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Tees Valley is home to a vibrant programme of amazing events and festivals. 

From sport to music to theatre to outdoor art and food festivals – there is always something happening.

Just some of our popular annual events include the region’s biggest free outdoor art and street theatre festival the Stockton International Riverside Festival (SIRF), the national festival of sustainability Festival of Thrift and the fun, family-friendly Hartlepool Waterfront Festival.

Search the events below to make sure you don’t miss any of it.

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Horrible Histories® Pirates: The Exhibition at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool

09 Apr 2022 - 09 Apr 2023

Get ready for the ultimate family day out at the National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool. ...

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Lionel Playford: Revering Ancient Woodland

28 Jan 2023 - 03 Jun 2023

Step into the ancient woodland of North East England, as captured by renowned artist Lionel ...

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Welly Dogs and Friends

11 Feb 2023 - 26 Mar 2023

The Welly Dogs are returning to Saltholme for February half-term! This time, they are bringing ...

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Middlesbrough Town Hall Tours

24th February & 24th March

Take a tour around this amazing Victorian Gothic building, opened in 1889, to enjoy spaces which ...

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Deep Horizons

10 Mar 2023 - 18 Jun 2023

Deep Horizons is an exhibition that starts with the topic of excavation and presents sculpture, ...

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Saltburn Cheese Festival

Monday 20th March - Sunday 26th March

Visit fabulous Saltburn by the sea and enjoy delicious food at one our lovely cafes or restaurants ...

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Around The World In 80 Days

21 Mar 2023 - 25 Mar 2023

Tilted Wig presents York Theatre Royal’s production of AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS By Jules ...

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Fairytale Forest: Creative Play

22 Mar 2023 - 31 Aug 2023

Step inside some of our favourite fairytales and get into character – a chance to make ...

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MANIA – The Abba Tribute

Fri 24 Mar 2023

MANIA is now accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA tribute production. Featuring a ...

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Limehouse Lizzy

24 Mar 2023

Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin ...

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BIG Little Gigs St Patricks Day Special feat The Belta Reivers

25 Mar 2023

BIG Little Gigs featuring The Belta Rievers Celebrating St Patrick’s Day with some gorgeous Irish ...

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Eshaan Akbar: The Pretender

Sat 25 Mar

Whether it’s you, the person you go on a date with, your boss, or the opinion-makers on TV, ...

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