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Crossing The Tyne Festival 2018

This is our fourth year!  There will be FREE afternoon and evening events on Saturday 25th August in North and South Shields, on The Shields Ferry and at the Ferry Terminal on the South Side.  Festival Charity 2018: Metro Radio “Cash for Kids”.

  • Extra! Pre-festival event – Friday 24th
    • Lovaine Community Garden, North Tyneside
  • Extra! Post-festival event – Saturday 25th evening
    • Ticketed event: “A Circle of Five” at The Cluny2 in Newcastle upon Tyne.

This Page is continuously updated in the run up to the Festival . . .

The following might not be quite as up to date with Running Orders for Venues but are well worth a look . . .


Festival Venues – Google Map & Directions

Select the image to go to the map then click on the place-markers for info about Events and get directions::

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Short url for map:  http://bit.ly/CrossingTyneFestMap

Nexus: Bus, Ferry, Metro & Rail

Transport North East

Sustrans


Venue Numbers and Letters

  • Venue Numbers – will be on the Festival Map
  • (F) = Ferry
  • (N) = North Shields
  • (S) = South Shields
  • (NC) = Newcastle
  • TBC = “To Be Confirmed”

Venues, Times and Hosts

The Venues are grouped by location on this page, then listed alphabetically:

  1. Nexus Ferry Crossings + Terminal (South Side)
  2. Newcastle
  3. North Shields
  4. South Shields

Venue 1 (F) Music on The Ferry

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Venue 1a (F) Ferry – Boarding North Shields

Music on The Ferry – North to South Crossings

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1b (F) Ferry – Boarding South Shields

Music on The Ferry – South to North Crossings

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Venue 2 (S) Ferry Landing Terminal – South Side

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Jam Along / Open Stage


Newcastle Venue

Venue 9 (NC) The Cluny 2, Newcastle

Extra Event: Saturday evening Concert
7pm – ticketed! £6:00 

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A Circle of Five


North Shields Venues

Venue 13 (N) The Bell and Bucket

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Music at The Bell & Bucket


Venue 4 (N) The Exchange

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Music at The Exchange

  • Host: Jonathan Woodward
  • Facebook Event
  • Location:
    The Exchange
    Howard St
    North Shields
    NE30 1SE
  • Access: Venue 4 (N) The Exchange
    • Full wheelchair access to bar and music venues

Venue 19 (N) Juke Shed Bar

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Acoustic Session

  • 12:00 – 6:00 TBC
  • Host: TBC
  • Facebook Event
  • Location:
    16 Union Quay
    North Shields
    NE30 1HJ
  • Access: contact venue

Venue 8 (N) Lovaine Community Garden

Extra event – Friday 24 Aug 6:30pm until late

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Acoustic Session / Open Stage

  • Fri 24th: 6:30 – Late!
  • Host: Wendy Young
  • Facebook Event
  • Facebook Page: Lovaine Community Garden 
  • Location:
    Lovaine Community Garden
    Junction of Cecil Street and Lovaine Place
    North Shields
    NE29 0DH
  • Access:
    • Wheelchair-friendly
    • No toilets

Venue 11 (N) Low Lights Tavern

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Music at the Low Lights Tavern


Venue 15 (N) Oddfellows

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Folk Session, Sets & Spots


Venue 6 (N) Old Low Light Heritage Centre

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Music at The Old Low Light


Venue 16 (N) Pie & Bottle Shop

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Music at The Pie & Bottle Shop


Venue 14 (N) Pub & Kitchen

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Music at The Pub & Kitchen


South Shields Venues

Venue 3 (S) Alum Ale House

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Bands & Buskers


Venue 5 (S) Customs House

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Strum on The Tyne – Ukulele Festival


Venue 7 (S) The Holborn Rose & Crown

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Bands & Buskers

  • 3:30 – 6:30
    • 3:30 The Claptouts
    • 4:00 Kitchy Retro
    • More to follow – then Jam Along / Open Stage until 6:30
  • Host: Jenn Cherene
  • Facebook Event
  • Location:
    The Holborn Rose & Crown
    101-103 Hill Street
    South Shields
    NE33 1RN
  • Access: contact venue

Venue 18 (S) Queen Vic

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Band Zone


Venue 12 (S) St Hilda’s Pithead

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The Stanza: Poets


Venue 17 (S)  The Steamboat

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Unplugged Acoustic Session

  • 12:00 – 6:00-ish!
  • Host: Ethan Bruce
  • Facebook Event
  • Location:
    Steamboat Pub
    27 Mill Dam
    South Shields
    NE33 1EQ
  • Access: contact venue

Venue 10 (S) The Word

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All Woman Stage


Who to contact:

Performers:

  • Please try to contact the Event Host for your venue in the first instance if you have any questions, need to let them know about any changes, etc.
  • Otherwise, you can contact us:
  • Thank you for being so generous with your time and talents!

Public: 

  • You can contact the Festival Organisers here – or see the links to Events and Pages above (these are mostly on Facebook).
  • Hope you can make it along – you will have a great time!

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Crossing Tyne Festival 2018

– a Free Festival fundraising for “Cash For Kids

Cash For Kids + metro radio

– a “Great Exhibition of The North – Inspired By” Event!

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