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

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Event Calendar

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The Drifters 2024

Friday 19th July 2024

Their last visit was a sold out affair! We can't wait to see The Drifters back in Whitley Bay on Friday 19th July 2024!

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The Ultimate Classic Rock Show

Saturday 20th July 2024

Dust off your air guitars for an evening of the very best classic rock anthems from legends past and present!

Move It Studios present 'Everybody Dance Now!'

Sunday 21st July 2024

A showcase of dance, gymnastics and performance from Move It Studios comes to Playhouse Whitley Bay on Sunday 21st July 2024.

Twist and Shout : A Journey Back To The Swinging 60s

Thursday 25th July 2024

An all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late Sixties.

Science Museum: The Live Stage Show

Saturday 27th July 2024

This year join London’s world-renowned Science Museum as they bring you this brand-new stage production aimed at igniting your curiosity, fuelling your imagination, and inspiring you in new and exciting ways.

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Rhythm of the Dance

Sunday 28th July 2024

Rooted in Ireland's rich culture and heritage, the show takes a different perspective on all things Irish. Featuring world class live musicians, vocalists and champion dancers, the show will be a completely immersive experience.

The Little Mermaid: An Underwater Adventure

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th August 2024

Dive to the depths of the ocean with the Little Mermaid for a fin-tastic family adventure!

Pop Princesses

Wednesday 21st August 2024

A Magical show where beautiful Princesses become Pop Stars!

Totally Tina

Thursday 22nd August 2024

Come shake a tail feather with the UK’s supreme Tina tribute – Justine Riddoch – and her talented cast.

The Real Ken Dodd: The Man I Loved

Saturday 24th August 2024

We are very excited to announce Playhouse Whitley Bay has been selected to show the incredible documentary film, which reveals for the first time the private man behind Britain's greatest comic genius.

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Astravaganza Entertainment presents 'Annie'

Wed Aug 28th - Sat Aug 31st 2024

Get ready for an exhilarating summer filled with song, dance, and pure theatrical magic! Astravaganza Entertainment is thrilled to announce our upcoming Summer School this August, culminating in a spectacular full-scale production of the timeless classic 'Annie' The Musical!

Psychic Sally

Monday 2nd September 2024

The nation’s favourite psychic is back on tour!

Most Haunted

Wednesday 4th September 2024

Presented by Yvette Fielding, the first lady of the paranormal, together with Karl Beattie and the Most Haunted team, you will be taken on the darkest, most terrifying journey of your life.

Voodoo Room

Thursday 5th September 2024

Voodoo Room: A Night of Hendrix, Clapton & Cream

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T Rextasy: The Greatest hits Tour

Friday 6th September 2024

Truly a rock’n’roll concert for all ages - If you would like to know exactly what a Marc Bolan concert was like in the 1970s, this show is for you!

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A Night at the Movies: The Soundtrack of Your Life

Sunday 8th September 2024

Join us for the ultimate tribute to the greatest movie soundtracks of all time!

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The Smooth Rock Show

Thursday 12th September 2024

The Definitive Tribute Show to the Masters of ‘Yacht Rock’ featuring songs by Steely Dan, Michael McDonald, Billy Joel, The Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Hall & Oates, Toto, Chicago, Foreigner, Gerry Rafferty, 10cc, Supertramp and many more.

Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2024

Friday 13th September 2024

Climb aboard for a night of ocean adventure! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour features a new collection of the world’s most incredible ocean films!

G4 20th Anniversary Tour

Wednesday 18th September 2024

The UK’s No.1 vocal harmony group and original X-Factor stars celebrate a double decade in the limelight with a spectacular anniversary show.

Big Big Train

Thursday 19th September 2024

Big Big Train perform live in Whitley Bay on Thursday 19th September 2024.

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Women in rock

Friday 20th September 2024

From wowing audiences of up to 120,000 across the UK & Europe, Women in Rock are ready to take you on a spectacular journey through five decades of female rock music!

Cloudbusting: The Line, The Cross and The Curve Tour

Saturday 21st September 2024

Cloudbusting are thrilled to bring their stunning ‘The Line, The Cross and The Curve’ tour to venues across the UK for 2024!

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Queenz: Drag Me To The Disco

Sunday 22nd September 2024

Direct from their smash-hit run in London’s West End and returning after their sell-out performance here at Chelmsford Theatre early in 2023, these dazzling divas deliver a night of fun and fabulousness as they dance like Britney and sing like Whitney.

