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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 Meet Dr Tom Hill to your Itinerary

    Meet Dr Tom Hill

    Tyne and Wear

    Dates

    From:
    21 Apr 2017to21 Apr 2017

    Dr Tom Hill is an expert in nutrition from Newcastle University. He'll be describing how it's very important to have a good diet in order to have healthy bones.

  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 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...

  4. Add Babbling Vagabonds to your Itinerary

    Babbling Vagabonds

    Tyne and Wear

    Dates

    From:
    11 Apr 2017to12 Apr 2017

    Join Babbling Vagabonds at the Great North Museum this Easter and help us create our very own theatrical adventure inspired by the exhibition Bones: Skeleton Secrets of the Animal World.

  5. Add Live Animal Handling to your Itinerary

    Live Animal Handling

    Tyne and Wear

    Dates

    From:
    19 Apr 2017to19 Apr 2017

    Would you like to meet Alvin and Simon the prairie dogs, Bob the bearded dragon or Prickles the African pygmy hedgehog?

  6. Add Shadow Puppetry Workshop to your Itinerary

    Shadow Puppetry Workshop

    Tyne and Wear

    Dates

    From:
    18 Apr 2017to18 Apr 2017

    At 4M's shadow puppetry workshop, you'll bring all manner of bony creatures to life in silhouette. Cut and shape your characters from templates and learn all about the art of shadow puppetry, culminating in a small show at the end of the workshop.

  7. 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...

  8. 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.

  9. 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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  10. 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:
    29 Mar 2017to29 Mar 2017
    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.

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