The latest music, comedy and family events in the heart of Whitley Bay

Event Calendar

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Monday 5th December 2016 – Monday 2nd January 2017

Christmas Pantomime: Blue Genie Entertainment presents 'Aladdin' starring Shane Lynch with Steve Walls

Monday 5th December 2016 – Monday 2nd January 2017

It's Never Too Early to Book for a Magical Carpet Ride to the Far East ... From the same team that brought you this year's smash hit, Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs, prepare to ...

Tuesday 10th - Sunday 15th January 2017

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society presents ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

Tuesday 10th - Sunday 15th January 2017

Join Whitley Bay Pantomime Society for another battle of good against evil in what promises to be one GIANT spectacular of a show...

Friday 20th January 2017

Simply Dylan

Friday 20th January 2017

SJM CONCERTS & JOHN O’CONNELL PRESENTS SIMPLY DYLAN, A MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE CAREER OF ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST ICONIC SINGER-SONGWRITERS...

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Wednesday 25th January 2017

North Tyneside Council present Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - Shine A Light Tour

Wednesday 25th January 2017

In March 2016 Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, guitars in hand, boarded a Los Angeles-bound train at Chicago’s Union Station looking to reconnect with the culture of railroad travel and the music it inspired.

Thursday 26th January 2017

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Thursday 26th January 2017

Direct from its success in London’s West End, a SOLD OUT UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back...

Friday 27th January 2017

North Tyneside Disability Forum presents 'Variety Show'

Friday 27th January 2017

A fantastic and unique evening of family fun and entertainment that features North Tyneside Disability Forum members, friends and associates in a range of acts and performances including music, dance, drama and much much more!

Saturday 28th January 2017

Showaddywaddy

Saturday 28th January 2017

Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the World extensively.

Sunday 29th January 2017

David Starkey - 'Magna Carta'

Sunday 29th January 2017

The UK’s leading constitutional historian, known for his forthright views, talks about the 13th century agreement that, imperfect though it was, and radically modified in its first ten years, limited for the first time the power of the monarch by stating the basic rights, privileges, and liberties of leading citizens and clergy.

Monday 6th February 2017

Cannon and Ball: The Dressing Room

Monday 6th February 2017

A hilarious comedy play, written by Bobby Ball, that combines sitcom with variety and comedy. Part play, part variety show - a whole night of great entertainment!

Tuesday 7th February 2017

Halfway to Paradise - The Billy Fury Story

Tuesday 7th February 2017

Halfway to Paradise - The Billy Fury Story

Thursday 9th February 2017

An Evening of Dirty Dancing

Thursday 9th February 2017

Now in its 7th record-breaking year, An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time...

Friday 10th February 2017

The Pitmen Poets

Friday 10th February 2017

Since the first Pitmen Poets tour in 2011, Sam West's revival of the seminal “Close the Coalhouse Door” has completed a triumphant UK tour and Lee Hall's “The Pitmen Painters” has been a hit in the West End and also on Broadway. Interest in the North East's mining tradition has never been more intense. What better time could there be for an opportunity to experience the brilliant entertainment of The Pitmen Poets?

Saturday 11th February 2017

Rock Icons: A Classic Rock Odyssey

Saturday 11th February 2017

Rock Icons is an all new energetic live music show that will take you on a musical and visual journey through the eras and evolution of Rock and Classic Rock, featuring the music from the world's most iconic Bands such as Yes, Deep Purple, Queen, Whitesnake, Bon Jovi, Toto, Rainbow, Def Leppard, Thin Lizzy, The Who, Pink Floyd, Guns N Roses, ACDC and many many more.

Wednesday 15th February - Saturday 18th February 2017

Whitley Bay Operatic Society presents 'The Full Monty'

Wednesday 15th February - Saturday 18th February 2017

Seeing how much their wives enjoy watching male strippers during their Girls’ Night Out, unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, New York come up with a bold way to make some quick cash. In the process they find renewed self-esteem, the importance of friendship and the ability to have fun.

