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Food & Drink Festivals

Newcastle and Gateshead are at the centre of a foodie revolution and boast a packed food events calendar to satisfy taste-chasing tourists from near and far.

There are festivals to tickle every taste bud and quench every thirst with all our favourite flavours, food and beverages catered for!

Whether you're partial to a refreshing Gin and tonic or enjoy sipping a cool pint of beer, craft ale or cider - there is a festival for you. Whatever your tipple, find out where you can sample the finest, award-winning drinks or test out the most unusual flavours from the likes of The Gin Festival to The Rum Festival and The Bathtub Sessions Gin Festival.

Gateshead Beer and Music Festival is a staple in the region. It began in 2010 with the emphasis on creating a great local community festival. Moving forward seven years the festival has grown into an event that is loved both locally and nationally.

Newcastle Foodies Festival, launching for the first time in 2017, not only offers plenty of tasting opportunities with an impressive artisan food market but also provides chance to watch Michelin star chefs and MasterChef winners cooking their favourite recipes and giving you top tips.

Take a look below at the mouth-watering line-up of food and drink festivals in Newcastle and Gateshead.

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  1. Add Beamish Hall Winter Fest 2019 to your Itinerary

    Beamish Hall Winter Fest 2019

    Stanley

    Dates

    From:
    25 Jan 2020to26 Jan 2020


  2. Add New Year's Eve Gala Ball at Rockliff Hall to your Itinerary

    New Year's Eve Gala Ball at Rockliff Hall

    Hurworth

    Dates

    From:
    31 Dec 2019to31 Dec 2019

    Attend the Rockliffe Hall New Year's Gala Ball, a fantastic end to 2019!

    Champagne and canapés will be enjoyed on arrival followed by a delicious four-course New Year's Eve menu with a live party band.
    Joined by our resident piper for Auld Lang…

    Price

    Price £150.00 Per Ticket Type
  3. Add Craft Beer Calling 2019 to your Itinerary

    Craft Beer Calling 2019

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    24 Oct 2019to26 Oct 2019

    For one weekend only, an assembly of some of the worlds leading craft breweries under one roof! 

    Indicative Availability

    Book Craft Beer Calling 2019 Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £9.00 Per person per day
  4. Add Newcastle Vegan Festival to your Itinerary

    Newcastle Vegan Festival

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019to27 Oct 2019

    The 6th annual Vegan Festival comes to Newcastle for not one but two dates in 2019. Hosted at The Assembly Rooms in Newcastle, explore vegan cuisine, browse a huge range of cruelty-free foods, drinks and clothing along with information on veganism…

    Indicative Availability

    Book Newcastle Vegan Festival Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £2.00 Per Ticket Type
  5. Add Oktoberfest Tickets with Drinks (deal from NEoffers.co.uk) to your Itinerary

    Oktoberfest Tickets with Drinks (deal from NEoffers.co.uk)

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    6 Sept 2019to7 Sept 2019

    Get your tickets here: https://neoffers.co.uk/products/newcastle-oktoberfest-festival

    See all local offers: NEoffers.co.uk

    Indicative Availability

    Book Oktoberfest Tickets with Drinks (deal from NEoffers.co.uk) Online (opens in a new window)

  6. Add Sausage and Cider Festival Newcastle to your Itinerary

    Sausage and Cider Festival Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    31 Aug 2019to31 Aug 2019

    Sausage and Cider Festival comes to Newcastle in August 2019 for the first time! Get ready to sample a great array of amazing ciders and sausages - you'll be amazed by the huge variety of delicious sausages sourced from the finest butchers and…

  7. Add Gateshead Summer Fest to your Itinerary

    Gateshead Summer Fest

    Low Fell

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2019to25 Aug 2019

    The team behind the ever popular Gateshead Beer & Music Festival and the Gateshead Gin Festival are delighted to announce the first ever Gateshead Summer Fest on Saturday 24 - Sunday 25 August 2019.

    There will be a Beach Party vibe in Low fell…

    Indicative Availability

    Book Gateshead Summer Fest Online (opens in a new window)

    Price

    Price £10.00 Per person per day

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