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Events in Northumberland & North East

Below is a list of events taking place across the region, courtesy of www.whatsonnortheast.com. Click on any event heading to go to details about location, date, time and cost, if any. Contact www.whatsonnortheast.com directly to submit your event and if it is in one of the categories below it will be picked up by our site.

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REVIEW:It’s a Wonderful Life – The Gala Theatre Durham

By Gemma Corking As a self proclaimed Christmas fanatic I can’t believe that It’s a Wonderful Life has escaped my festivities for so long.  I should have embraced Frank Capra’s classic much sooner, as I left the theatre knowing that I had been missing out on the ultimate Christmas film for more years than I …

PREVIEW: Shrek the musical

Following a record-breaking UK and Ireland Tour, the smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life! Leading the cast as beloved swamp-dwelling ogre ‘Shrek’ is Steffan Harri, having previously starred in the original UK tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL®, and Call the Midwife star Laura Main who plays ‘Princess Fiona’ at Sunderland and selected venues. Marcus Ayton stars as Shrek’s wisecracking sidekick …

PREVIEW: Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Ball

This year, for one night only, Wynyard Hall is bringing our Christmas Party Night back to the main Hall for a truly exclusive experience with a glamorous 1920’s theme- £89 per person. Taking place in the Mirror Room, Ballroom & Conservatory Champagne and Canapes on arrival 3-course dinner Live band, DJ and entertainment Free parking …

Great songs, wonderful sets and a flying wicked queen – the only thing green about this show will be the envy of people who don’t go and see it.

Review by Andrew Bramfitt- It’s funny how some traditions live long and strong, year after year.  Take Panto season, which is here again (oh yes it is); the usually demure and sedate theatre-going audiences are suddenly turned into, and accompanied by, screaming kids sporting all manner of flashing appendages; the knowing whispers when an actor misses a line …

PREVIEW: This is Tomorrow Huge Quayside Music Festival To Launch in Newcastle Spring 2018

Would you love to see Catfish and the Bottleman, Little Comets and more at This is Tomorrow? Now you can, will a fantastic line up and night ahead for Newcastle River banks. Catfish And The Bottlemen have been revealed as the headliner of a new music festival, This is Tomorrow, set to launch on the banks of …

PREVIEW: Bear & Butterfly @ The Hullabaloo

From now until the 31st, the Hullabaloo in Darlington will be showing the Bear and the Butterfly, a 50-minute show suitable for the whole family. Bear likes peace and quiet. Other folk are bothering and Bear does not like to be bothered. One day, as Bear is sitting comfortably sipping his tea, deep in the branches …

Preview: Robinson Crusoe

From the team that brought you the Gala Theatre’s biggest-selling pantomime ever Jack and the Beanstalk comes the swashbuckling tale of Robinson Crusoe. Get ready to set sail into a nautical world of hilarity and adventure, as we join Robinson Crusoe (Jamie Brown) on his quest to find adventure, romance and the fabled Pearl of Wisdom. Helped along the …

Review: Darlington Operatic Society show

By Andrew Bramfitt Welcome Home The perfect blend of old and new is an ideal way to celebrate the opening of Darlington’s New  Hippodrome. Throughout history there have always been great double acts; partnerships which seem forged in perfect harmony and inseparable regardless of time, culture or changing tastes .  For many years, Darlington Operatic …

PREVIEW: TONIGHT – Breaking Down The Barriers North East Festival Unveils New Live Music Campaign For Disabled Musicians

Organiser Alistair McDonald will host “Chase Park Presents” at the Cluny 2 on Monday 27th November on the back of another memorable Chase Park Festival this summer and will feature one of the event’s on-going star attractions, the electronic outfit, The Soundbeam Band, whose members happen to have disabilities.   The event – which is set to …

