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

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Event Calendar

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Tuesday 27th August 2019

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Tuesday 27th August 2019

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Tuesday 27th August 2019

Mister Twister Magic Show

Tuesday 27th August 2019

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

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.

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 11th September 2019 - Saturday 14th September 2019

Whitley Bay Theatre Company Presents Sweeney Todd

Wednesday 11th September 2019 - Saturday 14th September 2019

Whitley Bay Theatre Company are back!

Spanish City
Spanish City

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.

Tuesday 24th September 2019

Top Dog Film Festival

Tuesday 24th September 2019

From the producers of the Banff Film Festival tour in the UK comes a collection of heartwarming short films about dogs and their people.

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!

Sunday 29th September 2019

Lulu - On Fire

Sunday 29th September 2019

Celebrating 55 years since the release of the debut smash hit single ‘Shout’, Lulu’s ‘On Fire’ tour will see the Grammy-nominated singer play 35-dates across the UK, starting on September 19th and ending on 2nd November.

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

The Story of Guitar Heroes

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

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

Spanish City
Spanish City

Thursday 3rd October 2019

Back to Bacharach

Thursday 3rd October 2019

Critically acclaimed Back to Bacharach with their West End cast and the amazing musicianship of the Magic Moments Orchestra are proud to present The Very Best of Burt Bacharach celebrating “The Hitmaker” behind one of the greatest American songbooks of the 20th Century.

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

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.

Sunday 6th October 2019

Respect: The Aretha Franklin Songbook

Sunday 6th October 2019

RESPECT: The Aretha Franklin Songbook is an amazing live concert that pays tribute to the Queen of Soul! Featuring sensational lead vocals from Cleopatra Higgins, Tanya Edwards, Stacy Francis and Cleo Stewart accompanied by the Urban Soul Band and Gospel Choir.

Tuesday 8th October 2019

The Bobby Thompson Story

Tuesday 8th October 2019

Starring Peter Peverley as Bobby Thompson.

Spanish City
Spanish City

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.

Tuesday 15th October 2019

JOHN FINNEMORE’S FLYING VISIT

Tuesday 15th October 2019

John Finnemore, writer and star of the multi-award winning BBC Radio shows “John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme”, “Cabin Pressure” and “John Finnemore’s Double Acts” brings his new live show to the stage!

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.

Saturday 19th October 2019

Rock Icons!

Saturday 19th October 2019

Rock Icons returns to The Playhouse on Saturday 19th October 2019.

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.

Monday 21st October 2019

Hormonal Housewives

Monday 21st October 2019

The fabulously funny Hormonal Housewives present a roller-coaster comedy night for women about women.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Tuesday 22nd October 2019

The Rubettes featuring Alan Williams

Tuesday 22nd October 2019

The ‘Rubettes featuring Alan Williams’ celebrate the Rubettes 45th Anniversary.

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Focus: Live in Concert!

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

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

Thursday 24th October 2019

Sing-a-long-a The Greatest Showman

Thursday 24th October 2019

Whoa... whoa... whoa... whoa... Ladies and gents this is the one that you’ve waited for…..

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.

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Wednesday 30th October 2019 - Saturday 2nd November 2019

Whitley Bay Operatic Society Presents Whistle Down The Wind

Wednesday 30th October 2019 - Saturday 2nd November 2019

Whitley Bay Operatic Society Presents Whistle Down The Wind

Sunday 3rd November 2019

That'll Be The Day

Sunday 3rd November 2019

Prepare for a nostalgia extravaganza as the UK’s No.1 Rock & Roll variety production returns with the BEST OF THAT’LL BE THE DAY!

Thursday 7th November 2019

Isla Grant

Thursday 7th November 2019

International singer/songwriter will tour the UK in October/November 2019 after touring Ireland and Canada, she will be performing many of her hit songs and some new ones too!

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!

Saturday 9th November 2019

The Bob Dylan Story - Isle of Wight Festival 50th Anniversary

Saturday 9th November 2019

The stunning and definitive live concert celebration of rock music’s greatest icon.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Monday 11th November 2019

Live Well with Cancer

Monday 11th November 2019

Live Well with Cancer

Tuesday 12th November 2019

Soultown USA Featuring The Platters

Tuesday 12th November 2019

Performing their No1 hits The Great Pretender, Only You and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, true musical trailblazers bring you the authoritative story of soul and Motown in this brand-new-for-2020 stage show spectacular.

Wednesday 13th November 2019

Joe McElderry 10th Year Anniversary Tour

Wednesday 13th November 2019

Joe celebrates 10 years of music – come along and see Joe perform many of the songs that have made him the star that he is today.

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)”.

Spanish City
Spanish City

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.

Sunday 17th November 2019

Graeme Swann & Henry Blofeld: Dancing Down The Wicket

Sunday 17th November 2019

After two sell out tours with ‘The Great British Spin Off’ great mates Graeme Swann and Henry Blofeld are back on the road in 2019.

Monday 18th November 2019

CLASSIC CLAPTON: After Midnight's 34th Anniversary Concert

Monday 18th November 2019

The World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will be making a welcome return to Playhouse Whitley Bay in November.

