Head to North Tyneside's coast for a BIG weekend of watersports, pop-up food and drink and very special one-off live music events.
The North Sea Weekender will feature the Tynemouth Surf Open, organised by Tynemouth Surf Co, alongside stand-up paddle board activities from CBK Adventures and Northern SUP Racing.
Paddle board activities include an XL SUP Team Challenge, freestyle challenge and race events - including Technical, Distance, K9, Freestyle and Tandem.
SUP activities are free to enter - sign up here.
The surf open has categories including Shortboard, Longboard, SUP Surf, Juniors (U16’s), Mini Groms (8 &U) with prize money and merch up for grabs.
Special one-off music concerts at Tynemouth’s Surf Café and Watch House Museum will take place with the first shows announced as Ben Ottewell and Heidi Curtis.
Gomez frontman Ben Ottewell plays an intimate show in a truly amazing place, the Watch House Museum in Tynemouth, home to the Volunteer Life Brigade, on Saturday 9 October. Click here for tickets.
Heidi Curtis is a 19 year old singer-songwriter from North Shields. After getting a number of festival shows under her belt in 2021, and supporting Sam Fender at various venues around the UK, she'll captivate audiences with her powerful vocals and unique style of melody-driven rock, at Tynemouth's Surf Cafe on Friday 8 October. Click here for tickets.
There’ll be food and drink pop-ups and more details of events and activities will be announced soon.
North Tyneside has an array of coastal lifestyle businesses and organisations which the festival hopes to highlight throughout the month of October.