Rescheduled Date: Queenz: Drag Me To The Disco

Monday 23rd September 2024

Direct from their smash-hit run in London’s West End and returning after their sell-out performance here at Chelmsford Theatre early in 2023, these dazzling divas deliver a night of fun and fabulousness as they dance like Britney and sing like Whitney.

Lloyd Cole: One Man Show

Tuesday 24th September 2024

Two sets, two guitars and 40 years of music.

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Northern Live: Do I Love You?

Wednesday 25th September 2024

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.

Toad on the Road: An Evening with Ryan Maloney

Thursday 26th September 2024

Following on from the SELL OUT Celebration Tour, Neighbours star Ryan Moloney (AKA, Toadie Rebecchi) is heading back out on the road in 2024 for his exclusive solo tour – Toad on the Road.

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Elkie Brooks - The Long Farewell Tour

Friday 27th September 2024

Described as “Still One Of The Great British Voices” by The Guardian

Country Roads

Saturday 28th September 2024

Come with us to the place you belong, for a night of the very best country classics!

Smile For A Night

Sunday 29th September 2024

We’d love you to join us for our biggest and best ‘Smile For A Night’ yet!

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Wishbone Ash: UK Tour 2024

Tuesday 1st October 2024

Following the outstanding response to their recent “Live Dates Live” tour - in which the band celebrated 50 years of their seminal multi-million selling live album - Wishbone Ash return with a show featuring songs from its follow-up… Live Dates 2.

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: In Time

Wednesday 2nd October 2024

Join the celebration of Mugenkyo’s landmark 30th anniversary, with a very special show of big beats, visual treats and vital energy.

Steeleye Span

Thursday 3rd October 2024

Pioneers of folk-rock, Steeleye Span changed the face of the genre forever, taking it out of small clubs and into the world of gold discs and international tours.

The Sound of Springsteen

Friday 4th October 2024

The ultimate 'BOSS' tribute comes to Whitley Bay on Friday 4th October 2024.

Billy Mitchell & Bob Fox

Saturday 5th October 2024

Two of the UK’s best known and loved singers – Billy Mitchell (Lindisfarne, Jack the Lad, The Pitmen Poets) and Bob Fox (Warhorse Songman, Fox and Luckley, The Pitmen Poets) – are taking to the road together to tour their show!

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Rescheduled Date: The Smooth Rock Show

Sunday 6th October 2024

The Definitive Tribute Show to the Masters of ‘Yacht Rock’ featuring songs by Steely Dan, Michael McDonald, Billy Joel, The Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Hall & Oates, Toto, Chicago, Foreigner, Gerry Rafferty, 10cc, Supertramp and many more.

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Professor David Wilson & Marcel Theroux - Killer Books

Tuesday 8th October 2024

Why do some novels inspire people to commit murder? Which fictional characters and plots arouse lethal violence in the real world? How does fiction become crime fact?

One Night In Dublin

Wednesday 9th October 2024

A celebration of the music and song of Ireland! For over 15 years Middi and his legendary ‘Wild Murphys’ have been playing Irish music to the masses and now we are excited to have them back in Whitley bay!

Aled Jones: Full Circle

Thursday 10th October 2024

A Way With Media present Aled Jones - Full Circle

Fleeting Rumours

Friday 11th October 2024

Fleeting Rumours are the North’s premier Tribute band to Fleetwood Mac.

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Genesis Connected

Saturday 12th October 2024

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

Joe McElderry: The Classics Collection Live In concert

Sunday 13th October 2024

Sit back and relax or have a dance while Joe takes you through an eclectic genre of music from ballads, opera and upbeat tunes of all eras.

Jason Manford: A Manford all Seasons

Wednesday 16th & Thursday 17th October 2024

Comedian Jason Manford returns to Whitley Bay in 2024 with his brand new show, A Manford All Seasons.

Showaddywaddy

Friday 18th October 2024

Come and join the ‘Dancin’ Party’… ‘You’ve Got What It Takes’!

Calling Planet Earth

Saturday 19th October 2024

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

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Whitley Bay Musical Theatre Co Presents Footloose

Wed 23rd - Sat 26th October 2024

Following the hit 80's movie starring Kevin Bacon, a new production of Footloose The Musical will open at the brilliant Whitley Bay Playhouse from 23rd-26 October!

Rude Science! 2024 Tour

Sunday 27th October 2024

The naughtiest, funniest, most revolting science show in the world!

King of Pop: The Legend Continues

Tuesday 29th October 2024

This incredible production stars the world’s leading MJ tribute artist Navi.