Sunday 19th February 2017

Jimeoin: Renonsense Man

Sunday 19th February 2017

An evening of brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious stand-up from the internationally acclaimed star of TV shows including ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘Royal Variety Performance', ‘John Bishop Show’, CH4’s 'O2 Gala’ and ‘Sunday Night at the Palladium’. Don’t miss Ireland’s own "Witruvian Man" - live!

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Immersion Theatre presents 'Alice in Wonderland'

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Imagination runs wild and logic is abandoned in this fantastical, larger-than-life musical brimming with nonsensical fun and excitement for the entire family.

Friday 24th February 2017

CBeebies SPOTBOTS stars in 'TREASURE ISLAND'

Friday 24th February 2017

Children’s TV stars Callum Donnelly, Richard Franks and Robin Hatcher are the stars of the popular hit CBeebies TV show ‘SPOTBOTS’ - they also currently join Justin Fletcher on the brand new series of ‘Justin’s House’ for lots of the usual crazy shenanigans!

Thursday 2nd March 2017

Dan Cruickshank: The History of Architecture in 100 Buildings

Thursday 2nd March 2017

Journeying through time and place, from the ancient Egyptian pyramids to the soaring skyscrapers of Manhattan, renowned architectural historian Dan Cruickshank explores the most inspirational and characterful world buildings.

Friday 3rd March 2017

G4 - Live in Concert

Friday 3rd March 2017

Due to the overwhelming demand for G4, the multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group will be back on the road in 2017 with special guests and their trademark harmonies that wow audiences wherever they go.

Saturday 4th March 2017

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Saturday 4th March 2017

Touring UK theatres for the very first time, Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is an immaculate celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters.

Thursday 9th (Red Programme) & Friday 10th March (Blue Programme) 2017

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2017

Thursday 9th (Red Programme) & Friday 10th March (Blue Programme) 2017

Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.

Saturday 11th March 2017

Back to Bacharach - Magic Moments from the Burt Bacharach Songbook

Saturday 11th March 2017

Back to Bacharach celebrates the magical music of Burt Bacharach, one of the most accomplished popular composers of the 20th Century, who together with Hal David penned some of the most memorable and iconic hits that stand the test of time.

Friday 17th March 2017

The LOST Will & Testament of Jake Thackray with John Watterson

Friday 17th March 2017

The LOST Will & Testament of Jake Thackray with John Watterson, Special Guests Pete Scott & Hired Hands

Saturday 18th March 2017

Michaela Percival School of Dancing: Dance Dynamix

Saturday 18th March 2017

Michaela Percival School of Dancing: Dance Dynamix

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Nights on Broadway - The Bee Gees Story

Thursday 23rd March 2017

The Bee Gees were three brothers who, from singing close harmony as children, grew to become world superstars by their early twenties. They went on to be acknowledged as some of the greatest song writers in history.

Friday 24th March 2017

Howard Jones: An Intimate Evening of Songs & Stories

Friday 24th March 2017

It was in 1983 that Howard Jones first burst upon the contemporary music scene with his very English songwriting, pioneering synthesizers and thought provoking lyrics. He set out his manifesto in his very first single ‘New Song’. The lyrics called on the listener to challenge their preconceived ideas, to see both sides and ‘throw off your mental chains’.

Saturday 25th March 2017

Simon Weston CBE - 'My Life, My Story'

Saturday 25th March 2017

Simon Weston - My Life, My Story is a truly inspirational show about one man's journey from the front line of war, being on the edge of death, to today being a happy and contented Father, Grandfather and national treasure.

Thursday 30th March 2017

The Searchers

Thursday 30th March 2017

The Searchers remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry.

Friday 31st March 2017

Let's Twist Again

Friday 31st March 2017

Let's Twist Again goes from strength to strength as it enters its 6th successful year of bringing great music of the highest standard to theatres all over the UK.

