Skip header

South Tyneside Festival

South Tyneside Festival 2020 cancelled

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak this year's South Tyneside Festival will sadly not be taking place.

Sunday Concerts

We are delighted to announce that the South Tyneside Festival concerts, which take place in Bents Park in South Shields, have now been rescheduled to the following dates in 2021:

Entry to the concerts are free, however £6 Priority Plus tickets are also available. If you would like to purchase a ticket, or for more information on the events, please click on the concert links above.

If you had already purchased a ticket for the 2020 concerts then your ticket will still be valid. You do not need to get a replacement ticket.

We hope you will support us and retain your ticket for 2021, however if you are no longer able to attend, or you had a ticket for both the Ella Henderson and The South concerts which will now be on the same date, and would like a refund please see below:

  • If you purchased a ticket through ticketmaster please contact ticketmaster for a refund
  • If you purchased a ticket through the Shop @ The Word please contact our Events Team on events@southtyneside.gov.uk or leave a message on 0191 424 7985. Please note the Shop @ The Word is currently closed

Refunds will be available until 30 November.

The following Festival events will also not be taking place in Summer 2020

  • Summer Parade (Saturday 4 July)
  • Proms in the Park (Sunday 5 July)
  • Kids Fun-fest events at the Amphitheatre
  • Live music at The Amphitheatre and South Marine Park
  • Brass bands at The Amphitheatre


From all the team here, thank you for all your continued support, it is very much appreciated.