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Sutapa Biswas

This major solo exhibition by Sutapa Biswas will span the artist’s extensive career. Biswas was a vital contributor to the Black Arts Movement in Britain and to shifting understanding of post-war British art. Biswas' works visually disrupt, challenge and reimagine our present time. Visual theorist Griselda Pollock said that it was Biswas who ‘forced us […]

Ad Minoliti

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead,

Biosfera Peluche / Biosphere Plush is Ad Minoliti’s first solo show in the UK. Minoliti uses feminist and queer theory to generate alternative interpretations of painting, design, architecture, art history and visual language. Trained as a painter, they draw on the rich legacy of geometric abstraction in Latin America, such as Argentina’s Arte Madí and […]

Janine Burrows ‘A Sense of Place’

The Biscuit Factory Bermondsey Street, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Join us this Autumn as we welcome Janine Burrows to The Biscuit Factory with her largest solo exhibition to date. This body of work is inspired by Janine's North East heritage and explores how place and fragments of remembered moments, allow us to maintain connections to our past, to the ones we love and even […]

Juliet E P Gibbs

The Biscuit Factory Bermondsey Street, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Winner of the 2019 Open Contemporary Young Artist Award, we finally welcome Juliet E P Gibbs to The Biscuit Factory for her solo exhibition from 24 September. Gibbs' work focusses mainly on the contrast between the organic and the man-made. The work seeks to look at the direct impact humanity poses in relation to the […]

New Perspectives: Outside In

Laing Art Gallery New Bridge StreetNewcastle upon Tyne,

A creative collaboration with the Laing and L-INK

Print Goes Pop

Hatton Gallery Kings Road, Newcastle UniversityNewcastle Upon Tyne,

Featuring works by Richard Hamilton, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, among others

Making Waves: A Festival of Sound

The Discovery Museum Blandford SquareNewcastle Upon Tyne,

An exploration of sound including the sounds of Tyneside's past and the development of music technology. Making Waves: A Festival of Sound programme has Two new online exhibitions - Unlocking our Sound Heritage and A History of Music Technology in the Home A family event programme for under 5s and school aged children New gallery panels highlighting […]

Alison Milner – The Space Between Buildings

Alison Milner originally trained as a furniture designer (MA RCA). The love of materials, form and function this has instilled in her is now carried on into her work as an artist and surface designer. She works both at a very large scale in her public commissions for the NHS and schools and at a […]

Quilts: Resurgence

The Maltings Eastern LaneBerwick-upon-Tweed,

Selected from The Quilters’ Guild Collection and co-curated by Pauline Burbidge. The rich heritage of British and American quilts has been a huge inspiration and of great importance to the development and growth of the contemporary quilt, as we know it today. Resurgence explores the revival of quilt making, taking inspiration from historic practice and showcasing […]

Free

Tyne & Tide: John Peace  – selected North East paintings 

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery Ocean RoadSouth Shields,

This November a major exhibition of the art works of the late John Peace, a leading artist in the North East, will open at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery.  Peace studied at the South Shields School of Art from 1949-51, then at Leeds before gaining a place at the Slade School of Fine Art […]

SIX

Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

The international smash hit musical SIX makes its Royal visit to Newcastle. Multi award-winning with an unforgettable sound-track storming charts across the globe, this sell-out Tudor take-off has ‘an incredibly strong and powerful message. Boundary-pushing, genre-redefining’ (The Australian) and is ‘pure entertainment’ (The New York Times). From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the six wives of […]

£15.00

Working Class: Revisited

Stockton ARC Dovecot StreetStockton on Tees,

Working-Class: REVISITED is the final exhibition in the Change of Perspective series from Artist of Change Lizzie Lovejoy. Exploring the identity and place of Working-Class people, Lovejoy considers their own experience and the experiences of those around them to create a range of visual work displayed in the gallery. Featuring the creative works of 15 […]

Portrait of an Artist

Laing Art Gallery New Bridge StreetNewcastle upon Tyne,

Portrait of an Artist is a new exhibition from renowned art dealers, Liss Llewellyn. Comprising over 85 oil paintings, drawings and prints, the exhibition offers audiences an opportunity to step into the inner world of the artist, shedding light on their personal lives and creative processes.   The exhibition explores five themes: The Artist’s Studio, Self-Portraits, The Artist’s Entourage, Portraits […]

£7.00

Chemical City

MIMA Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Centre SquareMiddlesbrough,

This large, thematic exhibition focuses on the legacies of chemicals production in the Tees Valley, with artists’ painting, sculpture and film tracing the impact of 20th century manufacturing on the people and places of the North East.

Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective

The Bowes Museum Barnard CastleCounty Durham,

‘ you have to be a mini actor. If the figure is to walk jauntily with its nose in the air, you have to imagine what that feels like. You have to be the person and observe the person, and do both these things at once. – Raymond Briggs. Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective is the first ever […]

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Sunderland Empire High Street West, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

Disney proudly invites you to ‘Be Our Guest’ as the most enchanted musical of all time, Beauty and the Beast, returns to the UK stage in 2021. Spectacularly reimagined using the latest theatrical innovations, this beloved ‘tale as old as time’ will be brought to life on stage like never before… Disney first debuted Beauty […]

£20.00

Hadrian’s Wall 1900 Festival

To celebrate 1,900 years since the building of Hadrian’s Wall, venues all across the North along the whole length of the wall will be hosting a variety of events and activities during this year-long festival. From live performances to art exhibitions, virtual and in-person tours to activity challenges, discover what this UNESCO landmark has meant […]

Fatal Attraction

Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Based on the classic Paramount Pictures Corporation motion picture, James Dearden’s intoxicating new stage play of Fatal Attraction brings the definitive movie thriller to the UK stage – with Kym Marsh playing Alex, Oliver Farnworth playing Dan and Susie Amy playing Beth. When happily married New York attorney Dan Gallagher, meets charming editor Alex Forrest […]

£15.00

Ceramic classes: Make a trio of tapas dishes

Shipley Art Gallery Prince Consort RoadGateshead,

Join Muddy Fingers Pottery on a tapas dish making workshop. You’ll make a trio of small tapas dishes perfect for olives, peppers and dips. All materials and tools will be provided so you can make your own unique design. Tuition will be from professional potters from Muddy Fingers. Fired ceramics will be returned to the Shipley for you […]

£40

Let’s Go Kilo

Boiler Shop 20 South Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Come and shop TONNES of sustainable, vintage, retro & branded fashion for just £15 per kilo. Boiler Shop vendors take cash, card and Apple Pay at the tills. They do keep the stock price as low as they can, so you may find the odd snag or missing button. Our advice is to get stuck in to […]

£2.00

Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado

Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Double-bill of two new 60 minute sets, from “the world’s greatest living stand-up” (Times). Including new material for 2022. The first half, Snowflake, will be heavily rewritten in the light of the two years the show has been laid off, looking at how the Covid-Brexit era has impacted on the culture war between lovely snowflakes […]

£30.00

Jarrow & Hebburn: Photographs from the Bede Gallery Collection

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery Ocean RoadSouth Shields,

This exhibition features photographs of people and places in Jarrow and Hebburn. The majority of the photos were acquired by our museum in 2016, along with many other artworks, artefacts and ephemera which had formerly resided at Jarrow’s Bede Gallery.

Spike (The Quireboys) – Late Night Songs and Stories

The Cluny 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Spike, accompanied by Chris Hellmann on guitar, relays tunes and stories from his hugely successful and colourful career at this special, intimate show.

£20.00

Blood Brothers

Darlington Hippodrome ParkgateDarlington,

Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. Few musicals have received quite such acclaim as the multi-award winning Blood Brothers. Bill Kenwright's production surpassed 10,000 performances in […]

The Invisible Man

Northern Stage Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Griffin is a frustrated young man from the North East, with a troubled past and violent thoughts inside his head. He claims he has discovered the power of invisibility. But Griffin’s ‘powers’ have led to him being placed into Government care. After all, a normal, ill-educated kid can’t just invent invisibility. If Dr. Sara Kemp, […]

£10.00

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In The Wild – The Anniversary Tour

