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Women Artists of the North East Library

1st October 2021 - 10th December 2021

Women Artists of the North East Library

MIMA

Event at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

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Middlesbrough Collection

11th October 2021 - 31st January 2022

Middlesbrough Collection

Mima

The display includes artwork from the Middlesbrough Collection that featured in MIMA’s digital programme over 2020/21.

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National Saturday Club at MIMA

30th October 2021 - 25th June 2022

National Saturday Club at MIMA

MIMA

For 13 – 16 year old creatives!  MIMA is now part of the National Saturday Club!

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Festive MIMAMAKING Packs

18th November 2021 - 17th December 2021

Festive MIMAMAKING Packs

MIMA

Pick up a free pack for hours of creative fun.

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Chemical City Exhibition At MIMA

26th November 2021 - 24th April 2022

Chemical City Exhibition At MIMA

MIMA

Chemical City looks at the legacies of chemical production in the Tees Valley.

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Nightfall

2nd December 2021 - 5th December 2021

Nightfall

Stewart Park

A spectacular night time event under the stars

A feast of colour for all the family to end the year.
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Peter Pan

3rd December 2021 - 31st December 2021

Peter Pan

Middlesbrough Theatre

Pantomime season is back and this year you can fly away to Neverland for a swashbuckling festive family adventure!

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Festive Farm

4th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Festive Farm

Newham Grange Farm

Santa's elves have transformed Newham Grange Farm into a winter wonderland packed with festive fun

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Santa’s Grotto at Newham Grange Farm

4th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Santa’s Grotto at Newham Grange Farm

Newham Grange Farm

Santa is ready to meet all the good boys and girls in his magical grotto.

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Christmas Afternoon Tea

4th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Christmas Afternoon Tea

Newham Grange Farm

Make your visit to Newham Grange Festive Farm even better by booking in for a cosy afternoon tea

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Virtual Reality Santa’s Sleigh

4th December 2021 - 31st December 2021

Virtual Reality Santa’s Sleigh

Dorman Museum

Explore Santa's secret headquarters full of Christmas magic on the amazing virtual reality Santa's Sleigh

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The Big Sing

4th December 2021 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

The Big Sing

From a very 80s Christmas to all your funky festive favourites, wrap up warm and join in the Big Sing

Ali Brownlee Social Club vs Swansea

4th December 2021 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm

Ali Brownlee Social Club vs Swansea

Base Camp

Fans are back at The Riverside! Join the Ali Brownlee Social Club ahead of Boro’s clash with Swansea.

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Base Camp’s World of Horror: An American Werewolf in London

4th December 2021 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Base Camp’s World of Horror: An American Werewolf in London

Base Camp

Twisted comedy fuses with timeless practical FX in this 1981 classic.

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Middlesbrough VS Swansea City

4th December 2021 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Middlesbrough VS Swansea City

The Riverside

Middlesbrough VS Swansea City watch it live at the Riverside Stadium.

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Riverside Rebellion 6

4th December 2021 - 3:00pm - 3:00pm

Riverside Rebellion 6

Westgarth Social Club

The sixth staging of Riverside Rebellion - a festival of punk rock 'n' roll - will take place on Saturday, 4th December, 2021.

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Base Camp’s World of Horror: The Descent

4th December 2021 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Base Camp’s World of Horror: The Descent

Base Camp

Any notion of cave-diving with thrill-seeking pals will become your worst fear after seeing Neil Marshall’s The Descent (2006)

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American Wrestling EPW Middlesbrough

4th December 2021 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

American Wrestling EPW Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough Sports Village, TS4 3AE

Experience high-octane action suitable for all the family!

Big Mouth Comedy: Christmas Special Part 1

4th December 2021 - 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Big Mouth Comedy: Christmas Special Part 1

Middlesbrough Town Hall

The first of two Christmas Specials and the perfect way to kickstart the festivities!

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Classical Café

5th December 2021 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm

Classical Café

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Classical Café is a chance to experience classical music in a more relaxed, informal setting.

Wow Said the Owl

6th December 2021 - 27th February 2022

Wow Said the Owl

Dorman Museum

A colourful and interactive exhibition based on the bestselling book for children under 5

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Teesside University Vintage Kilo Sale

6th December 2021 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Teesside University Vintage Kilo Sale

Teesside University Students Union

Vintage Vera are excited to announce that they will be back at Teesside University Student's Union for their amazing vintage sale!

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The Lawrence Chaney Show

6th December 2021 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

The Lawrence Chaney Show

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Fresh from Ru Paul’s Drag Race, Klub Kids present Lawrence Chaney’s Purple Reign Tour!

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It’s A Wonderful Life Screening

8th December 2021 - 7:00am - 11:00pm

It’s A Wonderful Life Screening

Base Camp

Base Camp Cinema present a screening of the classic Christmas film, It's A Wonderful Life

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Fairytale of New York

8th December 2021 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Fairytale of New York

Middlesbrough Town Hall

An Irish magical Christmas show that will have you singing and dancing in the aisles

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Late Night Christmas Shopping Party

9th December 2021 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Late Night Christmas Shopping Party

Grab a mulled wine and enjoy live music around Middlesbrough town centre as you shop

From Shrug To The Moon

9th December 2021 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

From Shrug To The Moon

Base Camp

Book signing for the locally published, From Shrug To The Moon

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John Bishop

9th December 2021 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

John Bishop

Middlesbrough Town Hall

John returns with his new tour - Right Here, Right Now

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The Red Room: The Return

10th December 2021 - 7:23pm - 11:59pm

The Red Room: The Return

Base Camp

UPDATE! We’re sorry but this event has been rescheduled to December due to staff having to self isolate.

