Activities for Young People

As well as our weekly groups and ensembles giving regular concerts throughout the year at venues such as The Exchange in North Shields, we also run and take part in a variety of local, regional and national events.

Upcoming Activities for Young People

Previous Events and Activities

Playhouse 2

Spring Sing

Our week-long singing celebration for primary schools held each year at Whitley Bay Playhouse.


North Tyneside’s Got Talent

An evening of entertainment from young people and musical groups from North Tyneside schools and the local community.

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A chance for bands and young musicians aged 11-18 to perform with the support of a professional sound crew outside Whitley Bay’s iconic Spanish City.  A panel of judges then choose a band to take their place on the main stage at the Mouth of the Tyne Festival.

Children playing samba drums

Mouth of the Tyne Samba Parade

A large scale parade for anyone interested in taking part in a samba drumming event.



Durham Vocal Festival Choir of the Year

An opportunity for choirs from North Tyneside schools to take part in a vocal competition held in Durham Cathedral.

Sage Gateshead

North East Music Hubs Gala Concert at Sage Gateshead

A joint concert held with other regional music hubs to celebrate the fantastic musical opportunities and achievements of young musicians in the North East.

Rock Festival at O2 Academy

MPN Rock School at the O2 Academy

Bands and young performers aged 14 and above performing over two nights at the O2 Academy in Newcastle.


WB Ten Pieces Day

BBC Ten Pieces Project

Multi disciplinary performances of the most current BBC Ten pieces.


Snappy Operas project in partnership with Mahogany Opera

Performances by primary-aged children of short, specially commissioned operas. Head lice, sausages, counting’s all in there!

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