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Events in Ouseburn

Ouseburn is one of the most creatively vibrant and cosmopolitan areas of NewcastleGateshead, with a variety of interesting, fun and exciting events held in Ouseburn throughout the year.

Take a fascinating guided tour through Ouseburn every Saturday morning to find out more about the area's history.

Families looking for a fun-filled summer day out should check out Ouseburn Farm and Seven Stories, The National Centre for Childrens Books... both venues host regular events and activities to keep all ages entertained. The annual Ouseburn Festival is a free event held every July that celebrates all that Ouseburn has to offer. From Victoria Tunnel tours to pony rides and the famous Rubber Duck Race at The Cluny, this community-run festival is perfect for visitors of all ages.

Art-lovers should make the most of The Late Shows, a free, public programme of events and exhibitions, celebrating Ouseburn's growing artistic community. Running for over a decade, The Late Shows see museums, galleries and exhibitions stay open late into the evening, with activities and events that allow visitors to get a real feel of the local cultural scene. Past programmes have included treasure trials, interactive art, DJ nights, behind the scenes tours and talks by local artists. Held annually every May, The Late Shows are a must-see for any art and culture buffs visiting the area.

Another major art and culture event in Ouseburn is the annual Open Studios, held in November every year, with a smaller Spring Open Studios taking place every March. This celebration of the local creative scene sees hundreds of artists open up their studios to the public, giving visitors the chance to see the amazing works and projects being created in Ouseburn. Local stalwarts, including The Biscuit Factory and Northern Print often hold public events in tandem with Open Studios, encouraging families to come and take part in immersive art experiences, events and workshops. Check out The Biscuit Factory and Northern Print for year-round exhibitions and events.

Also held in November are the annual Ouseburn Fireworks, held at the City Stadium on Warwick Street to celebrate Bonfire Night. Recently celebrating its 30th anniversary, the firework display is run by the Ouseburn Community Centre, giving a real local feel to this annual event.

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  1. Add Story Time at Seven Stories to your Itinerary

    Story Time at Seven Stories

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Explore a world of imagination at Seven Stories with entertaining and enthralling storytelling for the whole family.  Unique, energetic and playful, these sessions are led by one of our expert Story Catchers and delivered in signature Seven…

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  2. Add Light Up North at The Biscuit Factory to your Itinerary

    Light Up North at The Biscuit Factory

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    15 Nov 2019to23 Feb 2020

    The Biscuit Factory have a new showcase of electro-luminescent wire creations and illuminated art designs from the team at Light Up North in The Biscuit Factory's new social space, Artisan.

    Price

    Free
  3. Add Winter Exhibition at The Biscuit Factory to your Itinerary

    Winter Exhibition at The Biscuit Factory

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    15 Nov 2019to23 Feb 2020

    Dutch artist Rob Van Hoek headlines The Biscuit Factory's 13-week long winter exhibition with his new collection of landscape paintings.

    Every season, the gallery – housed in a former Victorian warehouse in Newcastle's cultural quarter - exhibits…

    Price

    Free
  4. Add Ethical Jewellery at The Biscuit Factory to your Itinerary

    Ethical Jewellery at The Biscuit Factory

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    15 Nov 2019to23 Feb 2020

    The Biscuit Factory presents ETHICAL, a collection of ethically made jewellery from independent makers who work with Fairtrade or recycled metals and materials, or champion sustainable practices.

    Highlights include delicate natural designs in…

    Price

    Free
  5. Add Christmas sharing board at The Factory Kitchen at The Biscuit Factory to your Itinerary

    Christmas sharing board at The Factory Kitchen at The Biscuit Factory

    Ouseburn

    Dates

    From:
    1 Dec 2019to24 Dec 2019

    The Factory Kitchen, housed within The Biscuit Factory art, craft and design gallery, is offering its new Christmas sharing board between 12pm and 3pm throughout December.

    The board includes turkey, bacon, cranberry and sprout slaw sandwich and…

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    Price £21.95 Per Ticket Type
  6. Add The Polar Express Festive Story Workshop at Seven Stories to your Itinerary

    The Polar Express Festive Story Workshop at Seven Stories

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    23 Nov 2019to23 Dec 2019
    From:
    28 Nov 2019to19 Dec 2019

    Win a family ticket to The Polar Express Festive Story Workshop at Seven Stories!

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  7. Add Dress-Up Weekend at Seven Stories to your Itinerary

    Dress-Up Weekend at Seven Stories

    Ouseburn

    Dates

    From:
    28 Dec 2019to29 Dec 2019
    From:
    25 Jan 2020to26 Jan 2020
    From:
    29 Feb 2020to1 Mar 2020

    Seven Stories invite you to get dressed-up as your favourite book character ever last weekend of every month! Book character costumes are not just for World Book Day. Dust them off, re-use and recycle them and join Seven Stories for some costume…

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  8. Add Little Biscuits Festive Workshops at The Biscuit factory to your Itinerary

    Little Biscuits Festive Workshops at The Biscuit factory

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    11 Dec 2019to11 Dec 2019

    Little Biscuits is a series of 45-minute workshops led by professional art teachers and practising artists, aimed at children aged between 7 and 13 years old. All three workshops take place on Wednesday 11 December as part of the gallery's special…

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    Price £10.00 Per Ticket Type
  9. Add Ouseburn Open Studios to your Itinerary

    Ouseburn Open Studios

    Ouseburn

    Dates

    From:
    28 Mar 2020to29 Mar 2020
    From:
    23 Nov 2020to24 Nov 2020

    Head to Ouseburn for behind the scenes access to the Cultural Quarter's busy and eclectic artist studios during Ouseburn Open Studios. Buy the best of original art, craft and design, watch demonstrations and have a go yourself.

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    Price

    Free
  10. Add Drawing Word: An Exhibition Curated By Lauren Child at Seven Stories to your Itinerary

    Drawing Word: An Exhibition Curated By Lauren Child at Seven Stories

    Ouseburn

    Dates

    From:
    16 July 2019to7 Feb 2020

    Drawing Words is a British Council exhibition of contemporary UK children's book illustration now on display at Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books in Ouseburn Newcastle. The exhibition will be on display from Tuesday 16 July…

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    Price £2.50 to £23.10 Per Ticket Type

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