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 david.faulkner@newcastle.gov.uk

  
colorado bny mtn

 

BURNING MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL, New Castle, Colorado, USA

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

 

great_north_run_1215730c

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

 

Kulturelle-Alleskoennerin-wird-70

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

September 22 – 24  2017   http://www.mutzumhut.de/

 

manif_vendanges1

GRAPE HARVEST FESTIVAL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

September 22-24, 2017

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

 

oktbrfest

i286823014255115232._szw565h2600_

OKTOBERFEST – Nyborg, Denmark

September 29, 2017

 

t-w14

 

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/

transart

Transart – International Performance Arts Festival, Nove Zamky, Slovakia

13-14 October, 2017

 

Wort-Klang-Bild_Logo_720_fitwidthkult

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

Saturday, 14 October 2016 to Sunday, 15 October 2017

 

images

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

ShinshiroRally2015-2SHINSHIRO CAR RALLY, Shinshiro City, Japan

4 and 5 November 2017

 

choc

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

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

 

horaiji-thumb-640xauto-354

MAPLE FESTIVAL OF HOURAIJISAN, Shinshiro City, Japan

November, 2017

 

c-16

FESTIVAL OF TSUKUDE, Shinshiro City, Japan

November 2017

Jpils night

LACPLESA DAY, Jaunpils, Latvia

November  2017

CRAFT FESTIVAL, Kota Bharu, Malaysia

November 2017

Neuburger-Weihnacht_neutral_720_fitwidth

CHRISTMAS MARKET, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany

Late. November 2017 to late December 2017

Kabuki

KABUKI FESTIVAL, Shinshiro City, Japan

December 2017

illustration-defile-de-la-saint-nicolas_1-1447062522

DEFILE DE LA SAINT-NICOLAS, Neufchateâu, France

first Saturday in December

DSC005529606_default_landscape

NEUCHÂTEL CRAFT CHRISTMAS MARKET,  Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Second week in December, 2017

http://www.artisanalesdenoel.ch/

 

2018  +  2018  +  2018  +  2018 + 2018 + 2018 + 2018 + 2018 + 2018 + 2018 + 2018 + 2018

Neuchatel Synchronised Swimming Trophy

NEUCHÂTELSYNCHRONISED 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

WW 59

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

January 2018 (date to be confirmed)

JackFreestone31-770x528combined-logo-770x528

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.

DSC_0042

MASOPUST FESTIVAL, Nové Hrady, Czech Republic

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

8d2e9a_efa8f76689484ed685669c4e13efecdemv2

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

 March 2018 (date to be confirmed)

home_5 (1)

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/

title

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/

1495385_565197353559826_818882742_o

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL, Sakurabuchi Park, Shinshiro City, Japan

Mid March to mid-April 2018

NEWCASTLE WRITERS FESTIVAL, Newcastle Australia

April 6-8th 2018

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

l

Newcastle South Africa – WINTER FESTIVAL 2018      24th- 28th April (tbc) – exhibitions, family fun – and  a great entertainment programme

http://winterfestival.co.za/

Neuburg, Germany – NIGHT GROOVE MUSIC FESTIVAL   Saturday 28 April (tbc)

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

179056_621227191237163_426477910_n

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

Friday 27 April – Monday 30 April 2018 (tbc)

http://www.visitnewcastleunderlyme.co.uk

Fischergasslerfest_720_fitwidth

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

Saturday, 19 May 2018 (to be confirmed)

logo%20no%20year

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

26-28 May 2018 (to be confirmed)

10982763_357525317776265_4855834148886030850_o

NEWCASTLE AIR SHOW 2018 – Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Saturday 2  June (to be confirmed)

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

FESTIN’NEUCH, NEUCHATEL 2018  Openair Festival, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

June 14 – 17, 2018 (dates to be confirmed)  http://www.festineuch.ch/

 

doc15_yellow_png_logo-01

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 9th 2018   (to be confirmed) http://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Events/Clarington.aspx

 

w wightwilbur wright ytrail

WILBUR WRIGHT BIRTHPLACE FESTIVAL, New Castle, Indiana, USA 16 and 17 June, 2018 Celebrating a pioneer of flight

http://www.wwbirthplace.com/

140624A_058Hoppings

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

15th- 23rd June, 2018   http://hoppingsfunfairs.com/

jani-ligo-midsummer-night-latvia-travel_5

JANIS DAY/SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL, Jaunpils, Latvia

21/22 June, 2018 – to be confirmed

11010967_848902395200037_542351376524187073_o
CELEBRATION DAY OF SAINT SHALVA AKHALTSIKELI at Akhaltsikhe (Rabati) Castle, Georgia

Friday 30 June     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shalva_of_Akhaltsik

 

canada-day

CELEBRATE CANADA DAY 2018 IN NEWCASTLE!

