Highlights at the South Tyneside Festival, which runs from June until the end of August, include:
Live Music at the Amphitheatre
Thursday & Saturday evenings during June. The programme will open with the Alan Hull Songbook (4 June) and close with Britpop band, Dodgy. In between there will be performances by a host of up and coming bands, emerging artists and established acts. Full listings here.
Sunday Concerts at Bents Park
See high profile acts perform live on four consecutive Sundays in July & August, including 5ive (2 July), Atomic Kitten (12 July), Billy Ocean (19 July), Sophie Ellis-Bextor and The Feeling (26 July) and North East Stars Joe McElderry, Collabro and Lola Saunders (2 August).
Don’t miss brass band performances at the amphitheatre every Sunday throughout June, July and August.