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South Shields Fake Festival

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South Shields Fake Festival takes place on Saturday 8th June at Bents Park, South Shields.

South Shields Fake Festival At Bents Park South Shields NE33 2LD

Fake Festival takes places from 11.30am until 10.30pm in a giant marquee at Bents Park at the bottom of our street.

Fake Festival features six tribute acts…

12:15 Blondied (Blondie tribute act)
14:00 Guns2Roses (Guns N Roses tribute act)
15:45 Really Hot Chilli Peppers (Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute act)
17:30 Stereotonics (Stereophonics tribute act)
19:30 The Fillers (The Killers tribute act)
21:15 Oasish (Oasis tribute act)

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

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Last online reservation received: Sunday 21st April 2019, 14:11 Country: United Kingdom

April 2019 Direct Booking Special Offer
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Events, Freebies, Music

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 21st April 2019, 14:11 Country: United Kingdom

April 2019 Direct Booking Special Offer
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Use special offer discount code april2019 when making your reservation.

Valid for all reservations made before 23:59 on 30th April 2019 that use special offer discount code april2019. Valid for all room types, room rates and future dates of stay.

Public Transport

Shields Ferry Suspension

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The cross-Tyne Shields Ferry service will be closed for one week to allow for the completion of essential maintenance work on the South Shields ferry landing.

Shields Ferry River Tyne

The North Shields to South Shields ferry service will be suspended from Monday 25th February until Sunday 3rd March 2019.

A replacement bus service will be offered however this bus service is unable to accept cyclists.

More information about the Shields Ferry closure for maintenance can be found here…

Our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields is approximately ten minutes walk from the Shields Ferry where the river Tyne river trips depart and return to.

More ideas of places to visit while staying with us can be found here: Places To Visit.

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Last online reservation received: Sunday 21st April 2019, 14:11 Country: United Kingdom

April 2019 Direct Booking Special Offer
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Use special offer discount code april2019 when making your reservation.

Valid for all reservations made before 23:59 on 30th April 2019 that use special offer discount code april2019. Valid for all room types, room rates and future dates of stay.

Events, Places to Visit

Lakeshore Railroad

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Calling all fans of South Shields’ Lakeshore Railroad

Lakeshore Railroad South Marine Park South Shields

Lakeshore Railroad is the only public, steam working 9 1/2 inch gauge railway in the UK.

Lakeshore Railroad first opened in 1972 and can be found in South Marine Park, South Shields – just a couple of minutes walk from our bed and breakfast accommodation.

Lakeshore Railroad South Marine Park South Shields Event Weekend

Lakeshore Railroad promises a special weekend for steam train fans of all ages on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2019.

Highlights include…

– An intensive service featuring all available locomotives.

– Double and triple heading.

– A variety of train formations including demonstration goods and mixed services.

A ride on a locomotive costs £1.50 per person, under 3’s ride for free.

For more local event posts on our blog please click here: Events.

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Last online reservation received: Sunday 21st April 2019, 14:11 Country: United Kingdom

April 2019 Direct Booking Special Offer
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Use special offer discount code april2019 when making your reservation.

Valid for all reservations made before 23:59 on 30th April 2019 that use special offer discount code april2019. Valid for all room types, room rates and future dates of stay.

Places to Eat & Drink

Porters Prep & Play Coffee Shop

Home > Tyne & Wear > South Shields > Beach Road

Porters Prep & Play Coffee Shop is a new café that opened today just along the street from us at 25 Beach Road, South Shields, NE33 2QA.

Porters Prep & Play Coffee Shop 25 Beach Road South Shields NE33 2QA Interior

Porters Prep & Play is a café with children’s play area serving home cooked food to sit in or take away.

Porters Prep & Play is open from 9am until 5pm.

You can see their menu below…

Tip: click on the menus to view them full size (opens in a new window).

Porters Prep & Play Coffee Shop 25 Beach Road South Shields NE33 2QA Menu 1

Porters Prep & Play Coffee Shop 25 Beach Road South Shields NE33 2QA Menu 2

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation on Beach Road in South Shields you can find our guest house room rates and availability here: online booking.

For more places to eat and drink in South Shields during your stay with us check out Places To Eat & Drink.

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Special Offers   Book Online

Last online reservation received: Sunday 21st April 2019, 14:11 Country: United Kingdom

April 2019 Direct Booking Special Offer
Book direct on our website and receive breakfast free of charge.

Use special offer discount code april2019 when making your reservation.

Valid for all reservations made before 23:59 on 30th April 2019 that use special offer discount code april2019. Valid for all room types, room rates and future dates of stay.