Discover the Mouth of the Tyne Festival This July

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Discover the Mouth of the Tyne Festival This July

The Mouth of the Tyne Festival is back on July 11th – 14th 2024, promising an incredible line up of live events that you won’t want to miss. Located in the picturesque coastal village of Tynemouth, this festival is an annual highlight for music lovers and visitors to the North East. Organized by North Tyneside Council and supported by various sponsors, the festival offers a diverse array of performances set against the stunning backdrop of Tynemouth Priory and Castle.

Event Highlights

Thursday, July 11th:

Kicking off the festival is the legendary Ocean Colour Scene, who will be gracing the stage with their timeless hits. Accompanied by the soulful sounds of Roachford, this opening night sets the tone for a weekend of extraordinary music.

Friday, July 12th:

Get ready to dance the night away with pop icon Rick Astley, famous for his chart-topping hits like “Never Gonna Give You Up.” Joining him are the Lightning Seeds, known for their infectious indie-pop anthems. This night promises a nostalgic trip through some of the best-loved tunes of the past few decades.

Saturday, July 13th:

The weekend continues with rising star Andrew Cushin, whose heartfelt lyrics and captivating voice are making waves in the music industry. Expect a night of raw talent and special guests, making Saturday a must-see event.

Sunday, July 14th:

Closing the festival is Heather Small, the powerful voice behind M People. Known for her uplifting songs and dynamic stage presence, Heather will bring an unforgettable end to a spectacular festival weekend.

Why You Should Attend

The Mouth of the Tyne Festival is not just about music; it’s about experiencing the vibrant culture and community spirit of the North East. Set against the historic and scenic backdrop of Tynemouth Priory and Castle, the festival offers a unique blend of heritage and modern entertainment. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, the festival provides a perfect opportunity to explore the beautiful coastal surroundings, enjoy some fantastic music, and create lasting memories.

Tips for Attendees


  • Tickets: Make sure to secure your tickets early, as some events are likely to sell out quickly. Tickets can be purchased from official sellers like Ticketmaster and See Tickets.
  • Transport: Parking in Tynemouth Village is very limited. Public transport is highly recommended, with accessible options available for those with disabilities.
  • Accessibility: The festival site is accessible, with paths leading to viewing areas and accessible toilets available. If you require special assistance, be sure to arrive early to secure a spot in the designated viewing areas.
  • Food and Drink: While there are plenty of food and drink options on site, you are welcome to bring your own. However, glass containers and BBQs are not permitted, and bag searches will be conducted.
  • Family Friendly: Children are welcome when accompanied by an adult. It’s a great event for families, but small children should wear ear defenders due to the noise levels.
  • Safety and Comfort: The concerts are standing events, so bring camping chairs if needed, but be mindful of others’ views. Smoking and pets are not allowed, except for guide dogs.

Make the Most of Your Visit

While you’re in the area, take time to explore the charming village of Tynemouth. With its sandy beaches, quaint shops, and cosy cafes, there’s plenty to see and do. For accommodation, Coast and Country Stays offer a range of options to suit your needs, ensuring an enjoyable visit and comfortable stay.  

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The Mouth of the Tyne Festival is set to be a highlight of the summer, offering an eclectic mix of music in a stunning coastal setting. Whether you’re coming for a day or the whole weekend, it’s an experience that promises to be unforgettable. Don’t miss out on this fantastic event – grab your tickets, gather your friends and family, and get ready to enjoy a weekend of live music and festive fun at the Mouth of the Tyne Festival!

For more details and to book your stay, visit Coast and Country Stays and Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

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