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

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Event Calendar

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Thursday 2nd June 2022

The Blues Band

Thursday 2nd June 2022

The individual members of The Blues Band were already held in admiration by generations of R&B fans when they formed back in 1979. Over 40 years and 16 albums later they continue to be as popular as ever!

Saturday 4th June 2022

Tony Christie Avenues and Alleyways - The Greatest Hits Tour

Saturday 4th June 2022

This exciting new tour sees Tony perform all of his Greatest Hits including I Did What I Did For Maria, Walk Like A Panther, Las Vegas, Avenues & Alleyways and the Number 1 single (Is This The Way To) Amarillo

Wednesday 8th June 2022

Menopause The Musical 2

Wednesday 8th June 2022

Starring Crissy Rock (Benidorm), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty), Nicki French (Eurovision) and Susie Fenwick (West End Star) it’s our brand-new show, Cruising Through Menopause. In the hysterical sequel to our smash-hit Menopause The Musical®, we fast forward five years to catch up with the same four characters for tales of their lives, loves and losses as they set off on the high seas.

Friday 9th June 2022

Kendal Mountain Tour 2022

Friday 9th June 2022

This event has now been changed from Friday 3rd June 2022 to Thursday 9th June 2022

Friday 10th June 2022

Steve Steinman's Anything For Love: The Meat Loaf Story

Friday 10th June 2022

Critically acclaimed Steve Steinman brings you his smash hit production Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story: It’s all about the music!

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Spanish City

Friday 17th June 2022

The High Kings

Friday 17th June 2022

The High Kings are charting a new course for Irish ballad music – equal parts rousing and reflective, energetic and insightful – is an understatement. They are, essentially, marking out a new and bright era for Irish folk music. Not to be missed.

Sunday 19th June 2022

Be Bop A Lula

Sunday 19th June 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 30th September 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Sunday 19th June 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Monday 20th June 2022

Rescheduled Date: The Carpenters Story

Monday 20th June 2022

The Carpenters Story now postponed from Sunday 1st May 2022 to Monday 20th June 2022.

Cancelled

Thursday 23rd June 2022

Jeff Garlin

Thursday 23rd June 2022

This event is now cancelled.

Friday 24th June 2022.

The George Michael Legacy featuring Wayne Dilks

Friday 24th June 2022.

International tribute artiste Wayne Dilks and his band pay tribute to the late George Michael in this stunning show.

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Saturday 25th June 2022

An Audience With Hazel Rayson Theatre Dance Studio

Saturday 25th June 2022

Join the cast of Hazel Rayson Theatre Dance Studio as they celebrate 60 years of teaching!

Sunday 26th June 2022

Sing United: These Are Our Roots

Sunday 26th June 2022

This event will sell-out! Book your tickets ASAP.

Monday 27th June 2022

Ansell's Les Musicals Live

Monday 27th June 2022

Jonathan Ansell (G4 Frontman) and Jai McDowall (Britains Got Talent - Winner) have joined forces to create a dramatic and spine-tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening showcases even more smash-hit songs from the greatest musicals of all time, brought to you by two of the world's finest voices.

Friday 1st July 2022

UK Foo Fighters

Friday 1st July 2022

World-Famous tribute band ‘UK Foo Fighters’ take you on a journey 'spanning 27 years of music from the now legendary band ‘Foo Fighters’ and their charismatic leader, Dave Grohl.

Sunday 3rd July 2022

Saturday Stage Schools present FAME Jr

Sunday 3rd July 2022

Saturday Stage Schools present FAME Jr

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Sunday 10th July 2022

Baby Ballet: Twinkle's Dreams

Sunday 10th July 2022

Miss Kate and Miss Jo bring the magic of babyballet to Playhouse Whitley Bay

Thursday 14th July 2022

A Vision of Elvis

Thursday 14th July 2022

A Vision of Elvis returns to Playhouse Whitley Bay on Thursday 14th July 2022 for another show stopping performance!

Friday 15th July 2022

Northern Live - Do I Love You?

Friday 15th July 2022

Keeping the Faith to the original sounds of the underground movement that started on the dance floors in the North and eventually swept the nation including an 11-piece band with 4 lead vocalists performing over 30 original hits, expect to hear:

Saturday 16th July 2022

Leanne Illingworth School of Dance: Believe

Saturday 16th July 2022

Leanne Illingworth School of Dance: Believe

Sunday 17th July 2022

Move It Studios presents COME ALIVE!

Sunday 17th July 2022

A showcase of dance, gymnastics and performance from Move It Studios comes to Playhouse Whitley Bay on Sunday 17th July 2022

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Monday 18th July 2022

John Cale

Monday 18th July 2022

Legendary musician John Cale is to play a special, intimate show at Playhouse Whitley Bay as part of this year’s Mouth of the Tyne Festival! One of the founder members of The Velvet Underground alongside Lou Reed, he was instrumental in the band’s early years and enjoyed acclaim stateside under the management of Andy Warhol.

Tuesday 19th July 2022

Housewives On Holiday

Tuesday 19th July 2022

From the writers & producers of Hormonal Housewives & Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, it’s time to get away from it all and join the Housewives on Holiday!