Saturday 1st April 2017

Rule The World (Take That Tribute)

Saturday 1st April 2017

Rule The World is a fantastic tribute show to Take That. The band, Dan Maines, Matt Hall and Gabriel Keogh are highly trained professionals who have been touring Europe for over 7 years. This show is vibrant, entertaining and a must see for all fans of Take That and Rule The World who have built up their own followers!

Sunday 2nd April 2017

Legend of a Band - A Tribute to The Moody Blues

Sunday 2nd April 2017

A serious celebration of THE MOODY BLUES in sound and vision...

Thursday 6th April 2017

Count Arthur Strong - The Sound of Mucus

Thursday 6th April 2017

Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember. Uniquely recreating the salient and poignant moments for your enjoyment. Plus something else. Don’t miss this amazing event.

Friday 7th April 2017

You've Got A Friend - The Music of James Taylor & Carole King

Friday 7th April 2017

Off the back of the massive success of 'The Simon & Garfunkel Story', Maple Tree Entertainment Ltd are proud to present a brand new concert-style show based on the friendship and music of Carole King & James Taylor entitled 'You've Got A Friend'.

Sunday 9th April 2017

Gillian Quinn School of Dance: Swan Lake

Sunday 9th April 2017

Gillian Quinn School of Dance: Swan Lake

Tuesday 11th April 2017

An Audience with Ian Waite & Natalie Lowe: 'Somewhere in Time'

Tuesday 11th April 2017

Ian and Natalie will deliver a night you will remember forever…

Thursday 13th April 2017

Timeless Theatre Productions present 'Memory Lane'

Thursday 13th April 2017

Based on the original show from 2009, and now touring with a host of new songs, costumes and routines...

Saturday 15th April 2017

Let's Hang On - The Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Saturday 15th April 2017

Let’s Hang On returns to the PLAYHOUSE with their award-winning celebration of the legendary Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!

Thursday 20th April 2017

Whitney - Queen of the Night

Thursday 20th April 2017

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time...

Friday 21st April 2017

Classic Clapton - After Midnight

Friday 21st April 2017

The World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band, featuring front-man Mike Hall, will be making a welcome return to the PLAYHOUSE in April. This time, they will be celebrating 32 years on the road.

Thursday 27th April 2017

I'm Still Standing - The Elton John Songbook

Thursday 27th April 2017

The 'Ultimate Elton' Paul Bacon, along with 'The Rocket' band, delivers a truly wonderful celebration of the music of the one and only Elton John - from ballads such as Your Song, Candle in the Wind, Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me, Sacrifice and Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word through to up tempo dance floor classics such as Crocodile Rock, I’m Still Standing, The Bitch is Back, Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting and many more.

Friday 28th April 2017

A Vision of Elvis

Friday 28th April 2017

Now regarded as Europe's most successful Elvis Presley tribute, A Vision of Elvis continues to sell out some of the most prestigious venues across the UK and Europe.

Monday 1st May 2017

Walter Trout

Monday 1st May 2017

Walter Trout plays earth shattering blues rock music; he was voted the 6th Best Guitarist Ever in a BBC Radio listeners poll and gets rave reviews whenever playing live as well as on record, with quotes like 'When it comes to blazing guitar players, Walter Trout is the prophet' (Pasadena Weekly, USA).

Thursday 4th May 2017

Seriously Dead

Thursday 4th May 2017

One ordinary day in the quiet little town of Olwinskirk, a chain of extraordinary events began to take place bringing the lives of Betty, Albert, Billy and the local undertaker, Tristan de Winter to an uncomfortable crossroads.

Friday 5th May 2017

That'll Be The Day

Friday 5th May 2017

After an incredible three decades of touring, the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns with another opportunity to see its latest most popular show!

Saturday 6th May 2017

The Chicago Blues Brothers - 'BACK IN BLACK TOUR'

Saturday 6th May 2017

The award-winning spectacular is Europe’s biggest and best-loved production of the Blues Brothers.

