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What’s on #ThroughTheTunnels this Summer

Summer is here, and the North East is ready to offer a fantastic array of events and activities for locals and visitors alike. From cultural festivals and live music performances to family-friendly events and food festivals, July 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. 

Here are some of the must-attend events happening in the region this July. 

Mouth of Tyne Festival – 6th – 9th July 2023 

Experience the vibrant celebration of music at the Mouth of the Tyne Festival, scheduled from 6th to 9th July 2023. Located in the coastal town of Tynemouth, this event takes place amidst charming landscapes and renowned landmarks. Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind festival that seamlessly blends breathtaking views with a diverse array of captivating performances. 

Learn more here.

The Vamps – 9th July 2023 

The Vamps are coming to South Shields as the headliners for the opening performance of the highly anticipated South Tyneside Festival Sunday Concerts. With a string of hit albums, chart-topping singles, and captivating world tours, The Vamps have been living a dream-like journey. As they celebrate their 10th anniversary since their formation, they are currently captivating audiences worldwide with their remarkable 10th Anniversary Greatest Hits Arena show. 

Learn more here.

Kubix Festival – 15th July 2023 

Returning for its fifth consecutive year, prepare for an extraordinary celebration of dance and pop music at Herrington Park in Sunderland. Featuring an impressive line-up of headliners such as Sugababes, alongside a stellar selection of artists including Blue, Five, A1, 911, and Ultrabeat, all gracing the grand main stage, this event promises to be an unforgettable experience. As if that was not enough, a captivating Big Top Dance Arena awaits, showcasing an array of outstanding artists and DJs like Basshunter and DJ Sash! Andy Whitby, Special D, DJ Sammy, and many more. With the hosting of Kroud Karaoke, this gathering is set to become the ultimate summer party of the North East.  

Learn more here.

90’s Silent Disco at Newcastle Cathedral – 21st July 2023 

Prepare yourself for a one-of-a-kind 90s Silent Disco experience that will take place for the first time at the breathtaking and historic Newcastle Cathedral on the 21st of July 2023. Brace yourself for an unforgettable evening as some of the UK’s finest 90s DJs spin all your favourite tunes in the mesmerizing and illuminated setting of Newcastle Cathedral.  

Learn more here.

Northern Pride – 22nd – 23rd July 2023 

Mark your calendars for July 22nd and 23rd, 2023, as one of Newcastle’s most monumental celebrations returns in full force. Northern Pride, a vibrant event that pays homage to the LGBTQIA+ community, will again grace the summer season. It serves as a platform to acknowledge and vocalize the daily challenges faced by many within the community. Moreover, it offers a valuable opportunity for education, understanding, and crucial advice and support. 

To stay updated on the festival, be sure to follow @northernprideuk  

Alnwick Gardens – Lilidorei 

Looking to have an exciting and adventure-packed summer? Look no further than Lilidorei, where you can embark on the ultimate summer day out. Brace yourself for an exhilarating experience as you test your courage on the world’s largest play structure. Discover the wonders of the Clan Houses, engage in thrilling activities, and immerse yourself in captivating storytelling. Get ready to create unforgettable memories in Lilidorei and make this summer a truly unforgettable one! 

Learn more here.

Feast by the Sea at Spanish City – 22nd – 23rd of July 2023 

This event will run from 11 am to 7 pm, July 22nd-23rd. Explore delicious street food options from the region’s finest vendors. In addition to the mouth-watering cuisine, you’ll find bars, small rides for children, and captivating entertainment to keep you enthralled throughout the day. 

The best part? Admission is free, allowing you to enjoy this experience without cost. Plus, let’s not forget the breathtaking views that accompany the festivities. Get ready to indulge your senses and create unforgettable memories at the remarkable Feastby the Sea. 

Learn more here.

Ladies’ Day at Newcastle Racecourse – 29th July 2023 

Ladies’ Day has become a highly anticipated event in the North East. This glamorous race day, known as the highlight of the flat season, promises a thrilling blend of fashion, elegant fillies, sparkling refreshments, and captivating live music performed by Ronan Keating. After the races, you can dance the night away to his hit tunes, creating unforgettable memories. 

Learn more here.

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