Friday 22nd July 2022

The Drifters 2022

Friday 22nd July 2022

A huge hit with Playhouse fans, The Drifters return to Whitley Bay on Friday 22nd July 2022!

Saturday 23rd July 2022

Calling Planet Earth

Saturday 23rd July 2022

Rescheduled from Saturday 24th July 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 23rd July 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Sunday 24th July 2022

Stages School of Dance Presents ''2020''

Sunday 24th July 2022

Stages School of Dance Presents their Biennial Show “2020”

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Thursday July 28th 2022

Fireman Sam Saves The Circus

Thursday July 28th 2022

Fireman Sam will be joining us for his brand new show on Thursday 28th July 2022 (Peformances 1pm & 4pm)

Saturday 30th July 2022

True Colours Theatre Presents: True Imagination

Saturday 30th July 2022

A show of celebration through the magic of performance

3rd - 7th August 2022

Summer Panto 2022: Beauty & The Beast

3rd - 7th August 2022

From the Producers of summer smash-hits “The Wizard of Oz”, “Rapunzel” & “Treasure Island” Join Belle for an unmissable adventure in this beast of a Summer-time panto.

Tuesday 9th August 2022

Ireland: The Show

Tuesday 9th August 2022

Following a debut sell out nationwide UK tour including the Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow and the West End, London, join an all-star cast of Ireland’s most talented singers

Limited Availability

Thursday 11th August 2022

RESCHEDULED DATE: Richard Thompson - 13 Rivers Tour

Thursday 11th August 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 22nd July 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 11th August 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

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Help For Ukraine

16th & 17th August 2022

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

16th & 17th August 2022

Packed with oodles of magic, sing along songs and clumsy chaos, Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came to Tea is coming to Whitley Bay on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th August 2022!

Friday 26th August 2022

Totally Tina

Friday 26th August 2022

Come shake a tail feather with the UK’s official No1 Tina. . . aka Justine Riddoch and her talented cast.

Sold Out

Thursday 1st September 2022

Viva Vera!

Thursday 1st September 2022

Viva Vera! An evening with Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty and Ann Cleeves.

Sold Out

Thursday 8th September 2022

Agnes Obel

Thursday 8th September 2022

Critically acclaimed composer, singer and pianist, Agnes Obel embarks on her European tour, coming to Whitley Bay in 2022.

Rescheduled

Friday 9th September 2022

The Counterfeit Seventies

Friday 9th September 2022

Rescheduled from Friday 3rd September 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 9th September 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 10th September 2022

Cloudbusting -The Music of Kate Bush: Love & Anger Tour

Saturday 10th September 2022

Cloudbusting can’t wait to share their love for the music of Kate Bush as they bring their brand new LOVE & ANGER TOUR live to the stage!

Friday 23rd September 2022

GO NOW! The Music of the Moody Blues 2022

Friday 23rd September 2022

Rescheduled from Thursday 9th June 2022 . All tickets remain valid for the new date on Friday 23rd September 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Saturday 24 September 2022

Showaddywaddy

Saturday 24 September 2022

Rescheduled from Saturday 22nd May 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 24 September 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

Sunday 25th September 2022

Smile For A Night Variety Show

Sunday 25th September 2022

Fantastic night of entertainment to help raise money for North East charity Smile For Life

Monday 26th September 2022

Rescheduled Date: That'll Be The Day 35th Anniversary Tour

Monday 26th September 2022

Rescheduled from Monday 20th September 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Monday 26th September 2022. Please contact your point of purchase if you would like a refund.

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Thursday 29th September 2022

Abbamania

Thursday 29th September 2022

Rescheduled from Tuesday 19th October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday 29th September 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

Saturday 1st October 2022

Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook

Saturday 1st October 2022

Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook) is a stunning live concert performance, celebrating the music of one of our generations finest singer-songwriters.

Cancelled

Wednesday 23rd February 2022

Henry Rollins: Good To See You 2022

Wednesday 23rd February 2022

This event is now cancelled.

Wednesday 5th October 2022

Dirty Dusting

Wednesday 5th October 2022

Production company Entertainment Unlimited have embarked on another UK wide tour in January 2022 with the laugh out loud comedy, Dirty Dusting.

Thursday October 6th 2022

Leo Sayer - The Show Must Go On 50th Anniversary Tour

Thursday October 6th 2022

Rescheduled from Wednesday 20th October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Thursday October 6th 2022. If you would like a refund please contact your point of purchase.

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Friday 7th October 2022

One Night In Dublin

Friday 7th October 2022

A celebration of the music and song of Ireland! For nearly 15 years Middi and his legendary ‘Wild Murphys’ have been playing Irish music to the masses and now they’re bringing Murphy's Pub to Whitley bay!

Saturday 8th October 2022

Genesis Connected

Saturday 8th October 2022

Rescheduled from Saturday 9th October 2021. All tickets remain valid for the new date on Saturday 8th October 2022.

Wednesday 12th October 2022

The Magic Of Motown

Wednesday 12th October 2022

Come celebrate with us, as were coming out to start off a chain reaction and take you on a musical journey with the biggest Motown party of the year.

