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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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The Undiscovered Island

19 Sep 2022 - 11 Mar 2023

Join us on an adventure to The Undiscovered Island. The Undiscovered Island is a sensory underwater ...

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Journaling for Wellbeing

21 Sep 2022 - 08 Mar 2023

Join Dr Natalie Scott for one or all of these sessions where journaling activities designed with ...

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Ancient Egyptians: secrets of the afterlife

07 Oct 2022 - 26 Feb 2023

A British Museum Partnership Ancient Egyptians: secrets of the afterlife will be open at the Dorman ...

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Lucie Rie: The Adventure of Pottery

12 Nov 2022 - 12 Feb 2023

Lucie Rie (1902–1995) was a ceramicist who transformed how ceramics were made and viewed in the ...

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Making a Mess

13 Jan 2023 - 17 Feb 2023

Bring your pre-schooler along to the museum every Friday during term time (from Friday 13 ...

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16 Jan 2023 - 19 Mar 2023

We are so excited to host opening exhibition for the ‘The Northern Art Gala’, featuring ...

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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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Big Mouth Comedy Club Middlesbrough

04 Feb 2023

Featuring MC Dave Twentyman, Ignacio Lopez, John Fothergill and Iain Hume We kick off 2023 with one ...

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Big Mouth Comedy Club Saltburn

04 Feb 2023

Featuring MC Mike Wilkinson, John Fothergill, Ignacio Lopez and Richard Pulsford We kick off 2023 ...

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Beat The Winter Blues – Cookery Workshop with Matty Brown

04 Feb 2023

Cookery Workshop with Matty Brown Come along to the warm and friendly cooking workshop hosted by ...

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The Dark

04 Feb 2023

Adapted and presented by Peut-Être Theatre. From the book by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Jon ...

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