NewcastleGateshead Tour with Ray Laidlaw
Apr
24
7:00 pm19:00

NewcastleGateshead Tour with Ray Laidlaw

  • PICKUP POINT

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £10pp

Join us for our famous MUSIC & FILM HERITAGE TOUR departing Bewick Street, Newcastle (opposite Central Station) at 7.00pm and returning roughly three hours later—we’re usually a bit late returning because we always have so much fun!

Our 3-hour tour of on-board chat and music, hosted by the legendary Mr Ray Laidlaw, includes a backstage tour of an iconic music venue and two stop-offs at very popular watering holes, promising as always to be a fun-packed evening out.

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

'Forget Carter' with Chris Phipps
May
8
7:00 pm19:00

'Forget Carter' with Chris Phipps

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £10pp

BASED ON HIS NEW BOOK, media historian Chris Phipps takes us on his tour of Newcastle’s film and TV locations covering old favourites like Payroll and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and shining light on some hidden gems such as The One and OnlyUnconditional and The Clouded Yellow. Newcastle and the region continue to be the perfect film set, visit filming sites for Vera and Transformers: The Black Knight.

Forget Carter! What could be next for this photogenic city?

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

Simon Donald — 'New Characters Tour'
May
11
7:00 pm19:00

Simon Donald — 'New Characters Tour'

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £15pp

IT TOOK SOME DOING MIND but after years of gentle threats then almost begging, “Please come aboard our throbsome bus to tickle us with tales of growing up, Viz creation, and the stand-up routine with the characters and stuff”, Simon Donald was finally won over to the Tyne Idols cause. "Oh and fetch a guitar wi yeh."

So, we invite you on this very special, one-off tour. Well okay, this will actually be the third he has done, but who's counting.

This 'New Characters' tour is bound to be a laugh riot and so the tickets are expected to go like hot underpants fresh from the tumble dryer, so please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

Private Party/Tour
May
14
7:30 pm19:30

Private Party/Tour

Our bus is available for Private Tours and Events, which have proved very popular since we began, and have included corporate, birthdays, weddings, trips to concerts, and party stop-offs around various drinking establishments (okay, pub crawls).

Something a bit different than a stretch limo, and you can fit five times as many folks onto our bus. You are permitted to bring along your own drinks and nibbles to get you in the swing.

So where do you want to go? To book your Private Tour or to make enquiries, give our Julie Clay a bell on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

'Gob on the Tyne' Punk Tour with Keith Newman
May
18
7:00 pm19:00

'Gob on the Tyne' Punk Tour with Keith Newman

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £10pp

THIS JUST IN… Get your tickets ordered, Decca Wade (Angelic Upstarts) will be special guest on this tour!

RE-AFFIX YOUR SAFETY PINS and lace up those yellow Astro-Martens as Tyne Idols takes you back to when Punk Rock gave Newcastle a blast of crass culture and tartan bumflaps.

Join punk radio presenter Keith “New Wave” Newman and his well-spiked team, Punky Paul and Ramona Lisa from his popular Radio Northumberland show, on a 3-hour tour of the lows and more lows of Tyneside’s once-throbbing, all-gobbing punk scene. Enjoy the thrill of the Tyne Idols double decker to the punk soundtrack of your life on our state-of-the-nation sound system. Find out where Johnny Ramone had his hair cut, learn about the characters and bands that grew up in the region, fist the air at the remains of iconic punk venues and meet some of the key people that made up the vibrant scene back in the day.

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com 

Steffen Peddie's '99 Problems' Comedy Show
May
20
8:00 pm20:00

Steffen Peddie's '99 Problems' Comedy Show

  • VENUE: THE EXCHANGE

Tickets £10pp or 'Buy 10 get 1 free' through Julie.

Tyne Idols are proud to present this brilliant local funny man, radio presenter and actor from TV comedy Hebburn.

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com — alternatively you can buy direct from The Exchange.

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

Private Party/Tour
May
25
7:30 pm19:30

Private Party/Tour

Our bus is available for Private Tours and Events, which have proved very popular since we began, and have included corporate, birthdays, weddings, trips to concerts, and party stop-offs around various drinking establishments (okay, pub crawls).

Something a bit different than a stretch limo, and you can fit five times as many folks onto our bus. You are permitted to bring along your own drinks and nibbles to get you in the swing.

