As the calendar turns to September, the North East region comes alive with an array of events and experiences that promise to keep you busy.
Michael Starring Ben – The Magic of Michael Jackson
1st September 2023
At the o2 City Hall, College House, Northumberland Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF
Experience the mesmerising Michael starring Ben, a captivating homage to the legendary King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
This production displays a live band, delivering the iconic hits of Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5.
Lego Time at Jarrow Focus Library
1st September 2023
Jarrow Focus Library, Cambrian Street, Jarrow, NE32 3QN
Visit Jarrow Focus Library this September:
For a drop-in session that encourages children to engage their imagination and express their creativity using LEGO.
ABBA Bingo: At Buzz Bingo
2nd September 2023
Buzz Bingo, Gateshead, NE11 9XU
Time to get out your disco flares and round up your mates!
Buzz Bingo welcome you all to their ultimate all-ABBA, all-bingo extravaganza tour!
Attention, dancing queens: The doors swing open at 8:30 pm, and last entry is at 9:30 pm.
Newcastle’s Craft & Flea
3rd September 2023
At the Boiler Shop, 20 South Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3PE
Craft & Flea brings together a diverse community of independent creators, collectors, designers, and innovators.
Explore the charm of shopping small and local at their unique reimagination of the traditional craft market. Admission: £2.50.
9th September 2023
11 Arches, Flatts Farm, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7SF
Ninety minutes incorporates two millennia of history, myth, and legend, propelling you alongside young Arthur on his journey.
The saga unfolds with rebellions, wars, magic, grandeur, revelry, all vividly resurrected in an outdoor theatrical extravaganza.
Thompson Park Family Fun Day
Thompson Rd, Sunderland SR5 1SF
Experience the Thompson Park Family Fun Day: live music, inflatables, games, sports coaching, cycling, and more. Fun for all ages!
The Dog Show
17th September 2023
The Cumberland Arms, James Pl St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LD
From 12pm, all pups welcome!
Kielder Star Gazing: Jewels of the Universe
23rd September 2023
Kielder Observatory, Unit C Bewick, Prestwick Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE20 9SJ
Kielder Observatory offers to guide you through the night sky, illuminating the celestial wonders visible during those periods.
In case unfavourable weather conditions the team resorts to their digital simulation software.
Jesus Christ Superstar at the Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal, 100 Grey St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BR
Timothy Sheader directs a new production of the global sensation, Jesus Christ Superstar, at Newcastle Theatre Royal for a week.
Starring Julian Clary as Herod, Ian McIntosh as Jesus, Shem Omari James as Judas, and Hannah Richardson as Mary.
This Olivier-winning revival originated at London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
Jason King at Trenchers
Every Thursday until 28th September 2023
Spanish City, Whitley Bay NE26 1BG
Join Spanish City for their award-winning fish & chips and soul and swing with Jason King!
Their menu includes Fish & Chips, House Burgers, Vegetarian Options, Grilled Fish, Traditional British Fayre, and Fresh seafood.