Events Calendar

TO BE INCLUDED IN OUR LISTINGS HERE, PLEASE SEND DETAILS OF MAJOR FESTIVALS AND EVENTS THAT ARE LIKELY TO ATTRACT VISITORS FROM BEYOND YOUR LOCAL AREA –  to newcastlesoftheworld@gmail.com

NEWCASTLE WRITERS FESTIVAL, Newcastle Australia

April 7 – 9 th

http://www.newcastlewritersfestival.org.au/

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CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL, Sakurabuchi Park, Shinshiro City, Japan

until 9th April

Newcastle South Africa – WINTER FESTIVAL 2017      25th- 29th April – exhibitions, family fun – and  a great entertainment programme

http://winterfestival.co.za/

Neuburg, Germany – NIGHT GROOVE MUSIC FESTIVAL   Saturday 29 April

https://nightgroove.de/veranstaltungen/10798-nightgroove-neuburg/

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LIMELIGHT FESTIVAL, Music and Creative Arts, Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

Friday 28 April – Monday 1 May

http://www.visitnewcastleunderlyme.co.uk

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FISCHERGASSLERFEST MIT FISCHERSTECHEN, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany   Fishing competition/jousting

Saturday, 20 May 2017

SPRING IN NEWCASTLES – Exhibition of paintings and photos – Nové Hrady, Czech Republic

City gallery Kozeluzna in the former tannery, in the Old Castle gallery, and in restaurant Rotunda in the Buquoy Palace. From 7 May to 25 June

 

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NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME (ENGLAND) JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL

27-29 May 2017 (to be confirmed)

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NEWCASTLE AIR SHOW 2017 – Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Saturday 3rd June

http://www.airshownewcastle.co.za/

FESTIN’NEUCH, NEUCHATEL 2017  Openair Festival, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

June 15 – 18, 2017 (dates to be confirmed)  http://www.festineuch.ch/

 

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DOORS OPEN, CLARINGTON

Each year, Doors Open Clarington advocates for heritage sites featuring re-purposed buildings where you can discover the past while exploring the present. Join us for a diverse experience featuring the town of Newcastle and surrounding area. Newcastle is a beautiful old community that has an amazing history, leading in period architecture as well as innovation both then and now

Saturday June 1oth  http://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Events/Clarington.aspx

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WILBUR WRIGHT BIRTHPLACE FESTIVAL, New Castle, Indiana, USA 17 and 18 June, 2017 Celebrating a pioneer of flight

http://www.wwbirthplace.com/

 

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JANIS DAY/SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL, Jaunpils, Latvia

22/23 June, 2017   http://www.latvia.travel/en/article/janis-day-celebrations

 

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“THE HOPPINGS” – Europe’s Largest Travelling Funfair, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

16th- 24th June, 2017   http://hoppingsfunfairs.com/

 

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NEUBURG SCHLOSSFEST 2017 – Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany – Great Castle Festival every two years

From 30 June to 2 July and 7 July to 9 July 2017

 http://www.schlossfest.de/

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CELEBRATION DAY OF SAINT SHALVA AKHALTSIKELI at Akhaltsikhe (Rabati) Castle, Georgia

Saturday 1 July     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shalva_of_Akhaltsik

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INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL – Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Over 140 films shown, 27 countries represented and an attendance of 50,000 movie fans

June 30th – July 8th 2017    http://www.nifff.ch

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CELEBRATE CANADA DAY 2017 IN NEWCASTLE!

July 1 2017 for the biggest event in ‪#‎Newcastle‬, the Newcastle Canada Day Celebration

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DANEHOF 2017 – Nyborg, Denmark   Medieval/Castle Festival

July 1 & 2    http://www.nyborgslot.dk/

http://www.visitnyborg.dk/nyborg/danehof-i-nyborg

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SHITARAGAHARA BATTLEFIELD FESTIVAL, Shinshiro, Japan

July 2, 2017 – to be confirmed

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INTERNATIONAL FANTASTIC FILM FESTIVAL – Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Over 140 films shown, 27 countries represented and an attendance of 50,000 movie fans

June 30th – July 8th 2017    http://www.nifff.ch

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NEW CASTLE FIREWORKS FESTIVAL, New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA

July 9 and 10th, 2017  (tbc)
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NEWCASTLE ART SHOW AND SALE, Newcastle, Ontario, Canada
July 8th/9th 2017 (tbc)  http://agiftof-art.com/
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MANDELA DAY – Newcastle, KZN, South Africa (and all over the world)

18 July,  2017
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NEUBURGER VOLKFEST, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany
Friday, 28. July 2017 to Sunday, 6 August 2017

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NEUBURG TRIATHLON, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany

Saturday 5 August, 2017

 

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JAUNPILS CASTLE FESTIVAL  Jaunpils, Latvia

Saturday 5 August 2017

http://www.draugiem.lv/jaunpilspils/news/?p=13406836

 

 

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SOMMERAKADEMIE, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany

30 July – 12 August 2017      http://www.sommerakademie-neuburg.de/

 

