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POSTPONED - Lost Words Festival

25 January 2020 - 22 April 2020

A festival dedicated to a book that has become a global movement celebrating language and nature is to open later this month at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre.

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CANCELLED - Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2020 @ Bishop Auckland

18 April 2020 - 19 April 2020

A food festival that attracted more than 29,000 people in April will serve up even more tasty treats, celebrity chefs and culinary inspiration when it returns next year.

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03 May 2020

Fast developing its reputation as the region’s most vital inner-city festival for new music, Hit The North have today announced the second wave of names for 2020, building on its promise to deliver its most ambitious lineup to date.

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23 May 2020

Following on from the announcement that Sonny Fodera was set to headline BeachJam on Bank Holiday Saturday 23rd May, BeachJam are pleased to announce that Hannah Wants, Sam Divine, Joel Corry, DJ SKT and more will join the internationally renowned DJ when they return to the North East shore for Part One of BeachJam 2020 at Majuba Beach! 

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CANCELLED - WRITE Festival @ The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields

23 May 2020 - 12 June 2020

ONE of television’s leading double acts is heading to the region to take part in the North East’s top literary festival.

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Rezerection In The Park 2020 @ Newcastle upon Tyne

06 June 2020

The biggest dance brand on the planet is has locked its co-ordinates and is set on course to return home to Newcastle.

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CANCELLED - Seaham Food Festival 2020

13 June 2020 - 14 June 2020

Organiser Durham County Council has announced the second annual Seaham Food Festival will take place on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June 2020.

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Corbridge Festival

03 July 2020 - 04 July 2020

Shed Seven, Feeder and Soul II Soul amongst first acts announced for 2020 Corbridge Festival.

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South Tyneside Festival 2020

12 July 2020 - 02 August 2020

THREE months of family fun and music is planned this year, with the return of the South Tyneside Festival.

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This is Tomorrow Festival 2020

14 August 2020 - 16 August 2020

This is Tomorrow music festival returns to Exhibition Park Friday 22 - Sunday 24 May 2020 and promises to once again be one of Newcastle's music highlights! MEGA headliners have been announced for Saturday and Sunday with festival favourites Gerry Cinnamon and Sam Fender hitting top spots respectively.

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22 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

THE UNDISPUTED king of disco, soul and funk and a leading Scottish band are topping a star-studded line-up heading to a County Durham music festival this summer.

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The Festival of Thrift

12 September 2020 - 13 September 2020

Organisers of the hugely popular Festival of Thrift have announced its return for 2020.


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