Whitley Bay Playhouse
This 'state of the art' ÃâÃÂ£8.5m refurbished venue is the flagship of a major re-generation project, breathing new life into this famous coastal resort. The venue boasts 630 luxury auditorium seats, a 10 seater corporate viewing suite and a contemporary look and feel to its bars and lounge area, which also features a superb sea view.
Having opened in September 2009, it boasts an elegant new glass foyer, front of house facilities, box office and bar facilities; in addition it also features a redesigned auditorium, new company room and chorus rooms.
The transformation of the venue, situated on Marine Avenue, is a key part of North Tyneside Council's ÃâÃÂ£64million regeneration programme for Whitley Bay. It has also become an integral part of the local community programme, regularly playing host to productions from local artistic and drama groups.
Public TransportThe nearest Metro Station is Monkseaton Metro Station. Leave the Station and turn left to the end of Norham Road. Turn right and walk down Marine Avenue for 15 minutes and you will see the PLAYHOUSE on your right.
From Whitley Bay Station go straight ahead down Station Road at the end of the road turn left onto Whitley Road and the turn second right onto Park Road and follow this road diectly to the PLAYHOUSE.
Car Parking: A public car park is available next to the PLAYHOUSE, could you kindly respect the permit parking on the street for local residents.
Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!
Be safe this Bonfire Night
Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event.