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

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Event Calendar

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Wednesday 29th August 2018

Mister Twister Magic Show

Wednesday 29th August 2018

Join Mister Twister for a fast paced morning of fun and laughter!

Cancelled

Saturday 1st September

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company: Pirates of Penzance

Saturday 1st September

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company is the UK’s leading professional opera company dedicated to performing the works of Gilbert & Sullivan.

Cancelled

Sunday 2nd September 2018

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company: Iolanthe

Sunday 2nd September 2018

The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company is the UK’s leading professional opera company dedicated to performing the works of Gilbert & Sullivan.

Saturday 8th September 2018

The Supersonic 70s Show

Saturday 8th September 2018

Supersonic Management presents... “A STUNNING CELEBRATION TO THE GOLDEN AGE OF POP” “The feel good factor of this show should be prescribed on the NHS!...”

Tuesday 11th September 2018

The Great Joe Wilson

Tuesday 11th September 2018

From the co-writer of Dirty Dusting, Amazing Grace and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Durham, comes another brilliant play (with music) by top North East playwright Ed Waugh.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 13th September 2018

Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2018

Thursday 13th September 2018

Calling all ocean lovers! The annual Ocean Film Festival is sweeping towards Whitley Bay with a brand new selection of the world’s most amazing ocean films, from both above and below the surface.

Friday 14th September 2018

Cloudbusting - 40 Years of Kate Bush

Friday 14th September 2018

It's 40 years since The Kick Inside announced to the world the genius of Kate Bush.

Saturday 15th September 2018

Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Saturday 15th September 2018

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a fantastic theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons, Rod Stewart – from street busker through to international superstar!

Tuesday 18th September 2018

Cilla & The Shades of the 60s

Tuesday 18th September 2018

This stunning and elegant review of the life of Cilla Black soars its way through the 60s.

Thursday 20th September 2018

The Magic of Motown

Thursday 20th September 2018

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 21st September 2018

Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2018 presents Circo Eia: In Tarsi

Friday 21st September 2018

After successfully touring all over Europe, Catalan company Eia bring their award winning acrobatic theatre piece inTarsi to the UK for the first time.

Sold Out

Saturday 22nd September 2018

Hot Water Comedy Club

Saturday 22nd September 2018

Hot Water Comedy Club

Sunday 23rd September 2018

Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

Sunday 23rd September 2018

26 Years of Rock ’n’ Rolling The World!

Friday 28th September 2018

Bringing On Back The 60s Starring The New Amen Corner Plus Special Guests

Friday 28th September 2018

The hottest ticket in town has just arrived at your theatre.

Saturday 29th September 2018

Ultimate Bowie

Saturday 29th September 2018

On January 10, 2016, the world lost a great music legend, David Bowie.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Monday 1st October 2018

Joanne Shaw Taylor with Special Guest Kris Barras

Monday 1st October 2018

Joanne Shaw Taylor has established herself as the UK’s number one star of the blues rock world.

Thursday 4th October 2018

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Thursday 4th October 2018

The National Production Company presents ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged).’

Friday 5th October 2018

Mark Anthony as Prince

Friday 5th October 2018

Mark Anthony achieved fame as the first doppelganger to appear on Top Of The Pops.

Saturday 6th October 2018

Graham Parker & The Goldtops ft The Rumour Brass + Special Guest Jon Allen

Saturday 6th October 2018

Regarded as one of the UK's most distinguished and original songwriters Graham Parker returns with a new studio album and UK tour in October.

Sunday 7th October 2018

Whitney - Queen of the Night

Sunday 7th October 2018

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time; this award winning production features a sensational line-up of musicians and artistes, and together with a powerhouse and breath-taking performance in the spirit of Whitney, deliver a show that exceeds expectation on every level.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 11th October 2018

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers

Thursday 11th October 2018

Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is back on tour, bringing his fantastic show to the Playhouse!

Sold Out

Friday 12th October 2018

Best of WHAM!

Friday 12th October 2018

A ‘Fantastic’ new show featuring the best of George, Andrew, Pepsi and Shirlie with sensational vocals, choreography, costumes and an awesome live band.

