South Tyneside Festival
Three months of entertainment at South Shields seafront
The South Tyneside Festival returns between June and August and features a variety of free events for all to enjoy including a spectacular nautical themed summer parade, our hugely popular open-air concerts, family fun days, live music and lots more.
The event is brought to you by South Tyneside Council. With thanks to the support of Arts Council England, Port of Tyne, Colmans, National Citizen Service (NCS), Zeera Indian Cuisine, South Tyneside College and Minchella & Co.
This event is brought to you in partnership with BBC Newcastle.
UB40 will be performing at the South Tyneside Festival on Sunday 31 July in a free concert at South Shields' beautiful seafront.
Afternoons of free fun, games and activities for the kids at South Shields seafront.
Sing along to all your favourite tunes with local bands in the Victorian bandstand at our beautiful seafront park.
Enjoy the sounds of brass at South Shields seafront every Sunday during June, July and August.
Photo gallery of the highlights of this year's South Tyneside Festival so far.
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