Festival Venues – Google Map & Directions

Northumberland Square, North Shields NE30 1QD

The Exchange, Howard Street, North Shields NE30 1SE

Customs House Amphitheatre, Mill Dam, South Shields NE33 1ES

Nexus: Bus, Ferry, Metro & Rail

Nexus Website: Bus, Ferry, Metro & Rail

Transport North East

Transport North East: Traffic, Maps, Journey Times, Car parks, etc

Find the Stop

Bus Stops Northumberland Square


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North Shields

Festival Venue: Northumberland Square, North Shields NE30 1QD

No cars will be allowed onsite whilst the Festival is taking place

Northumberland Square is surrounded by on-street car parking spaces

There will be a small number of short-stay, reserved parking bays on or near the Square for performers unloading and loading equipment. Please be considerate and move your vehicle as soon as possible.

There is a multi-storey car park at the Beacon Shopping Centre.

There is another car park nearby at Norfolk St. NE30 1NQ

Acoustic Stage: The Exchange, Howard St, North Shields NE30 1SE

See: At The Exchange

Visit North Tyneside – Off-street car parks map

North Shields Car Parks (Off-Street) – Tariffs at a Glance (PDF)

2021-08-28 North Shields Car Parks - N Tyneside Council

North Shields On-street Pay & Display – Tariffs at a Glance (PDF)
2021-08-28 North Shields On-street Parking - N Tyneside Council

The Beacon Centre Multi-Storey Park

To locate the car park using Sat Nav, use postcode NE29 6QN

More than 400 parking bays, 13 disabled bays and 7 parent & toddler bays

Parking charges:

Up to 2 hours £1.20
2-4 hours £1.50
4+ hours £2.50
Sundays – FREE

Car Park Opening Times:

7am – 6.30pm Monday to Saturday
10am – 4pm Sundays

Overnight parking is £5 per night

To find out more contact the Beacon Centre on 0191 2583909

South Shields

Festival Venue: The Customs House

See Customs House General Info


  • Transport: There is accessibility info on the websites for the Exchange and The Customs House.
  • Venues: See Festival Accessibility Page. Please contact Venues directly for further information and advice.

Looking forward to meeting some if not all of you at the Festival!

Please do let us know if you spot any errors or have any questions or comments.

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Steve Willis
Festival Organiser