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South Tyneside Festival

  Three months of entertainment at South Shields seafront

The South Tyneside Festival returns between June and August and will feature 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 England, Port of Tyne, Colmans, National Citizen Service (NCS), Zeera Indian Cuisine, Minchella & Co, South Tyneside College, BBC Newcastle.

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Summer Parade logo 2016

Summer Parade 2016

Maritime Mayhem is the theme of the unmissable Summer Parade in 2016.

Live Music at the Amphitheatre

Live Music at the Amphitheatre

There will be live music every Thursday and Saturday evening, 2 - 25 June, at South Shields' seafront amphitheatre.

Proms in the Park

Proms in the Park

Proms in the Park returns for a fantastic evening of music in the beautiful South Marine Park.


Kids Fun Fest

Afternoons of free fun, games and activities for the kids at South Shields seafront.


Summer Charity Fayre

Support local charities at this special event in Bents Park.


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.


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