July 1 2018 for the biggest event in ‪#‎Newcastle‬, the Newcastle Canada Day Celebration

danehof14_570

nyborgslot-logo

DANEHOF 2018 – Nyborg, Denmark   Medieval/Castle Festival

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

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

bat nagashino
SHITARAGAHARA BATTLEFIELD FESTIVAL, Shinshiro, Japan

July 1, 2018 – to be confirmed

niff-header

manif_nifff2

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

June 29- July 7th 2018    http://www.nifff.ch

 

2015-ff-mahoning-parent-full-page-781x1024

   NEW CASTLE FIREWORKS FESTIVAL, New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA

July 8 and 9th, 2018  (to be confirmed)                                                                       http://visitlawrencecounty.com/about-us/fireworks-capital-of-america/

agoa_logoEC_NewcastleArtShow01
NEWCASTLE ART SHOW AND SALE, Newcastle, Ontario, Canada
July 7th/8th 2018 (tbc)  http://agiftof-art.com/

http://www.latvia.travel/en/article/janis-day-celebrations

nelson-mandela-day

MANDELA DAY – Newcastle, KZN, South Africa (and all over the world)

18 July,  2018

143755785398

SOMMERAKADEMIE, Neuburg an der Donau, Germany

29 July – 11 August 2018      http://www.sommerakademie-neuburg.de/

11855908_803401043107114_9011582854533359854_n

HERITAGE WEEK, Newcastle/Clarington, Ontario

6 – 12 August, 2018

BUSKERS’ FESTIVAL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

7-11 August, 2018  –  60 guest musicians on the streets

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

 

12270287668105

JAUNPILS CASTLE FESTIVAL  Jaunpils, Latvia

Medieval knights’ tournaments, wedding ceremonies, theatre performances, dancing and other entertainment here. The crafts fair and workshops are open for grown-ups and children alike. The guests are entertained by Medieval characters, dungeon masters, court ladies, monks, servant girls, knights, and the rest of the castle clan. The ambience at this festival is more than special because it is organised in a castle seven centuries old.

Saturday 11 August 2018

http://www.latvia.travel/en/sight/jaunpils-castle

Late summer is Japan is a time for fireworks! 

 Sunday 12th August, 19.00

Shinshiro Noryo Fireworks

One of the Summer Traditions of Shinshiro-City, this festival, held annually in the night of August 13th, has as stage the area around Sakurabuchi, on the Toyokawa River bed, and the gorgeous mountains that form the backdrop make the explosions echo in peculiar and entertaining ways

c-9

and Tuesday 14th August – SAMAKAN 2017 plus Fireworks

Hiondory Torch Festival started as a way to remember the souls that passed away during the the battle of Nagashino and the Warring States era, and is held dramatically at the war ruin Shingen Zuka. Local people perform with massive torches (2-3m long, 80cm in diameter). An event with Bon-Odori dances, performances of Japanese Taiko drums, and both tezutsu and regular fireworks. This festival is a festival to mourn the deceased Shingen Takeda and many people in . This tradition hass continued for more than 400 years.

 

Saturday 13th August – Shinshiro bonfire noh

Noh comedy that has been conveyed from the Edo era by townsfolk of Shinshiro in form called bonfire noh

2016_Ncastle_Jazz_Fest_poster_web-02

NEWCASTLE JAZZ FESTIVAL, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

24-26 August, 2017     http://newcastlejazz.com.au/

 

178

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 26 & 27, 2017     http://newcastlemela.co.uk/

Kulturelle-Alleskoennerin-wird-70

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

September 28 – 30  2018   http://www.mutzumhut.de/

 

   1003886_585410261481357_659396737_n
NEUBURG SCHLOSSFEST 2019 – Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany – Great Castle Festival every two years

From 28 June to 30 June and 5 July to 7 July 2019 – to be confirmed

http://www.schlossfest.de/

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: