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Night Life

The Bigg market on a weekend is a sight to behold but not the faint hearted

If the young crowd is not your scene there's lots more to enjoy!

02 Academy


Live music venue. Mostly pop and rock



An eye-poppping night out. Musical shows with a drag twist. Life is a cabaret old chum...and this is it!

China Town


Chinatown is alive with the sights, sounds and smells of the orient. Stowell Street has an incredible number of restaurants to choose from.

City Hall


The City Hall is a concert and comedy venue where lots of big names appear.

Crown Posada


An unusal pub that's one of Newcastle's hidden treasures. Definitiely worth popping in for a pint.

Cumberland Arms


Traditional pub with great beer and live music

Customs House


Great Theatre in South Shields right on the River Tyne. It aso has a second auditorium for films and a gallery space for exhibitions.



A trendy place to hang out, chat or chill. It does it all; food, music, dance, art. Sits in the up and coming Shieldfield / Ouseburn district.

Free Trade Inn


One of Tyneside's more unusual pubs with great views down the river Tyne

Northern Stage


Regional theatre that stages work that is innovative and collaborates with regional, national and international theatre companies.

People's Theatre


The leading non-professional theatre in the region with very high production standards and a large 500 seat auditorium



The Quayside is an attraction in itself with walks along the Newcastle and Gateshead banks of the river Tyne. With restaurants, bars, theatre, music and arts venues it's a must-see on any visit to Tyneside.



One of the premier music venues in the region catering for all tastes

The Centurion


You will be astounded when you walk into this bar for the first time. Originally a first class lounge for rail well-to-do passengers, its plush surroundings now make for a marvellous bar in the heart of the Central station.

The Cluny


Live music venue with lots of up and coming acts taking to the stage.

The Forth


Hidden away watering hole in the city centre

The Stand Comedy Club


You're having a laugh! You are sure to be at Newcastle's popular comedy venue that attracts the best in the business.

Theatre Royal


A gloriously grand and recently refurbished theatre. Built in 1837 it is the most well known of Tyneside's dramatic venues. Travel FREE on the Metro with your theatre ticket.

Tyne Theatre & Opera House


This grand old theatrical dame is a Grade 1 listed building and a fantastic venue for theatre, musical and comedy shows

Tyneside Cinema


Fabulous art-deco style art-house cinema. Stylish and classy venue to watch films with fellow aficionados.

It's in our Top 10!

Whitley Bay Playhouse


Nice seaside theatre. Recently refurbished so comfortable seating, bars and snacks.

Travel to/from here FREE on the metro if you have your theatre ticket.

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