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Top 5 Newcastle Gateshead events

Looking for a reason to visit Newcastle Gateshead? We’ll give you five:

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Bupa Great North Run

Bupa Great North Run

If you’re a runner, you’ll know that the Great North Run – the world’s biggest half marathon - is worth getting on a plane for. Each September, over 54,000 runners take on the 13.1 mile course which finishes in the coastal town of South Shields.

EAT! NewcastleGateshead

EAT! NewcastleGateshead

For two weeks in July, the annual EAT! Newcastle Gateshead food festival comes to town. Eat your way around the city with adventurous cooking demos, hands-on activities for all the family, speciality food stalls and a street food festival.

Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Mouth of the Tyne Festival

This annual four-day extravaganza of live music and world-class street theatre takes place at different venues along the stunning Tynemouth coastline each July. It’s a must for music lovers.

Juice

Juice

Little ones will love Juice, Newcastle Gateshead’s award-winning festival for children and young people. There’s something for everyone from tots to teens, with activities and events including breakdancing workshops, interactive exhibits and family films.

Enchanted Parks

Enchanted Parks

For five days in December, Newcastle Gateshead’s Saltwell Park is transformed into a night time winter wonderland. The family-friendly installations and performances by local artists are the perfect way to get into the festive spirit.

Newcastle Guide

Get the best out of Newcastle with our handy guides

Unmissable experiences

Unmissable experiences

Be dazzled by the many things to see and do while on holiday in Newcastle. From shopping to seeing the Angel of the North, Newcastle offers a wealth of activities that are sure to amaze and inspire.

Newcastle’s nightlife

Newcastle’s nightlife

Nightlife options can be found in abundance in Newcastle. From Newcastle’s many bars and restaurants to lively nightclubs and other venues, there’s something to please all.

Top 5 Newcastle events

Top 5 Newcastle events

Read our pick to top 5 events taking place in Newcastle. From the Bupa’s Great North run to the annual EAT! Festival, Newcastle has plenty of events all year round.

Newcastle Gateshead and beyond

Newcastle, Gateshead and beyond

Head north from Newcastle and you’ll find yourself in the glorious Northumberland countryside with many things to see and do. Escaping the city, you’ll delight at the possibilities to be had, from seeing Hadrian’s Wall or in venturing south to Durham, home to the iconic Durham Cathedral and Castle.

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