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Events Guide 2017

NewcastleGateshead and the North East is home to some of the best events in the UK, from big sporting fixtures like Magic Weekend to music festivals like Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2017.

If you're looking to see what the best events are in the North East 2017, we've compiled our list of the must sees below.

Our 2017 event guide includes concerts, exhibitions, performances, sporting events and festivals. So no matter what your tastes are, NewcastleGateshead will have something to make your trip unforgettable.

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Number of results: 17

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  1. Add Bones: Skeleton Secrets of the Animal World to your Itinerary

    Bones: Skeleton Secrets of the Animal World

    Tyne and Wear

    Dates

    From:
    4 Feb 2017to14 May 2017

    Why can’t I fly like a bird, or leap as far as a frog? How does a snake move when it hasn’t got any feet? The animal world is full of questions and bones can help us find the answers.

    Great North Museum: Hancock are putting their enormous...

  2. Hadrian's Cavalry Exhibition across Hadrian's Wall

    Dates

    From:
    8 Apr 2017to10 Sept 2017

    Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site will host a major new exhibition in 2017 celebrating the cavalry regiments that once guarded this famous North West frontier of the mighty Roman Empire.

    Taking place from Saturday 8 April to Sunday 10...

  3. Add Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – Chase over Atlantis to your Itinerary

    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – Chase over Atlantis

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    3 Apr 2017to30 Sept 2017

    The star of “Journey to the Center of the Earth” is back in another Jules Verne – inspired voyage!

  4. Add Curator-led tour of Quentin Blake: Inside Stories to your Itinerary

    Curator-led tour of Quentin Blake: Inside Stories

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    3 May 2017to3 May 2017
    From:
    28 June 2017to28 June 2017

    Join curator Amy Barker for an enlightening tour of the Quentin Blake: Inside Stories exhibition. Learn about Blake's drawing techniques and thought processes and get reacquainted with some of his most-loved characters.

  5. Add SummerTyne Americana Festival 2017  to your Itinerary

    SummerTyne Americana Festival 2017

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    21 July 2017to23 July 2017

    SummerTyne Americana Festival is back for 2017! Get ready for a jam-packed weekend of the finest American roots music, from both sides of the Atlantic. 

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  6. Add Turma! Hadrian's Cavalry Charge in Carlisle to your Itinerary

    Turma! Hadrian's Cavalry Charge in Carlisle

    Dates

    From:
    1 July 2017to2 July 2017

    On Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July witness the dramatic sight of 30 cavalrymen performing intricate manoeuvres and showcasing their skills with spears and other weapons in ‘Turma! Hadrian’s Cavalry Charge in Carlisle.

    See Bitts Park transformed...

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  7. Freedom City 2017

    Dates

    From:
    16 Jan 2017to30 Nov 2017

    Freedom City 2017 is a commemoration across Newcastle marking the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. receiving an honorary degree from Newcastle University.

  8. Add Brick History at Life Science Centre to your Itinerary

    Brick History at Life Science Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    14 Jan 2017to14 May 2017

    Life Science Centre will be home to a host of intricate historical models, all of which have been made from scratch using LEGO® bricks. This new exhibition will span the whole of human history – picking out the key highlights – to show how mankind...

  9. Add Let it Glow at Life Science Centre to your Itinerary

    Let it Glow at Life Science Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 Apr 2017to2 July 2017

    Join our science explainers as they explore the wonder of light in this new Science Theatre show, featuring sparkles, twinkles, lights and lamps.

  10. Add Dino Jaws at Life Science Centre to your Itinerary

    Dino Jaws at Life Science Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017to7 Jan 2018

    Don’t miss Dino Jaws, an amazing exhibition from the Natural History Museum, featuring life-size animatronic dinosaur heads – including the terrifying T. rex!

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