PREVIEW: Christmas lights switch on @ Manor Walks

Manor Walks Cramlington is inviting you to join its illuminating seasonal celebrations on Saturday 25th November between 10am and 4pm. The event, held in association with Heart FM and Cramlington Town Council, will feature a wide variety of festive family fun for all ages, including live music from brass and steel bands, mesmerising light-up stilt …

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REVIEW:It’s a Wonderful Life – The Gala Theatre Durham

By Gemma Corking As a self proclaimed Christmas fanatic I can’t believe that It’s a Wonderful Life has escaped my festivities for so long.  I should have embraced Frank Capra’s classic much sooner, as I left the theatre knowing that I had been missing out on the ultimate Christmas film for more years than I …

PREVIEW: Shrek the musical

Following a record-breaking UK and Ireland Tour, the smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life! Leading the cast as beloved swamp-dwelling ogre ‘Shrek’ is Steffan Harri, having previously starred in the original UK tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL®, and Call the Midwife star Laura Main who plays ‘Princess Fiona’ at Sunderland and selected venues. Marcus Ayton stars as Shrek’s wisecracking sidekick …

PREVIEW: Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Ball

This year, for one night only, Wynyard Hall is bringing our Christmas Party Night back to the main Hall for a truly exclusive experience with a glamorous 1920’s theme- £89 per person. Taking place in the Mirror Room, Ballroom & Conservatory Champagne and Canapes on arrival 3-course dinner Live band, DJ and entertainment Free parking …

Great songs, wonderful sets and a flying wicked queen – the only thing green about this show will be the envy of people who don’t go and see it.

Review by Andrew Bramfitt- It’s funny how some traditions live long and strong, year after year.  Take Panto season, which is here again (oh yes it is); the usually demure and sedate theatre-going audiences are suddenly turned into, and accompanied by, screaming kids sporting all manner of flashing appendages; the knowing whispers when an actor misses a line …

PREVIEW: This is Tomorrow Huge Quayside Music Festival To Launch in Newcastle Spring 2018

Would you love to see Catfish and the Bottleman, Little Comets and more at This is Tomorrow? Now you can, will a fantastic line up and night ahead for Newcastle River banks. Catfish And The Bottlemen have been revealed as the headliner of a new music festival, This is Tomorrow, set to launch on the banks of …

PREVIEW: Bear & Butterfly @ The Hullabaloo

From now until the 31st, the Hullabaloo in Darlington will be showing the Bear and the Butterfly, a 50-minute show suitable for the whole family. Bear likes peace and quiet. Other folk are bothering and Bear does not like to be bothered. One day, as Bear is sitting comfortably sipping his tea, deep in the branches …

Preview: Robinson Crusoe

From the team that brought you the Gala Theatre’s biggest-selling pantomime ever Jack and the Beanstalk comes the swashbuckling tale of Robinson Crusoe. Get ready to set sail into a nautical world of hilarity and adventure, as we join Robinson Crusoe (Jamie Brown) on his quest to find adventure, romance and the fabled Pearl of Wisdom. Helped along the …

Review: Darlington Operatic Society show

By Andrew Bramfitt Welcome Home The perfect blend of old and new is an ideal way to celebrate the opening of Darlington’s New  Hippodrome. Throughout history there have always been great double acts; partnerships which seem forged in perfect harmony and inseparable regardless of time, culture or changing tastes .  For many years, Darlington Operatic …

PREVIEW: TONIGHT – Breaking Down The Barriers North East Festival Unveils New Live Music Campaign For Disabled Musicians

Organiser Alistair McDonald will host “Chase Park Presents” at the Cluny 2 on Monday 27th November on the back of another memorable Chase Park Festival this summer and will feature one of the event’s on-going star attractions, the electronic outfit, The Soundbeam Band, whose members happen to have disabilities.   The event – which is set to …

PREVIEW: Christmas lights switch on @ Manor Walks

Manor Walks Cramlington is inviting you to join its illuminating seasonal celebrations on Saturday 25th November between 10am and 4pm. The event, held in association with Heart FM and Cramlington Town Council, will feature a wide variety of festive family fun for all ages, including live music from brass and steel bands, mesmerising light-up stilt …

