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Peter Pan

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Hook your seats early for the North East’s biggest and most spectacular pantomime and join the record-breaking trio of Clive, Danny & Chris for an unmissable adventure to ...

Sunset Boulevard

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

One of the all-time great musicals, Sunset Boulevard is a compelling story of romance and obsession, based on Billy Wilder’s legendary film, with Don Black and Christopher ...

Tap Factory

Empire, Sunderland

TAP FACTORY is a fun, rhythm-based theatre show showcasing urban tap dance and percussion, comedy and acrobatics. Creator and director Vincent Pausanias built an entertaining ...

Opera North / Trouble in Tahiti & Trial by Jury

Theatre Royal, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

In 1950s suburbia, Sam and Dinah appear to have the perfect life in their little white house. But their growing detachment exposes a mutual feeling that they are trapped in a life ...

Sage, Gateshead

Welcoming an entire world under one roof as we prepare to travel between cuisines and cultures, sampling food and delicacies, spices and sounds. All aboard as we take flight for one weekend, with a one way ticket to experience the finest food and drink from across the region and beyond. Calling upon world favourites, home made secrets, and

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 12:00

Location: Sage, St Mary's Square, Gateshead, NE82JR

101 Years of British Art

Gallagher and Turner, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

The art produced in Britain over the last century defies easy definition or classification. It spans the portraits of Augustus John and Clare Winsten, who embraced post-impressionism in the 1910s, the neo-romantic landscapes of John Minton and Keith Vaughan, reflecting on the aftermath of the Second World War, and the eye-catching imagery of

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: Gallagher and Turner, 30 St Mary's Place, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE17PQ

Son of a Preacher Man

Empire, Sunderland

Three broken hearts, one Soho hang-out, and the only man who could ever help them... Welcome to the Preacher Man, the swinging Soho joint where the kids used to dance the night away and dared to dream of love, while the legendary owner, The Preacher Man himself, dispensed advice to cure the loneliest of hearts. Only, that was a long time ago and

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Empire, High Street West, Sunderland, SR13EX

Live Theatre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

A story with no ending; a chance meeting with one man changes the lives of two women forever. Now they both live trying to predict the unpredictable. Rattle Snake is an epic tale, based on real life stories of women who have faced and survived coercive controlling domestic abuse. From Thursday, September 21 (until September 30) Not on 24 / 25

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Live Theatre, Broad Chare, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE13DQ

Arts Centre, Washington

Join The Mimic Man Cal Halbert on a mission he has chosen to accept, to reach as many impressions as possible in one hour. A show filled with voices, stand up and a musical number or two.. OK maybe three! After the success of Britain's Got Talent in 2016 Cal Halbert brings his latest show to the Arts Centre Washington. On Friday, September 22,

Category: Comedy
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Arts Centre, Biddick Lane, Washington, NE388AB

Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Tyne Theatre Productions present: West Side Story. From Wednesday, September 20 (until September 23) Daily 7.30pm + 2.30pm Sat Matinee

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Tyne Theatre & Opera House, 109-119 Westgate Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14AG

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

An exhibition spanning the lifework of one of the most distinctive British artists of the 20th century. Paul Nash (1889 –1946) was one of the most distinctive British artists of the 20th century and was a key figure in British Surrealism. His art forged an important new connection between surreal and mystical ideas and the English landscape.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18JA

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

This exhibition of the Laing’s watercolour collection will take you on a journey through three centuries and increasingly distant parts of the world, starting from a scene of Newcastle. (until December 17)

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Laing Art Gallery, New Bridge Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE18JA

Fish & Chips

South Shields ferry landing, South Shields

(2 hour trip) Indulge in some finger-licking fish and chips (cod bites for children) as you watch the Tyne sail by, and listen to an informative taped commentary about the history of our local river. Your fish and chips can be enjoyed straight from the box as you roam the boat at your leisure and take in the views of the river. A great way to