Playhouse Whitley Bay Marine AvenueWhitley Bay,

One of the most prominent wildlife presenters and filmmakers working today, Gordon Buchannan’s journey is a remarkable story to tell. Having produced some of the most popular wildlife programmes on the BBC, we have been able to see his incredible passion for the animal kingdom and the unique ability he has for presenting such hidden […]

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Costumes plucked from the most gorgeous chocolate box; Tchaikovsky’s score to transport you to a land of dreams; and a story lifted straight from the pages of a classic fairy tale. We follow Clara on a journey through the worlds of her imagination, as she drifts off to sleep on Christmas Eve. She meets the […]

£20.00

Tygers of Pan Tang

The Cluny 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£10.00

Harry Potter World Book Night

Seven Stories 30 Lime StreetNewcastle Upon Tyne,

Get your wands at the ready as Seven Stories celebrates Harry Potter Book Night 2022 and join us for a magical quiz-based evening with games and activities. Our Bookshop and coffee shop will also be open, with a selection of themed food, drink, books and merchandise available to purchase. Your Magical Journey awaits! Suitable for […]

High School Musical

Northern Stage Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

The talented pupils of Newcastle High School for Girls return to Northern Stage to present Disney’s smash hit, High School Musical, on stage. Watch the twists and turns of lovable schoolmates Gabriella – super-smart student and a genius in science class – and Troy, super-popular captain of the basketball team, as they balance first love, […]

£16.00

Lost In Music: One Night at the Disco

Playhouse Whitley Bay Marine AvenueWhitley Bay,

Get ready to recreate the Magical 70’s and let us take you on a musical journey straight to the heart of Disco! Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from Artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic. This show boasts a sensational live band, incredibly […]

Kosheen

The Cluny 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Kosheen, one of the UK’s booming live electronic music showstoppers, broke into prominence with their debut hit ‘Hide U‘ off their debut album in 2001, the platinum selling Resist. They followed this by crossover hits ‘Catch‘, ‘Hungry‘ and ‘All In My Head‘. Kosheen successfully placed two UK Top 10 albums, topped the UK and European […]

£19.50

On Point

Georgian Theatre Green Dragon YardStockton-on-Tees,

A must for North-East Musicians and music activists... A day of discussion and networking featuring an array of industry speakers, giving artists, promoters and those who work in the music all the information they need to succeed.

Prince Tribute – Endorphinmachine

O2 Academy Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Endorphinmachine are a nine-piece tribute to one of the most talented artists in the world. Having played live for more than 10 years, they’ve honed their performances, playing with passion and power to truly encapsulate everything that was great about Prince’s music.

£15.75

Siobhan Phillips: Live & Unhinged

Middlesbrough Theatre The AvenueMiddlesbrough,

Peter Kay and Victoria Wood”, her hilarious self-penned songs really struck a chord with the nation, who could totally relate to a selection of her observational daft ditties. Covering subjects from becoming a first-time Mum at 40, tantrum-throwing toddlers and the frustrations of mother-daughter relationships, you’ll be treated to an insight to her life presented […]

The Magic of The Beatles

Playhouse Whitley Bay Marine AvenueWhitley Bay,

Come together right now and join us for a night like no other as we celebrate the music of one of the greatest bands of our lives! The “GET BACK!” UK tour for 2021/22 will transport you back to the golden era of pop with hit after hit! Bringing you all the hits you know and […]

Scummy Mummies Show

Tyne Theatre & Opera House 117 Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Grab your gin in a tin, put your control pants on, and pop in a pantyliner – the Scummy Mummies are back! And after the year they’ve had, Helen and Ellie are going out-out! Join them for an evening of comedy, songs, filth and laughs. Everyone’s welcome, from mums and dads to carers, grandparents, and […]

£21.00

Jason Cook Comedy Club February

The Customs House Mill DamSouth Shields,

Join Jason Cook as the host of his comedy club, which brings huge TV names, daft guests and incredible surprises to The Customs House. The biggest names in comedy at the biggest comedy club in the north.

