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South Tyneside Festival 19th July 2020

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Details of the second Sunday concert as part of South Tyneside Summer Festival 2020 has been announced.

South Tyneside Festival 19th July 2020 Will Young

Will Young will headline the second open-air concert at Bents Park on Sunday 19th July 2020.

South Tyneside Festival takes place just down the street from our guest house in South Shields at Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD.

Priority access tickets will be available for £6 which allow priority and guaranteed entrance to Bents Park with no need to queue.

Gates open for priority ticket holders at 12 noon, general admission is from 12.30pm.

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South Tyneside Festival 12th July 2020

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Details of the first Sunday concert as part of South Tyneside Summer Festival 2020 has been announced.

South Tyneside Festival 12th July 2020 Ella Henderson

Ella Henderson will headline the first open-air concert at Bents Park on Sunday 12th July 2020.

South Tyneside Festival takes place just down the street from our guest house in South Shields at Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD.

Priority access tickets will be available for £6 which allow priority and guaranteed entrance to Bents Park with no need to queue.

Gates open for priority ticket holders at 12 noon, general admission is from 12.30pm.

Priority tickets are available to buy here (opens in a new window).

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Free Marti Pellow Concert On Sunday 14th July

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The first South Tyneside Festival Sunday concert headline act has been announced.

Free Marti Pellow Concert On Sunday 14th July 2019

Former Wet Wet Wet lead singer Marti Pellow will be performing a free open-air concert on Sunday 14th July 2019 at Bents Park just down the street from our bed and breakfast accommodation.

Admission to the concert is free however ‘Priority Plus’ tickets are available.

A Priority Plus ticket allows earlier access into Bents Park to pick the best spot. There is also a dedicated ‘Priority Plus’ bar area and toilets.

Priority Plus tickets are £6 each (under 5’s go free).

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Gates open for priority ticket holders at 12 noon, general admission is from 12.30pm.

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South Tyneside Remembers World War One

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November 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Organisations and communities the length and breadth of the UK, as well as in countries abroad, will come together on the day to remember the sacrifice of the millions of men and women who died, or returned home wounded, during the harrowing four year conflict.

South Tyneside Remembers World War One Firework Display

If you are staying with us on 11th November 2018 the following events are taking place to commemorate the end of World War One…

Armistice Services
On Sunday 11 November the annual Armistice Day services and wreath-laying will be taking place across the South Tyneside as usual.

5pm – Beacon of Light
Beacons will be lit across the UK to symbolise the ‘light of hope’ that emerged from the darkness of war. A beacon and illuminating 6′ Tommy silhouette will be lit at Harbour Drive.

5pm – 5:45pm
Harbour Drive South car park will host a short programme of commemorative performances as well as hear a moving reading of letters sent from the front line.

5:45pm Fireworks – to WW1 songs
This large scale display will replace the annual Bonfire night fireworks displays, which are usually held a week earlier.

6pm End of Fireworks.

6:01pm Gun fires 11 shots then ‘Guns Fall Silent’

6:03pm Act of remembrance

6:05pm Buglers play Last Post

6:06pm Pipers to play ‘Flowers of the Forest’

6:10pm End of event

7:05pm Ringing out for peace
Bells in 1,000 churches and cathedrals across the country will ring out to commemorate the end of the First World War.

Other commemorative activities

The Word is currently hosting a new free exhibition – South Tyneside Remembers WW1, which looks at how the war affected those who worked at South Shields Public Library at the time.

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Arbeia Festival 2018

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Arbeia Festival takes place this weekend – Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018, entry is free.

Arbeia Festival 2018 At Arbeia Roman Fort Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB

Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum is located ten minutes walk from our bed and breakfast accommodation, on Baring Street in South Shields, NE33 2BB.

Arbeia Roman Fort was built in around AD160 and once guarded the entrance to the River Tyne and played an essential role in the mighty Roman frontier system. Arbeia Roman Fort is located four miles east of the end of Hadrian’s Wall at South Shields and is a World Heritage Site. It was originally built to house a garrison and soon became the military supply base for the seventeen forts along Hadrian’s Wall.

Visitors to Arbeia Roman Fort this weekend can experience a Roman-themed market selling heritage wares, historical re-enactments, battle and artisan demonstrations, have-a-go crafts, activities and music. Entry is free.

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation near Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum on Baring Street South Shields our room prices and availability can be found on this page of our website: online booking.

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