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 14:00-16:00

Location: South Shields ferry landing, Ferry Street, South Shields, NE33 1JR

After Midnight unplugged

Porters Cafe & Music Bar, North Shields

Mike Hall and Dave Robson from well-known local band After Midnight will be taking time off from their Classic Clapton Tour to perform a rare acoustic set at Porters Café & Music Bar on Friday 22 Sept. Tickets £7.00. Tel: 0191 258 6100 during opening hours. Porters is not usually open in the evening unless there is a gig on. Their

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 20:00-22:30

Location: Porters Cafe & Music Bar, Tynemouth Station, North Shields, NE30 4RE

Medieval Banquet

Blackfriars Restauarnt, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

To mark the Autumn Equinox and 800 years since the Dominicans Order was established, Blackfriars will host an authentic medieval banquet served by monks and town wenches! Arrive in medieval costume and enjoy a delicious communal banquet 'with thy neighbour'. The Dominican Black Friars are delighted to welcome honourable dignitaries, townsfolk of

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 19:00-22:00

Location: Blackfriars Restauarnt, Blackfriars Restaurant , Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 4XN

Digital Makings exhibition

Caedmon Hall, Central Library, Gateshead

Over the last year, Gateshead Council’s Libraries and Culture Team have brought you Digital Makings, a programme of participatory digital arts activities. We’ve had workshops, talks and lots of events to inspire and opportunities to learn something new. This exhibition highlights some of the artwork created during the year showcasing our

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Caedmon Hall, Central Library, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE84LN

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

NGCA presents the national premiere of Chad McCail's near 100-foot long drawing 'Liars of Earth'. McCail's parable has a political twist in the tale, presenting a world in which ordinary people are able to overturn the malign rule of monstrous giants. Across a vast landscape that encompasses all of the institutions that shape us, McCail explores

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR60GL

Tyneside Cinema's Northern Stars Documentary Academy

Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Young people in the North East get the chance to take part once again in an award-winning filmmaking programme this summer as Tyneside Cinema opens applications for its fifth annual Northern Stars Documentary Academy. The Cinema is looking for enthusiastic young people aged 15-18 from across the North East to take part. The programme is

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Tyneside Cinema, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 6QG

Little Landmarks

Museum and Art Gallery, South Shields

See ten familiar South Shields landmarks, from the old to the very new, rebuilt in miniature with LEGO®. Also, see if you can spot local characters among the LEGO® Minifigures.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Museum and Art Gallery, Ocean Road, South Shields, NE332JA

Life Science Centre, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Little Bear returns in an enchanting new planetarium show especially for under 7s. In her latest adventure, Little Bear encounters a lost polar bear and using her knowledge of the stars, guides her new friend home. From Sunday, July 23 (until January 5, 2018) Mon-Sat 10.00am-6.00pm, Sun 11.00am-6.00pm

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: Life Science Centre, Times Square, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE14EP

Jewellery: Wearable Glass

National Glass Centre, Sunderland

an exhibition of newly commissioned glass jewellery, made through exciting new collaborations between four glass artists and eight jewellers. Glass jewellery has a history going back to the Ancient Egyptians. In the 19th and early 20th the artist Rene Lalique used glass to make jewellery but more recently the use of glass in jewellery by artists

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR60GL

Sunderland Pride Centre LGBT+  Drop In and Support Group

Sunderland Pride Centre, Sunderland

Drop in and Support Group for LGBT+ community. Come along and join us for a cup of tea or coffee. Make new friends and chat in a friendly environment

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: 13:00-15:00

Location: Sunderland Pride Centre, 8 Bridge House, Sunderland, SR1 1TE

Companion Pieces

Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

To celebrate 100 years since the Gallery doors opened to the public to present the Shipley’s bequest collection, and 40 years since the first items were purchased to build the now nationally important contemporary craft collection, the Shipley Art Gallery presents a new showcase exhibition. Companion Pieces brings together different parts of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE84JB



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