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¡VAMOS! Festival (North East)

¡VAMOS! Festival (North East)

Due to return in Summer 2020 ¡VAMOS! was originally founded in 2006 with the vision of creating a community driven multi-genred Latin American inspired festival (with its main focus on Spanish and Portuguese speaking cultures). After quickly establishing a partnership with Newcastle University the vision was to showcase the very best of Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the wider diaspora no matter what the artform.  Since 2006 iVAMOS! has delivered 15 Latin American styled festivals and 450… Read More

Finland: Honorary Consul

Finland: Honorary Consul

The Honorary Consul provides support for Finns living in the North East region, as well as promoting economic and cultural relations between Finland and the North East and strengthening Finland’s image abroad. Read More

InterNations Newcastle

InterNations Newcastle

InterNations is a global network to help expatriates share tips and advice on living and working abroad. If you're thinking of moving to Newcastle, or are already an expat there, feel free to join our community where our knowledgeable and experienced members will be happy to answer any questions you might have. Read More

Newcastle Ambassadors

Newcastle Ambassadors

The Newcastle Ambassador Programme directly supports work to encourage inward investment, stimulate local pride and attract and retain talent in Newcastle. Our Ambassadors raise the profile of the city region, either by adopting and using specially created messaging and tools in their existing activity (meetings, conferences, media interviews, blogs and thought leadership) or by responding to requests to represent Newcastle at key opportunities identified and proposed by the Ambassador Programme team. Read More

Newcastle Mela

Newcastle Mela

30th and 31st August 2020, Exhibition Park, Newcastle: The Mela is a free event, based around Pakistani, Bengali, Indian and other South Asian cultures. The event is open to all public and encourages an audience from a variety of backgrounds to attend its annual grand festival. It is a true display of diversity within Newcastle upon Tyne.  People come from far and wide to: learn; be entertained; enjoy cuisine; dance to new music; experience fine art and cultures… Read More

NewcastleGateshead Initiative

NewcastleGateshead Initiative

NewcastleGateshead Initiative is the destination management and marketing agency for NewcastleGateshead; a public private partnership supported by Gateshead Council and Newcastle City Council, working with around 170 private sector partner organisations across NewcastleGateshead and the wider region. Read More

Newcastles of the World

Newcastles of the World

Newcastles of the World is a friendship alliance that brings together in a single network towns and cities that share the name “Newcastle” in their own language. It aims to build friendship between people and organisations in different Newcastles, to further understanding of different countries and cultures through its activities, to develop projects of mutual benefit and to share best practice in areas of common interest so that we can learn from each other. Read More

Northern Stage

Northern Stage

Northern Stage is the largest producing theatre company in the North East of England. You'll find us opposite Newcastle University's Student Union, where we present new and dynamic work as well as playing host to up-and-coming, innovative theatre makers. There's so much on offer for everyone: shows, workshops, read-throughs, talks, or even just having a brew in McKenna's cafe! Read More

Norway: Honorary Consul

Norway: Honorary Consul

Honorary Consul of Norway in Newcastle: The Hon Nigel Westwood and Vice Consul: Grethe Haga Blacklock provide a range of services for Norwegian citizens living in the North of England: Northumberland, Durham, Tyne and Wear, Cleveland, North, West & South Yorkshire, Cumbria and Humberside. Open Monday to Friday 9.30am-2pm Read More

Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead is an international music centre and renowned conference and event venue located on the banks of the River Tyne. It is for artists, for audiences and for the North. Every year we welcome more than two million visitors. More than 400 concerts featuring all kinds of local, regional and international music, take place all year round. Music-making and learning activity takes place not only in the building but across the region, with 190,000 people of… Read More

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books

Seven Stories The National Centre for Children’s Books

Seven Stories is the first museum in the UK dedicated to the art of children's books and the creativity they inspire. Step inside to discover a world of exhibitions, special events, dressing up and crafts, just off Newcastle's bustling Quayside. Read More

Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal

Newcastle Theatre Royal is the leading theatre in the North East, presenting over 400 performances to over 300,000 people: the finest drama, the brightest West End musicals, the cream of the comedy circuit, award winning ballet and dance, family friendly shows, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, Opera North and Rambert Dance – and (we think) the best Pantomime in the country! We also run a wide range of participatory projects for schools, young people, over… Read More