James Bay

Georgian Theatre Green Dragon YardStockton-on-Tees,

BRIT award winner and multi-platinum selling artist, James Bay. The Hertfordshire-born singer-songwriter will be touring grassroot music venues with a very special intimate solo show as part of Independent Venue Week from 24 January - 4 February 2022 across the UK as far west and east as Cardiff and Norwich, and as far north and […]

£20

The Clone Roses, Happy Mondaze, Courtbetweeners & The Gerry Cinnamon Experience

O2 Academy Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

The summer of 2021 saw the return of live events and The Clone Roses headlined the iconic Spike Island site on the banks of the river Mersey in front of a sell-out 15,000 strong crowd. The UK’s leading Stone Roses tribute have been entertaining Roses fans for over two decades and have been described by […]

£23.75

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny 2022

Playhouse Whitley Bay Marine AvenueWhitley Bay,

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love.But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, […]

The Monocle

Gosforth Civic Theatre Regent Farm RoadGosforth,

The Monocle, a newly created piece by Rendez-Vous dance is inspired by the secretly notorious 1930s Parisian lesbian club Le Monocle. The Monocle will be performed by six outstanding dancers. Be our guest at The Monocle! In here the air is thick, warm and wavy with secrets and sensuality.

£14.00

Jodie Nicholson

Georgian Theatre Green Dragon YardStockton-on-Tees,

Jodie Nicholson is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from the village of Hurworth-on-Tees in North East England. Jodie’s artistry can be seen as ‘singer-songwriter plus’, where her ethereal vocals, delicate melodies and emotive lyrics glide effortlessly between soundscapes of warm folk-pop, soft jazz, indie and electro, all the while blurring the lines of genre expectations. […]

£10

The Cinder Path

The Customs House Mill DamSouth Shields,

Written by legendary author Dame Catherine Cookson. The Cinder Path is a sizzling and fast-moving drama, set against the backdrop of WW1. Our tale begins in the rolling hills of Northumberland where Charlie Macfell, becomes an innocent witness to the murder of his cruel and sadistic landowner father. Believing himself to be the only person aware […]

Example

O2 Academy Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

“Kickstarts” singer, rapper, producer, platinum selling chart-topper and self-proclaimed king of the banger Example is back to the main stage to re-live both his old and new, with his eighth studio album.

£26.00

That’ll Be The Day

Darlington Hippodrome ParkgateDarlington,

That'll Be The Day reaches another milestone this year as it celebrates its 35th anniversary! From humble beginnings, the show has grown into a "must see" attraction all over the UK, coming up with a new production from its multi-talented cast year after year. Unashamedly nostalgic, TBTD takes its audience on a rollercoaster ride through the […]

Sasha Velour: ‘Smoke & Mirrors’ Tour

Tyne Theatre & Opera House 117 Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Sasha Velour’s first one-queen theatre tour is an effortless blend of drag, visual art, and magic. Velour introduces audiences to a whole new side of her artistry, through 13 dazzling and genre-busting lip-synch performances, all directed and choreographed by the queen herself. You’ll be on the edge of your seat as she explodes into rose petals, vanishes in […]

£33.00

Simply Red

Utilita Arena Arena Way, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Following the release of single 'Earth In A Lonely Space' in May, Mick Hucknall's band have embarked on a UK arena tour this February – and Newcastle's Utilita Arena is on their list. Don't miss it as they play all their biggest hits – including 'Holding Back The Years', 'Fairground', 'You've Got It' and 'Stars' […]

£61.90

The Addams Family

Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Look who’s moved into the neighbourhood! Everyone’s favourite kooky family are coming back on stage in this spectacular musical comedy from the writers of multi award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, with music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated Andrew Lippa and starring Joanne Clifton as Morticia and Cameron Blakely as Gomez. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess […]

£16.50

Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Wylam Brewery Palace of Arts, Exhibition ParkNewcastle Upon Tyne,

Palace Of Arts in association with Wylam Brewery and Paradigm Agency present Benjamin Francis Leftwich plus support from Elanor Moss.

