Entertainment in Newcastle

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With excellent Live Entertainment venues like the Theatre Royal, City Hall, Dance City, Live Theatre, Northern Stage, Gulbenkian, the Metro Radio Arena and nearby The Sage and Gateshead International Stadium, complemented by a number of smaller venues such as the Head of Steam @ the Cluny, the Little Theatre, Caedmon Hall, Jazz Cafe and the Newcastle Arts Centre there’s always live shows to enjoy.

The Metro Radio Arena host live music spectaulars including Girls Aloud, Green Day, Clubland Live, Cliff Richard, Elton John and many, many more. Family entertainment includes Disney on Ice, Mama Mia and Strictly Come Dancing.

Film fans won’t be dissapointed either with the Empire Cinema at The Gate and the Odeon at Silverlink Park.


02 Academy Newcastle

As well as being one of Newcastle’s top live music venues, the O2 Academy also functions as a club on weekends with a mixture of DJ sets and live bands. To see up and coming, as well as well known acts the O2 Academy is the place to go. With the venue being in the […]

Cineworld Boldon Cinema Times

At Cineworld Boldon Tyne and Wear you can enjoy all the latest blockbusters. A selection of snacks are available, the cinema is located on Boldon Leisure Park. Ample car parking spaces and a location adjacent to Asda Supermarket makes Boldon Leisure Park a regular favourite with both cinema and restaurant goers, perfect for any customer. […]

Dance City

Dance City welcomes all kinds of people with a passion for all kinds of dance. Opened in the autumn of 2005, Dance City’s pioneering £7.6m centre for dance has given the organisation the perfect home from which to develop and drive dance forward as one of the most exciting art forms of the 21st Century. […]

Empire Cinema Times – The Gate

Located in The Gate Leisure Complex comprises a wide selection of eateries and leisure bars including Framkie & Benny’s, Nando’s, Wokmania, Pizza Hut. It also houses Aspers Casino. The cinema has 12 screens.              

Head of Steam @ the Cluny

Once the home of a bottling plant for a Scotch whisky called the Cluny, this is now a funky, post-industrial bar that thinks like a pub. The decor is pinewood and red-brick, while the bar is L-shaped with raised areas and corners into which the lively crowd disperses. Outside, the Cluny is overshadowed by a […]

Newcastle Arts Centre

Newcastle Arts Centre is in the heart of Newcastle, a short walk from the Central Railway Station and Metro and is well known for ‘details’ art materials store, its Gallery and Black Swan venue. Opened in 1988 by Prince Charles and built on the site of a Roman Mile Castle the Arts Centre provides space […]

Newcastle Mela

The Mela is a free event, based around Punjabi, Pakistani, Bengali and Hindi and other South Asian cultures, and is open to anyone who wants to learn more, be entertained and meet new people as well as enjoy different music, art and food in the heart of Newcastle.  With a line up including the hottest contemporary Asian […]

Newcastle Metro Radio Arena

The Metro Radio Arena Newcastle is the largest concert and exhibition venue in the North East of England The 11,000+ seater purpose built Metro Radio Arena Newcastle was opened in November 1995 with basketball, and the first concert, David Bowie, was on Thursday 7th December. Since its opening, the Metro Radio Arena quickly established itself as […]

Northern Stage Theatre – What’s On

Facing onto Newcastle University’s student building, and crowned by local artist Cath Campbell’s thrilling installation, Escapology, Northern Stage can be accessed from both Kings Walk and Kings Road.  With a glass wall running the full length of the building, the foyer provides a fantastically light and welcoming reception for all our audiences and visitors. The new […]

Odeon Cinema Silverlink Cinema Times

Located in The Silverlink Shopping Park where major stores include M&S, New Look and Rosebys. For nearby Food and Drink you could try Frankie and Benny’s, Starbucks, M&S Cafe, Macdonalds or Pizza Hut. Silverlink Shopping Park is on the A1058, which can be accessed via the A1 or A19 and there is over 1,500 parking spaces […]

The Journal Tyne Theatre

The Journal Tyne Theatre is a Grade 1 listed building and is both beautiful and functional, with a capacity of 100 up to 1100. It has played host to an assortment of events from opera to theatre shows, from comedy to pantomimes, concerts to conferences, and the current programme reflects this diversity of performance. Located […]

Theatre Royal

Opened in February 1837, the Grade I listed Theatre Royal remains one of the most historic, cultural landmarks in the country and continues to dominate the heart of Newcastle’s Grainger Town. The Theatre Royal is one of the most famous theatres in the country and in its 170 year history has played host to the […]