Sage Gateshead's Christmas Fair 2018

Sage Gateshead

Join us to kick off the festive season in style at Sage Gateshead’s Christmas Fair 2018.

There’ll be something for everybody from our vinyl lounge to the artisan maker’s market for those unique Christmas gifts.

We’re also hosting some amazing family friendly entertainment to keep the little ones entertained.

Entry to the fair is FREE of charge and grants you access to;

  • Maker’s Market with 30 traders
  • A very special welcome from Ringtons
  • Festive stilt walker performances throughout the day
  • Musical performances from our Carol Choir and live band Black ‘n’ Blue
  • Family picnic zone – bring your own or treat yourself to our Christmas offering
  • Vinyl Lounge hosted by Gateshead’s own Spinning Superiority. Enjoy a spot of lunch, or even a Bailey’s and hot chocolate, whilst listening to some classic music. You can even purchase the high quality LPs as gifts
  • Scheduled performances from our Christmas Elves for the kids; led Christmas singalongs and festive stories

We’ll also have amazing face painting* for a range of ages plus Mrs Claus hosting a festive table sparkling with craft supplies to write your letters to Father Christmas*.

*These activities are charged at £2.50 each, per child, and are payable on the day.

Christmas Glass Painting Workshop
Join renowned local glass artist, Carol Nicholson, to decorate your very own Christmas glass bauble. You’ll be led through the art of glass painting, creating a lasting memento for your Christmas Tree ready to take away later that day. Book Tickets.


  • Open House & The Spare Room
  • A Brownie A Day
  • Pure Island Gifts
  • Travelling Bee Company
  • SALISA Boutique
  • DandR Jewellery
  • Rip and Snip Laser Cutting Studio
  • Pier74
  • Sapone
  • Urban Candle Co
  • The Canny Candy Gadgies
  • Drumrae Designs
  • Children’s illustrator and artist Fran Ripon with Peanut Jar
  • Powder Butterfly
  • Dough It Yourself
  • Ambassadors of Science
  • Personally I Wood
  • Ryton Men’s Shed
  • At the barn door
  • Cheryl Downie Photography
  • Artful of Hexham
  • The Millin Charity & Local Women Local Enterprise
  • Alison’s Kitchen Jams
  • Art23
  • Durham Distillery
  • For MAMA and BABA
  • Puppy Sue’s K9 Kitchen
  • Stony Pasture Alpacas
  • Medomsley Bangers
  • Thought Foundation
  • The Pure Candle Company
  • Shepherd Illustration

Concourse Performances

Music by the Fireplace: Silver Programme Christmas Choir
Venue: Concourse
Time: 2pm

Come along for this free Christmas performance on Sage Gateshead’s Concourse. The Silver Christmas Carol Choir, led by Jake Hardiment and accompanied by Dave Williams, will be singing all your favourite carols and songs to get you into the Christmas spirit. The Silver Programme is a community music programme, which offers a wide range of musical activity for people over the age of 50.

Music by the Fireplace: Black ‘n’ Blue
Venue: Concourse
Time: 3pm

Black ‘n’ Blue are a 7-piece harmony Rock band that play a wide variety of Rock and Pop classics from as early as the 60’s all the way up to present day! Black ‘n’ Blue met whilst attending sessions at Sage Gateshead’s Silver Programme, formed their own band and as a result have played hundreds of gigs up and down the country!

Part of Music by the Fireplace

Come in out of the cold and join us on Sage Gateshead’s concourse for a jolly festive singalong. Our series of free festive concourse performances featuring orchestras, choirs, bands and ensembles are bound to get you in the mood for Christmas.

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