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Winter Festival 2013 | Produced by NewcastleGateshead Initiative

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This year, take the hassle out of organising your New Year’s Eve celebrations and head down to the NewcastleGateshead Quayside. Sip cocktails while enjoying the stunning Quayside view, dance ‘til dawn at the many bars and clubs or dine on the very best celebratory menus. There’s so much choice, make sure you book your celebrations now – then all you need to do is decide what to wear!

Just before the clock strikes twelve, step outside to see the Midnight Fireworks display, drawing a close to 2013 and welcoming the start of 2014 with a bang. Don’t worry about getting home either – make a night of it and take your pick from the many hotels within walking distance of the Quayside. To check out what’s happening on New Year’s Eve and to find the best accommodation offers visit

With thanks to the following Quayside businesses for making the NewcastleGateshead New Year’s Eve Midnight Fireworks possible this year through their kind support.

Akenside Traders
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Bar 38
Bond Dickinson
Copthorne Hotel Newcastle
Pitcher & Piano
Sage Gateshead
The Slug and Lettuce
Uno’s Trattoria
Ward Hadaway

With special thanks to Newcastle City Council and Gateshead Council