So where do you want to go? To book your Private Tour or to make enquiries, give our Julie Clay a bell on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

Coastal Heroes Tour + Mr Corvan's Music Hall Show
Jun
3
3:00 pm15:00

Coastal Heroes Tour + Mr Corvan's Music Hall Show

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

Leaving The Links/Bandstand opposite Eastbourne House, Whitley Bay at 3pm, Show to start at 7.30pm — Tour and Ticket £20pp

Our exciting, new for the summer Coastal Heroes Tour (details TBC) followed by Mr Corvan's Music Hall Show at Whitley Bay Playhouse.

Written by Ed Waugh, and directed by Gareth Tudor Price, this fantastic new musical play tells the incredible story about the North East’s first music hall superstar... Ned Corvan.  Corvan (1827-1865) was a comedian, virtuoso violinist, artist and singer/songwriter of hits including 'The Cullercoats Fish Lass', 'Fishermen Hung the Monkey' and the first popular protest song 'Toon Improvement Bill'. For more information visit mrcorvansmusichall.co.uk 

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

Private Party/Tour
Jun
13
7:00 pm19:00

Private Party/Tour

Our bus is available for Private Tours and Events, which have proved very popular since we began, and have included corporate, birthdays, weddings, trips to concerts, and party stop-offs around various drinking establishments (okay, pub crawls).

Something a bit different than a stretch limo, and you can fit five times as many folks onto our bus. You are permitted to bring along your own drinks and nibbles to get you in the swing.

So where do you want to go? To book your Private Tour or to make enquiries, give our Julie Clay a bell on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

'Forget Carter' with Chris Phipps
Jun
29
7:00 pm19:00

'Forget Carter' with Chris Phipps

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £10pp

BASED ON HIS NEW BOOK, media historian Chris Phipps takes us on his tour of Newcastle’s film and TV locations covering old favourites like Payroll and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and shining light on some hidden gems such as The One and OnlyUnconditional and The Clouded Yellow. Newcastle and the region continue to be the perfect film set, visit filming sites for Vera and Transformers: The Black Knight.

Forget Carter! What could be next for this photogenic city?

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

NewcastleGateshead Tour with Ray Laidlaw
Jul
13
7:00 pm19:00

NewcastleGateshead Tour with Ray Laidlaw

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £10pp

Join us for our famous MUSIC & FILM HERITAGE TOUR departing Bewick Street, Newcastle (opposite Central Station) at 7.00pm and returning roughly three hours later—we’re usually a bit late returning because we always have so much fun!

Our 3-hour tour of on-board chat and music, hosted by the legendary Mr Ray Laidlaw, includes a backstage tour of an iconic music venue and two stop-offs at very popular watering holes, promising as always to be a fun-packed evening out.

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

Private Party/Tour
Jul
15
7:30 pm19:30

Private Party/Tour

Our bus is available for Private Tours and Events, which have proved very popular since we began, and have included corporate, birthdays, weddings, trips to concerts, and party stop-offs around various drinking establishments (okay, pub crawls).

Something a bit different than a stretch limo, and you can fit five times as many folks onto our bus. You are permitted to bring along your own drinks and nibbles to get you in the swing.

So where do you want to go? To book your Private Tour or to make enquiries, give our Julie Clay a bell on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

'Him off the Viz Tour' with Simon Donald
Jul
20
7:00 pm19:00

'Him off the Viz Tour' with Simon Donald

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £15pp

IT TOOK SOME DOING MIND but after years of gentle threats then almost begging, “Please come aboard our throbsome bus to tickle us with tales of growing up, Viz creation, and the stand-up routine with the characters and stuff”, Simon Donald was finally won over to the Tyne Idols cause. "Oh and fetch a guitar wi yeh."

So, we would like to invite you on this very special, one-off tour. Well actually, this is now the fourth he has done for us, but you know the drill.

