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

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Event Calendar

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Saturday 22 - 23 February 2020

Jade Harrison School of Dance

Saturday 22 - 23 February 2020

Jade Harrison School of Dance

Limited Availability

Thursday 27th February 2020

Field Music

Thursday 27th February 2020

Field Music take over Whitley Bay on Thursday Feb 27th 2020 Will they be playing new music? Quite possibly as they recently launched their brand new album MAKING A NEW WORLD. Will they be playing old classics? Most definitely! Mercury nominated, Prince approved, always innovative and always surprising, they remain a band to be treasured. The band are delighted to confirm that Emma Pollock will be joining them as very special guest in Whitley Bay.

Friday 28th February

Keith Partridge: The Adventure Game

Friday 28th February

Confessions of an adventure filmmaker...

Saturday 29th February 2020

Dance to the Music starring Kristina Rihanoff and Jake Quickenden

Saturday 29th February 2020

Dance To The Music is a sumptuously beautiful, glamorous dance show created, directed, choreographed and starring ex Strictly Come Dancing professional Kristina Rihanoff.

Sunday 1st March 2020

Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Sunday 1st March 2020

A night of hot dance music from the 1920s and 1930s.

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

Friday 6th March 2020

The Christians: Live in Concert

Friday 6th March 2020

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

Limited Availability

Saturday 7th March 2020

The Neil Diamond Story

Saturday 7th March 2020

Bob Drury's 'The Neil Diamond Story' - The life of a legend in song

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.

Limited Availability

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!

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Friday 13th March.2020

A Country Night in Nashville

Friday 13th March.2020

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

Limited Availability

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”.

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

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.

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Tuesday 24th March 2020

Friends The Musical Parody

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Hilarious good-hearted romp through our favourite moments from the hit TV show in an uncensored, hilarious, fast-paced, music-filled production.

Wednesday 25th - Thursday 26th March 2020

St Thomas More School presents High School Musical

Wednesday 25th - Thursday 26th March 2020

St Thomas More School presents High School Musical

Friday 27th March 2020

Havana Nights starring Graziano Di Prima and Giada Lini

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.

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.

Sunday 29th March 2020

Wannabe

Sunday 29th March 2020

Relive the 90s through the hits of the Spice Girls on this Spice World journey; all you have to do is Say You'll Be There.

Spanish City
Spanish City
Limited Availability

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!

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Saturday April 4th 2020

Agnes Obel

Saturday April 4th 2020

Critically acclaimed composer, singer and pianist, Agnes Obel comes to the Playhouse on Saturday April 4th 2020

Monday 6th April 2020

Woman Like Me: The Little Mix Show

Monday 6th April 2020

Now playing it’s 4th successful year touring the UK and having played to over 50,000 people around the country, the Little Mix Show is back!

Tuesday 7th April 2020

All Our Yesterdays

Tuesday 7th April 2020

Timeless Theatre Productions Limited bring you a wonderful nostalgic trip down memory lane with All Our Yesterdays.

Wednesday 8th April 2020

An Audience with Cannon & Ball

Wednesday 8th April 2020

If it is the wonderful tonic of laughter that you are looking for, then you have come to the right place!

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Saturday 11th April 2020

The Carpenters Story

Saturday 11th April 2020

This highly acclaimed production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular celebration of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music, selling over 100 million albums and singles.

Sunday 12th April 2020

The Counterfeit Sixties

Sunday 12th April 2020

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.

13th - 14th April

Easter Pantomime 2020: The Wizard of Oz

13th - 14th April

Join Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and the cowardly Lion as they journey on a panto-filled adventure through Oz to meet the legendary Wizard and defeat the Wicked Witch of the West.

15th-16th April 2020

Horrible Histories: The Worst of Barmy Britain

15th-16th April 2020

It’s time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage with the West End show that's never toured before!

Friday 17th April 2020

Money For Nothing: Tribute to Dire Straits 20th Anniversary Tour

Friday 17th April 2020

www.money-for-nothing.co.uk

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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.

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Menopause the Musical 2

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

The hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause The Musical, Cruising Through Menopause!

Limited Availability

23 - 24 April 2020

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2020

23 - 24 April 2020

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2020

Saturday 25th April

CAST Academy Morpeth presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Saturday 25th April

CAST Academy brings their production of one of the most enduring shows of all time to you - Joseph!

Spanish City
Spanish City

28th April 2020 - 2nd May 2020

Whitley Bay Operatic Society presents Annie

28th April 2020 - 2nd May 2020

Whitley Bay Operatics Society presents ANNIE.

Sunday 3rd May

CAST Academy Cramlington presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Sunday 3rd May

CAST. Academy brings their production of one of the most enduring shows of all time to you - Joseph!

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Dominic Kirwan

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Presently celebrating 30 years in the music industry and having released his latest album ‘Time Of My Life” Dominic Kirwan brings to you a show full of classic and memorable songs from a vast repertoire of his recordings which span over those 30 years to this present day.

