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Little Red Riding Hood

Tue 2nd December / Various / From only £9

DARE YOU GO INTO THE WOODS? Next Christmas we are delighted to be staging a brand new family pantomime based on the classic fairytale, Little Red Riding Hood. Join Red Riding Hood as she sets off on an adventure to Grandma's house but beware, an evil Wolf is lurking in the woods and he'll do anything to stop her! Packed full of laughs, songs, comedy routines and plenty of bite; make sure you get your tickets now for the ...

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The World at War

Sat 2nd August / 7.45pm / £5

We are delighted to announce our performers for the WWI centenary project on Saturday 2 August in the Main House, The Customs House. These are all young people’s groups from across the region and will be representing a variety of art forms; dance, music, drama and physical theatre. The performers are: The Vision Drama Group James Bassett Newcastle College Tyne Valley Youth Theatre The Junior Westovians The Customs House Youth Theatre Bad Apple Dance CIC The whole show will ...

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Joe McElderry - Driving Home for Christmas

Sun 23rd November / 2.30pm & 7.45pm / £20.50, £19 concession, £64 Family Ticket

For fans of Joe McElderry and X Factor this is one night not to miss! Joe rose to fame when he won the sixth series of the ITV show The X Factor in 2009. Joe returned to our TV screens where he was the triumphant winner of the second series of ITV show Pop Star to Opera Star in 2011, where he had received 80% of the voting throughout the series. And he returned yet again to our screens ...

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Sound Waves 2014

Sat 23rd August / 4.30pm / £30 Adults / £20 Under 16's - BUY ONE GET ONE FREE TICKET OFFER - See below for more information!

Soundwaves returns to Bents Park this summer with great line up! Texas, All Saints, Gabrielle & Lulu James will headline the event on Saturday 23rd August. Adult tickets are £30, Junior (5-16s) are £20. SPECIAL OFFER! We are offering Buy 1 get 1 free offer on Sound waves tickets till August 23! Anyone who has previously purchased tickets in June will also qualify for this offer. If you purchased your tickets from The Customs House please bring proof of ...

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South Tyneside Talent Search

Wed 23rd July / 1pm / FREE!

Tiny tots to talented teens have the opportunity to show off their talents in this search for South Tyneside’s latest star in the making. Join us at the new Amphitheatre opposite The Customs House for two heats before the best acts face each other in the final on August 6th. Categories: Under 7s, 7 – 11 & 11 - 15 Email us at sally@customshouse.co.uk if you'd like to take part!

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There are many ways you can support your Customs House. You can make a donation, join our Friends scheme, set up a direct debit, introduce a friend or family member to the venue or simply enjoy a meal in our Green Room.

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