£17.60

Omid Djalili: The Good Times Tour

Tyne Theatre & Opera House 117 Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

After experimenting with a Zoom gig where he got muted by 639 people, and a drive-in gig where Omid witnessed an audience member get out his car, attach a hose pipe to his exhaust and feed it through the window, multi award-winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili is now where he belongs: on a stage and […]

£26.00

Woke

Northern Stage Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

From the creator of the hit show Black Is The Color Of My Voice comes a new story about the 20th century African American experience. Against a powerful soundtrack of original music and traditional gospel and blues, two women – 42 years apart – become involved in the struggle for civil rights. One, a notorious […]

£10.00

The Monocle

Darlington Hippodrome ParkgateDarlington,

A newly created piece by Rendez-Vous dance is inspired by the secretly notorious 1930s Parisian lesbian club Le Monocle. The Monocle will be performed by six outstanding dancers. Conceived as a fun night out, The Monocle will re-shape traditional theatre settings into a club where audiences can participate in a highly virtuosic evening mixing dance […]

Round The Horne

Middlesbrough Theatre The AvenueMiddlesbrough,

The team return with another selection of sketches from this ground-breaking series. From 1965 to 1968 there wasn’t a bigger radio programme in Britain than the ground-breaking Round the Horne. For half-an-hour every Sunday afternoon, audiences of up to 15 million people would gather around the wireless to listen to Kenneth Horne and his merry […]

£17.50

Luther – The Luther Vandross Celebration

The Customs House Mill DamSouth Shields,

The world’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever written, fronted by international Luther Vandross tribute Harry Cambridge and his 10 piece band.

Drag Me To Love

Live Theatre

So imagine this: You are 14 years old and you are a drag queen. It’s golden stilettos, ripped fishnets, shoulder pads, and neon bobs. It’s expression. It’s glamour. It’s power. It’s Doncaster, 2009. This autobiographical, three person show combines drag performance with theatrical storytelling to build the world of Bonnie and The Bonnettes. Set against a backdrop […]

£10.00

Girl in the Machine

The Customs House Mill DamSouth Shields,

Acclaimed as resembling ‘an episode of dystopian TV series Black Mirror but with a poetic heart worthy of Ray Bradbury at his warmest’ (The Scottish Herald), award-winning writer Stef Smith’s ground-breaking play Girl in the Machine explores our present-day unease about digital intrusiveness in this fast-paced, gripping, two-hander. Polly and Owen’s relationship can’t get much […]

The Snow Queen

The Customs House Mill DamSouth Shields,

Join Ballet Theatre UK in their beautiful re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale ballet, The Snow Queen. This spectacular production follows the story of Gerda and her quest to find her friend Kay, whom the Snow Queen has placed under an evil spell. Gerda’s fantastic adventure takes her on a journey across the […]

The Monocle

Alnwick Playhouse Bondgate Without, Alnwick, Northumberland

The Monocle, a newly created piece by Rendez-Vous dance is inspired by the secretly notorious 1930s Parisian lesbian club Le Monocle. The Monocle will be performed by six outstanding dancers. Conceived as a fun night out, The Monocle will re-shape traditional theatre settings into a club where audiences can participate in a highly virtuosic evening […]

A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

Gosforth Civic Theatre Regent Farm RoadGosforth,

Award-winning, Durham-based Elysium Theatre Company brings Ibsen's landmark drama about marriage, love and the need to be true to yourself to the North East in a sensational new production. It reunites the cast for their acclaimed production of Miss Julie. Don't miss this thrilling play.

£14.00

Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens as Eric & Ern

Playhouse Whitley Bay Marine AvenueWhitley Bay,

Eric and Ern is a brilliant homage to Morecambe and Wise crammed full of those famous comedy sketches, from Grieg's Piano Concerto, Mr Memory…'Arsenal', to the paper bag trick! From the Olivier Award nominated duo Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens, this nostalgic show evokes memories of a time when whole families would huddle around the […]

Dick & Angel – Dare To Do It

Darlington Hippodrome ParkgateDarlington,

Dick & Angel Strawbridge, the stars of Channel 4 hit 'Escape to the Chateau' are on the road again on their Dare To Do It Tour with so much more to say. During this highly entertaining evening, the duo explains who they are, where they have come from, how they met and why they dared to […]

Patrick Monahan: Started From The Bottom, Now I’m Here

Darlington Hippodrome ParkgateDarlington,

Smart and funny observations on a newfound, middle-class lifestyle with ski holidays, through the prism of poor, immigrant, living-in-a-caravan roots. Multi-award-winning comedian and Edinburgh Fringe favourite Patrick Monahan returns on tour with a brand new stand-up show which premiered with a highly successful run at The Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh.

