There are plenty of things to do all year round in NewcastleGateshead so plan your visit for bank holiday, summer holidays, firework displays and Christmas!
Start the year with a bang and watch the spectacular Midnight New Year’s Eve Fireworks display over NewcastleGateshead Quayside! Join us once again in February for a month of romance as city breakers find love in the city with events and romantic meals out with their valentine or, why not treat your mums to a special weekend in the North East to celebrate Mother’s Day in March?
Families are invited to enjoy a holiday in NewcastleGateshead during the school holidays when the top attractions and free museums pack their event programmes with exciting and interactive activities. When spring arrives why not head out to the parks and gardens to enjoy the fresh air or take part in Easter Egg hunts and spring-themed family-friendly events right across the North East?
The Easter four-day weekend is the perfect opportunity for a city break in NewcastleGateshead where visitors can tuck into tasty street food at By The River Co’s Hawker Market or take part in Wylam Brewery’s famed food battle events. Spend your bank holiday weekends in NewcastleGateshead exploring the breweries and beer gardens or let your hair down at live music events at the bars and clubs in the region.
As the sun begins to shine and the evenings grow longer and lighter – so festival season re-emerges for another year. So does the NE1 Quayside Seaside which brings the holiday vibes to the Newcastle banks of the River Tyne.
Twice a year, enjoy the delights of Newcastle’s burgeoning restaurant scene during NE1’s famous Restaurant Week or head into Newcastle’s cultural quarter, Ouseburn to find out what happens in the many creative artist studios that inhabit the Valley as part of Ouseburn Open Studios.
Halloween and Bonfire Night punctuate the autumn months in NewcastleGateshead with a diverse range of toe-curlingly scary events for adults and children alike as well as firework displays worthy of a hearty oooh and ahhhh.
Is it that time again already? Plan your festive visit to NewcastleGateshead and enjoy a Christmas city break overflowing with Christmas markets, outdoor ice skating, pantos and festive performances as well as the much-anticipated reveal of Fenwick Newcastle’s iconic Christmas window.
November 6th 2023 to December 24th 2023
6 Nov 2023 to 24 Dec 2023
Newcastle City Centre
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October 25th 2023 to October 25th 2023
25 Oct 2023 to 25 Oct 2023
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October 28th 2023 to November 5th 2023
28 Oct 2023 to 5 Nov 2023
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November 3rd 2023 to November 3rd 2023
3 Nov 2023 to 3 Nov 2023
Newcastle City Centre
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December 20th 2023
20 Dec 2023 to 20 Dec 2023
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October 31st 2023
31 Oct 2023 to 31 Oct 2023
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September 24th 2023 to December 31st 2023
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October 31st 2023 to October 31st 2023
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December 2nd 2023 to December 3rd 2023
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November 10th 2023
10 Nov 2023 to 10 Nov 2023
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November 24th 2023 to November 25th 2023
24 Nov 2023 to 25 Nov 2023
Gosforth Musical Society presents The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde's classic play takes on...
September 17th 2024
17 Sep 2024 to 17 Sep 2024
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September 30th 2023 to October 31st 2023
30 Sep 2023 to 31 Oct 2023
Three hundred years after they were sentenced to die in Salem, a trio of witches...
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October 20th 2023
20 Oct 2023 to 20 Oct 2023
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November 4th 2023 to November 4th 2023
4 Nov 2023 to 4 Nov 2023
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March 10th 2024 to March 11th 2024
10 Mar 2024 to 11 Mar 2024
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September 24th 2023 to October 15th 2023
24 Sep 2023 to 15 Oct 2023
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