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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. 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...

  2. 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:
    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.

  3. Add Bang, Crackle, Pop to your Itinerary

    Bang, Crackle, Pop

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    4 July 2017to1 Oct 2017

    Why does a whip crack? How does lightning make a noise? What makes a cannon go boom? Explore how sounds are made in this noisy Science Theatre show. Warning: this show includes noisy sounds such as loud bangs which can be heard outside the theatre.

  4. 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...

    Price

    Free
  5. 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...

  6. 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

    Red or Blue? Which team is for you? Show your true colours and arrive at Turma! dressed in red or blue!

    On Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July witness the dramatic sight of 30 cavalrymen performing intricate manoeuvres and showcasing their horseman...

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  7. Add Dino Jaws at Life Science Centre to your Itinerary

    Dino Jaws at Life Science Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    27 May 2017to7 Jan 2018

    Don’t miss Dino Jaws, an amazing exhibition from the Natural History Museum, featuring life-size animatronic dinosaur heads – including the terrifying T. rex!

  8. Add Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – Chase over Atlantis to your Itinerary

    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – Chase over Atlantis

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Dates

    From:
    3 Apr 2017to30 Sept 2017

    The star of “Journey to the Center of the Earth” is back in another Jules Verne – inspired voyage!

  9. 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...

  10. 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.

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