Shaun Ryder: Happy Mondays, and Fridays, and Saturdays, and Sundays tour

Wednesday 30th October 2024

Shaun Ryder, front man of Happy Mondays and Black Grape, is hitting the road for a new, spoken word tour.

An Evening With Sir Geoff Hurst

Thursday 31st October 2024

An evening with England's hat-trick hero and World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst.

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Oh What A Night 2024

Friday 1st November 2024

With a repertoire which needs no introduction, OH WHAT A NIGHT! combines infectious personalities, amazing vocals, slick harmonies and even slicker dance moves to deliver a show full of energy and nostalgia which will leave you wanting more!

An Evening Of Swearing and Shouting with Gavin Webster

Saturday 2nd November 2024

Gavin Webster, a stand up comedian of over 30 years is on tour to share his jokes, routines and set pieces, his one liners, dark observations, sardonic ukulele comedy songs and verbal crash bang wallops.

Rat Pack Live

Thursday 7th November 2024

Rat Pack Live invites you to be part of the gang and features all the patter and razzamatazz of their infamous live shows.

The Sensational 60s Experience

Friday 8th November 2024

With a brand-new production for 2024. Join us for the musical phenomenon with this festival of nostalgia. The show with the definite feelgood factor will transport you back to that magical decade that was the 1960’s.

Tygers of pan tang

Saturday 9th November 2024

World famous North Tyneside rock collective return home after 45 years!

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UK Pink Floyd Experience

Sunday 10th November 2024

Celebrating 30 years since the iconic ‘PULSE' tour, this highly authentic show recreates the atmosphere of Floyd live-featuring top-flight musicians, a stunning light show and over two hours of incredible music.

Sister Sledge Live feat. Kathy Sledge: - Thinking of You Tour

Tuesday 12th November 2024

Expect all the hits Lost in Music, We are family, The Greatest Dancer, My Guy and many more.

Cramlington Train Wreckers

Wednesday 13th November 2024

From the team behind smash-hit plays Wor Bella, Hadaway Harry, Carrying David, Mr Covan's Music Hall and The Great Joe Wilson comes another incredible, forgotten story about the North East.

The Elvis Years

Thursday 14th November 2024

Now in its 20th year, The Elvis Years, led by original West End lead Mario Kombou, embarks on its biggest ever tour of the UK and beyond.

Radio GaGa

Saturday 16th November 2024

Have your finest hour, or two, as we bring you Radio GaGa.

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The Rolling Stones Story

Sunday 17th November 2024

The Rolling Stones Story promises you an unforgettable Jumpin’ Jack Flash back in time. It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll, but we like it!

Hancock's Half Hour: The Lost TV Episodes

Tuesday 19th November 2024

From award-winning Hambledon Productions (‘Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show’, ‘Steptoe and Son’) comes the Godfather of all sitcoms, Hancock's Half Hour live on stage!

Kerry Ellis: Queen of the West End

Wednesday 20th November 2024

Kerry Ellis is the Queen of the West End. From My Fair Lady to We Will Rock You, from Les Miserables to Wicked, in both the West End and on Broadway, she has starred in musical theatre’s biggest roles, making shows her own and earning her numerous awards.

The Straits UK

Thursday, 21st November 2024

The Straits UK are made up of six musicians all with a passion for delivering quality music and performance every time.

Don't Stop Believin'

Friday 22nd November 2024

One way, or another, nothing’s gonna stop us now. . . the brand-new, feel-good show of the year guarantees a crazy, crazy night of non-stop, singalong favourites.

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Spanish City

ARRIVAL: The Hits of ABBA

Saturday 23rd November 2024

It has been 50 years since ABBA’s Iconic 1974 Eurovision win with their legendary performance of Waterloo...and what better way to celebrate than with Arrival - The Hits of ABBA!

Christmas Choir Concert For Age UK North Tyneside

Thursday 28th November 2024

A wonderful event taking place Thursday 28th November 2024

UK Rock Show

Friday 29th November 2024

This breath taking 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!

The New Adventures of Peter Pan

6th Dec 2024 - 4th Jan 2025

Tickets now on sale for Christmas Panto 2024!

Dazzling Diamonds: The Comedy Variety Drag Show

Thursday 9th January 2025

The Dazzling Diamonds bring their hilarious comedy variety drag show to Whitley Bay

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WBPS Presents Sleeping Beauty

Tues 14th - Sun 19th January 2025

The award-winning Whitley Pantomime Society are back with their amateur production of Sleeping Beauty.

