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Events Guide 2016 Heritage
Events happening in our borough and surrounding area in 2016, including the Festival of Thrift, Redcar half Marathon, The Retro Beach Festival and many more...
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Redcar Parkrun

parkrunParkrun is a weekly 5km free timed run open to all ages and abilities. Register online at http://www.parkrun.org.uk and print your barcode before your first run.



Days: Sat
 

Mums on the Run (Redcar)

mumsontherunOn Thursdays. An outdoor activity for ladies with buggies to walk/jog/run combined with some body weight exercises.



Date(s): Wed 23rd March 2016 - Thu 30th June 2016
 

Mums on the Run (Loftus)

mumsontherunOn Thursdays. An outdoor activity for ladies with buggies to walk/jog/run combined with some body weight exercises.



Date(s): Thu 5th May 2016 - Sat 30th July 2016
 

Brick Planet

Brick PlanetIf you love Lego make sure you come to the Brick Planet exhibition running from the 7th May until the 11th July at Kirkleatham Museum. You will see some of the world’s most iconic buildings built as amazing scale models from Lego. Artist Warren Elsmore is the man behind the Brick Planet display. Visitors of all ages will find themselves captivated by a world in miniature.

Date(s): Sat 7th May 2016 - Mon 11th July 2016
 

Orienteering

Orienteering Come along and give it a try sessions of orienteering in various parks in the borough. A basic map and instructions will be provided to help you enjoy the park. The events will be on Saturdays throughout the year and on Wednesdays during holidays.

Date(s): Sat 14th May 2016 - Wed 10th August 2016
 

Xplorer

Orienteering Xplorer is a family activity using a map to find markers and help you explore the park. It is a first step into orienteering. The events will run on Saturdays throughout the year and Wednesdays during school holidays where times will vary.

Date(s): Sat 14th May 2016 - Wed 10th August 2016
 

Quickstep Strollers Fitness Club

walkingA series of sessions to learn the technique of speed walking for fitness, weight loss and wellbeing, aimed at complete beginners.

**Please book in by email**


Date(s): Sat 21st May 2016 - Mon 31st October 2016
 

The Extraordinary Gertrude Bell: A story of adventure, discovery and political intrigue

Gertrude BellThis exhibition tells the story of the North East born explorer Gertrude Bell. An archaeologist, diplomat, linguist, writer and mountaineer who was a key figure in the discussions that led to the creation of Iraq following the defeat of the Ottoman Empire.

Date(s): Sat 28th May 2016 - Sun 1st January 2017
 

Learn to Nordic Walk (Foxrush Farm - Kirkleatham)

nordicwalking Learn the techniques involved with this outdoor activity in the relaxed social setting of the woodland. The course runs for 10 weeks, taking you from a beginner.

Booking required as limited places available.


Date(s): Thu 9th June 2016 - Thu 11th August 2016
 

Learn to Nordic Walk (Tuned In! - Redcar)

nordicwalking Learn the techniques involved with this outdoor activity in a relaxed social setting while taking in a bit of sea air on Redcar beach. The course runs for 8 sessions, a taster session on 11th then 7 weeks from 25th June.

Booking required as limited places available.


Date(s): Sat 11th June 2016 - Sat 6th August 2016
 

Summer Walking Festival

walkingfestivalA selection of walks throughout the borough. Walks for everyone of varying length and difficulties.



Date(s): Sat 18th June 2016 - Sun 3rd July 2016
 

5k+ Running Group

parkrun Running group for people that are able to complete 5km and are wanting to progress either in speed over that distance or start to go further. It's a mixed pace group and sessions will include technique and coaching.

Event runs every Wednesday between the dates advertised.


Date(s): Wed 22nd June 2016 - Fri 30th September 2016
 

Couch2Park Run

Couch 2 Park Run A beginners running group aimed at going from nothing to completing a 5km run at the end of 8 weeks. Based in Locke park the site of Redcar's parkrun.

Every Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00, from 22nd June until 10th August.


Date(s): Wed 22nd June 2016 - Wed 10th August 2016
 

Saltburn Historical Walk

Saltburn History WalkRedcar and Cleveland Walking for Health invites you to come along and enjoy this one off historical walk to commemorate the Battle of the Somme and war time history.

Date(s): Fri 1st July 2016
 

Golf Week

Golf WeekA week long Golf competition at a number of local Golf Clubs including Wilton, Hunley Hotel, Saltburn, Cleveland, Hartlepool and Seaton..





Date(s): Mon 4th July 2016 - Fri 8th July 2016
 

Aim4Art Exhibition 'Not the Transporter Bridge'

Not the Transporter Bridge Image Not The Transporter Bridge is an art exhibition which seeks to explore less well known aspects of landscape and culture in the Teesside area.

