Saturday 26 May, 7pm
Gateshead Old Town Hall
£5 (£3 concessions)
A play by Heworth Grange School and Community Theatre. Call (0191) 433 6965 to book.
Felling Male Voice Choir
Friday 8 June, time tbc
St Nicholas Cathedral
£10 (£7 concessions)
A celebration concert by Feling Male Voice Choir. Tickets available on the door.
Eighteen Hundred and Sixty Two... Folk Concert
Thursday 8 June, 7.30pm
Black Bull Pub, Blaydon
A light-hearted look at events leading up to the creation of The Blaydon Races and other classic music hall songs.
Blaydon Races Celebration Event
Saturday 9 June, 1-5pm
A day of music, song and dance feauring professional and community performers. The day will conclude with a mass singing of The Blaydon Races, followed by the start of the race in the Bigg Market at 6pm.
Blaydon Races Family Picnic
Saturday 9 June, 12noon - 8pm
Shibdon Ponds, Blaydon
Traditional music hall entertainment, marching bands, an antique steam powered carousel, music dancing and cicus entertainment.
Saturday 9 June, 1pm
St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle
A celebration service along with a peal of bells to mark the start of the race.
'Yesterday, Today and Forever'
Saturday 9 June, 4-7pm
Scotswood Village, Newcastle
A new sculpture will be unveiled along with a celebratory barbeque.
Geordie Night Concert
Saturday 9 June, 7pm
Maple Terrace Masonic Hall, Newcastle
A Blaydon Races celebration Concert including Geordie food.
Geordie Beer Hall
Saturday 9 June, from 7pm
The Warerooms, Newcastle
A celebratory beer hall event with Oompah band. Tickets available on the door.
The Blaydon Bash: Schools' Choirs Concert
Tuesday 12 June, 7pm
City Hall, Newcastle
Summer concert with a massed chior from 16 Newcastle and Gateshead primary schools. Tickets available on the door.