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The Big Sing Take Two

11th December 2021 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

The Big Sing Take Two

The Big Sing is back for another round. Wrap up warm and join in the singing fun

Christmas Extravaganza Weekend

11th December 2021 - 12th December 2021

Christmas Extravaganza Weekend

Dorman Museum

A weekend packed full of festive fun at the Dorman Museum.

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Avoid SH*T XMAS parties: Teesside edition

11th December 2021 - 4:00pm - 11:30pm

Avoid SH*T XMAS parties: Teesside edition

Base Camp

Avoid Sh*t Xmas Parties are bringing their absolutely MINT Christmas party to our gaffe on Saturday 11th December!

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Jo Whiley’s 90s Anthems

11th December 2021 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Jo Whiley’s 90s Anthems

Middlesbrough Town Hall

The legendary DJ brings all the best tracks from the greatest decade for music.

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Vintage Vera

12th December 2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Vintage Vera

Base Camp

Shop the Base Camp way with vegan & veggie street food, DJs & cocktails. 10am-4pm (please note early closing as we have a gig tonight)

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Base Camp Christmas Market

12th December 2021 - 10th December 2021

Base Camp Christmas Market

Base Camp

Purchase gifts and sweet treats from local makers at the Base Camp Christmas Market

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Club Groovy: Magical Sparklefest

12th December 2021 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Club Groovy: Magical Sparklefest

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Join Club Groovy for a fantastically festive end to the season at their Magical Sparklefest Christmas party

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Christmas Quiz At Teesside SU

13th December 2021 - 7:30pm - 11:00pm

Christmas Quiz At Teesside SU

Teesside Student's Union

Take part in the ever-festive quiz, hosted by DJ Matty Morgan

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Curious Winter Cabaret

15th December 2021 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Curious Winter Cabaret

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Celebrate the season at a Curious winter cabaret with a double bill of performances

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Christmas family fun for after school

16th December 2021 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Christmas family fun for after school

Enjoy a fab family afternoon out after school in our Christmas extravaganza!

Friday Night Magic: Zombie Horde

17th December 2021 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday Night Magic: Zombie Horde

Start the festive season right with Geek Retreat's one night only Elf Horde Xmas challenge

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Rick Wakeman

17th December 2021 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Rick Wakeman

Middlesbrough Town Hall

The Not Quite as Grumpy as Last Christmas Show from the keyboard wizard

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Xmas Nightmare

17th December 2021 - 7:30pm - 12:00am

Xmas Nightmare

A live rock 'n' roll Christmas party in Middlesbrough.

Orange Pip Market Christmas Edition

18th December 2021 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

Orange Pip Market Christmas Edition

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Orange Pip is back for Christmas with another fabulous day of festive fun in Middlesbrough Town Hall

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The Big Fat Geek Retreat Boro Christmas Quiz

18th December 2021 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The Big Fat Geek Retreat Boro Christmas Quiz

Geek Retreat Middlesbrough

Showcase all your festive knowledge in the Big Fat Geek Retreat Christmas Quiz.

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Big Mouth Comedy: Christmas Special Part 2

18th December 2021 - 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Big Mouth Comedy: Christmas Special Part 2

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Big Mouth favourite Matt Reed leads the second Christmas Special and it’s gonna be a cracker….

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Yoga Explorers: Christmas Special

19th December 2021 - 12:00am - 12:00am

Yoga Explorers: Christmas Special

Dorman Museum

Celebrate the festive season Yoga-style at the Dorman Museum on an exciting sleigh ride through wintery skies

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Enter Shikari + Special Guests

19th December 2021 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Enter Shikari + Special Guests

Middlesbrough Town Hall

The band’s first headline tour since the mammoth ‘Stop The Clocks’ Tour

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A Winter’s Tail

20th December 2021 - 22nd December 2021

A Winter’s Tail

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Meet Felix & his Grandma in their home we call Middlesbrough Town Hall this Christmas!

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A Winters Tail

20th December 2021 - 22nd December 2021

A Winters Tail

Middlesbrough Town Hall

A new enchanting and vibrant Christmas tale

Martin Kemp: Back to the 80s Party!

23rd December 2021 - 25th December 2021

Martin Kemp: Back to the 80s Party!

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Dig out those 80s clothes, grab your dancing shoes, and prepare to enjoy a night of pure GOLD

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Betterdaze Record Fair

27th December 2021 - 9:30pm - 3:00pm

Betterdaze Record Fair

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Come and meet the North’s best record dealers under one roof.

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Big Mouth Comedy Club: New Year’s Eve Special

31st December 2021 - 1st January 2022

Big Mouth Comedy Club: New Year’s Eve Special

Jury's Inn, Middlesbrough

It’s Big Mouth’s legendary New Year’s Eve party at Jury’s Inn and the full line up is still to be announced but New Year wouldn’t be New Year without the madness of MC Matt Reed!

The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars

17th March 2022 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Combining world class live jazz, narration and rare archive photos and video footage, celebrate ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Story’.

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The Magical Music of Harry Potter

13th April 2022 - 22nd April 2022

The Magical Music of Harry Potter

Middlesbrough Town Hall

A magical musical journey through Harry Potter with jaw-dropping visual and magical effects

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Josh Widdicombe: Bit Much…

25th May 2022 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Josh Widdicombe: Bit Much…

Middlesbrough Town Hall

The guy everyone can do an impression of is back with a brand-new stand-up tour

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Fireman Sam Saves the Circus

18th June 2022 - 12:00am - 12:00am

Fireman Sam Saves the Circus

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Come along to Pontypandy and watch the adventures unfold in an action-packed show

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The Magic of Motown

23rd September 2022 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

The Magic of Motown

Middlesbrough Town Hall

Get ready for the biggest Motown party of the year.

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