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

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Event Calendar

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Saturday 23rd March 2019

Barry Steele & Friends: The Orbison Story

Saturday 23rd March 2019

The one and only Barry Steele takes on the role of ‘The Big O,’ in The Roy Orbison Story® , He comes with great credentials and a genuine admiration for the Roy Orbison.

Sunday 24th March 2019

The Leonard Brown Show: Featuring Bobby Thompson Tribute

Sunday 24th March 2019

Local accordion champion and entertainer Leonard Brown brings his show back to the Whitley Bay Playhouse after his sell out tour of Scotland in 2018.

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.

Wednesday 27th March 2019

Steeleye Span's 50th Anniversary Tour

Wednesday 27th March 2019

‘Space Oddity’. ‘Suspicious Minds’. ‘Pinball Wizard’. ‘Whole Lotta Love’. ‘Come Together’ - 1969 could easily be said to be a vintage year for music, the end of a decade that changed the world and the introduction to one that would prove equally inspirational.

Thursday 28th March 2019

Patsy Cline & Friends

Thursday 28th March 2019

Tribute Concert to Patsy Cline – Hank Williams – Jim Reeves

Spanish City
Spanish City
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Friday 29th & Saturday 30th March 2019

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2019

Friday 29th & Saturday 30th March 2019

Get ready for a collection of inspirational adventure films coming at you from the wildest corners of the globe!

Friday 5th April 2019

Wannabe - The Spice Girls Show

Friday 5th April 2019

WANNABE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the World's biggest girl band, the Spice Girls.

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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.

Sunday 7th April 2019

Stars Academy Presents 'Stars Academy Showcase'

Sunday 7th April 2019

Stars Academy Presents 'Stars Academy Showcase'

Monday 8th April 2019 - Tuesday 9th April 2019

Horrible Histories: A Brand New Barmy Britain

Monday 8th April 2019 - Tuesday 9th April 2019

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

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Limited Availability

Friday 12th April 2019

Mercury - 20th Anniversary Tour

Friday 12th April 2019

Celebrating two decades on the road in 2019, join Mercury this year as they head out for their 20th Anniversary Tour.

Limited Availability

Saturday 13th April 2019

The Lindisfarne Story

Saturday 13th April 2019

'A Twist in the Tale' The Lindisfarne Story, celebrates one of the UK's most original and successful groups.

Tuesday 16th April 2019

Tom Paxton & The DonJuans

Tuesday 16th April 2019

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and US folk icon, Tom Paxton, returns to the UK in April 2019 to perform shows with very special guests, Grammy winning singer/songwriter duo The DonJuans - Don Henry & Jon Vezner.

Saturday 20th April 2019

Get Ready

Saturday 20th April 2019

GET READY. . . The Ultimate Motown & Soul Party

Sunday 21st April 2019 - Monday 22nd April 2019

Easter Pantomime: Anton Benson Productions Ltd Presents 'Beauty and the Beast'

Sunday 21st April 2019 - Monday 22nd April 2019

Belle lives a quiet provincial life in the village of Ooh La La until her father accidentally stumbles across a terrifying Beast and she is taken captive.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 26th April 2019

The Counterfeit Sixties

Friday 26th April 2019

Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britain's No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.

Saturday 27th April 2019

Arrival: The Hits of ABBA

Saturday 27th April 2019

On the 45th anniversary of their legendary Eurovision win, come and join us to celebrate the music of one of the biggest selling and most iconic bands of all time.

Wednesday 1st May - Saturday 4th May 2019

Whitley Bay Operatic Society present Legally Blonde The Musical

Wednesday 1st May - Saturday 4th May 2019

Based on the novel and the hit-movie of the same name, Legally Blonde: the Musical chronicles the journey of the famously perky Elle Woods, a fashion-savvy, UCLA sorority girl who finds her life turned upside down when she is dumped by her boyfriend Warner.

Tuesday 7th May 2019

Memory Lane

Tuesday 7th May 2019

This fast moving, roller coaster of a journey through some of the greatest songs of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, will be a show you are sure to remember.

Thursday 9th May 2019

Nat King Cole Centenary Songbook

Thursday 9th May 2019

Andy Abraham is known across the country as the runner up of ITV’s 2005 series of The X Factor. He captured the hearts of the country then and will do so once again, as he has masterminded a special new tour called The Nat King Cole Songbook.