Thursday 11th May 2017

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Thursday 11th May 2017

For quarter of a century, this breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden and is guaranteed to have everyone singing along to the music and dancing in the aisles.

Saturday 13th May 2017

Leo Sayer: Live in Concert 2017

Saturday 13th May 2017

After the Sold Out success of his 2015 Restless Years tour, Grammy award winning, international chart-topping, British music legend Leo Sayer is returning to the UK for another series of concerts...

Tuesday 16th May 2017

The Fureys - Legends of Irish Music & Song

Tuesday 16th May 2017

Legends of Irish music & song, The FUREYS, make their first concert appearance in the PLAYHOUSE Whitley Bay on Tuesday 16th May 2017...

Friday 19th May 2017

That's Life - The Frank Sinatra Story

Friday 19th May 2017

That’s life is a brand new theatre production celebrating the life and music of one of the 20th centuries greatest icons, Frank Sinatra.

Saturday 20th May 2017

ARRIVAL - The Hits of ABBA

Saturday 20th May 2017

Over four decades after Swedish pop legends ABBA swept to stardom, their music remains as popular as ever and the magic of the era is being brought to stages across the country courtesy of ARRIVAL...

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th May 2017

TYNEMOUTH AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY presents 'Goodnight Mister Tom - The Musical'

Wednesday 24th - Sunday 28th May 2017

A musical version of Michelle Magorian’s award-winning book, regarded as a modern classic.

Thursday 1st June 2017

The Grumbleweeds Laughter Show

Thursday 1st June 2017

Join legendary comedy act 'The Grumbleweeds' for an evening of laughter, music, magic and more!

Friday 2nd June 2017

Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate Bush

Friday 2nd June 2017

The new 2-hour concert showcases the band's recent performance of the Hounds of Love album against a dazzling selection of hits such as Wuthering Heights, Babooshka and This Woman’s Work.

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Mr Corvan's Music Hall

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Mr Corvan's Music Hall is a fantastic new musical play, written by top North East playwright Ed Waugh (co-writer Dirty Dusting, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham, Amazing Grace) whose latest solo play Hadaway Harry transfers to Newcastle Theatre Royal in February 2017.

Saturday 10th June 2017

Gary Mullen - One Night of Queen

Saturday 10th June 2017

ONE NIGHT OF QUEEN, Performed by GARY MULLEN AND THE WORKS...

Wednesday 26th July 2017 - Saturday 29th July 2017

Whitley Bay Theatre Company presents ‘Father Ted’

Wednesday 26th July 2017 - Saturday 29th July 2017

Back by popular demand, Whitley Bay Theatre Company are returning to the PLAYHOUSE with another offering of the epic Father Ted.

Friday 18th August 2017

Bringing On Back The 60s

Friday 18th August 2017

The hottest ticket in town has just arrived at your theatre: BRINGING ON BACK THE 60s, STARRING THE NEW AMEN CORNER... with very special guests!

Saturday 2nd September 2017

Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour

Saturday 2nd September 2017

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.

Sunday 17th September 2017

Black Dyke Band In Concert

Sunday 17th September 2017

Black Dyke Band In Concert

Saturday 18th November 2017

T-Rextasy - The 40th Commemorative Anniversary Tour

Saturday 18th November 2017

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. It’s hard to believe that 40 years have now passed since Marc’s tragic fatal car accident and fans have mourned the loss of a truly individual, inspirational talent ever since.

Friday 29th September 2017

Cheryl, Mike and Jay formerly of Bucks Fizz

Friday 29th September 2017

This is going to be a great night and the band always look forward to their concerts in the North East so get your mind made up and book your tickets today!

Thursday 9th November 2017

Barry Steele & Friends: The Orbison Story

Thursday 9th November 2017

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this music giant. Barry Steele is quite simply unmissable, as he takes you on this specially produced musical journey in time as he celebrates his own personal ten year anniversary on tour.