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The South

The South
Bents Park
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Free, or upgrade to £6 Priority Plus ticket (under 5s free)

Pop rock band The South will be performing at the final South Tyneside Festival Sunday Concert of the year on Sunday 2 August.

The group, which includes former members of The Beautiful South Alison Wheeler and Gaz Birtles - will play a selection of The Beautiful South's best known hits, including Song for Whoever, A Little Time, Rotterdam and Don't Marry Her, along with original music from The South.

More artists are to be announced so keep checking this page!

Support will be provided by Big Red and The Grinners.


Admission is FREE, or you could upgrade to a Priority Plus ticket.

A Priority Plus ticket allows earlier access into the event, along with access to dedicated bar serveries and toilets. If you would prefer to arrive later your ticket will still provide you with guaranteed entry, however your viewing position may be more towards the rear of the crowd.

Priority Plus tickets are £6 (under 5s free). They can be purchased in advance up until 7 days before from: or call Ticketmaster on 0333 321 9999

In person at the Shop @ The Word, Market Place, South Shields, NE33 1JF (open Monday - Thursday 9am - 6pm, Friday 9am - 5pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm)

Other information

Gates open approx. 12 noon for Priority Plus ticket holders and approx. 12.45pm for free entry for which no tickets are required.

You are welcome to bring your own food and drink, but there will be plenty of food outlets and bars in the park too.

We will be carrying out bag searches as people enter the park. To help speed up the process visitors are encouraged to limit the number of bags they bring, and should leave sharp instruments at home.

Please check the full FAQs on the link below.

  • Bents Park
  • Sea Road
    South Shields
    Tyne and Wear
    NE33 2NL

These events are brought to you by South Tyneside Council. With thanks to our sponsors Port of TyneColmans Seafood TempleRamside Hall HotelSouth Tyneside College, and to the support of BBC Newcastle.