Ward Thomas

Wednesday 22nd January 2025

English country duo Catherine and Lizzy Ward Thomas are coming to Whitley Bay!

Jason Fox: Life At the Limit

Tuesday 28th January 2025

Star of TV's SAS: WHO DARES WINS talks about his distinguished career.

An Audience With Jeff Stelling Hosted By Bianca Westwood

Wednesday 29th January 2025

On Wednesday 29th January 2025, we play host to an exclusive evening of football nostalgia, fun and entertainment with Sky Sports legend Jeff Stelling; anchor man of Sky Sports Gillette Soccer Saturday for over 30 years.

Bay Tales 2025

Saturday 1st March 2025

Bay Tales Live returns to Whitley Bay Playhouse for a fourth year.

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SU Pollard: Still Fully Charged

Sunday 2nd March 2025

For 50 years the legendary Su Pollard has delighted audiences, starring in the nation’s best-known TV shows and on stages around the globe in some of the world’s most-loved musicals.

Just My Imagination: The Music Of The Temptations

Friday 7th March 2025

It has been 65 years since the formation of the most successful Motown group in history...and what better way to celebrate than with Just My Imagination The Music of The Temptations!

Henning Wehn: Acid Wehn

Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd March 2025

Award-deserving German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn takes an unbiased look at climate change, a topic sure to delight audiences and no surprise. After all, everyone loves talking about the weather. Rain or shine, all will be fine. Or maybe it won’t. Who knows?!

An Audience With Kevin Keegan

Wednesday 26th March 2025

Pre sale Thursday 6th June 2024

The Story of Guitar Heroes

Sunday 6th April 2025

Expect classic hits from guitar legends including Hank Marvin, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Albert Lee, Brian May, Jimmy Page, Mark Knopfler, Van Halen, Slash and many more.

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Tom Ball: Spotlight

Wednesday 9th April 2025

He’s the vocal sensation who’s racked up 85 million views and has been working with Grammy-winning writers.

Foster & Allen

Wednesday 16th April 2025

Foster & Allen: 50 Year’s Of Hits

The Amazing Bubble Man

Monday 21st April 2025

Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.

Easter Panto 2025: Pinocchio

Tuesday 22nd & Wednesday 23rd April 2025

Anton Benson productions brings the much loved story of Pinocchio to Whitley Bay!

The Rocket Man - A Tribute to Elton John

Friday 9th May 2025

Join us as The Rocket Man and our amazing live band take you down the Yellow Brick Road with two hours of glorious Elton hits

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Barry Steele in The Roy Orbison Story

Saturday 10th May 2025

The one and only Barry Steele takes on the role of ‘The Big O,’

Francis Rossi 2025

Sunday 11th May 2025

Francis Rossi is embarking on a 34-date tour of the UK from April to June 2025, with a brand new show billed as “An Evening of Francis Rossi’s Songs from the Status Quo Songbook and More…”

Walk Right Back

Friday 16th May 2025

Immerse yourself in a wave of pure rock and roll nostalgia with Walk Right Back!

Live/Wire The AC/DC Show 2025

Friday 30th May 2025

For the about to ROCK!

Mike Peters, From the Alarm: Love, Hope, Strength

Saturday 31st May 2025

To coincide with the publication of his self-penned, multi-edition autobiography – also called Love Hope Strength – Mike is hitting the road.

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Taylormania

Sunday 8th June 2025

Following their hit sold out event earlier this year, Taylormania return to Whitley Bay! An award-winning extravaganza that plays tribute to one of the leading contemporary artists of our time.

Craig Revel Horwood

Wednesday 18th June 2025

The Strictly legend brings his tour to Whitley Bay!

Adult Panto: Big Dick Whittington

Friday 20th June 2025

The Adult Pantomime is back for its 7th year with the pantomime paved with gold...BIG Dick Whittington

Whitney: Queen Of The Night

Thursday 24th July 2025

Direct from the West End, The London Palladium, and the iconic Royal Albert Hall, Whitney – Queen of the Night is a celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of all time: Whitney Houston.

Frankie's Guys

Saturday 13th September 2025

Featuring stars from the global smash-hit musical Jersey Boys, Frankie’s Guys have become internationally renowned for their astonishing vocal harmonies, slick dance moves, and the electric atmosphere they bring to the stage.

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We Three Kings - Of Rock n Roll

Wednesday September 2025

A good old fashioned Rock n Roll show that's all about the music!