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What's on in Newcastle

Newcastle’s cultural calendar is always brimming full of exciting events. Run a marathon or join the cheering crowds. Take in a show or enjoy some retail therapy. Whatever you’re planning to do on your visit, you’ll find plenty of shows, shops and activities to keep you busy. Check out our guide to what’s on in this bustling city.

Music and comedy

From classic concert halls to smaller stages, you’ll be spoilt for choice with Newcastle’s music, comedy and dance venues.


Label lovers and bargain hunters alike will find plenty to purchase in Newcastle’s shopping destinations.

Events and festivals

Whether you’re a marathon runner or a music fan, Newcastle’s cultural calendar will keep you busy all year around.


A strong sporting tradition means you’ll have plenty of football, rugby and races to cheer about in Newcastle.

Conferences and exhibitions

Everyone from comic geeks to brides-to-be will be well looked after in Newcastle’s excellent exhibition spaces.

Looking for a hotel in Newcastle?

We have a huge range of hotels in the North East for the business and leisure traveller. If you're on business, check into our airport hotels. We also have a range of hotels ideally located for a weekend break away. There are hotels near Newcastle University plus a collection of budget hotels for the price conscious  Whichever part of Newcastle you’re planning to visit, you’ll find comfortable Premier Inn hotels nearby.