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Enchanted Parks 2016



Where: Saltwell Park, Gateshead

When: Tuesday 6 - Sunday 11 December 2016

Gateshead's popular after-dark arts adventure is making a welcome return this festive season. During December, Enchanted Parks will once again breathe myth and magic into Saltwell Park.  

This year, due to overwhelming demand, the event is running for an extra night. 

This year’s programme is inspired by the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death. It will take you on an intriguing journey, where a hidden manuscript found inside the Towers has unleashed a strange kind of magic. A Midwinter Night’s Tale slowly comes to life.

Ticket prices are £8 for adults* and £2 for children under 16. Children aged three and under go free, but will need a ticket to gain entry.

* a 50p booking fee applies for adult tickets

How to get tickets

Tickets are now sold out. 

Practical Information

Tickets are valid for entry in 15 minute intervals, from 4.30pm until the last admission to the park at 8.30pm. Please try to arrive as near to your entry time as possible to keep queuing to a minimum. 

Entrance to Enchanted Parks is via the entrance to the park through Joicey Road car park.

Please note there will be extremely limited parking available and priority will be given to Blue Badge Holders. Parking is free of charge for Blue Badge Holders, other vehicles which will be charged at £5 per car.


Find out more

Enchanted Parks is part of Light Up The North; a consortium of seven light festivals taking place across the North of England.