Aim4Art are a voluntary community group of artists who meet every Tues at the Barn Hemlinton, and who have been fortunate to receive a bursary from MIMA to present this exhibition.


Date(s): Sat 9th July 2016 - Sun 18th September 2016
 

Outdoor theatre at Guisborough Forest & Walkway - Peter Pan

Peter PanChapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan the boy who wouldn't grow up. Join Wendy, Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter, far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter enchanting mermaids, magical fairies and the cruellest pirate of the all, Captain Hook.

Date(s): Sun 10th July 2016
 

Oddsocks present Much Ado About Nothing

OddsocksMusical Shakespeare with a sense of humour. Open air theatre performance. Bring a chair, rug, picnic and dress for the weather.



Date(s): Thu 14th July 2016
 

Oddsocks present Macbeth

OddsocksMusical Shakespeare with a sense of humour. Open air theatre performance. Bring a chair, rug, picnic and dress for the weather.



Date(s): Fri 15th July 2016
 

Investigating Nature Diaries and Journals

Picture of forest trees A day visit to the archives of the Natural History Society of Northumbria at the Great North Museum, Newcastle to examine nature diaries, journals and view examples of botanical drawings and field sketches under the supervision and guidance of the Archivist. Details of coach pick up and drop off timing to be confirmed. You must book a place to attend this visit. Places are limited to 18 people. You will need to bring a packed lunch.

Date(s): Sat 16th July 2016
 

Victorian Steampunk Connection and Saltburn Cliff Tramway

Victorian Steam Punk PeopleThis is a Victorian Revival event in support of Saltburns Cliff Tramway.



Date(s): Sat 16th July 2016
 

Imaginary spaces

Imaginary SpacesAn exhibition of illustration and design work by Brian Lee, including children's books, prints, packaging, pop-up books, poster design and images from the Roseberry series.

Date(s): Sat 23rd July 2016 - Sat 3rd September 2016
 

Changing Seasons in the Woods (Summer) - Liverton Mines

summer woodsThese woodland walks will explore the changing nature of three different East Cleveland woodlands through the seasons and the different plant communities that make up the woodland ecosystems.

They will also look at man's influence on the woods and the place of the woods in the wider landscape. Participants will be encouraged to record aspects of the woods through photos and drawings for our digital diary project.


Date(s): Sun 24th July 2016
 

Summer Sound

SummerSoundIt’s back… one of the North East’s biggest tribute music festival returns to the historic grounds of Gisborough Priory with a musical extravaganza featuring 10 headline acts over two fantastic nights.



Date(s): Fri 29th July 2016 - Sat 30th July 2016
 

Redcar Triathlon

Photo of Redcar Triathlon Come along and see competitors battle it out in the sea, on bikes and on their feet as they compete in a 750m open water swim, followed by 20k bike race and 5k run along Redcar’s regenerated seafront.


Date(s): Sun 31st July 2016
 

Saltburn Food Festival

Saltburn Hanging Baskets The 4th annual Saltburn Food Festival will see Milton Street transformed into a buzzing Festival village packed full of fun for all the family. A huge celebration of good local food includes a bustling street market with the best independent food producers in the North East & North Yorkshire. Also enjoy celebrity chefs live cookery theatre, world street food, outdoor dining & picnic areas, street theatre, children’s cookery academy, and a ride on a vintage bus as part of the Festival’s Park & Ride scheme.


Date(s): Sun 31st July 2016
 

The Retro Beach Festival

RetroBeachFestivalRedcar will play host to some of the largest artists in the dance world, including Todd Terry, Paul Taylor and Julie McKnight - Live, with the promise of a beach party to remember.



Date(s): Fri 5th August 2016
 

Kiddstock Beach Festival

Kiddstock Beach Festival With a colossal ‘open air’ main stage facing the big blue ocean - prepare to rave hard in your flip-flops until the sun comes down! Expect a star-studded international line up across multiple arenas’ covering the complete spectrum of hard dance.


Date(s): Sat 6th August 2016
 

Redcar Blast - 100 Mile Walk Race

Redcar Beacon at Night Redcar Blast forms part of an historic UK race tradition, never previously held in the North East, and unlikely ever to be seen in the town again.

The course will start at the Beacon at 12:00 noon, following a route along the seafront 250 metres past the stray, and back again. A distance of 2 miles x 50 laps, lit all the way. The race also incorporates 20 mile and 50 mile races.


Date(s): Sat 6th August 2016 - Sun 7th August 2016
 

Gorilla Festival of Colour

Festival of Colour Logo The weekly beast that dominates Middlesbrough’s Saturday night is taking over Redcar beach for a special one off party. All party goers are given a white t-shirt and bags of throwing powder paint, when the claxon sounds hundreds of revellers throw paint into the air and cover them selves and there friends from head to toe in a multitude of colour.


