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South Tyneside Festival

Festival logo and sponsors 2016 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.

For all the latest news on the South Tyneside Festival in 2016 keep checking these pages or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

The event is brought to you by South Tyneside Council. With thanks to the support of Arts Council EnglandPort 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.

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Music in South Marine Park

Sing along to all your favourite tunes with local bands in the Victorian bandstand at our beautiful seafront park.


Brass Bands

Enjoy the sounds of brass at South Shields seafront every Sunday during June, July and August.

South Tyneside Festival 2016

South Tyneside Festival photo gallery

Photo gallery of the highlights of this year's South Tyneside Festival so far.


Visit South Tyneside

Find out more about our amazing attractions and great places to stay.