Quench your thirst for summer and join Q Festival for fun summer days and long hot summer nights from Friday 14th July - Sunday 6th August 2017.

 

See at a glance our eclectic line up for adults, children and families below.

 

 

Fri 14 July

6.00pm  |  Hal Cruttenden: Work in Progress   |  Jesterval   
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7.30pm   |  Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads   |  Jesterval   
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9.00pm   |  Jesterval Comedy Gala   |  Jesterval   
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Sat 15 July

12noon   |  Lee Kyle: Kids Comedy Workshop   |  Jesterval   
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1.30pm   |  Andy Fury: Your Boring Holiday Photos   |  Jesterval   
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3.00pm   |  Lee Kyle: Somewhat Adorable Man Baby   |  Jesterval   
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4.30pm   |  The Kagools: Tutti   |  Jesterval   
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6.00pm   |  Mitch Benn: I’m Still Here   |  Jesterval   
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7.30pm   |  Zoe Lyons: Buzzword   |  Jesterval   
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9.00pm   |  Phil Nichol: Your Wrong   |  Jesterval   
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10.15pm   |  Desiree: Unf***able   |   Jesterval   
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Sun 16 July

12noon   |  Martin Mor: Funny Stuff For Happy People   |  Jesterval   
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1.30pm   |  Howard Reed: Big Howard’s LOL-tastic Yukfest    |  Jesterval   
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3.00pm   |  Martin Mor:  Road Comedian   |  Jesterval   
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4.30pm   |  Patrick Monahan: Rewind Selector 90s   |  Jesterval   
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6.00pm   |  Abandoman's Rob Broderick: The Musical in My Mind   |  Jesterval   
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7.30pm   |  Howard Reed: Big Howard Little Howard: Man and Boy   |  Jesterval   
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9.00pm   |  Gary Delaney: There’s Something About Gary   |  Jesterval   
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10.15pm   |  Simon Donald: Barry Twyford Isn’t Meant   |  Jesterval   
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Mon 17 July

6.00pm   |  Blogging; create your own opportunities   |  Adults   
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Tue 18 July

8.00am  |  GemArts Masala Festival  |  Families & Kids   
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7.00pm   |  Ceilidh on the Quay   |  Adults   
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Wed 19 July

1.00pm   |  Spiegel Storytime   |  Families & Kids  
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3.00pm   |  Spiegel Storytime   |  Families & Kids   
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7.00pm   |  Drink, Draw, Jammin’ and Paint   |  Adults   
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Thurs 20 July

9.30am   |  Felt Flower Brooch workshop   |  Adults
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1.00pm   |  Patchwork Lavender Bag workshop   |  Adults   
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7.00pm   |  Mike Gunn: Pure Happiness   |  Jesterval   
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8.30pm   |  Matt Reed: Gintellectual   |  Jesterval   
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9.45pm   |  Scott Gibson: Like Father Like Son   |  Jesterval   
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Fri 21 July

6.00pm   |  The Steampunk Gin Festival   |  Adults   
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Sat 22 July

12noon & 6.00pm   |  The Steampunk Gin Festival   |  Adults   
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Sun 23 July

12noon   |  Meet me at the Spiegel   |  Adults   
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6.00pm   |  Kate Lucas: Whatever Happened to Kate Lucas?   |  Jesterval   
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7.30pm   |  Sophie Willan: Wild   |  Jesterval   
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9.00pm   |  Gavin Webster It's About Time We Had More Women In There    |  Jesterval   
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10.15pm   |  Jonny Pelham: Just Shout Louder   |  Jesterval   
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Mon 24 July

12noon   |  Meet me at the Spiegel   |  Adults  
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7.00pm   |  TedTalks Monday   |  Adults   
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Tues 25 July

9.30am   |  Culture Camp: Street dancing Grooves and B-boy Moves   |  Families & Kids   
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6.30pm  | Glitz & Glamour: getting ready for a party   |  Adults  
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Wed 26 July

10am   |  Mini Masters   |  Familes & Kids  
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11.30am    |  Junior Masters   |  Familes & Kids   
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1.00pm   |  Emerging Masters   |  Adults   
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2.15pm   |  Noh Introduction   |  Adults   
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7.00pm   |  Drag Me to Love   |  Adults   
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Thurs 27 July

8.00pm   |  Screenage Kicks: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory   |  Adults  
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Fri 28 July

