£712.43 raised for Oxfam by Crossing the Tyne Festival 2017!

2017 Crossing The Tyne Festival Poster - money raised 600x845

Thank you!

Crossing The Tyne Festival 2017 was a great success! Many thanks to EVERYONE who contributed – on both sides of The Tyne and on The Tyne. In North and South Shields, in Gateshead and Newcastle and on the Nexus Ferry!

Many thanks to the Performers, Festival Admin, the Venues, the Event Organisers and Hosts – to everyone who came along and made this such wonderful day and helped to raise funds for a good cause! The sun shone down and smiled on us too!

  • Great events!
  • Great performances!
  • Great community participation!
  • Best of all – over £700 raised for Oxfam with Oxjam Newcastle!

Many thanks also to everyone who has shared their photos and videos so that we can share them with you!

We will be posting highlights from 2017 but in the meantime you can see photos and videos on our Facebook Festival Page, Group and Facebook Events – and on the “Top Tourist” blog here! Crossing The Tyne Festival 2017

Next Crossing The Tyne Festival – 25 August 2018!

We have already started planning for next year!

Our new charity for 2018 will be “Cash for Kids ” as supported by Metro Radio

Come along, join in, have a great time and help raise funds for another very good cause!

Steve Willis
Festival Organiser

Festival Links:

Facebook: Festival Page

Facebook: Festival Group

Facebook: Festival Events Links

Twitter: @crossingthetyne



Crossing The Tyne Festival website launch!

Making connections!

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Crossing The Tyne Festival website, in time for the Third Crossing The Tyne Festival, on August 26th 2017!

We know that not everyone is on Facebook or Twitter and we need to connect with that wider audience.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page and you will that, as well as Twitter and Facebook,  you can sign up for email updates,  follow from your own WordPress.com blog or grab our RSS feeds.

There are other ways you can get in touch with us too, just check out our Contact Page

Crossing The Tyne Festival 2017

Our third Festival is this weekend, Saturday 26th August 2017. There are events on both sides of The Tyne – and on The Tyne!

We hope you can make it along to enjoy some good music, poetry and companionship, to meet old friends and make new ones.

We are fundraising for Oxfam this year and with the help of Newcastle Oxjam, this year’s Festival is bigger than ever!

You can find this year’s Festival Programme here:

Then, Now and Next!

Many thanks to everyone who has supported us for the last three years!  So many people have given their time, energy, talents and performance spaces for free, to entertain and help raise funds for charitable causes!

Past Festivals might be gone but they are not forgotten!  We will be featuring stories, photos and videos from all the Festivals on the website in future.

We will be developing our website to support and promote The Crossing The Tyne Festival in 2018 and beyond!

We are sure that everyone will enjoy the 2017 Festival and we have some even bigger plans for our next Festival in 2018!

Thank you again to everyone who has made this possible.

Steve Willis
Organiser, Crossing The Tyne Festival