The 14th annual Mouth of the Tyne Festival takes place this July across venues and locations throughout Tynemouth and Whitley Bay
The full music line-up for the festival is as follows. In addition there is a free admission jazz stage and other local music events over the weekend.
TYNEMOUTH PRIORY & CASTLE
Thursday 5th July PALOMA FAITH + Liam Bailey (sold out)
Friday 6th July JAMES ARTHUR + Gabrielle Aplin
Saturday 7th July PAUL HEATON AND JACQUI ABBOTT + Field Music (sold
Sunday 8th July BEVERLEY KNIGHT + MF Robots, Big Red & the Grinners, Georgie, Dennis
PLAYHOUSE WHITLEY BAY
Monday 2nd July An Evening with….
LITTLE STEVEN & THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL
Thursday 5th July THIS IS THE KIT + The Cornshed Sisters
Friday 6th July COLLABRO
Tuesday 3rd July JOSH ROUSE + special guests (sold out)
Sunday 8th July BBC Introducing’s Emerging Talent featuring FEVA, Callum Pitt,
Eve Simpson + YUMA. (free admission).
The festival also has a whole host of family-friendly activities on offer over the weekend. Theatre, performance, comedy, workshops, dance and circus are all included in the programme at Tynemouth Station as well as walkabout theatre and performance around the town.
For instance, a perfect fit for a misspent youth in a seaside town is the interactive ‘Actual Reality Arcade’ installation by artist Matthew Harrison, who reinvents classic arcade games such as Kong, Tetris and Asteroids.
Saturday sees the annual Big Pageant in Tynemouth when over 20 schools, community groups and young musicians join together for a colourful and fun costume parade through the town.
Published on 14 June 2018 by Wayne Feltham