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Summer seasonal events

Summer is a wonderful time to visit NewcastleGateshead...

...with a whole host of events to take part in and enjoy whether you're relaxing on a staycation or experiencing NewcastleGateshead for the first time. Must-visit attractions ramp up their summer programme for families looking for a day out in NewcastleGateshead too.

Summer is festival season and you're spoilt from choice in the North East with music festivals like This is Tomorrow, SummerTyne Festival and Mouth of the Tyne Festival.  Experience the thrill of theatre with outdoor performances against the backdrop of stunning parks and gardens around the region or sample a wealth of flavours at food festivals and culture events like Newcastle Mela Festival.

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Northern Pride is a big feature on the summer event's calendar adding colour to the streets of Newcastle in July each year. 

Get outdoors and explore attractions, parks and gardens that reopen especially for the spring - summer season including Alnwick Castle in Northumberland where Potter fans can perfect their broomstick flying skills. Or explore the North Tyneside coastline with unique events like Sunrise Kayaking followed by breakfast at Riley's Fish Shack thanks to CBK's Adventure Co

Wander the city centre and along the iconic Quayside during the summer months and see the city come alive thanks to NE1's Summer in the City. Pull up a deckchair and experience free, outdoor cinema at NE1 Screen on the Green, book a range of activities for families between 9.30-11.30am at Urban Garden on Newcastle Quayside or head down to the Quayside to have a go on the illuminated see-saw. There will be new art, installations, park areas, guided tours and activities galore.

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Mr Stink in Jesmond Dene

31 Jul 2021 to 31 Jul 2021


POSTPONED Loosefest 2021

31 Jul 2021 to 31 Jul 2021


Family Arts Festival

27 Jul 2021 to 2 Sep 2021


Passion For The Planet

23 Jul 2021 to 3 Aug 2021


Family Fun at Urban Garden Newcastle...

17 Jul 2021 to 5 Sep 2021


Art in Action Trail

2 Jun 2021 to 1 Oct 2021


Back to the Future - Guided Walk of...

17 Apr 2021 to 18 Dec 2021


Mighty Dub Fest

30 Jul 2021 to 1 Aug 2021


The Walk - Newcastle

10 May 2021 to 6 Dec 2021


Summer Sport Screened Live at Central...

1 May 2021 to 31 Aug 2021

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