North Tyneside’s Mouth of the Tyne festival takes place on Friday 10th July, Saturday 11th July and Sunday 12th July 2015 live at Tynemouth Priory. The line-up for this years event includes Motown legends Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, 80’s chart regulars The Christians, Acid Jazz funksters James Taylor Quartet, Ben Ottewell from Gomez plus North East new-folk pop group Kosoti and Whitley Bay singer songwriter Olivia Devine.
A full copy of the festival program can be viewed or downloaded below…
The festival features Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott with special guests I Am Kloot on Friday 10th July 2015. Performing together again Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott will bring songs from their new Top 3 album What Have We Become and a massive back catalogue of Beautiful South and Housemartins tunes.
Manchester band I Am Kloot are Mercury Prize nominees and have 7 studio albums to their name since forming in 1999. With a new live album released in April and a new recording on the horizon for 2016.
You can see Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott performing live at the Glastonbury festival here…
On Saturday 11th July 2015 The Specials with very special guest Roots Manuva will be performing. The Specials transformed British pop in the late Seventies and early Eighties, mixing ska with punk and humour. Since reforming in 2008, the band has enjoyed sell-out tours all over the world and remain one of the most distinctive British bands performing today with infectious energy and an amazing following.
British hip hop artist Roots Manuva has been announced as very special guest of The Specials for their Mouth of the Tyne Festival show. The South London rapper is a MOBO Award Winner and Mercury Music Prize nominee and is considered one of the most exciting, multi-faceted lyricists and musicians working in the UK today.
You can see a video of The Specials performing live here…
On Wednesday 8th July Rufus Wainwright, the internationally-renowned singer, who Sir Elton John calls ‘the greatest songwriter on the planet’ will be performing at the Whitley Bay Playhouse.
On Thursday 9th July 2015 Whitley Bay’s own Lisbon play a homecoming show at the Whitley Bay Playhouse hot on the heels of a fantastic 2014 that saw them make the Radio 1 playlist with their song Blue Love.
On Friday 10th July 2015 Italian-English singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti will be performing at the Whitley Bay Playhouse. His unique raspy vocals and memorable melodies make him one of the hottest tickets around. Support comes from Gizmo Varillas.
You can buy your tickets online here or by telephoning 0191 200 5895.
A one-zone DaySaver ticket will rise from £2.50 to £2.60.
A two-zone DaySaver ticket will rise from £3.50 to £3.60.
A three zone DaySaver ticket will rise from £4.40 to £4.50.
A one zone single fare rises from £1.70 to £1.80.
A weekly two zone ticket rises from £14.40 to £14.80.
The following fares guide (updated January 2013) details Tyne and Wear Metro’s ticketing in detail. The 2014 fare guide has yet to be published.
If you’re looking for hotel accommodation in Tyne and Wear our bed and breakfast availability is here: online booking. Room information including photographs can be found on the bedrooms page of our website.
Bazil Brasserie at the Windsor Hotel, South Parade, Whitley Bay, NE26 2RF has a steak meal deal special offer on at the moment – a 28-day matured sirlion steak with chips, grilled tomato and mushrooms for £13 – although the fine print limits the offer to one discounted steak meal per table so this might be a good discounted meal offer for contractors visiting the area who will be eating alone vs a couple.
This Mexican restaurant on Whitley Bay seafront is open seven days a week and serves a range of Mexican food.
Mexican: Two-Course Meal For Two (£11) or Four (£21) at La Tortilla (Up to 59% Off)
Mixing Latin spices in the salty sea air of Whitley Bay, La Tortilla wows eyes with its vibrant, bold decor, and taste buds with its zesty Mexican food. Two or four peckish patrons can dig into a two-course Mexican meal, beginning with a starter such as garlic flatbread or a portion of tortilla chips and salsa ( both £2.95). For the main event, diners can choose from dishes such as pollo zafferano chicken in saffron rice, and mixed seafood rice with garlic and tomato (both £8.95). Alternatively, those seeking a vegetarian option may wish to try the roasted vegetable tacos, with lettuce, cheese, Mexican-spiced rice, and a side of salsa (£9.95).
Choose from the following options for two-course Mexican meal: £11 for two people (Up to 57% off) or £21 for four people (Up to 59% off).