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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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  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. Add Bears! Exhibition to your Itinerary

    Bears! Exhibition

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    18 Feb 2017to1 Feb 2018

    Join Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Book on a bear-illiant teddy bear adventure with a brand new exhibition inspired by the clawsome world of Bears! in children’s literature. Bring in their teddy bears from home and take them on a...

  3. 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, one of the largest Roman cavalry re-enactments ever seen in the UK will take place throughout the day at Bitts Park in Carlisle as part of Hadrian’s Cavalry.

    See Bitts Park transformed into a Roman Cavalry...

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  4. Add Great North Nights to your Itinerary

    Great North Nights

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 Mar 2017to5 Mar 2017

    If you like the sound of bedding down next to an Egyptian Mummy or a T. Rex, we’ve got a treat for you. An unforgettable Saturday night in Newcastle’s historic Great North Museum: Hancock awaits, complete with food, drink, expert-led activities and...

    Price

    Price £70.00 to £75.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. 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...

  6. 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.

  7. Add The Shipley Art Gallery Centenary 2017 to your Itinerary

    The Shipley Art Gallery Centenary 2017

    Northeast

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2017to31 Dec 2017

    2017 marks 100 years of the Shipley Art Gallery. To celebrate this milestone, visitors can enjoy a special exhibition, Companion Pieces, which will present major works from the collection from 18 February 2017.

    A series of events throughout the...

  8. 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...

  9. Add BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival 2017 to your Itinerary

    BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival 2017

    Gateshead

    Dates

    From:
    17 Mar 2017to19 Mar 2017

    BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking festival returns 17 – 19 March 2017

    The festival brings together leading thinkers for a free weekend of provocative debate, new ideas, music and performance.

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  10. Add Quentin Blake: Inside Stories to your Itinerary

    Quentin Blake: Inside Stories

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    11 Mar 2017to8 July 2017

    This exhibition from House of Illustration gives a unique insight into the origins of some of Quentin Blake’s most characteristic and popular creations, from his illustrations for Roald Dahl’s classic Children’s books to The Boy in the Dress by...

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