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Our concourse will be full of family friendly activities all day. From free performances from Northern musicians and dance teams, stalls to peruse and free folk instrument taster sessions. For young people there will be craft activities and the opportunity to build your own small ship and join our Small Ships Parade!
All day, 10am – 8pm
Concourse Performances/Instrument Tasters/Craft and Heritage Stalls
10am – 3pm
Small Ship Building (Family Activities)
The Small Ships Parade
12.15pm – 2pm
Folkworks Summer School Celebration and Ceilidh
4pm – 5pm
Big Sing with The Wilsons
The Great Exhibition of the North 2018 is a summer of amazing exhibits, inspired technology, vibrant street performance, cutting edge culture and magical experiences. Find out more about the Great Exhibition of the North.
Folk on the Tyne brings together the best of folk across the North in a day of workshops and gigs including a headline show from The Unthanks, The Wilsons and The Young’uns. Other highlights include a free, late night ceilidh and a giant performance from our Folkworks Summer School...