£13

Grey Tapes

Alphabetti Theatre St. James' BoulevardNewcastle Upon Tyne,

Grey Tapes is a beat-maker and producer collective based in Newcastle. The group consists of Mr Blazey, Bert Verso, Calum Howard, and _Bain_, with Dan Potter on live drums. Grey Tapes endeavour to keep live electronic music truly live – avoiding clicks, sequencers or backing tracks in favour of real musical instruments and live samples. […]

Bay Tales

Playhouse Whitley Bay Marine AvenueWhitley Bay,

Join us on Saturday, 12th February 2022 for a one-day event perfect for fans of crime fiction. Meet the authors, grab signed books from our official booksellers, bag exclusive prizes and enjoy sneak peeks of the hottest crime fiction blockbusters of 2022. • Ann Cleeves, award-winning author of the acclaimed Vera and Shetland series • […]

Ceramics Classes: Make a Jug

Shipley Art Gallery Prince Consort RoadGateshead,

Join Muddy Fingers ceramicists to design and make your own jug. All materials, equipment and firings are provided. You'll make a ceramic jug of your own design. Fired ceramics will be returned to the Shipley for you to collect approximately 4 weeks later. You will be contacted when they're ready for collection.

£40

Ultimate Bowie

The Customs House Mill DamSouth Shields,

It’s 45 years since David Bowie’s first ever best-of compilation, CHANGESONEBOWIE was released. To mark this anniversary Ultimate Bowie dedicates a new 2-hour show to the very best of Bowie. From Space Oddity to Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) to Blackstar, all the hits and more. Ed Blaney, (the voice of Bowie) is accompanied by […]

The Cinder Path

Tyne Theatre & Opera House 117 Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

The Cinder Path is a sizzling and fast-moving drama, set against the backdrop of the First World War. The tale begins in the rolling hills of Northumberland, where Charlie Macfell becomes an innocent witness to the murder of his cruel and sadistic landowner father. Believing himself to be the only person who knows that it's […]

£23.00

Jodie Nicholson

The Cluny 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Inspired by her dad’s love of prog rock, songs that place you in the moment and artists who change sonically with each album, former HLN Meets the Musician Jodie Nicholson seeks to challenge her singer-songwriter core of delicate melodies and soft instrumentation in every live performance. Her ethereal vocals remain constant over a diverse, explorative […]

£10.00

Jarrod Dickenson

Gosforth Civic Theatre Regent Farm RoadGosforth,

Hailing from Waco, now based in Nashville via Brooklyn, Dickenson spends most of his time on the road bringing his own particular brand of soulful Americana to a wide variety of music loving audiences around the globe.

£14.00

She

Georgian Theatre Green Dragon YardStockton-on-Tees,

SHE a tribute night to some of the greatest Pop/Rock Female Legends such as Stevie Nicks, Madonna, Annie Lennox, Blondie, Patti Smith, Joni Mitchell, Cyndi Lauper, The Bangles plus more... Performed by The Hootones as a 6 piece band.

£10

Monta Musica

O2 Academy Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£29.40

Something Rhymes with Purple LIVE

Northern Stage Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Featuring Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent. Based on the Gold Award-winning podcast for Best Entertainment at the British Podcast Awards, Gyles Brandreth and Susie Dent bring their infectious love of words to the stage with Something Rhymes with Purple LIVE. Expect theatrical antics from the show’s affable hosts as they bring to the stage all the […]

£10.00

UK Pink Floyd Experience

Playhouse Whitley Bay Marine AvenueWhitley Bay,

Celebrating over 50 Years of Pink Floyd, the UK Pink Floyd Experience tribute show recreates the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd band in concert. The show includes tracks from “The Dark Side Of The Moon” and other seminal Floyd songs like; “Wish You Were Here”, “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”, “Another Brick […]

