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

Although many events are planned to go ahead for 2021, please check any Covid-19 testing requirements with the appropriate venue or event organiser before visiting. 

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

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Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

30 Sep 2021

In his new show 50 Things About Us Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, ...

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Middlesbrough Art Weekender 2021

30 Sep 2021 - 03 Oct 2021

Middlesbrough Art Weekender is back! After a year away, the largest contemporary arts festival in ...

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Middlesbrough Art Weekender 2021

30 Sep 2021 - 03 Oct 2021

Middlesbrough Art Weekender is a cultural arts festival showcasing artists through a programme of ...

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Sarah Millican – Bobby Dazzler

01 Oct 2021 - 03 Oct 2021

The hilarious Sarah Millican is back on tour with a Bobby Dazzler of a new stand-up show. In this, ...

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Chic Vintique

02 Oct 2021

Chic Vintique vintage markets is back at Stockton High Street on Saturday 2 October 2021! Pop down ...

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Josh Widdicombe – Bit Much…

06 Oct 2021

Tour extended due to phenomenal demand! “one of the most bankable talents in UK comedy” ...

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Twisterella

09 Oct 2021

Middlesbrough’s multi-venue music festival showcasing the brightest & best breaking bands ...

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Big Mouth Comedy Club Middlesbrough with Paul McCaffrey, Freddy Quinne, Matt Bragg & MC Barry Dodds

09 Oct 2021

Starring: MC Barry Dodds, Paul McCaffrey, Freddy Quinne and Matt Bragg Our MC tonight is loveable ...

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An Evening with The Waterboys

12 Oct 2021

Few bands have as great a live reputation as The Waterboys. From their mid-1980s “big ...

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Jason Manford: Like Me

14 Oct 2021

He’s back! It’s been a busy few years for Jason since his last smash‐hit stand up show but ...

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The Greatest Love of All

16 Oct 2021

Prepare to be stunned by the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids in this critically acclaimed ...

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Race For Life – Middlesbrough 10K

17 Oct 2021

Get dressed up in pink, grab some friends and start running! Race For Life is back with ...

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