Thursday 7th May 2020

Big Girls Don’t Cry: Celebrating the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Thursday 7th May 2020

Celebrating a decade of Big Girls Don’t Cry featuring The East Coast Boys Step back in time, to the era of romance. Where gents were gents, and gals were gals! Come and experience the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons authentically recreated by a phenomenal cast and live band.

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.

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Saturday 9th May 2020

Alan McGee

Saturday 9th May 2020

An evening with Alan McGee, the outspoken, maverick genius behind the mighty Creation Records.

12th May to 13th May 2020

SA Productions presents Stepping Out The Musical

12th May to 13th May 2020

Stepping Out The Musical coming soon!

Thursday 14th May 2020

The TAKE THAT Experience

Thursday 14th May 2020

The boys don’t just give you a night you’ll Never Forget… they give you The Take That Experience!

Saturday 16th May 2020

A Vision of Elvis

Saturday 16th May 2020

Official Elvis Show" and "No.1 Male Tribute" is internationally renowned as the best Elvis Presley tribute concert, touring the world today.

Sunday 17th May 2020

Only Fools and Boycie

Sunday 17th May 2020

Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1's Only Fools and Horses.

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Wednesday 20th May 2020

An Evening with Julian Norton

Wednesday 20th May 2020

In ‘An Evening With’, Julian will share amusing anecdotes from his veterinary work in North Yorkshire. These true stories bring to life the drama as well as the humour in the daily routine of a rural vet.

Thursday 21st May 2020

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Thursday 21st May 2020

From the writers of the hit comedy Hormonal Housewives, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun is the brand new musical comedy show that does exactly what it says on the tin.

Friday 22nd May 2020

Wilko Johnson + special guest John Otway

Friday 22nd May 2020

Following a remarkable recovery from a diagnosis of terminal cancer, Wilko Johnson the original Dr Feelgood guitarist , actor (Game of Thrones character Ser ilyn Payne) and all round national treasure has enjoyed a rousing return to the live arena, including a number 1 album with Roger Daltrey (Going Back Home), a sold out show at The Royal Albert Hall to mark his 70th birthday and, most recently, the release of Blow Your Mind, his first album of new material in decades.

Saturday 23rd May 2020

Chicago Blues Brothers: A Night At The Movies

Saturday 23rd May 2020

Direct from London’s west end, join the Chicago Blues Brothers and their 11 piece band, for a brand new 2-hour all singing, all dancing hit parade bringing you the greatest movie anthems of all time, performed live in concert.

Tuesday 26th May 2020

75th Anniversary VE Day Celebration Show

Tuesday 26th May 2020

When VE Day dawns on 8th May 2020 it will be 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe.

Spanish City
Spanish City

28 May 2020

George Hinchliffe's Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

28 May 2020

Who is to blame for the worldwide phenomena of ukulele orchestras and ukulelemania? The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain!

Friday 29th May 2020

Totally Tina

Friday 29th May 2020

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

Sunday 21st June 2020

Patsy Cline & Friends

Sunday 21st June 2020

The Velvet Country voice of Patsy Cline caught the imagination of Sue Lowry, who has been a lifelong fan of Patsy Cline and Country Music.

6 July 2020

Dr John Cooper Clarke

6 July 2020

Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2020, ASM Global & Edge Street Live present Dr. John Cooper Clarke With Special Guests!

Friday 10th July 2020

Neil Jones: GINGERLAND

Friday 10th July 2020

Straight from his Directorial and Choreographic debut at Sadler’s Wells, London, BBC Strictly Come Dancing professional, Neil Jones, will be touring the UK for the very first time in 2020, with his brand new show - Gingerland!

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Thursday 16th July

The Joe Longthorne Songbook starring Darren Day and Tracey Jordan

Thursday 16th July

The show will celebrate the music and life of Joe with Audio Visuals and some surprises along the way.

Saturday 18th July 2020

UK Foo Fighters

Saturday 18th July 2020

‘The Ultimate Foo Fighters Experience’

Limited Availability

Monday 20th July 2020

Richard Thompson - 13 Rivers

Monday 20th July 2020

In 2017, Ivor Novello Award-winning and GRAMMY ® Award-nominated legend Richard Thompson gave himself up to the music itself. Picking up a guitar, emotions echoed through his deft fleet-fingered fretwork, poetic songwriting, impassioned picking. Those transmissions comprise his nineteenth solo album and return to New West Records, 13 Rivers.

Thursday July 23rd 2020

Calling Planet Earth

Thursday July 23rd 2020

A New Romantic Symphony that goes on a journey through one of the greatest musical Era’s of All Time – The Electrifying 80’s

Saturday 25th July 2020

Be Bop A Lula

Saturday 25th July 2020

The West End smash-hit comes to town.

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5th August - 9th August 2020

Summer Pantomime 2020: Treasure Island

5th August - 9th August 2020

Set sail on an action-packed adventure to Treasure Island with this summer’s panto spectacular!

Saturday 15th Aug 2020

Pop Divas Live!

Saturday 15th Aug 2020

Taking the audience on a whirlwind tour of their favourite pop acts creating the perfect concert experience for little divas and their parents.

Saturday 29th August

The UK Rock Show

Saturday 29th August

From the producers of Bon Jovi Forever we bring you the UK Monsters of Rock show.

