A calendar of fun events and performances, for all ages, in the local area over the next month…
Bohemian Culture Food & Craft Market
When: Saturday, July 1st at 11 AM – 4 PM
Where: Earthbeat Centre, Marske Road, Saltburn-by-the-Sea
What: Celebration of all things culture, foods, handicrafts, traditions, music & dance. Sample something different from Africa, India, Nepal and around the world. A hippy experience with a retro mix. A selection of amazing stalls from around the globe and some lovely food to tantalise your tastes. Find something exotic and hand crafted, from a new hippy rug, glass Moroccan lanterns to wine and olives. There may be some camper vans and flower power going on to get the theme going. Lots more to develop in the coming weeks. Bookings of interest are being taken now.
Contact: 07969 623118. Booking Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sweet Making On The Prom!
When: Saturday, July 1st at 11 AM – 4 PM
Where: Saltburn Cliff Tramway, Lower Promenade, Saltburn-by-the-Sea
What: Famous hand-made sweet making demonstrations on the promenade. Demonstrations on the hour from 11am
Contact: 07432 610 110
Town Meal 2017
When: Saturday, July 1st at 1 PM
Where: Centre Square, Middlesbrough
What: Middlesbrough’s Annual Town Meal – a celebration of local food growing and eating!
Contact: 01642 245432
Party In The Park with Matt Terry
When: Saturday, July 1st at 6 PM – 10 PM
Where: Flamingo Land Resort, YO17 6UX
What: Party in the Park, with headlining X-Factor 2016 winner Matt Terry….plus supporting acts! Admission is FREE to those who have bought a day ticket to the theme park for that day, and to those staying in the Holiday Village and Annual Pass holders. Alternatively, you can also purchase a Party In The Park post-5pm ticket for just £10 if you just wish to attend the concert. This ticket also gives you one hour between 5pm and 6pm to enjoy the Theme Park and Zoo!
Contact: 0800 408 8840
Purquoise Charity Night
When: Saturday, July 1st at 7 PM – 11 PM
Where: O’Gradys, Redcar, 18-20 Queen Street, Redcar TS10 1AE
What: A charity night raising money for Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind with an art auction, live music, jukebox, raffle and more. The night is in memory of young people who have died too soon due to losing the struggle with their mental health problems. Tickets: £5, including food.
Contact: 01642 477624
Space Rebel Princess
When: Saturday, July 1st at 2 PM
Where: Middlesbrough Central Library
What: A fearless princess raised for royalty, not for rocketry, dreams of becoming an astronaut… and she needs your help! Join our fearless princess to… Decipher alien messages! Assemble a giant rocket! Float with the princess in zero-gravity! Save the world! An exciting and interactive performance for children aged 3 to 8 and their families, with dance by esteemed performer Jennifer Essex, accompanied by Hughes Award nominated poet Harry Man.
Contact: 01642 729002
Stage and Screen- Leavers Concert
When: Saturday, July 1st at 7 PM
Where: St Mary’s Church, Middlesbrough
What: Annual Summer Concert to celebrate TVYC and this years leavers will be based on songs from stage and screen. Music from Calamity Jane, West Side Story, Frozen and more!
Contact: 01642 819980
EPW American Wrestling
When: Saturday, July 1st at 7 PM
Where: Rainbow Leisure Centre, Parkway Centre, Coulby Newham
What: Top class American wrestling action to feature five action packed bouts featuring, Vito Peru, el excentrico, Tokyo Joe, Big Bubba D, Davey Blaine, Xia Brookside, 7ft Giant Goliath and many more.
Contact: 03004 560552
The Regent Cinema, Redcar
The Regent Cinema on Redcar sea front will be showing three films in July – ‘Despicable Me 3’ , ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ and ‘Cars 3’. Entrance costs £4 for adults and £3.50 children for non-3D films and £5 Adults and £4.50 children/concession for 3D films. For further details see the Regent’s Facebook site, or call 01642 482094.
