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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).

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

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

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Last online reservation received: Sunday 22nd September 2019, 15:39 Country: United Kingdom

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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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Last online reservation received: Sunday 22nd September 2019, 15:39 Country: United Kingdom

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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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Last online reservation received: Sunday 22nd September 2019, 15:39 Country: United Kingdom

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Screen On The Green

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Screen On The Green is back from tomorrow. 84 films are available to watch free of charge at Old Eldon Square in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Screen On The Green Old Eldon Square NE1

The full schedule of films can be found below…

Monday 23rd July
12pm Beauty and the Beast (Sing along)
6pm Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (12A)

Tuesday 24th July
12pm The Boss Baby
6pm Bo66y

Wednesday 25th July
12pm Ferdinand
6pm Suffragette (12A)

Thursday 26th July
12pm Chicken Run
6pm The Parent Trap

Friday 27th July
12pm Captain Underpants
6pm War for the Planet of the Apes (12A)

Saturday 28th July
12pm Paddington
3pm Rogue One: a Star Wars Story (12A)

Sunday 29th July
12pm Paddington 2
3pm Star Wars: The Last Jedi (12A)

Monday 30th July
12pm The Jungle Book (2016)
6pm Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

Tuesday 31st July
12pm Lego Ninjago Movie
6pm Cirque du Soleil – Worlds Away

Wed 1st August
12pm The School of Rock
6pm Dunkirk (12A)

Thursday 2nd August
12pm Herbie: Love Bug
6pm Back to the Future

Friday 3rd August
12pm Cars
6pm Fast & Furious 8 (12A)

Saturday 4th August
12pm Cars 2
3pm Transformers: Age of Extinction (12A)

Sunday 5th August
12pm Cars 3
3pm Transformers: Last Knight (12A)

Monday 6th August
12pm Ratatouille
6pm The Theory of Everything (12A)

Tuesday 7th August
12pm Garfield
6pm Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (12A)

Wednesday 8th August
12pm The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
6pm Hairspray

Thursday 9th August
12pm Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
6pm Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Friday 10th August
12pm The Princess and the Frog
6pm Wonderstruck

Saturday 11th August
12pm Avengers Assemble (12A)
3pm Avengers: Age of Ultron (12A)

Sunday 12th August
12pm Pacific Rim (12A)
3pm Darkest Hour

Monday 13th August
12pm Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience
6pm To Kill a Mockingbird

Tuesday 14th August
12pm Big Hero 6
6pm Gifted (12A)

Wednesday 15th August
12pm Early Man
6pm Inconvenient Sequel

Thursday 16th August
12pm Mulan
6pm The Goonies (12A)

Friday 17th August
12pm Power Rangers
6pm Grease

Saturday 18th August
12pm Despicable Me 2
3pm Despicable Me 3

Sunday 19th August
12pm Spiderman: Homecoming (12A)
3pm Thor: Ragnarok (12A)

Monday 20th August
12pm Frozen
6pm The Sound of Music

Tuesday 21st August
12pm The Adventures of Tintin
6pm Roman J. Israel, Esq. (12A)

Wednesday 22nd August
12pm Inside Out
6pm Victoria & Abdul

Thursday 23rd August
12pm Singin in the Rain
6pm Free Willy

Friday 24th August
12pm Moana
6pm Pitch Perfect 3 (12A)

Saturday 25th August
12pm The Greatest Showman
3pm Wonder

Sunday 26th August
12pm Coco
3pm Devdas

Monday 27th August
12pm The Incredibles
6pm De Dana Dan

Tuesday 28th August
12pm Dr Dolittle
6pm Love, Simon (12A)

Wednesday 29th August
12pm A Wrinkle in Time
6pm Ready Player One (12A)

Thursday 30th August
12pm Mary Poppins
6pm The Mask

Friday 31st August
12pm Sherlock Gnomes
6pm The Post (12A)

Saturday 1st September
12pm Goodbye Christopher Robin
3pm Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

Sunday 2nd September
12pm Peter Rabbit
3pm Black Panther (12A)

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Free Concert The Proclaimers plus Lindisfarne

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South Tyneside Free Concerts 2016 Bents Park South Shields NE33 2LD

The second free Sunday concert at Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD takes place this Sunday 17th July 2016 from 1pm until 5pm.

Scottish duo The Proclaimers comprises twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid will be performing hits such as Letter From America, Let’s Get Married and I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles).

Also performing are rock and folk band Lindisfarne now fronted by founder member Rod Clements. Their hits include Meet Me On The Corner, Fog On The Tyne, Lady Eleanor and Run For Home.

Newcastle soul singer and songwriter Beth Macari who previously fronted the house band on Sky One show Bring the Noise will also be performing.

Gates open at 1pm, Lindisfarne will begin their set at around 2.10pm, The Proclaimers will take to the stage at around 3.30pm.

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