Hinnies
Hinnies

Friday 10th May 2019

Faith: The George Michael Legacy

Friday 10th May 2019

Faith - The George Michael Legacy returns with a brand-new production for 2019. A stunning celebration remembering one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time.

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 12th May 2019

LJ Dance & Performing Arts Academy Presents Dancing Through The Decades

Sunday 12th May 2019

LJ Dance & Performing Arts Academy Presents Dancing Through The Decades

Tuesday 14th May 2019

PJ Proby: The Farewell UK Tour

Tuesday 14th May 2019

PJ PROBY, a legendary 60’s Super Star Icon, first invited to the UK by The Beatles, went on from being an American Star to a Super Star in Europe.

Thursday 16th May 2019

Sun Records: Where Rock'n'Roll Was Born - the Official Sun Records Concert Show

Thursday 16th May 2019

The legendary record label that brought you Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Rufus Thomas and scores more rockin' pioneers, comes to life live on stage.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 18th May 2019

Let's Hang On

Saturday 18th May 2019

In this remarkable production Let’s Hang On takes you on a musical journey through the prolific career of one of the most successful bands of all time ”Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons”.

Sunday 19th May 2019

80s Mania

Sunday 19th May 2019

Europe’s Official 1980’s Multi-Tribute Concert featuring 25 chart topping pop icons authentically recreated with live band and awesome dancers.

Friday 24th May 2019

Chris Norman - The Original Voice of Smokie

Friday 24th May 2019

Famed for fronting huge 70’s hit band Smokie, Chris Norman has gone on to carve a successful solo career since leaving the band in 1986, when his first single ‘Midnight Lady’ became a massive hit throughout Europe including holding the German No.1 slot for 6 weeks!

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Sunday 26th May 2019

Kevin Clifton in Burn the Floor

Sunday 26th May 2019

In the past two decades ‘Burn the Floor’ has revolutionized ballroom style.

Monday 27th May 2019

Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2019 presents Ruby Turner

Monday 27th May 2019

For many years Ruby Turner has been regarded as having one of the greatest voices the UK has ever produced.

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Wednesday 29th May 2019

Walk Right Back: The Everly Brother's Story

Wednesday 29th May 2019

After a phenomenal sell out tour in 2018, Walk Right Back is...BACK! From the Producers of That'll be the Day, the show tells the story of the most successful duo of all time - The Everly Brothers.

Thursday 30th May 2019

Les Musicals

Thursday 30th May 2019

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

Friday 31st May 2019

Totally Tina

Friday 31st May 2019

Voted the UK’s official No 1 Tina Turner tribute for the past six years by the Agents Association of Great Britain, Totally Tina is a spectacular, energetic recreation and probably the closest thing you’ll get to a live Tina Turner concert!

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 6th June 2019

Carrying David

Thursday 6th June 2019

Inspired by the love of his terminally ill brother David, on June 3, 1989 Glenn McCrory made boxing history, becoming the Cruiserweight Champion of the World.

Friday 7th June 2019

The Summer of Love

Friday 7th June 2019

Take a nostalgic journey back to the legendary summer of 1967 in this live celebration of one of the most important cultural events in history.

Saturday 8th June 2019

Genesis Connected Live in Concert

Saturday 8th June 2019

Genesis Connected is a tribute show celebrating the music of Genesis and the biggest selling acts connected: Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins and Mike & the Mechanics.

Thursday 13th June 2019

Here Come The Girls

Thursday 13th June 2019

An all new show ‘Here Come The Girls’ brings an exciting mix of individual performances and group numbers with their supporting dance partners.

Sunday 16th June 2019

Black Dyke Band in Concert

Sunday 16th June 2019

Black Dyke Band is the most recorded band in the world with over 350 recordings and growing every year.

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Friday 21st June 2019

Cloudbusting: The Music of Kate Bush

Friday 21st June 2019

‘If you missed seeing Kate herself, Cloudbusting are the next best thing!’ Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 2

Saturday 29th June 2019

Lee Mead - My Story: A Dream That Became Reality

Saturday 29th June 2019

Selected from thousands of performers Lee Mead was thrust into the spotlight in 2007 to play the iconic role of “Joseph” in the West end, and incredible run that had to be extended to satisfy public demand to see Lee wear the coat of many colours!!