11.00am   |  Screenage KIDS: Dumbo   |  Families & Kids   
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6.30pm   |  Lost Voice Guy: Inspiration Porn   |  Jesterval   
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8.00pm   |  Paul Foot: ‘Tis A Pity She’s A Piglet   |  Jesterval   
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10.00pm   |  Head First In Association With Let’s Circus Presents: Elixir  |  Jesterval   
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Sat 29 July

11.30am   |  Jesterval at Trinity Square   |  Jesterval   
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1.30pm   |  Hal Branson: You Can Call Me Hal   |  Jesterval   
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3.00pm   |  Cal Halbert: Mission Impressionable   |  Jesterval   
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4.30pm   |  Head First in Association With Let’s Circus Presents: Arrr We There Yet?   |  Jesterval   
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6.00pm   |  Tom Binns: Ivan Brackenbury’s 10 Year Anniversary Party with Ian D Montford & Friends   |   Jesterval   
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7.30pm   |  George Zacharopoulos: Ugly Babies Make Me Laugh   |  Jesterval   
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9.00pm   |  Luisa Omielan: The Interlude: Politics for Bitches / What Would Mary Magdalene Do?!   |  Jesterval      
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10.15pm   |  John Scott: Delusions   |  Jesterval   
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Sun 30 July

12noon   |  Let’s Circus: Arthur’s Odyssey   |  Jesterval   
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1.30pm   |  Lee Kyle: The Gunge Show   |  Jesterval   
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3.00pm   |  Kate Fox: The Wrong Stuff   |  Jesterval   
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4.30pm   |  Cal Halbert, Michael Holford, Mark Kennedy & Julian Lee: Four Men Back in a Tent   |   Jesterval  
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6.00pm   |  Kai Humphries:  Punch Drunk   |  Jesterval   
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7.30pm   |  Glen Wool: Viva Forever   |  Jesterval   
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9.00pm   |  Brendon Burns & Craig Quartermaine: Race Off   |  Jesterval   
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10.15pm   |  Sammy Dobson – Listless   |  Jesterval   
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Mon 31 July

9.45am   |  Jittabug’s Move and Groove Pre-walkers   |  Families & Kids  
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11.15am   |  Jittabug’s Move & Grove walkers up to 3yrs   |  Families & Kids   
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1.15pm   |  Grass Roots Yoga 4 - 7 yrs   |  Families & Kids   
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2.45pm   |  Grass Roots Yoga 8 - 12 yrs   |  Families & Kids  
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8.00pm   |  Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert   |  Jesterval   
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9.30pm   |  Mick Ferry: Excess Skin   |  Jesterval   
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6.30pm   | Tom Houghton – Class Half Empty   |  Jesterval   
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Tues 1 August

9.45am   |  ARTventurers Colourful Carnival!   |  Families & Kids   
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11.15am   |  ARTventurers Colourful Carnival!   |  Families & Kids   
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1.15pm   |  ARTventurers Colourful Carnival!   |  Families & Kids   
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2.45pm   |  ARTventurers Colourful Carnival!    |  Families & Kids   
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6.00pm   |  Jumpin’ Hot Club Presents: Q Festival    |  Adults  
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Wed 2 August

10.00am   |  All at sea on Gateshead Quay   |  Families & Kids   
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11.30am   |  All at sea on Gateshead Quay   |  Families & Kids   
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1.00pm   |  All at sea on Gateshead Quay   |  Families & Kids   
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2.30pm   |  All at sea on Gateshead Quay      Families & Kids   
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7.00pm   |  The Big 90s Pop Culture Quiz   |  Adults  
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Thurs 3 August

9.30am   |  Toddle to the Spiegel babies and pre-walkers   |  Families & Kids  
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10.45am   |  Toddle to the Spiegel under 5yrs   |  Families & Kids  
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1.00pm   |  The Craftily Unfinished   |  Adults  
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7.00pm   |  Disposable treasures; Paper crafting   |  Adults  
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Fri 4 August

10.00am   |  Spiegel Storytime   |  Families & Kids  
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1.00pm   |  Game on!   |  Families & Kids / Adults  
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7.00pm   |  80s Social Club   |  Adults   
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Sat 5 August

10.30am   |  Chalk presents: The Breakfast Club Coffee Rave   |  Families & Kids   
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1.00pm   |  Meet me at the Spiegel   |  Adults   
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7.00pm   |  The Candy Vortex presents: Q Festival closing part   |  Adults  
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Sun 6 August

1.00pm   |  Carruthers & Kent Summer Wine Fair at the Q Festival   |  Adults  
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