Thursday 3rd September 2020

G4 Live 2020

Thursday 3rd September 2020

In the new year G4 are coming to Whitley Bay playhouse on their incredible G4 Live 2020 tour.

Friday 4th September 2020

Oh What a Night!

Friday 4th September 2020

OH WHAT A NIGHT! takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, now immortalised in the multi-award winning show Jersey Boys.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 5th September 2020

Shaun Ryder

Saturday 5th September 2020

An Evening With Shaun Ryder

Tuesday 15th September 2020

Psychic Sally 10 years and counting

Tuesday 15th September 2020

Following her gripping appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, with a triumphant Sally reaching the final five, the nation’s favourite Psychic and forerunner in the Psychic world is back on tour with her all new show “10 Years and Counting”.

Limited Availability

Tuesday 17th November 2020

John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right

Tuesday 17th November 2020

John Lydon will reflect on the Sex Pistols, Public Image Limited (PiL), his art and his life’s story during informal evenings of conversation and audience questions.

Thursday 17th September 2020

Some Guys Have All The Luck

Thursday 17th September 2020

The Rod Stewart Story is back in theatres in 2020 with a brand new show, bringing to the stage a fantastic live concert celebration of one of rock music’s greatest icons.

Limited Availability

18th September 2020

Jimmy Carr Terribly Funny

18th September 2020

Chambers Touring Ltd Presents Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny JIMMY'S COMING BACK TO WHITLEY BAY! Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things. Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket. jimmycarr.com | @jimmycarr | IG: jimmycarr

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Saturday 19th September 2020

Cloudbusting: The Music of Kate Bush present 'Never 40r Ever'

Saturday 19th September 2020

Cloudbusting have been championed by BBC ONE as one of the most authentic tributes in the world.

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.

Sunday 27th September 2020

One Day More

Sunday 27th September 2020

The Power of Musicals!

Thursday 1st October 2020

GO NOW! The Music of the Moody Blues

Thursday 1st October 2020

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 and Rock and Roll Hall Of Famers THE MOODY BLUES.

Sunday 4th October 2020

Seven Drunken Nights

Sunday 4th October 2020

Seven Drunken Nights brings to life the music of Ireland's favourite sons - 'The Dubliners'.

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Thursday 8th October 2020

Banff Ocean Film Festival World Tour

Thursday 8th October 2020

Dive into a night of mesmerising ocean adventure! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back for 2020 with a brand-new collection of the world’s most incredible ocean films!

Friday 9th October 2020

Elkie Brooks

Friday 9th October 2020

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. It could be a particularly emotional rendition of one of her ballads, a powerhouse blues vocal or one of her trademark impossibly long notes that leaves the audience mesmerised.

Saturday 10th October 2020

Genesis Connected

Saturday 10th October 2020

Back by popular demand!

Wednesday 14th October 2020

Vincent Simone: Tango Passions

Wednesday 14th October 2020

Argentine Tango King and Strictly Come Dancing legend, Vincent Simone, returns to the stage in the Autumn of 2020 with his brand new show… ‘Tango Passions’.

Thursday 15th October 2020

The Counterfeit 70s

Thursday 15th October 2020

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music, and everything in between

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 16th October 2020

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers 2020

Friday 16th October 2020

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

Saturday 17th October

Fleetwood Bac

Saturday 17th October

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

Friday 23rd October 2020

Sensational 60s Experience

Friday 23rd October 2020

The Sensational 60’s Experience brings you a three hour 60’s spectacular of pure nostalgia.

Friday 6th November 2020

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

Friday 6th November 2020

Anything For Love – The Meat Loaf Story: It’s all about the music!

Sunday 8th November 2020

The Drifters 2020

Sunday 8th November 2020

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

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Tuesday 10th November 2020

Come What May: The Ultimate Tribute to Moulin Rouge

Tuesday 10th November 2020

We present to you an all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza as you enter the secret world of one of the greatest movie-musicals of all time.

Thursday 26th November 2020

King of Pop 2020

Thursday 26th November 2020

King Of Pop is led by the world’s greatest Michael Jackson tribute artist ‘Navi’, with his incredible live band and dancers.

Friday 27th November 2020

Livewire: The AC/DC Show

Friday 27th November 2020

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.

28th November 2020 to 4th January 2021

Christmas Pantomime: Blue Genie Entertainment presents Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

28th November 2020 to 4th January 2021

Mirror Mirror on the wall, Whitley Bay’s Pantomime is the greatest of all! Join us next year for a fairy tale adventure when our highly-acclaimed pantomime returns with Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.

12-17 January 2021

Whitley Bay Pantomime Society Presents Goldilocks and the Three Bears

12-17 January 2021

WBPS are back for 2021 with their brand new pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

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Tuesday 2nd February 2021

The Legends of American Country Show

Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Now seen by over 350,000 fans live and watched by millions on TV Europe's No.1 multi award winning show The Legends of American Country returns for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics.

Saturday 6th February 2021

The Magic of The Beatles

Saturday 6th February 2021

If you’re looking for an authentic, lively dose of ‘Beatlemania’ then you need to look no further!