Live music and performance at Gibside

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In the 18th century, Gibside was a place for parties. George Bowes would entertain his guests with fabulous meals at the Hall, desserts at the Banqueting House and musical performances in the pleasure grounds.

Today we're rekindling this spirit and are opening the doors to local musicians and performers.

Gibside pub and beer garden
Listen to local buskers and bands, or bring your own instrument and join in. Our free Friday and Saturday evening opening offers the biggest family beer garden in Gateshead, and music adds to the atmosphere.

Buskers is the first Friday evening of the month, 6 to 9pm, free entry

Music in the Park
Perfect picnicking and live music on the Avenue every fortnight all summer, 1pm to 4pm.

Music in the Chapel
Enjoy the fantastic acoustics of Gibside Chapel with live music from local choirs inspired by a seasonal theme, on the third Sunday every month, 2pm to 3pm

Hog Roast
On various events throughout the year, warm up by our log-fired braziers for all the usual Gibside Beer Garden treats plus local hog roast, live music and more. Free entry!

Christmas Carols or orchestral music by Candlelight events
Enjoy the candlelit festive atmosphere and acoustics of our Georgian Chapel for carols with the various singers and choirs.   With mulled wine and mince pies.

Evensong
A traditional Anglican service, organ and singing. All welcome, free entry to Gibside. First Sunday of the month, 3pm

Check our events programme for specific dates of our music events