North East Family Events

What's on North East

The Ultimate Guide to The North East

REVIEW:It’s a Wonderful Life – The Gala Theatre Durham

By Gemma Corking As a self proclaimed Christmas fanatic I can’t believe that It’s a Wonderful Life has escaped my festivities for so long.  I should have embraced Frank Capra’s classic much sooner, as I left the theatre knowing that I had been missing out on the ultimate Christmas film for more years than I …

PREVIEW: Shrek the musical

Following a record-breaking UK and Ireland Tour, the smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life! Leading the cast as beloved swamp-dwelling ogre ‘Shrek’ is Steffan Harri, having previously starred in the original UK tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL®, and Call the Midwife star Laura Main who plays ‘Princess Fiona’ at Sunderland and selected venues. Marcus Ayton stars as Shrek’s wisecracking sidekick …

PREVIEW: Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Ball

This year, for one night only, Wynyard Hall is bringing our Christmas Party Night back to the main Hall for a truly exclusive experience with a glamorous 1920’s theme- £89 per person. Taking place in the Mirror Room, Ballroom & Conservatory Champagne and Canapes on arrival 3-course dinner Live band, DJ and entertainment Free parking …

Great songs, wonderful sets and a flying wicked queen – the only thing green about this show will be the envy of people who don’t go and see it.

Review by Andrew Bramfitt- It’s funny how some traditions live long and strong, year after year.  Take Panto season, which is here again (oh yes it is); the usually demure and sedate theatre-going audiences are suddenly turned into, and accompanied by, screaming kids sporting all manner of flashing appendages; the knowing whispers when an actor misses a line …

PREVIEW: This is Tomorrow Huge Quayside Music Festival To Launch in Newcastle Spring 2018

Would you love to see Catfish and the Bottleman, Little Comets and more at This is Tomorrow? Now you can, will a fantastic line up and night ahead for Newcastle River banks. Catfish And The Bottlemen have been revealed as the headliner of a new music festival, This is Tomorrow, set to launch on the banks of …

PREVIEW: Bear & Butterfly @ The Hullabaloo

From now until the 31st, the Hullabaloo in Darlington will be showing the Bear and the Butterfly, a 50-minute show suitable for the whole family. Bear likes peace and quiet. Other folk are bothering and Bear does not like to be bothered. One day, as Bear is sitting comfortably sipping his tea, deep in the branches …

Preview: Robinson Crusoe

From the team that brought you the Gala Theatre’s biggest-selling pantomime ever Jack and the Beanstalk comes the swashbuckling tale of Robinson Crusoe. Get ready to set sail into a nautical world of hilarity and adventure, as we join Robinson Crusoe (Jamie Brown) on his quest to find adventure, romance and the fabled Pearl of Wisdom. Helped along the …

Review: Darlington Operatic Society show

By Andrew Bramfitt Welcome Home The perfect blend of old and new is an ideal way to celebrate the opening of Darlington’s New  Hippodrome. Throughout history there have always been great double acts; partnerships which seem forged in perfect harmony and inseparable regardless of time, culture or changing tastes .  For many years, Darlington Operatic …

PREVIEW: TONIGHT – Breaking Down The Barriers North East Festival Unveils New Live Music Campaign For Disabled Musicians

Organiser Alistair McDonald will host “Chase Park Presents” at the Cluny 2 on Monday 27th November on the back of another memorable Chase Park Festival this summer and will feature one of the event’s on-going star attractions, the electronic outfit, The Soundbeam Band, whose members happen to have disabilities.   The event – which is set to …

PREVIEW: Christmas lights switch on @ Manor Walks

Manor Walks Cramlington is inviting you to join its illuminating seasonal celebrations on Saturday 25th November between 10am and 4pm. The event, held in association with Heart FM and Cramlington Town Council, will feature a wide variety of festive family fun for all ages, including live music from brass and steel bands, mesmerising light-up stilt …

