What's On

Events calendar

Find out what's happening in South Shields and the rest of the town and villages that make up South Tyneside.

Cracked! Secret Codes and Communication

Delve into the mysterious world of covert communications at The Word's FREE exhibition.

Summer Parade 2019

Space Fantasy is the theme of this year's spectacular parade on Saturday 6 July.

South Tyneside Festival 2019

Find out more about our hugely popular summer festival packed full of free music, activities and entertainment.

Event highlights 2019

Key dates for your diary this year!

The Word, National Centre for the Written Word

Our award-winning impressive cultural venue has a jam-packed programme of exhibitions, activities and special events!

Christmas Image Gallery

Check out just some of the highlights of the 2018 Christmas Wonderland programme of events.

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