Date(s): Sun 7th August 2016
 

Kirkleatham Sci-Fi Comic Con

Kirkleatham Sci-Fi Comic ConKirkleatham Museum will be holding a day of live action characters from films, comics and TV. Everything from Sci-Fi to super heroes and whatever comes between. There will also be a unique range of trade stalls and displays. Tickets available on the day at the door at only a £1.00 per person.

Date(s): Sun 7th August 2016
 

Redcar Family Carnival

Photo of Family Carnival Thrills and spills will be guaranteed as Redcar’s fun fair rolls into town. From exhilarating rides to candyfloss and hook-a-duck, there will be something for everyone. Find us on Facebook ‘W Crow Amusements’.


Date(s): Tue 9th August 2016 - Sun 14th August 2016
 

Changing Seasons in the Woods (Summer) - Moorsholm

summer woodsThese woodland walks will explore the changing nature of three different East Cleveland woodlands through the seasons and the different plant communities that make up the woodland ecosystems.

They will also look at man's influence on the woods and the place of the woods in the wider landscape. Participants will be encouraged to record aspects of the woods through photos and drawings for our digital diary project.


Date(s): Wed 24th August 2016
 

Changing Seasons in the Woods (Summer) - Saltburn

Saltburn GillThese woodland walks will explore the changing nature of three different East Cleveland woodlands through the seasons and the different plant communities that make up the woodland ecosystems.

They will also look at man's influence on the woods and the place of the woods in the wider landscape. Participants will be encouraged to record aspects of the woods through photos and drawings for our digital diary project.


Date(s): Sun 28th August 2016
 

Saltburn Hill Climb

vintage cars Come along to watch Saltburn’s famous hill climb. The start is from the bottom of Cat Nab car park and over 100 veteran car and motorcycle all roar along Saltburn Lane as part of the event which features motorbikes made between 1918 to 1975.


Date(s): Sun 11th September 2016
 

The Festival of Thrift

Festival of Thrift The fourth annual Festival of Thrift is coming to Kirkleatham. The award-winning family friendly festival shows how reusing, recycling and upcycling can be fun, save money and benefit the environment. Make jam, build a den, visit the world’s smallest cinema, fix your computer, shop and enjoy fabulous food and drink, music and dancing. Free entry, £5 parking.


Date(s): Sat 17th September 2016 - Sun 18th September 2016
 

Redcar Half Marathon

photos of Redcar Half MarathonThe 34th Redcar Half Marathon, the Beacon 5km and 1 mile Go Run for Fun Event. The race will start and finish on Majuba Road.



Date(s): Sun 25th September 2016
 

Scream Factory

Scream Factory With all the sounds, odours and backdrops you would only expect to find on a Hollywood movie set, this unique and creative horror attraction will prove to be a Scream for young and old alike.



Date(s): Fri 21st October 2016 - Mon 31st October 2016
 

Changing Seasons in the Woods (Autumn) - Moorsholm

autumn treesThese woodland walks will explore the changing nature of three different East Cleveland woodlands through the seasons and the different plant communities that make up the woodland ecosystems.

They will also look at man's influence on the woods and the place of the woods in the wider landscape. Participants will be encouraged to record aspects of the woods through photos and drawings for our digital diary project.


Date(s): Sun 23rd October 2016
 

Changing Seasons in the Woods (Autumn) - Liverton Mines

Kilton BeckThese woodland walks will explore the changing nature of three different East Cleveland woodlands through the seasons and the different plant communities that make up the woodland ecosystems.

They will also look at man's influence on the woods and the place of the woods in the wider landscape. Participants will be encouraged to record aspects of the woods through photos and drawings for our digital diary project.


Date(s): Wed 2nd November 2016
 

Changing Seasons in the Woods (Autumn) - Saltburn

Autumn Oak Tree BranchesThese woodland walks will explore the changing nature of three different East Cleveland woodlands through the seasons and the different plant communities that make up the woodland ecosystems.

They will also look at man's influence on the woods and the place of the woods in the wider landscape. Participants will be encouraged to record aspects of the woods through photos and drawings for our digital diary project.


Date(s): Sun 6th November 2016
 

Coffee Morning

Kirkleatham Cliff House Coffee Morning's held each Wednesday morning. Come along and have a chat and a cuppa. Only charge is for tea, coffee and cake.



Days: Wed
 

Redcar Town FC Saturday Afternoon Fun Club

Kirkleatham Saturday Afternoon Fun Club for boys & girls, age 4-11. Football fun and training.



Days: Sat
 

Redcar Town Market

Kirkleatham Redcar Town Market - Open event Friday, with a variety of stalls from fresh free range eggs to pet supplies to childrens clothing there is something for everyone! Traders please call: 07938190062

Days: Fri
 



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