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BUSKERS FESTIVAL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

8-12 August, 2017  –  60 guest musicians on the streets

http://www.neuchateltourisme.ch/en/events/main-events/buskers-festival-neuchatel.1791.html

 

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HERITAGE WEEK, Newcastle/Clarington, Ontario

7 – 13 August, 2017

 

SUMMER FIREWORKS FESTIVAL, Shinshiro City, Japan

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HIONDORY TORCH FESTIVAL, Shinshiro City, Japan

Saturday 12 August 2017

 

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NEWCASTLE JAZZ FESTIVAL, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

25-27 August, 2017     http://newcastlejazz.com.au/

 

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NEWCASTLE MELA, South Asian Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

The Mela is a free event, based around Pakistani, Bengali, Indian and other South Asian cultures, open to all to enjoy music, art and food in Exhibition Park, and with a line-up that includes the hottest contemporary Asian acts as well as traditional displays of music, dance and fashion.
August 27 & 28, 2017     http://newcastlemela.co.uk/

 

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BURNING MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL, New Castle, Colorado, USA

September 8 & 9, 2017  http://www.newcastlecolorado.org/burning-mountain-festival

 

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THE GREAT NORTH RUN, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, the world’s leading half marathon

Sunday, September 10, 2017    http://www.greatrun.org/great-north-run

 

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MUT ZUM HAT – Europe’s Largest Hat Festival, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany.

September 22 – 25  2017   http://www.mutzumhut.de/

 

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GRAPE HARVEST FESTIVAL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

September 22-24, 2017

http://www.neuchateltourisme.ch/en/events/main-events/grape-harvest-festival-neuchatel.1793.html

 

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OKTOBERFEST – Nyborg, Denmark

September 29, 2017

 

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THIS IS NOT ART – National Festival of New Media and Arts, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Sept 30 – 4 October, 2017     http://www.thisisnotart.org/

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Transart – International Performance Arts Festival, Nove Zamky, Slovakia

13-14 October, 2017

 

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WORT-KLANG-BILD (Words-Sounds-Pictures) Annual Culture Festival, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany

Saturday, 14 October 2016 to Sunday, 15 October 2017

 

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JUICE ! – Children’s Literary and Creative Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

20-28 October, 2017

http://www.newcastlegateshead.com/juice-festival/juice-festival-2016

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4 and 5 November 2017

 

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CHOCOLATISSIMO!  Neuchâtel’s celebration of chocolate and chocolate-making, Switzerland

November 2017    http://www.chocolatissimo.ch/

 

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MAPLE FESTIVAL OF HOURAIJISAN, Shinshiro City, Japan

November, 2017

 

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FESTIVAL OF TSUKUDE, Shinshiro City, Japan

November 2017

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LACPLESA DAY, Jaunpils, Latvia

November  2017

CRAFT FESTIVAL, Kota Bharu, Malaysia

November 2017

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CHRISTMAS MARKET, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany

Late. November 2017 to late December 2017

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KABUKI FESTIVAL, Shinshiro City, Japan

December 2017

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DEFILE DE LA SAINT-NICOLAS, Neufchateâu, France

first Saturday in December

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NEUCHÂTEL CRAFT CHRISTMAS MARKET,  Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Second week in December, 2017

http://www.artisanalesdenoel.ch/

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Neuchatel Synchronised Swimming Trophy

NEUCHÂTEL SYNCHRONISED SKATING TROPHY

Swiss Ice Skating and the Neuchâtel Figure Skating Club host one of the major events in the synchronized ice skating calendar. This is an International Skating Union event and there are competitions for senior, junior, novice and mixed age teams.

27 and 28 January 2018

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DONAUSCHWIMMEN – Europe’s largest winter swimming extravaganza in Neuburg an der Donau, Germany

January 2018 (date to be confirmed)

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SURFEST 2018    February 2018 (date to be confirmed), Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

With over 800 national and international competitors – and thousands of spectators – Surfest is the largest festival of surfing in the southern hemisphere.

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MASOPUST FESTIVAL, Nové Hrady, Czech Republic

February, 2018 (date to be confirmed)   http://masopust-nove-hrady.webnode.cz/

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NEUCHÂTEL FOOD FESTIVAL (“Festin Neuchâtelois”), Neuchâtel, Switzerland

 March 2018 (date to be confirmed)

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NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME (YOUTH) FESTIVAL OF MUSIC, SPEECH AND DRAMA, Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

Sat 18 and Fri23/Sat 24th March 2018 (to be confirmed)  http://newcastlefestival.org.uk/

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OSJ TRAIL RUNNING RACE SERIES, Shinshiro City, Japan

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 March, 2018 (to be confirmed)

http://www.powersports.co.jp/osjtrail/17_shinshiro_11/index.htm

 

NEWCASTLE WRITERS FESTIVAL, Newcastle Australia

April 6th-8th 2018 (date to be confirmed)

http://www.newcastlewritersfestival.org.au/

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CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL, Sakurabuchi Park, Shinshiro City, Japan

Mid March to mid-April 2018

 

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