New Events around Tynemouth

There are several events at the Old Low Lights (click the short cut above for more detail)

Tynemouth Station Book Fair 15th October 10am to 4pm

There are books for all tastes Call (0191) 257 2180 for details.

Trafalgar Day/Toast the Admiral 15th October

Collingwood Monument, Tynemouth from 12 noon

The annual eventto remember the battle of Trafalgar and celibrate the achievements of Vice-Admiral Lord Collingwood

Scary Tales 26th - 31st October

Tynemouth Priory 6pm, 7.30pm and 9pm. Join´Little Cat Theatre Company´ for another year of spooky storytelling arround the Prioryrunis, where you never know what or who you might bump into in the dark. Expect new chills for 2017, tours last approximately an hour and warm clothing should be worn. Sutable for children aged 8 and over. Goto www.ticketsource.co.uk

Boobles Bobbles Christmas Fair 5th November

The Parks Sports Centre North Shields 11am to 2pm. Featuring stalls, a bouncy castle, Santa'sGrotto and entertainment. Entry cost 50p for adults children free.

North Shields Customer First Centre in the Library

Midweek Movie Club

The group is aimed at a Silver Screen crowd, to watch films, make new friends and relax with a cuppa. The screenings will be on the third Wednesday of every month.


Split (18th October 1pm)

Though Kevin (James McAvoy) has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher (Betty Buckley), there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all of the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the wilful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him -- as well as everyone around him -- as the walls between his compartments shatter.

The above film may be subject to change. To Check for more information call (0191) 6435270.

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Wednesday October 18th 1pm..2.30pm

Tynemouth Priory Theatre

Plaza Suite (6th - 11th November '17)

Written by Neil Simon.

Plaza Suite is a trio of short plays related by one theme – they all take place in suite 719 of The Plaza Hotel in New York, during the swinging sixties.

The play tells the tale of three couples as a marriage dissolves, a seduction occurs and a bride is ‘gently’ persuaded to leave her locked bedroom and attend her own wedding. Neil Simon is considered a master playwright, with Plaza Suite being one of his most popular and celebrated comedies, showcasing Simon at his best


Booking line 0191 292 9292      for further information click Tynemouth Priory Theatre Productions

Future Performances

Hansel and Gretel (Panto) by Norman Robbins 5th - 14th January '18

The Dame of Sark by William Douglas-Home 26th February - 3rd March '18

One For The Pot by Ray Cooney & Tony Hilton 23rd - 28th April '18

Star Quality by Noel Coward (Licence Pending) 11th - 16th June '18

Old Low Lights

At the heart of North Shields Fish Quay we offer a unique experience to explore 900 years of maritime heritage. Through our changing programme of hands-on activities, workshops, exhibitions and events you can learn about the life of the folks of North Shields through the experiences of real people and the objects they used.

In our Heritage Gallery find out how the River Tyne sustained not only a whole community but contributed to the economy of our region. Listen to stories from fishermen still making their living on the river. You can discover how the maritime industry has changed over the years and come face to face with some of the rivers most prominent sea-life birds. Get hands on with our interactive games and let the little ones dress up in bygone costume. A great way to spend an afternoon.

Our viewing platform offers spectacular views over the mouth of the Tyne a ‘must do’ whatever the weather! From early morning summer views to early winter sun down views the view of the Tyne is ever changing yet timeless. Fuel up in the cafe, whatever the time of day we’ll be brewing the famous Tynemouth Coffee Co. coffee and offering tasty treats to delight. Bring along your favourite vinyl or listen to our collection, the cafe really has a wonderful warm buzz and we welcome you to enjoy it too! Our cafe terrace looks over the river and is a great place to enjoy your cuppa with a breath of fresh air.

Don’t forget to treat yourself in the gift shop, from pocket money toys to special finds, our products are locally sourced and sure to appeal to even the most discerning shoppers. Whenever you would like to visit you can be sure of a warm welcome from us!

For further information Click on the link Old Low Lights

Upcoming Events

The Filleting Machine – Back By Popular Demand! October 14th, 2017 at 7pm

Meet the Rutter family of the Ridges Estate We are pleased to present a new interpretation of the Filleting Machine by Tom Hadaway performed by Blowin a Hooley Theatre Company. This dynamic production puts a fishing family at the heart of a story of industry, politics and pride.

Tyne Art Fair at The Old Low Light October 20th, 2017 at 10am-4pm (Daily)

From 20th October to 24th December 2017 we will be hosting the Tyne Art Fair. This exhibition will feature work of some of Tyneside’s most talented artists. Jim Edwards Best known for his depictions of iconic buildings and bridges of the North East of England Anthony James Hal His latest work a series commemorating the Ship Building Industry in the North East Bob Turnbull he has been both a semi and professional artist for over 40 years, Josie Nichol a self-taught artist living in the North East, David Holliday He is best known for his twilight cityscapes and rugged landscapes, and many more.

Click here for more information Old Low Lights

Linskill Centre

Calling All Actors

Short walks on a regular basis can improve your health (read the Newsletter)

Northumberland Park Tynemouth

The bandstand at Northumberland Park

For the first time following a £5 million restoration project the park has been awarded the Green Flag and joins five other parks and open spaces arround the borough with the coverted award.

Live music will really bring the bandstand to life, as well as being a great platform for local musicians.

New bosses are inviting musicians to take part in forthcoming ‘Sunday Sessions’ at Victorian-style bandstand, featuring 30-minute slots.

Anyone interested should contact park wardens Fiona Betts on 07976 307378 or Jimmy Oliver on 07582 225859.

Further information on all events click the link Activities & Events.


Small village?

we may be, but there is quite a lot going on right here ! For example :-

MUSIC GROUP for instrumental beginners of all ages, Sat am in term time at Holy Saviour’s Parish Centre. Details from annette.butters@hotmail.co.uk

SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL- 2nd & 4th Mondays, 7.30pm, Tynemouth Golf Club. Call Doreen Bailey on 0191 252 7911 for details.

NEW FRIENDS OF NORTHUMBERLAND PARK GARDENING GROUP Fri 10am at Bowling Greens. Call Sheila Bell 07854 034 336 for details.

(HARD OF HEARING ORGANISATION) (HOHO). Holy Saviour’s Parish Centre. Call Judith 0191 252 3807 for details.

TYNEMOUTH ANTIQUARIAN & HISTORICAL SOCIETY 7.15pm, 2nd Weds, King’s School Tynemouth. Call 0191 257 1736 for info.

CULLERCOATS MEN'S CLUB. Meet in the Minor Hall at Cullercoats Methodist Church each Wednesday morning 10.30am, Call Ray on 0191 2524110 for details, New members are always welcome.


TYNEMOUTH CROQUET CLUB. Thurs & Sat 1pm, Percy Park Cricket Ground. Call June Stutt 0191 251 1067 for details.

TYNEMOUTH CRICKET CLUB. for all ages and abilities. Call 0191 2576865 for details.

TYNEMOUTH GOLF CLUB. Spital Dene,Tynemouth. Call David Favour on 0191 2574578 for Details.

TYNE BOWLING CLUB. Tynemouth Park. New men and women members welcome. Call Tony 0191 2573550 for details.

TYNEMOUTH BOWLING CLUB. Tynemouth Park. New members welcome. Call George 0191 2524114 for details.

TYNEMOUTH LADIES BOWLING CLUB. New members welcome. Call Anna-Maria 0191 2573550 for details.

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