Join us for an evening or daytime river cruise on board the Shields Ferry.
Evening river cruises (Live music on the Tyne)
If you're looking for something to liven up your weekends during the summer join us for some great live music on board the ferry. Our trips run until the end of September and whatever your musical taste there's something to suit everyone from rock, pop, blues, hillbilly, rockabilly, Irish, swing, jazz, rock and roll, indie, ska, reggae and more!
The trips are 3 hours long - departing at 7.30pm and sailing South Shields-Pier Heads-NewcastleGateshead Quaysides-South Shields. All trips include hot food, great music and some fantastic views along the river!
For full details about all our live music events, download a copy of our leaflet below.
|7 September||Barely Human (pop, rock, funk, disco) - BUY TICKETS|
|21 September||Four Worried Men (pop, rock, indie) - BUY TICKETS|
|28 September||The Revolutionaires (rhythm & blues) - BUY TICKETS|
|11 August||Spiral Kings (80s/90s pop) - BUY TICKETS|
|18 August||The Hitmen (rock, pop) - BUY TICKETS|
|25 August||Borderland (soft rock, pop, party anthems) - BUY TICKETS|
|1 September||Rivelino (pop, rock, funk, soul) - BUY TICKETS|
|8 September||The Understudies (pop, rock, punk, indie) - BUY TICKETS|
|15 September||American Girl (pop, rock) - BUY TICKETS|
|29 September||Flux Capacitor (80s pop & rock) - BUY TICKETS|
|12 August||The Gaslighters (pop, rock, soul, Irish) - BUY TICKETS|
|2 September||The Shakes (rock, pop) - BUY TICKETS|
|16 September||Soul Street (classic soul, rock, pop, funk) - BUY TICKETS|
|23 September||The Gaslighters (pop, rock, soul, Irish) - BUY TICKETS|
Daytime river cruises (Family fun on the Tyne)
Family river trips run until the end of September and include River Commentaries, Sing-a-long-the-Tyne, Children's entertainment and Fish & Chip trips. 2 and 3 hour trips are available. They’re a unique way to view some of the historic sights along the banks of the Tyne and to see the modern new developments taking shape along the river.
Our 2 hour trips let you take in the monumental landmarks of the surrounding local areas of North and South Shields and sail out towards the piers. Our 3 hour trips, with live commentary by John Grundy, sail between South Shields and Newcastle, as far as NewcastleGateshead’s Quaysides where you will get to see, and sail under, the iconic Millennium Bridge!
Food and entertainment are also provided on many of our trips. There’s something to suit the whole family.
For full details about all our daytime cruises sailing this summer, download a copy of our leaflet below.
|Thursday 3 August||Reptile Encounters - BUY TICKETS|
|Tuesday 8 August||Ollie’s BIG Boat Party - BUY TICKETS|
|Thursday 10 August||Fish & Chips - BUY TICKETS|
|Sunday 13 August||River Commentary - BUY TICKETS|
|Tuesday 15 August||Sing-a-long-the-Tyne - BUY TICKETS|
|Tuesday 22 August||Tony Junior’s Boat of Fun - BUY TICKETS|
|Thursday 24 August||Sing-a-long-the-Tyne - BUY TICKETS|
|Sunday 27 August||River Commentary - BUY TICKETS|
|Tuesday 29 August||Ollie’s BIG Boat Party - BUY TICKETS|
|Sunday 3 September||Fish & Chips - BUY TICKETS|
|Friday 22 September||Fish & Chips - BUY TICKETS|