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

Please check any Covid-19 testing requirements with the appropriate venue or event organiser before attending events. 

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

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Behind the Seams

12 Oct 2021 - 19 Feb 2022

Following its huge success in 2018, Behind the Seams is returning to Preston Park Museum this ...

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National Saturday Club at MIMA

30 Oct 2021 - 01 Jun 2022

For 13 – 16 year old creatives!  MIMA is now part of the National Saturday Club! It’s free, ...

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Chemical City

26 Nov 2021 - 24 Apr 2022

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

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Raby Deer Park

Daily 10am - 4pm

Spend time in nature and watch the seasons change in Raby Castle’s stunning Deer Park, which is ...

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Saturday Night Fever at Darlington Hippodrome

18 Jan 2022 - 22 Jan 2022

Saturday Night Fever tells the story of Tony Manero and his reckless road to dancing success. The ...

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Catch-22 Comedy Club

28 Jan 2022

Catch 22 starts 2022 with a bang! With MC Matt Reed at the helm, you know you’re in for a ...

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Blood Brothers at Darlington Hippodrome

01 Feb 2022 - 05 Feb 2022

Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of ...

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Big Mouth Comedy Club Middlesbrough with MC Matt Reed, Carey Marx, Sally Anne Hayward and Simon Wozniak

05 Feb 2022

Big Mouth is back in the Crypt for its first show of 2022 and with MC Matt Reed at the helm, you ...

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Big Mouth Comedy Club Saltburn with MC Nina Gilligan, Sally-Anne Hayward, Carey Marx and Iain Hume

05 Feb 2022 - 05 May 2022

Sometimes outrageous with always hilarious, observational and storytelling comedy for all, you will ...

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LGBT Folklore Writing Workshop

09 Feb 2022

Join poet Rachel Plummer for a writing workshop where we explore the concept of identity through ...

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Jason Fox – Life At The Limit

11 Feb 2022

JASON FOX, ex-Special Forces soldier, Star of TV’s SAS: Who Dares Wins, Inside The Real Narcos ...

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Sindhu Vee – Alphabet

11 Feb 2022

A brand-new show about the hair we want, the friends we have, and living the vast difference ...

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