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'

Monday 8th July 2019

Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2019 presents Nadine Shah

Monday 8th July 2019

Nadine Shah is a songwriter and musician from the north east of England and born of Pakistani/Norwegian heritage.

Thursday 25th July 2019

Gary Delaney - Gagster's Paradise

Thursday 25th July 2019

Due to exceptional demand and an array of sold out dates all over the UK, Britain's leading one-liner comic extends his brand new 2018 tour with even more dates for 2019, returning to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 26th July 2019

The Big Chris Barber Band

Friday 26th July 2019

Chris Barber OBE (87) is one of the last British Jazz legends around and an icon of traditional jazz in the United Kingdom.

Saturday 27th July 2019

Be Bop A Lula

Saturday 27th July 2019

The West End smash hit comes to town starring four giants of rock'n'roll - Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury and Buddy Holly.

Wednesday 31st July 2019 - Sunday 4th August 2019

Rapunzel - Summer Pantomime!

Wednesday 31st July 2019 - Sunday 4th August 2019

Star Casting to be Announced! Join Rapunzel and her fairytale friends on a hair-raising adventure in this brand-new must-see tangled tale. Brought to you by the same team as 2018’s critically-acclaimed “The Wizard of Oz”.

Tuesday 6th August 2019 - Thursday 8th August 2019

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Tuesday 6th August 2019 - Thursday 8th August 2019

A musical play adapted and directed by DAVID WOOD, based on the book by JUDITH KERR

Wednesday 28th August 2019

Black Magic - The Little Mix Show

Wednesday 28th August 2019

A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix.

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Saturday 7th September 2019

Whitney: Queen of the Night

Saturday 7th September 2019

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.

Wednesday 18th September 2019

Steve Davis vs Dennis Taylor - The 1985 World Snooker Final (Take 3)

Wednesday 18th September 2019

Steve Davis vs Dennis Taylor: The 1985 World Snooker Final (Take 3)

Thursday 19th September 2019

Into The Groove: The Ultimate Tribute to Madonna

Thursday 19th September 2019

Are you ready to strike a pose? Join us to celebrate the incredible 35-year career of the best-selling female artist of all time.

Saturday 21st September 2019

The Bluejays - Rock n Roll Revolution

Saturday 21st September 2019

Award-winning band The Bluejays (featuring stars of Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story, Dreamboats & Petticoats and Million Dollar Quartet) take you on a jiving journey through the fabulous fifties.

Wednesday 25th September 2019

Mad About The Musicals

Wednesday 25th September 2019

“It’s Everything You Ever Want” “The Music Of The Night” is “Never Enough” so sit back and relax while our talented cast headed up by Michael Courtney take you on a whistle stop tour. From the heart of London's theatre land to the glitz of Broadway, the critically acclaimed Mad About The Musicals is back - celebrating the very best songs from the shows we all know and love!

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 26th September 2019

Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Thursday 26th September 2019

50 years on from the release of Rod’s first album, Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story is back in theatres in 2019 with a brand new show, bringing to the stage a fantastic live concert celebration of one of rock music’s greatest icons.

Friday 27th September 2019

The Magic of Motown

Friday 27th September 2019

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a million people, it's no surprise that the show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history, even performing for Her Majesty the Queen, as special guests at the Royal Variety Performance.

Saturday 28th September 2019

Ocean Film Festival World Tour

Saturday 28th September 2019

Calling all ocean lovers! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back for autumn 2019 with a brand-new selection of the world’s most captivating ocean films!

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

The Story of Guitar Heroes

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!”

Friday 4th October 2019

GO NOW! The Music of The Moody Blues

Friday 4th October 2019

GO NOW! The Music of The Moody Blues is an opportunity for fans to experience this timeless music live, in a tribute to... The Greatest Classic Rock Band of a Generation – recently inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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Saturday 5th October 2019

Ian Waite & Vincent Simone: The Ballroom Boys

Saturday 5th October 2019

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are joining forces in 2019 with their brand new production - THE BALLROOM BOYS.

