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The Cities of Northern England and House of Britain launch the ‘North of England City Experience’

The cities of Northern England, comprising Hull, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and NewcastleGateshead today announce the launch a new multi-city tourism experience in partnership with House of Britain, tailor made for the Dutch market. All five cities are dynamic, post-industrial cities, founded on the forces of traditional industry, now being...

January partnership update

We ended 2018 with our AGM at the brilliant Great Hall at Northumbria University. With representatives from almost 50 of our partner organisations, we reflected on a successful year and looked ahead to an exciting 2019. Despite this year only being a few weeks old, we’re already gearing up...

Rod Stewart announces extra dates for 2019 UK Tour

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle Tuesday 9 July 2019 Rod Stewart is adding more dates to his 2019 UK summer tour. Due to the huge demand for the previously announced shows, Rod will now play an extra two outdoor shows plus two arena dates in support of the release of his...

Welcome arch installed at Newcastle International Airport

A welcome arch designed to act as a gateway for travellers coming in and out of the region has been installed at Newcastle International Airport. The striking 33ft (10m) high archway stands over the mini-roundabout on the entrance to the airport. Housing a large digital screen, the archway will...

Need a city centre conference space?

Event Northumbria is the ideal venue to host your conference in the heart of Newcastle city centre. We can accommodate up to 250 delegates and hold your entire conference programme under one roof including conference dinner and social events. We have an array of venue spaces on offer, which...

Next year’s Panto is a real beauty – and a Theatre Royal first

The doors have not yet opened for 2018/19’s spectacular panto Goldilocks and the Three Bears but Newcastle Theatre Royal has today announced that next year’s show will be a spellbinding panto debut, never previously having been performed on its stage  – Beauty and the Beast.  It will run for...

Young dance talent from the North East to star in world premiere of Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet

Matthew Bourne’s pioneering dance company New Adventures has cast six young dancers from the North East in its world premiere production of Romeo and Juliet which will appear at Newcastle Theatre Royal 9 – 12 October 2019. Matthew Bourne’s Romeo and Juliet is a passionate and contemporary re-imagining of...

Look who’s talking! All-star cast and furry friends reunite to mark 50 years of Doctor Dolittle

Leslie Bricusse’s acclaimed family musical Doctor Dolittle will burst into the Theatre Royal this February in a spectacular new stage show featuring an all-star cast of puppets and celebrities, celebrating 50 years since the original film!  Expect adventures, fun and lots of feathers, 12 – 23 Feb 2019. As...

County Hotel Boxing Day Ball

After a successful launch in 2017, The County Boxing Day Ball is sure to become a tradition. With even more wow factor, join us to celebrate the festive season in style. Expect: Drinks Reception Free-flowing Canapés LIVE Music from The Andy Usher Band Casino Tables Gaming Stations A Party...

Double-award win for Go North East

With its bulging awards cabinet almost full to the brim, Go North East is making room for two more trophies this month after securing accolades at the North East England Tourism and UK Bus Awards. The bus operator’s head of engineering, Colin Barnes, was honoured at the UK Bus...

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