When: Sunday, July 2nd at 1.30 PM
Where: 2 St Marks Close, Stockton-on-Tees
What: Want to know more about Doulos? Go along for free food and hear what it’s all about from current Doulos students and team members! Students, youth workers, and parents are all invited. Doulos is for students in school year 10+ and trains you in servant leadership. They believe that young, student leaders can change Teesside and want to equip you with the tools to do so!
When: Sunday, July 2nd at 11 AM
Where: Friends of Guisborough Forest and Walkway, Pinchinthorpe, Guisborough
What: Go along, to what will hopefully be a regular feature on the events calendar at Guisborough Forest and Walkway. Browse the local sellers stalls, find out more about their produce is made and perhaps make a purchase or two!
Contact: 01287 631132
Jolsha Charity Curry Night
When: Monday, July 3rd at 6 PM
Where: Jolsha Indian Restaurant, Middlesbrough
What: Have a meal at Jolsha, Marton restaurant on Monday 3rd July! Four course meal at only £10 per head. Plus live entertainment! The team at Jolsha are kindly donating £6 per person to Cash for Kids to help support local disadvantaged children.
Contact: 01642 311999
When: Friday, July 7th at 6.30 PM
Where: Acklam Studio and Dormans Club, Middlesbrough
What: Have a blissful hour of relaxation at St Margaret’s Church in Acklam. You’ll be taught various meditation and breathing techniques designed to relax both mind and body with a full relaxation to finish.
Contact: 07935 234407
Live Bands – London, Johnny Seven, The Likkor Men
When: Friday, July 7th at 7 PM
Where: Westgarth Social Club, 99 Southfield Road, Middlesbrough
What: London is a four piece punk band formed in London in 1976. The original line-up was Riff Regan (vocals), Steve Voice (bass/vocals), Jon Moss (drums) and Dave Wight (guitar). Jon Moss had briefly been the drummer in The Clash before leaving to form London.
Contact: 01642 242164
Emma Wilson Rhythm & Blues Band
When: Friday, July 7th at 8 PM
Where: Barbarossa Pizza Kitchen and Bar, Middlesbrough
What: Go and listen to Emma Wilson Rhythm & Blues Band, live at Barbarossa Pizza. Free entry, but booking a table is advised.
Contact: 01642 802409
When: Saturday, July 8th at 10 AM
Where: Percy Middlesbrough, C2 Commerce Way, off Skippers Lane, Middlesbrough
What: Craft/Makers Fayre to showcase the wonderful creations of each stall-holder. Limited Tables available, preference will be given to members if a lot of demand. Tables will be free for the event. Light refreshments will be served in the room.
Contact: 01642 456905
Sand Art Stall
When: Saturday, July 8th at 11 AM
Where: North Ormesby Parish Church, The Trinity Centre, James Street, North Ormesby
What: Summer time fun for the kids!
Contact: 07427 686882
Family Music Festival and Fun Day
When: Saturday, July 8th at 12 PM
Where: Marton Cricket Club, Middlesbrough
What: Back due to popular demand – Marton Cricket Club are putting on a Family Music Festival for all the community to attend. Comedian Neil Granger is the compere, on stage all day, plus nine bands as well as stalls and games to suit all ages.
Contact: 01642 311800
When: Saturday, July 8th at 10 AM
Where: Central Library, Victoria Square, Middlesbrough
What: A friendly little market filled with delightful oddities, art and crafts, with vegan friendly hand crafted soaps and bath-bombs, holistic therapies and jewellery, comic art from the artists themselves and much much more including face-painting, henna art and special effects makeup.
Contact: 01642 729001
Teddy Bears Picnic
When: Sunday, July 9th at 12 PM
Where: NT Ormesby Hall, Church Lane, Ormesby
What: Take your teddy to the marquee for stories, games, crafts, trail and a visit to the teddy doctor, then enjoy your picnic in the beautiful garden. An admission ticket for the house and garden is needed with an additional £1.50 cost for the event.