Thursday 10th October 2019

The Sensational 60’s Experience 10th Anniversary Tour

Thursday 10th October 2019

The biggest and best 60s show on tour will be appearing at The Playhouse Theatre Whitley Bay, for one night only.

Limited Availability

Friday 11th October 2019

Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

Friday 11th October 2019

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.

Saturday 12th October 2019

The Drifters

Saturday 12th October 2019

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK with a brand-new show performing all their classic hits from the last six decades.

Sunday 13th October 2019

UK Pink Floyd Experience

Sunday 13th October 2019

Featuring eight top flight musicians and a world class crew, this concert-based production authentically recreates the atmosphere of a Pink Floyd live performance, including impressive video projection on a large circular screen and a stunning light show.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 17th October 2019

Bye Bye Baby

Thursday 17th October 2019

‘Bye Bye Baby - A Celebration of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ was the first show created by Ryzer Mullins Productions in 2013, and features four singers starring as Valli, Tommy DeVito, Nick Massi and Bob Gaudio.

Friday 18th October 2019

King of Pop - The Legend Continues Starring Navi

Friday 18th October 2019

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whose star performer ‘Navi’ once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.

Sunday 20th October 2019

Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael

Sunday 20th October 2019

Direct from London's West End, this is the world’s favourite George Michael tribute show.

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Focus: Live in Concert!

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Dutch Masters bring their own brand of Progressive Rock to the UK!

Friday 25th October 2019

Ruby Wax: How To Be Human

Friday 25th October 2019

Based on her bestselling book, Ruby’s new show How To Be Human answers every question you've ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body, addictions, relationships, sex, kids, the future and compassion.

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Hinnies

Saturday 26th October 2019

Elkie Brooks

Saturday 26th October 2019

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.

Friday 8th November 2019

T-Rextasy Acoustic with String Quartet

Friday 8th November 2019

The music of Marc Bolan and T.Rex as never seen, or heard before!

Thursday 14th November 2019

Carole - The Music of Carole King

Thursday 14th November 2019

From the producers of the West End hit shows Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of The Dubliners and Walk Right Back - The Everly Brothers Story, this brand new production takes to the stage for 2019.

Friday 15th November 2019

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

Friday 15th November 2019

Steve Steinman brings you his brand-new production featuring Meat Loaf’s greatest hits with special guest star Lorraine Crosby, the female lead vocalist on Meat Loaf’s Grammy Award winning song and No 1 hit the world over “I Would Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)”.

Saturday 16th November 2019

Livewire: The AC/DC Show

Saturday 16th November 2019

Live/Wire is The AC/DC Show. The hugely successful and unique six-man tribute to rock music's greatest band AC/DC, complete with cannons, a wall of Marshalls' and over two hours of High Voltage Rock 'n' Roll in a show critically acclaimed for its closeness in look and sound to the real thing.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 21st November 2019

The Elvis Years

Thursday 21st November 2019

The Elvis Years is an outstanding musical production which brings to the stage the incredible and compelling story of the ‘king of rock and roll’ - Elvis Presley.

Friday 22nd November

The Pitmen Poets

Friday 22nd November

Featuring Bob Fox, Benny Graham, Jez Lowe and Billy Mitchell.

Saturday 30th November 2019 - Saturday 4th January 2020

Christmas Pantomime: Blue Genie Entertainment Presents 'Jack & The Beanstalk' with Steve Walls

Saturday 30th November 2019 - Saturday 4th January 2020

Our next GIANT adventure!

Friday 10th January 2020

McCartney: The Show

Friday 10th January 2020

Featuring Peter John Jackson (Let It Be, The Sessions At Abbey Road, That'll Be The Day) McCartney: The Show recreates the masterworks of Sir Paul McCartney and The Beatles, spanning over six decades.

Tuesday 14th - Sunday 19th January 2020

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society Presents 'Aladdin'

Tuesday 14th - Sunday 19th January 2020

Where can you find everything you'd wish for in a pantomime this winter? It's got to be at the Playhouse Whitley Bay as Whitley Bay Pantomime Society present the high flying panto ... ALADDIN.

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Thursday 5th March 2020

You Win Again - Celebrating The Music of The BEE GEES

Thursday 5th March 2020

You Win Again - Celebrating The Music of The BEE GEES

Friday 18th September 2020

Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

Friday 18th September 2020

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.