Fascinating Aïda

Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

After a sell-out in Spring 2020 and due to popular demand, Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson and Liza Pulman are returning to Newcastle Theatre Royal. With a selection of old favourites, songs you haven’t heard before and some you wish you’d never heard in the first place. The songs are hilarious and topical – the glamour is unstoppable. With three […]

£26.00

Cabaret Evenings – Musical Mondays

Middlesbrough Theatre The AvenueMiddlesbrough,

VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL Following the success of their inaugural season, “Four Girls and a Piano” – Alex Robinson (Rachel in Friendsical), Melissa Fleming (Wendy in Peter Pan), Sarah Borthwick (Stella) and award-winning songwriter, pianist and musical director Jen Stevens – join forces again to celebrate the most romantic night of the year.

Fat Friends – The Musical

Theatre Royal 100 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

The “weight” is over! A star-studded Fat Friends – The Musical is back. Bigger and better than ever! Following the massive success of its first outing, Kay Mellor’s Fat Friends returns starring Lee Mead, Sherrie Hewson, Jessica Ellis, Angela Lonsdale and,  direct from his acclaimed West End run in Hairspray, Les Dennis. Based on the […]

£15.00

Henry Normal: ‘The Escape Plan’

Wylam Brewery Palace of Arts, Exhibition ParkNewcastle Upon Tyne,

An evening of pure escape with stories, jokes and poems from writer, poet and TV and film producer Henry Normal. Featuring all your favourite poems from his BBC Radio 4 series and his seven poetry collections.

£13.20

Dracula

Darlington Hippodrome ParkgateDarlington,

The most famous Gothic horror story of all time. Few stories capture the imagination more powerfully than DRACULA. But when James Gaddas ('Bad Girls', 'Coronation Street', 'Medics') comes across Bram Stoker's original handwritten copy while working on a satellite channel TV show, what he reads chills him to the bone. From strange encounters in the […]

Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens as Eric & Ern

Tyne Theatre & Opera House 117 Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

For all the family, from 8 to 108, Eric and Ern is a brilliant homage to Morecambe and Wise, crammed full of those famous comedy sketches – from Grieg’s Piano Concerto, Mr Memory… 'Arsenal’, to the paper bag trick! From the Olivier Award nominated duo Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens, this nostalgic show evokes memories of […]

£23.00

Come What May: The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin Rouge

Playhouse Whitley Bay Marine AvenueWhitley Bay,

We present to you an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza as you enter the secret world of one of the greatest movie-musicals of all time. Featuring Strictly Come Dancing’s sensational Robin Windsor and a cast of top West End performers. Bursting at the seams with timeless classics including Come What May, Your Song, Diamonds Are A Girls Best […]

Haddock & Chips

The Customs House Mill DamSouth Shields,

It’s a busy night at Frankie’s Chippy, as always. From lasses heading out on the town, to those just passing through and the regulars who have been coming here for years. But when reports start coming in of a little girl gone missing, the community must pull together to find her before it’s too late. […]

High School Musical

Alnwick Playhouse Bondgate Without, Alnwick, Northumberland

The Creative Arts team at DCHS are proud to present their latest production ‘Disney’s High School Musical’. Troy Bolton, the star athlete at a small-town high school, falls for nerdy beauty Gabriella Montez at a holiday karaoke party. When they return to campus, Troy and Gabriella audition for the upcoming school musical. Meanwhile, the jealous […]

The Delines + Jerry Joseph

Gosforth Civic Theatre Regent Farm RoadGosforth,

The Delines serve up retro country soul music from Portland Oregon. They feature novelist/ songwriter/guitarist Richmond Fontaine, main man Willy Vlautin, the Richmond Fontaine rhythm section of Freddie & Sean, and the sultry vocals of Amy Boone (Damnations TX). Presented by Jumpin Hot Club.