Contact: 01642 324188
Sarah and Duck
When: Sunday, July 9th at 2 PM
Where: Middlesbrough Theatre, The Avenue, Linthorpe
What: The enchanting world of Sarah and Duck is brought to life in a brand-new stage show, featuring the wonderful characters from the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies show. Join Sarah and Duck and a host of your favourite friends including The Ribbon Sisters, The Shallots, Flamingo & John and Umbrella, as they plan a birthday party for Scarf Lady in their garden. Told through a fantastic blend of puppetry, storytelling and music, Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday will take you and your children on a magical adventure.
Contact: 01642 815181
When: Friday, July 14th at 1 PM to Sunday, July 16th at 4 PM
Where: Redcar Rugby Club, Mackinlay Park, Green Lane, Redcar
What: All the great things in life combined in one weekend – Great cars, vans, bikes, music, food, traders, campers, day visitors, club stands, show n shine, kids stuff, location and, best of all, great company… why would you want to miss it.
Contact: 01642 482733
When: Saturday, July 15th at 3 PM – 11:30 PM
Where: The Studio, Tower Street, Hartlepool
What: Annual SmithFest now with two stages! Main Stage will be at The Studio, with the Heavy Stage being at the Bunker! Many extremely talented performers to be announced! Sponsored by Veer and Mebilati, with merch from Pictopop! Watch this space!
Contact: 01429 857193
When: Friday, July 21st at 7 PM – 9 PM
Where: New Marske Institute Club, 29 Gurney Street, Redcar TS11 8EG
What: A fantastic evening of entertainment from Pizazz Group 1, Group 2, Youth Theatre and Theatre Choir! Performing some favourite songs from the shows, which promises to be a fantastic night for the whole family to enjoy!
Contact: 01642 484694
Help For Heroes Family Day
When: Sunday, July 23rd at 12 PM – 5 PM
Where: The Racecourse Office, Redcar TS10 2BY
What: Join the second day of the Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival and the Help For Heroes Family Day! Help for Heroes Official and The Royal British Legion bring you a great family day at the races. As always, children 17 years and under go racing for FREE when accompanied by an adult so the whole family can enjoy this great day out. Please note that times are subject to change.
Contact: 01642 484068
Kirkleatham Museum Children’s Activities
When: Tuesday, July 25th at 10 AM – 3:30 PM
Where: Kirkleatham Museum, Redcar TS10 5NW
What: Activities every Tuesday and Thursday during the summer holidays – 25th , 27th July, 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th, 22nd, 24th, 29th, 31st August. £2 per activity, children must be accompanied by an adult.
Contact: 01642 479500
Great British Food Festival
When: Saturday, July 29th at 10 AM to Sunday, July 30th at 5 PM
Where: Castle Howard, York YO60 7DA
What: More than ‘just another food festival’. The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!
Contact: 01653 648333
Highfield Hotel Family Fun Day
When: Saturday, July 29th at 12 PM – 4 PM
Where: Marton Road, Middlesbrough TS4 2PA
What: A family fun day featuring up 50 stalls and fun for all the family. This is FREE entry. Ample parking on site. Stall holders are needed for outside. Twenty 6ft craft tables will be provided. 50 stalls can be accommodated if people bring their own. Take your own gazebo and chair if you need one. Stalls are just £12 for a 10 foot square space. Food stalls need to be approved to ensure they do not clash with meals sold at the hotel. Please have your own insurance for your stall. Small fair attractions welcome. Please complete a form with contact details and pay £5 deposit to book your stall.
Contact: 01642 811960
The Blue Bell Hotel Summer Party!
When: Saturday, July 29th at 4 PM to Sunday, July 30th at 12 AM
Where: The Blue Bell Hotel, Acklam Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 7HL
What: Bouncy Castle, Giant Jenga, Swingball, Outdoor Bottle Bar! Outdoor Live Music – 4pm to 7pm.
Contact: 01642 593939