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

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Event Calendar

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Thursday 25th August 2022

Jessie Buckley & Bernard Butler

Thursday 25th August 2022

Performing on Thursday 25th August 2022. Ticket on sale 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.

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Thursday 1st September 2022

Viva Vera!

Thursday 1st September 2022

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

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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.

Friday 9th September 2022

The Counterfeit Seventies

Friday 9th September 2022

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

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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.

Limited Availability

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

That'll Be The Day

Monday 26th September 2022

Let the UK’s leading Rock ’n‘ Roll show take you on a journey through the years, as together you celebrate the golden age of Rock ’n’ Roll and Pop from the 50s right the way through to the 80s.

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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

British music legend Leo Sayer will be touring the UK in 2022 celebrating his 50th anniversary in music. With this performance, Leo and his band bring boundless energy, exuberance and a hit packed show to some of his favourite venues across the country.

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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.

Tuesday 11th October 2022

Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2022

Tuesday 11th October 2022

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

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?!

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Saturday 15th October 2022

Marti Pellow: Pellow Talk

Saturday 15th October 2022

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

Cancelled

Sunday 16th October 2022

Carole: The Music of Carole King

Sunday 16th October 2022

This event has now been cancelled.

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Sunday 16th October 2022

An Audience With Kevin Keegan

Sunday 16th October 2022

Join us on Sunday 16th October 2022 for an audience with Newcastle United legend and former England manager Kevin Keegan OBE.

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.

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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!

Wednesday October 26th 2022

WBOS Presents: Made in Dagenham

Wednesday October 26th 2022

The Whitley Bay Operatic Society are back! This time they bring fans their unique musical version of the hit 2010 film Made in Dagenham

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!

Limited Availability

Monday 31 October 2022

John Cale 2022

Monday 31 October 2022

Rescheduled from Monday 18th July 2022 to Monday 31 October 2022.

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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

Friday 4th November 2022

Frankie! The Concert

Friday 4th November 2022

An unbelievably accurate and authentic celebration of legendary hall-of-famer’s Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. That famous Frankie-falsetto, along with those incredible four-part harmonies, are lovingly recreated with absolute respect, astonishing attention to detail and a genuine love for the music that dominated two decades!

Sat 5th - Tues 8th Nov 2022

CAST. Presents Nativity The Musical

Sat 5th - Tues 8th Nov 2022

The show will run from 5-8 November and the actors are split into two teams (Team Sparkle performing on 5 and 7 Nov and Team Shine performing on 6 and 8 Nov)

Spanish City
Spanish City

Friday 18th November 2022

The Dolly Parton Story 2022

Friday 18th November 2022

Starring Andrea Pattison: the UK's busiest, most popular and widely seen Dolly Parton impersonator.

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,

Sunday 20th November 2022

The Elvis Years Christmas Show

Sunday 20th November 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year–and that means it’s time to get well and truly into the Christmas spirit as smash hit musical production THE ELVIS YEARS AT CHRISTMAS brings its very special seasonal twist to Whitley Bay!

Wednesday 23rd November 2022

80s Live!

Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Get ready as we bring you the biggest 80s party show to tour the UK!

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.

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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!

9th Dec 2022 - 7th January 2023

Christmas Pantomime: Aladdin

9th Dec 2022 - 7th January 2023

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

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.

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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.

Sunday 29th January 2023

The Cinder Path

Sunday 29th January 2023

Written by legendary author Dame Catherine Cookson Starring Charles Lawson and Leah Bell

Thursday 2nd February 2023

The Magic Of The Beatles

Thursday 2nd February 2023

Come together right now and join us for a night like no other as we celebrate the music of one of the greatest bands of our lives!

Saturday 4th February 2023

Barry Steele & Friends: Ripping Through The Great rock n Roll Songbook

Saturday 4th February 2023

Barry Steele and a fabulous cast of musicians and singers celebrate the music of an era as they define essence of The Big O' The Traveling Wilburys and Buddy Holly. This is the one show that will have you dancing in the aisles - Rock n Roll with Style!

Friday 10th February 2023

Oh What A Night!

Friday 10th February 2023

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!

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Saturday 18th February 2023

Lost In Music: One Night At the Disco

Saturday 18th February 2023

Get ready to recreate the Magical 70’s and let us take you on a musical journey straight to the heart of Disco!

Sunday 19th February 2023

An Evening of Burlesque

Sunday 19th February 2023

Join us for the good old-fashioned night out as we bring you the ultimate variety show, blending stylish cabaret, comedy, music, circus and burlesque to light up all your senses.

Thursday 2nd March 2023

Celine - My Heart Will Go On

Thursday 2nd March 2023

Experience the ultimate Celine Dion tribute Concert as it tours across the UK.

Saturday 4th March 2023

Bay Tales 2023

Saturday 4th March 2023

Following their sold out inaugural event in February of this year, Bay Tales are back by popular demand and will be taking over the Playhouse once again on Saturday 4th March 2023!

Sunday 5th March 2023

Hal Cruttenden: It's Best You Hear This From Me

Sunday 5th March 2023

Hal is going back on the road with a brand-new show, doing what he does best - reminding us of how much we love stand-up comedy, and God do we need it!

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Thursday 9th March 2023

Mother Goose...Cracks One Off

Thursday 9th March 2023

Starring Adult Pantomime legends, the cracking Liam Mellor as Billy Goose, and the fabulously filthy Jimmy Burton-Iles in the title role of Mother Goose.

Wednesday 15th March 2023

The Story of Guitar Heroes

Wednesday 15th March 2023

Featuring iconic hits from legends Jimmy Page, Hank Marvin, Chucky Berry, Jimi Hendrix, Brian May, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Van Halen Slash and many more.

Thursday 23rd March 2023

Chris McCausland - Speaky Blinder

Thursday 23rd March 2023

Star of the Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie to You?, Have I Got News for YOu, QI, and Live at the Apollo... One of the UK's top stand-ups Chris McCausland is on tour with a stand-up show about life, family, and loads of other nonsense as well!

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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 13th April 2023

The ELO Tribute Show 2023

Thursday 13th April 2023

Internationally acclaimed musician Brian Cummins brings this stunning show celebrating the music of Jeff Lynne and E.L.O. with a band of amazing musicians including a female string section this will be a fabulous night of hit after hit from such a vast back catalogue.

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Wednesday 10th May 2023

Lulu: For The Record

Wednesday 10th May 2023

Join Lulu as she shares, for the first time, many untold stories, her memories and experiences with the greats – and enjoy with her the music that has been her constant companion. This is Lulu - For The Record.

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

Sunday 28th May 2023

Paul Young: Behind The Lens

Sunday 28th May 2023

Tickets on sale Friday 10am

Friday 6th October 2023

Big girls Don't Cry

Friday 6th October 2023

It’s time to hang on to what we got and celebrate the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Spanish City
Spanish City