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.

Covid-19 update

As a result of the Coronavirus outbreak many events in the area have been postponed or cancelled.

Please check with the appropriate venue or event organiser for further information before travelling.

Full details on the latest restrictions can be found on the .GOV website.

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This Picture is an image (2020)

08 Mar 2021 - 31 May 2021

This picture is an image (2020) is an online moving image installation by Petra Szemán that was ...

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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club At The Forum presents Patrick Monahan

25 May 2021

Patrick Monahan Started From The Bottom Now I’m Here  UK Tour. Brand new stand-up show from ...

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Floral Detectives & 4 Mile Drive

27 May 2021

Floral Detectives  are a loud and lively alternate rock/ rebel rock band from Darlington. Their ...

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29 May 2021

TWISTER are a high energy Rock band of the highest order. The band have sold out O2 Academy 2’s ...

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The Liquid Engineers ( A Tribute To Gary Numan)

19 Jun 2021

Gary Numan has been cited as a major influence on acts such as Nine Inch Nails to Prince, his music ...

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Olly Murs – Darlington Arena

28 Aug 2021

‘Troublemaker’ Olly Murs is coming to the Tees Valley! Olly will be hitting the stage ...

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Tom Jones – A Celebration

29 Aug 2021

Global superstar Tom Jones is set to perform at Darlington Arena, home of Darlington Mowden Park ...

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Rugby League World Cup – Tonga V Cook Islands

07 Nov 2021

It has been announced that Tonga will travel to Tees Valley to take on the Cook Islands in the ...

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Strictly Ballroom

03 Jan 2022 - 08 Jan 2022

STRICTLY BALLROOM – The Musical, based on the award-winning world-wide film phenomenon, is ...

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The Killers: Imploding the Mirage Tour

01 Jun 2022

RESCHEDULED: The Killers have re-scheduled their 2020 UK tour to 2022 and will now play the ...

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