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REVIEW:It’s a Wonderful Life – The Gala Theatre Durham

By Gemma Corking As a self proclaimed Christmas fanatic I can’t believe that It’s a Wonderful Life has escaped my festivities for so long.  I should have embraced Frank Capra’s classic much sooner, as I left the theatre knowing that I had been missing out on the ultimate Christmas film for more years than I …

PREVIEW: Shrek the musical

Following a record-breaking UK and Ireland Tour, the smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life! Leading the cast as beloved swamp-dwelling ogre ‘Shrek’ is Steffan Harri, having previously starred in the original UK tour of SHREK THE MUSICAL®, and Call the Midwife star Laura Main who plays ‘Princess Fiona’ at Sunderland and selected venues. Marcus Ayton stars as Shrek’s wisecracking sidekick …

PREVIEW: Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Ball

This year, for one night only, Wynyard Hall is bringing our Christmas Party Night back to the main Hall for a truly exclusive experience with a glamorous 1920’s theme- £89 per person. Taking place in the Mirror Room, Ballroom & Conservatory Champagne and Canapes on arrival 3-course dinner Live band, DJ and entertainment Free parking …

Great songs, wonderful sets and a flying wicked queen – the only thing green about this show will be the envy of people who don’t go and see it.

Review by Andrew Bramfitt- It’s funny how some traditions live long and strong, year after year.  Take Panto season, which is here again (oh yes it is); the usually demure and sedate theatre-going audiences are suddenly turned into, and accompanied by, screaming kids sporting all manner of flashing appendages; the knowing whispers when an actor misses a line …

PREVIEW: This is Tomorrow Huge Quayside Music Festival To Launch in Newcastle Spring 2018

Would you love to see Catfish and the Bottleman, Little Comets and more at This is Tomorrow? Now you can, will a fantastic line up and night ahead for Newcastle River banks. Catfish And The Bottlemen have been revealed as the headliner of a new music festival, This is Tomorrow, set to launch on the banks of …

PREVIEW: Bear & Butterfly @ The Hullabaloo

From now until the 31st, the Hullabaloo in Darlington will be showing the Bear and the Butterfly, a 50-minute show suitable for the whole family. Bear likes peace and quiet. Other folk are bothering and Bear does not like to be bothered. One day, as Bear is sitting comfortably sipping his tea, deep in the branches …

Preview: Robinson Crusoe

From the team that brought you the Gala Theatre’s biggest-selling pantomime ever Jack and the Beanstalk comes the swashbuckling tale of Robinson Crusoe. Get ready to set sail into a nautical world of hilarity and adventure, as we join Robinson Crusoe (Jamie Brown) on his quest to find adventure, romance and the fabled Pearl of Wisdom. Helped along the …

Review: Darlington Operatic Society show

By Andrew Bramfitt Welcome Home The perfect blend of old and new is an ideal way to celebrate the opening of Darlington’s New  Hippodrome. Throughout history there have always been great double acts; partnerships which seem forged in perfect harmony and inseparable regardless of time, culture or changing tastes .  For many years, Darlington Operatic …

PREVIEW: TONIGHT – Breaking Down The Barriers North East Festival Unveils New Live Music Campaign For Disabled Musicians

Organiser Alistair McDonald will host “Chase Park Presents” at the Cluny 2 on Monday 27th November on the back of another memorable Chase Park Festival this summer and will feature one of the event’s on-going star attractions, the electronic outfit, The Soundbeam Band, whose members happen to have disabilities.   The event – which is set to …

PREVIEW: Christmas lights switch on @ Manor Walks

Manor Walks Cramlington is inviting you to join its illuminating seasonal celebrations on Saturday 25th November between 10am and 4pm. The event, held in association with Heart FM and Cramlington Town Council, will feature a wide variety of festive family fun for all ages, including live music from brass and steel bands, mesmerising light-up stilt …

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