Tickets will go like s*** from a goose, so please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

'Kynren - The Epic Story of England'
Jul
22
Jul 23

'Kynren - The Epic Story of England'

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

GET THIS... Kynren is a captivating journey through 2,000 years of British history, myth and legend. From Roman times to the Second World War, encompassing the Viking and Norman invasions, medieval feasts, the splendour of the Tudors, the Industrial Revolution and the Roaring Twenties, Kynren takes you on an action-packed voyage on a landscaped, open-air stage (equivalent in size to five football pitches with a full-size lake at its centre) you will witness ships, a steam train, mass choreography, combat, dance, fire, dazzling pyrotechnics and astonishing lighting and water effects. Read all about it here > 

Our bus leaves the Gibraltar Rock pub, Tynemouth at 5.00pm, then to Bewick Street, Newcastle for another pickup at 5.30pm, and on to Bishop Auckland for this extravaganza which kicks off at 9.00pm. We return to Newcastle for approx 1.30am and Tynemouth 2.00am on Sunday — Ticket and return transport to Show £43pp

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

Private Party/Tour
Jul
29
7:30 pm19:30

Private Party/Tour

Our bus is available for Private Tours and Events, which have proved very popular since we began, and have included corporate, birthdays, weddings, trips to concerts, and party stop-offs around various drinking establishments (okay, pub crawls).

Something a bit different than a stretch limo, and you can fit five times as many folks onto our bus. You are permitted to bring along your own drinks and nibbles to get you in the swing.

So where do you want to go? To book your Private Tour or to make enquiries, give our Julie Clay a bell on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

'Gob on the Tyne' Punk Tour with Keith Newman
Aug
10
7:00 pm19:00

'Gob on the Tyne' Punk Tour with Keith Newman

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £10pp

RE-AFFIX YOUR SAFETY PINS and lace up those yellow Astro-Martens as Tyne Idols takes you back to when Punk Rock gave Newcastle a blast of crass culture and tartan bumflaps.

Join punk radio presenter Keith “New Wave” Newman and his well-spiked team, Punky Paul and Ramona Lisa from his popular Radio Northumberland show, on a 3-hour tour of the lows and more lows of Tyneside’s once-throbbing, all-gobbing punk scene. Enjoy the thrill of the Tyne Idols double decker to the punk soundtrack of your life on our state-of-the-nation sound system. Find out where Johnny Ramone had his hair cut, learn about the characters and bands that grew up in the region, fist the air at the remains of iconic punk venues and meet some of the key people that made up the vibrant scene back in the day.

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

NewcastleGateshead Tour with Ray Laidlaw
Aug
17
7:00 pm19:00

NewcastleGateshead Tour with Ray Laidlaw

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £10pp

Join us for our famous MUSIC & FILM HERITAGE TOUR departing Bewick Street, Newcastle (opposite Central Station) at 7.00pm and returning roughly three hours later—we’re usually a bit late returning because we always have so much fun!

Our 3-hour tour of on-board chat and music, hosted by the legendary Mr Ray Laidlaw, includes a backstage tour of an iconic music venue and two stop-offs at very popular watering holes, promising as always to be a fun-packed evening out.

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

Private Party/Tour
Sep
2
11:00 am11:00

Private Party/Tour

Our bus is available for Private Tours and Events, which have proved very popular since we began, and have included corporate, birthdays, weddings, trips to concerts, and party stop-offs around various drinking establishments (okay, pub crawls).

Something a bit different than a stretch limo, and you can fit five times as many folks onto our bus. You are permitted to bring along your own drinks and nibbles to get you in the swing.

So where do you want to go? To book your Private Tour or to make enquiries, give our Julie Clay a bell on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com

Tyne Idols Xmas Party
Dec
18
Dec 19

Tyne Idols Xmas Party

  • VENUE: THE EXCHANGE

Yes we know it's early, but you gotta get in there quick. We held an amazing party last Xmas in this perfect venue, so we're going to do it all again this year. Sharing the bill this time round will be the amazing Lorraine Crosby Band (the full show including dancers) and the brilliantly funny comedian Steffen Peddie

Come celebrate with Tyne Idols—bring along your family and friends. Or why not make this your 'works' night out? Here's the drill:

  • Steffen Peddie, brilliant local funny man, radio presenter and actor from TV comedy Hebburn will do two 30-minute slots throughout the evening. 
  • The Lorraine Crosby Show, a showcase of hit songs, dancers, musicians and stunning vocal performances in a wonderful revue over two 60-minute sets.
  • Post-gig music in the bar which will stay open until 1.00am.

Tickets are £10pp for Balcony seats.
Also we have a limited amount of VIP tables of eight seats for £120 (this includes luxury nibbles, posh crisps, opulent nuts, you know the sort of thing).

For all bookings and ticketty gannins-on please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email julie@tyneidols.com — alternatively you can buy direct from The Exchange.

For general enquiries please email info@tyneidols.com