£22.00

One Night In Texas

Middlesbrough Theatre The AvenueMiddlesbrough,

Nashville may be the home of country music, But everything is BIGGER in Texas! Country music is one of the most popular genres of music in the world and it encompasses many styles from roots, bluegrass and Americana, through the classic country of the 60s and 70s, on to the pop and rock country of […]

£23

Twist & Shout

Playhouse Whitley Bay Marine AvenueWhitley Bay,

Twist & Shout – an all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late Sixties. Music lovers are invited to return to a time when skirts got shorter and hair got longer as an incredible […]

Motoon: ‘Let’s Get it On’

Wylam Brewery Palace of Arts, Exhibition ParkNewcastle Upon Tyne,

Motoon returns for a Valentine's weekend special…

£13.75

Tideline Runners: Why Henry is SO Weird!

The Maltings Eastern LaneBerwick-upon-Tweed,

Have you ever heard anyone say “If I knew then what I know now”? Well, this is the life that young Henry Babbitt actually has. His imaginary friend is an older version of himself from the future. It is 1989 and Henry is a lonely 12-year-old boy: He lives with his mum and has an […]

You Heard Me

Northern Stage Barras Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Are you listening? You Heard Me is a true story. You Heard Me is a celebration of a single moment of noise that freed Luca from an attack. Made her understand what it means to take up space. To heal. To be part of something much bigger than yourself. You Heard Me is for anyone […]

£10.00

We Three Kings – Of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Middlesbrough Theatre The AvenueMiddlesbrough,

A welcome return for three artists who come together to make one heck of a Rock n Roll Evening. Marc Robinson as Buddy Holly, Darren Page as Roy Orbison & Steve Halliday as Elvis. Marc Robinson from ‘Stars in their Eyes’, ‘Buddy’ The Musical and many more successful shows, with full authentic attire, Stratocaster Guitar […]

£23

Mayor’s Gala Variety Show

Darlington Hippodrome ParkgateDarlington,

A night of pure variety at Darlington Hippodrome featuring Darlington Operatic Society, Darlington Hippodrome Youth Dance, Voices of Darlington, Maria and James, Nicci & Elsa - the Crufts winning dancing dog, Bubamara, comedian Matt Hoss, Rachel Coad Dance School, Age UK Ukulele Band. More acts to be announced.

£12.50

Byron Wallen Plays Boards of Canada

Gosforth Civic Theatre Regent Farm RoadGosforth,

Byron Wallen is touring the UK celebrating one of the greatest albums of all time, Boards of Canada’s seminal album Music Has the Right to Children, working with his rarely used Gamelan Ensemble for a truly unique night.

£22.00

Open Exhibition 2022: A Portrait of Northumberland

Woodhorn Museum Queen Elizabeth II Country ParkAshington,

Although this theme was planned before the pandemic, we feel it resonates well with the situation we have found ourselves in over the past 18 months.  Over this time many people have found themselves in a position where they might be limited to creating self-portraits, portraits of lockdown companions, portraits of what we can see […]

Meet The Artist: Danny Abrahams

Treeby & Bolton 12 Lake Road, Keswick, Cumbria

Join us on Saturday 19th February for our first artist event of the new year. We are delighted to welcome back artist Danny Abrahams who will be unveiling his latest collection of Lake District inspired originals created especially for, and exclusive to, Treeby & Bolton. With this stunning new collection Danny draws inspiration from the […]

The Printed Line

The Maltings Eastern LaneBerwick-upon-Tweed,

The Printed Line showcases the work of nearly 60 artists who have used a variety of printmaking techniques to exploit the potential of the printed line, from the thick velvety line of drypoint and the heavy cross-hatching of etching to delicate wood engraving and boldly coloured screenprints. The use of colour will be explored in […]

Circus Spectacular

Tyne Theatre & Opera House 117 Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Featuring international circus acts, amazing magic and lots of laughs, Circus Spectacular promises to be the greatest show on earth. Their top-class artistes will not only bring skill and suspense during with their acts, but will also be participating in the production numbers and comedy aspects of the show to the make one truly unhinged […]

£18.00

A Night At The Brewery… featuring the music of Queen

Wylam Brewery Palace of Arts, Exhibition ParkNewcastle Upon Tyne,

Celebrating the music of the UK's most iconic ever rock band, this is one of the biggest live events Wylam Brewery have ever staged and it's been two years in the making. WHQ & Nat Turner Live Events present this specially commissioned bespoke show, featuring 14 top of the game London based session musicians forming a […]