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The magnificent coastline of South Tyneside tells a story that stretches far beyond the stunning aesthetics of the golden sands and rugged cliffs.
Location: Marsden, South Tyneside
Britain’s biggest and best reconstruction of a Roman fort is the perfect place to immerse yourself in an ancient way of life.
Location: South Shields, South Tyneside
Antony Gormley’s Angel of the North is the UK’s most famous piece of public art.
Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Throughout NewcastleGateshead you will discover public art in the most surprising of places from figurative sculptures to conceptual work.
Location: Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
Every autumn the world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) heads north to Newcastle’s Theatre Royal for their annual season.
The Great North Run is an iconic half marathon with more than 54,000 runners registering to take part every year.
Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens is a great place for the whole family to spend the day – and it’s free.
Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Down at the Farm is one of Sunderland's most popular farms, home to a wide range of rare breed animals including giant tortoises, alpacas, raccoons, donkeys and red deer.
Discover the inspirational statue behind the Lewis Carroll poem Walrus and the Carpenter.
If you’ve got a taste for Thai or a craving for cupcakes, get down to the Big Eat Weekend and get your fill of Newcastle’s best street food.
Visit England’s oldest dining room in Newcastle and leave with some expert cooking skills from a master baker.
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Uncover the horrifying history and hauntings of the castle from which Newcastle gets its name.
Don't mourn the arrival of longer, darker nights; let the North East coastal city of Sunderland fill your autumn with light and magic.
Step inside The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, a state-of-the-art venue in South Shields.
Discover the incredible story of Anglo-Saxon Northumbria and the extraordinary life of the Venerable Bede.
Location: Jarrow, South Tyneside, Tyne and Wear
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