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What’s on #ThroughTheTunnels This Summer – August 2023

August is here, and the North East is ready to offer fantastic events and activities for locals and visitors!

From cultural festivals and live music performances to family-friendly events and food festivals, August 2023 promises to be an exciting month in the region. So, mark your calendars and get ready to explore the North East#ThroughTheTunnels this summer.

1. Dirty Dancing at Theatre Royal Newcastle

1st August 2023
Dirty Dancing is back at Newcastle Theatre Royal. Prepare for an experience filled with heart-pounding music, breathtaking emotions, and dancing.

2. Kids Fun Fest South Shields

1st-8th August 2023
Embrace the summer at the Seafront Amphitheatre in South Shields and immerse yourself in afternoons filled with free entertainment, games, and activities.

3. Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

2nd – 13th August 2023
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory comes to the Sunderland Empire Theatre.

4. Loosefest at the Town Moor

5th & 6th August 2023
The North East’s largest music festival, LooseFest weekender, returns to Newcastle’s Town Moor on August 5th and 6th.

This year’s edition boasts an incredible lineup featuring headline artists like Sean Paul, Chase & Status, Craig David, Patrick Topping, and more.

5. VR Experience at National Centre for the Written Word

10th August 2023
Teleport between virtual worlds and envision a holistic future for our planet. Suitable for adults and children aged 8+.

6. Cullercoats Harbour Day

12th August 2023
Starting at 11am. Experience lifeboat demonstrations, meet the dedicated lifeboat crew, enjoy live music, traditional fairground games & enjoy refreshments throughout the event.

7. Spanish City Summer Funfair

24th – 28th August 2023
Get ready to enjoy all the classic attractions, including the thrilling Waltzer and much more. Located conveniently on The Links, a short distance from Spanish City. Find renowned spots for arcades, the finest ice cream and fish and chips in the nation.

8. Strawberry Picking at Brockbushes Farm

Various Dates

The highly anticipated fruit picking season is now underway! Keep an eye out for their twice-weekly date releases. Stay updated by checking back closer to the time or sign up for their email notifications. By doing so, you’ll receive timely alerts about the ripening of different fruits. Don’t miss out on the chance to indulge in the freshest harvest! 

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