Saturday 13th October

Elkie Brooks

Saturday 13th October

Long before the end of a live show and the frequent standing ovations that accompany it, there comes a point where Elkie does something so amazing that it leaves her audience almost spellbound.

Sunday 14th October 2018

Dudman Academy of Performing Arts and Fitness present 'Take Me To A Show'

Sunday 14th October 2018

Dudman Academy of Performing Arts and Fitness present 'Take Me To A Show'

Thursday 18th October 2018

Bye Bye Baby

Thursday 18th October 2018

Bye Bye Baby is more than your average tribute band.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 19th October 2018

UK Pink Floyd Experience

Friday 19th October 2018

Recreating the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd live in concert, this highly authentic show features over 50 years of hits by this iconic band.

Sunday 21st October 2018

Monstersaurus!

Sunday 21st October 2018

Big Wooden Horse presents...MONSTERSAURUS!

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Glenn Tilbrook

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Have guitar, will travel.

Thursday 25th October 2018

The Magic of The Beatles

Thursday 25th October 2018

One of the UK’s leading Beatles tribute shows!

Friday 26th October 2018

Best of WHAM! *SECOND DATE ADDED*

Friday 26th October 2018

A ‘Fantastic’ new show featuring the best of George, Andrew, Pepsi and Shirlie with sensational vocals, choreography, costumes and an awesome live band.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 27th October 2018

Los Endos - Ultimate Genesis: "And When There Were Five"

Saturday 27th October 2018

Los Endos, probably the best Genesis tribute band in the UK, are proudly playing the Playhouse for the fifth time with a new show for 2018.

Wednesday 31st October - Saturday 3rd November 2018

Whitley Bay Operatic Society present 'The Addams Family'

Wednesday 31st October - Saturday 3rd November 2018

THE ADDAMS FAMILY features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare.

Thursday 8th November 2018

Rock 'n' Roll Dreams Came True - Meatloaf The Show

Thursday 8th November 2018

Rock 'n' Roll Dreams Came True - Meatloaf The Show

Saturday 10th November 2018

Michael Portillo - Life: A Game of Two Halves

Saturday 10th November 2018

Michael Portillo - Life: A Game of Two Halves

Sunday 11th November 2018

Money For Nothing: Dire Straits

Sunday 11th November 2018

‘Money for Nothing’ was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world's premier rock bands - Dire Straits.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Tuesday 13th November 2018

The Platters

Tuesday 13th November 2018

The Platters were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era.

Wednesday 14th November 2018

Steve Davis vs Dennis Taylor: The 1985 World Final Take 2

Wednesday 14th November 2018

The most talked about black ball final in the history of the game...

Thursday 15th November 2018

Ned Boulting: Tour De Ned!

Thursday 15th November 2018

ITV’s cycling commentator Ned Boulting returns with an all-new production, built with wobbly precision on the edifice of the greatest bike race on earth.

Friday 16th November 2018

Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band - Red E 2 Rock Tour

Friday 16th November 2018

What better way to celebrate our holiday season, than with a man who has helped shape our musical Christmas.

Saturday 17th November 2018

Live/Wire: The AC/DC Show

Saturday 17th November 2018

Live/Wire is The AC/DC Show.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Tuesday 20th November 2018

Breaking Glass - Film + Performance

Tuesday 20th November 2018

A very special evening with award-winning singer songwriter Hazel O’Connor, featuring a rare screening of the digitally re-mastered uncut version of the film followed by an intimate Q&A and live performance of some of the films best loved songs.

Thursday 22nd November 2018

T-Rextasy - The 2018 Tour

Thursday 22nd November 2018

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era.

Friday 23rd November 2018

The Elvis Years

Friday 23rd November 2018

The Story of the King.

Saturday 1st December 2018 - Saturday 5th January 2019

Christmas Pantomime: Blue Genie Entertainment Presents 'Peter Pan' Starring Antony Costa from Blue and Steve Walls

Saturday 1st December 2018 - Saturday 5th January 2019

Let Your Dreams Take Flight...

Wednesday 9th January 2019

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Wednesday 9th January 2019

Following its West End success at the Leicester Square Theatre, London, ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story' is currently the biggest and the most successful international touring theatre show celebrating the lives and careers of Folk/Rock sensation Simon and Garfunkel.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Tuesday 15th January - Sunday 20th January

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society presents 'Dick Whittington'

Tuesday 15th January - Sunday 20th January

The Purrrrrfect Pantomime Adventure.