Tuesday 19th November 2019

The Circus of Horrors - 25 Years Tour

Tuesday 19th November 2019

The new Circus of Horrors show will be an immersive celebration of it's astounding 25 years.

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

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 Songbook

Friday 10th January 2020

From the producers of smash hit shows That’ll Be The Day and Walk Right Back, comes the ultimate McCartney experience. Brand new for 2020, McCartney - The Songbook takes to the stage recreating masterworks 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.

Sunday 26th January 2020

Dirty Dusting

Sunday 26th January 2020

Treat yourself to an evening of pure theatrical Viagra when Dirty Dusting returns to the stage in 2020.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 31st January 2020

Let The Music Play

Friday 31st January 2020

Celebrating the music of BARRY WHITE

Friday 7th February 2020

Midnight Train to Georgia: A Celebration of Glady's Knight

Friday 7th February 2020

Born in Georgia in 1944, the legendary Gladys Knight began singing with her siblings at age 8, calling themselves "The Pips."

Saturday 15th February 2020

Clinton Baptiste

Saturday 15th February 2020

As seen on PETER KAY’S PHOENIX NIGHTS... The world-renowned clairvoyant, medium and psychic is back!

Wednesday 19th February 2020

Catherine Cookson's 'The Cinder Path - A Brand New Musical'

Wednesday 19th February 2020

The Cinder Path is a sizzling and fast-moving drama, set against the backdrop of WW1.

Saturday 29th February 2020

Dance to the Music

Saturday 29th February 2020

Dance to the Music

Spanish City
Spanish City

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

Sunday 8th March 2020

Lipstick On Your Collar

Sunday 8th March 2020

From the birth of Rock n Roll through to the Beat Group sounds of the British Invasion and beyond, the show is packed with over forty hits from the likes of Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, The Beatles, The Ronettes, Cliff Richard, Cilla Black and many more.

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Giovanni Pernice - This is Me

Wednesday 11th March 2020

Strictly Come Dancing favourite, Giovanni Pernice, is back with a BRAND NEW show for 2020, GIOVANNI PERNICE - THIS IS ME!

Friday 13.03.2020

A Country Night in Nashville

Friday 13.03.2020

Spend A Country Night in Nashville and celebrate the very best of country music.

Saturday 14th March 2020

Showaddywaddy

Saturday 14th March 2020

Living up to their title of “The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World” Showaddywaddy have sold over 20 million records and toured internationally. A dynamic and uplifting show featuring hits including “Under The Moon Of Love”, “Three Steps To Heaven”, “Pretty Little Angel Eyes”, and “Hey Rock & Roll”.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Sunday 15th March 2020

Strong Enough: The Ultimate Tribute to Cher

Sunday 15th March 2020

Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating the global superstar and great female icon that is Cher!

Friday 20th March 2020

The Fureys: Legends of Irish Music & Song

Friday 20th March 2020

Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return on Friday 20th March 2020

Saturday 21st March 2020

The Christians: Live in Concert

Saturday 21st March 2020

Renowned for an endless string of soulful yet socially aware hits...

Sunday 22nd March 2020

The Leonard Brown Show

Sunday 22nd March 2020

Young Champion accordionist and entertainer Leonard Brown brings his 3rd show to Whitley Bay after two fantastic successes in 2017 and 2019.

Friday 27th March 2020

Havana Nights

Friday 27th March 2020

An all new show ‘Havana Nights’ brings an exciting mix of Latin dances with individual performances from Graziano and Giada as well as entertaining group numbers with their supporting dancers.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 28th March 2020

Marian Lane Theatre Dance School Presents Chance To Dance

Saturday 28th March 2020

The Marian Lane Theatre Dance School, in Wideopen, North Tyneside, is now in its 47th year and has former pupils dancing with the Royal Ballet and in many musicals in the West End and beyond.

Friday 3rd April 2020

The Illegal Eagles

Friday 3rd April 2020

Following continued public demand the World’s Official No.1 tribute to the legendary rock band return in 2020 for more stunning vocals, tight harmonies and awesome guitar riffs!

Saturday 18th April 2020

Barry Steele & Friends: The Travelling Wilbury's Songbook

Saturday 18th April 2020

The producers of The Roy Orbison Story are proud to present a brand-new production as Barry Steele and a cast of fabulous singers and musicians explore the back catalogue of some of the most iconic artistes of the 80s, collectively they were known as The Traveling Wilburys, but individually they were each as famous and talented as the other.

Sunday 19th April 2020

Arrival: The Hits of ABBA

Sunday 19th April 2020

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.

Friday 8th May 2020

Mercury - The Ultimate Queen Experience

Friday 8th May 2020

Mercury are well established as one of the world’s most authentic tributes to the icon that is Freddie Mercury and the legendary Queen.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 29th May 2020

Totally Tina

Friday 29th May 2020

Totally Tina! From Nutbush to Wembley Stadium with The Queen of Rock’n’Roll

Monday 8th June 2020

Strictly Ann – An Evening with Ann Widdecombe

Monday 8th June 2020

Sailing dangerously close to National Treasure status, one of the most outspoken politicians of our time embarks on her first ever national tour.

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.

Saturday 26th September 2020

The Magic of Motown

Saturday 26th September 2020

The Magic of Motown, now in its 13th year and seen by over a million people, it’s no surprise that this show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history.