Friday 14th October 2022

Clinton Baptiste Vs Ramone

Friday 14th October 2022

As featured in Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights…it’s Clinton Baptiste - and his arch psychic enemy Ramone from the massively popular Clinton Baptiste’s Paranormal Podcast Communicating with the Afterlife? What could be more mind expanding?!

Sold Out

Saturday 15th October 2022

Marti Pellow: Pellow Talk

Saturday 15th October 2022

Marti Pellow comes to Whitley Bay for his 2022 Pellow Talk Tour

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Cancelled

Sunday 16th October 2022

Carole: The Music of Carole King

Sunday 16th October 2022

This event has now been cancelled.

Wednesday 19th October 2022

Queenz: The Show With Balls

Wednesday 19th October 2022

A life-affirming night of fun and frolics with a bunch of boys who dance like Britney and sing like Whitney!

Thursday 20th October 2022

The Sensational 60's Experience

Thursday 20th October 2022

Whether you come to relive your childhood memories or you just simply want to see what your parents have been raving about for all these years this is the show to see. These legends of the 60’s will deliver to you a night never to be forgotten.

Friday 21st October 2022

The UK Rock Show

Friday 21st October 2022

From the producers of Bon Jovi Forever we bring you the UK Rock show. This breathtaking show will transport you back to the 80s heyday of classic rock, combining the feel of a rock festival with the atmosphere of a top-end rock arena tour!

Saturday 22nd October 2022

The Pitmen Poets

Saturday 22nd October 2022

From Billy Elliot to Auf Wiedersehen Pet, from When The Boat Comes In to The Likely Lads, now be entertained by The Pitmen Poets!

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Sunday 30th October 2022

The Big Chris Barber Band

Sunday 30th October 2022

Big Band Jazz doesn't come much bigger and better than this!

Tuesday 1st November 2022

Wishbone Ash: Argus 50 UK Tour

Tuesday 1st November 2022

With 2022 marking the 50th anniversary of the iconic album Argus, the legendary Wishbone Ash will be performing their critically acclaimed masterpiece in its entirety, along with songs from many of their other, much-loved albums.

Wednesday 2nd November 2022

Rescheduled Date: Terry Deary's True Ghost Stories

Wednesday 2nd November 2022

Do you believe in ghosts? The man behind Horrible Histories is back!

Thursday 3rd November 2022

Mums The Word

Thursday 3rd November 2022

THE MOTHER OF ALL SHOWS Coming to Playhouse Whitley Bay on Thursday 3rd November 2022

Thursday 17th November 2022

Rob Lamberti - A Celebration of the Songs and Music of George Michael

Thursday 17th November 2022

Experience an exceptional moment with George, courtesy of the voice that captures his timelessly,

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Thursday 24th November 2022

Talon – The Best of Eagles

Thursday 24th November 2022

Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the ‘25th ANNIVERSARY TOUR’ will once again feature the Eagles timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights, Take It To The Limit, Desperado, Lyin’ Eyes, Life In The Fast Lane and many more.

Friday 25th November 2022

Livewire: The AC/DC Show 2022 Tour

Friday 25th November 2022

AC/DC, arguably the greatest rock band of all time, are brought to life by Live/Wire with the true passion you would expect from professional musicians who share your love of this legendary live act.

Thursday 1st December 2022

Good Evening Mr Buble

Thursday 1st December 2022

Tickets on sale Friday 10am

Friday 2nd December 2022

Ibiza Nights

Friday 2nd December 2022

Re-live the biggest Ibiza moments of your life like you’ve never seen or heard before. Join us as IBIZA NIGHTS recreates the place that changed dance music forever! This brand-new show is performed live by the incredible White Island Orchestra, joined by some of the country’s best singers guaranteed to have you raving in the aisles!

Friday 9th December 2022

Christmas Pantomime: Aladdin

Friday 9th December 2022

Following on from the smash hit Snow White, North Tyneside’s No 1 Pantomime team return this December with another Christmas cracker.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Jan 17th - 22nd 2023

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society Presents Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Jan 17th - 22nd 2023

The award-winning Whitley Pantomime Society are back with their amateur production of Goldilocks and the Three Bears in January 2023.

Friday 27th January 2023

Fleetwood Bac

Friday 27th January 2023

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.

Saturday 1st April 2023

Giovanni Pernice: Made in Italy

Saturday 1st April 2023

Strictly Come Dancing 2021 champion and dance heart-throb Giovanni Pernice invites you to join him on a journey to his homeland for his brand new 2023 production of ‘Made in Italy’.

Thursday 18th May 2023

The Searchers - Thank You Tour 2023

Thursday 18th May 2023

The legendary Searchers come to Whitley Bay on Thursday 18th May 2023!

Friday May 19th 2023

Francis Rossi – Acoustic Greatest Hits

Friday May 19th 2023

Tickets on sale this Friday 10am

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Sunday 28th May 2023

Paul Young: Behind The Lens

Sunday 28th May 2023

Tickets on sale Friday 10am