Monday 21st January 2019

McCartney: The Show

Monday 21st January 2019

The music of Paul McCartney and The Beatles.

Thursday 24th January 2019

Dirty Dusting

Thursday 24th January 2019

Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm, I’m a Celebrity), Leah Bell, Dolores Porretta and Andrew Green.

Friday 15th February 2019

The Searchers: Farewell Concert

Friday 15th February 2019

There is no doubt that the swinging 60’s was a very special time and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression.

Saturday 16th February 2019

Black Magic: The Little Mix Show!

Saturday 16th February 2019

Black Magic: The Little Mix Show!

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 21st February 2019

Henning Wehn: Get On With It

Thursday 21st February 2019

You couldn’t make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn hasn’t bosched out yet another new show?

Friday 22nd February 2019

Steve Harley Acoustic Trio

Friday 22nd February 2019

Steve Harley, the original Cockney Rebel, tours frequently with his Acoustic Trio, playing an intimate, unique and atmospheric show.

Saturday 23rd February 2019

Showaddywaddy

Saturday 23rd February 2019

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.

Wednesday 27th February 2019

Robert White - The Tank Top Tour

Wednesday 27th February 2019

Robert White wowed the judges and viewers alike with his fast-paced comedy routines when he made the finals on this year's Britain’s Got Talent.

Friday 1st March 2019

A Country Night in Nashville

Friday 1st March 2019

A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing Honky Tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 8th March 2019

Jason Donovan and his Amazing Midlife Crisis

Friday 8th March 2019

Jason is delighted to announce that he is extending his Amazing Midlife Crisis Tour into 2019 with a final series of dates.

Wednesday 20th March 2019

Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

Wednesday 20th March 2019

Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening.

Saturday 23rd March 2019

Barry Steele & Friends: The Orbison Story

Saturday 23rd March 2019

Roy Orbison, the man with the sunglasses, who delivered some of the world's darkest and most emotional ballads, remains one of the most distinctive performers in modern music.

Tuesday 26th March 2019

Psychic Sally

Tuesday 26th March 2019

World renowned psychic, television and theatre star and the UK's favourite award winning medium Sally Morgan is back with her phenomenal interactive 10 year anniversary show.

Friday 29th & Saturday 30th March 2019

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019

Friday 29th & Saturday 30th March 2019

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is returning to the UK and Ireland for 2018, with more shows and more venues than ever before.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 6th April 2019

Illegal Eagles

Saturday 6th April 2019

The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute returns in 2019 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship.

Saturday 13th April 2019

The Lindisfarne Story

Saturday 13th April 2019

'A Twist in the Tale'

Friday 10th May 2019

Faith: The George Michael Legacy

Friday 10th May 2019

Faith - The George Michael Legacy

Saturday 11th May 2019

Fleetwood Bac

Saturday 11th May 2019

FLEETWOOD BAC are the world’s first and best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band, endorsed by Mick Fleetwood himself, the only Mac tribute to authentically replicate the classic ‘Rumours’ line-up.

Sunday 26th May 2019

Kevin Clifton in Burn the Floor

Sunday 26th May 2019

Kevin Clifton in 'Burn the Floor’ with Graziano Di Prima.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 30th May 2019

Les Musicals

Thursday 30th May 2019

'Les Musicals' Live Concert Tour is the ultimate celebration of Musical Theatre.

Saturday 1st June 2019

That'll Be The Day

Saturday 1st June 2019

Back by ever-growing popular demand, get ready to party as the UK’s favourite Rock & Roll variety production returns with another BRAND NEW SHOW!

Sunday 2nd June 2019

Stewart Francis: Into The Punset

Sunday 2nd June 2019

The star of 'Mock the Week', 'Live at the Apollo' and 'Crackerjack' embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER!!! See him before he heads off... INTO THE PUNSET.

Sunday 30th June 2019

The Nicola Gauld School of Dance

Sunday 30th June 2019

The Nicola Gauld School of Dance presents 'Dancing Through The Decades'