 28th 2022

Working with artist Shiori Naruse, a...

Exhibition
Hidden Stories: We Are the Pelicans Exhibition

Lindisfarne Gospels

October 2nd 2022 to December 3rd 2022

The Lindisfarne Gospels return to the...

Exhibition
Lindisfarne Gospels

City Highlights -- A Daily Walking...

October 2nd 2022 to October 31st 2022

What better way than a walking...

Heritage
City Highlights -- A Daily Walking Tour with Newcastle City Guides

Other Events

Making Waves: A History of Music...

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Making Waves: A History of Music Technology in the Home

Planetarium

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Planetarium

Story of the Tyne

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Story of the Tyne

Tyneside Challenge

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Tyneside Challenge

Frontier Voices: In Arcadia et Ego

October 2nd to December 23rd

Exhibition
Frontier Voices: In Arcadia et Ego

Working Lives

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Working Lives

Living Planet gallery

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Living Planet gallery

Roman Britain in Colour display

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Roman Britain in Colour display

Turbinia

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Turbinia

Mouse House

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Mouse House

Where Did all the Animals Go?

October 2nd to November 25th

Exhibition
Where Did all the Animals Go?

Seshepenmehyt: Into the Afterlife

October 2nd to February 19th

Exhibition
February Half Term at Great North Museum Hancock

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