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

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Event Calendar

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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!

Sold Out

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.

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Mister Twister Magic Show

Tuesday 28th May 2019

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

Limited Availability

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City
Limited Availability

Thursday 30th May 2019

Les Musicals

Thursday 30th May 2019

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

Limited Availability

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!

Limited Availability

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!

Limited Availability

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.

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

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.

Sunday 9th June 2019

Babyballet North Tyneside Presents 'Twinkle and Teddy's Big Day Out'

Sunday 9th June 2019

"Twinkle and Teddys Big Day Out is an enchanting and magical tale full of excitement and mystery.

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

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'

Sunday 7th July 2019

Saturday Stage School Presents Dr Dolittle

Sunday 7th July 2019

This year Saturday Stage Schools Senior children will present Dr Dolittle, a new musical, based on the “Doctor Dolittle” stories by Hugh Lofting.

Monday 8th July 2019

Mouth of the Tyne Festival 2019 presents Nadine Shah with support from Annabel Allum and The Dawdler

Monday 8th July 2019

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

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 20th July 2019

Get Ready

Saturday 20th July 2019

GET READY. . . The Ultimate Motown & Soul Party

Sunday 21st July 2019

Move It Studio's Presents Strictly Move It

Sunday 21st July 2019

Move It Studio's Presents Strictly Move It

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.

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Wednesday 31st July 2019 - Sunday 4th August 2019

Rapunzel - Summer Pantomime!

Wednesday 31st July 2019 - Sunday 4th August 2019

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

Tuesday 27th August 2019

Voldemort & The Teenage Hogwarts

Tuesday 27th August 2019

Voldemort & The Teenage Hogwarts

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

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!

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

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!

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

The Story of Guitar Heroes

Wednesday 2nd October 2019

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

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 and Cleo Stewart accompanied by the Urban Soul Band and Gospel Choir.

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.

Tuesday 22nd October 2019

The Rubettes featuring Alan Williams

Tuesday 22nd October 2019

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

Spanish City
Spanish City

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.

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

Spanish City
Spanish City

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

Saturday 9th November 2019

The Bob Dylan Story is the new stunning and definitive tribute to a songwriting genius who spoke for a whole generation.

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

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.

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.

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.

Spanish City
Spanish City

Saturday 29th February 2020

Dance to the Music

Saturday 29th February 2020

Dance to the Music

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 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!

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 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 18th September 2020

Jimmy Carr - Terribly Funny

Friday 18th September 2020

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