Evolution Festival 2012

Evolution Festival 2012
Spillers Wharf
Gateshead Quays
Gateshead
Tyne & Wear
NE1 3UF


Starts: Sun 3rd to Mon 4th June 2012

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The Evolution weekender is looking to be a great May Bank Holiday weekend on the banks of the Tyne.

The festival is held over two days in the iconic setting of the Newcastle-Gatehead Quayside. This is a no camping event.

Tickets from £35

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Spillers Wharf Stage

Evolution returns to the Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside with an outdoor bank holiday extravaganza, welcoming a veritable feast of world class artists performing over three stages

Evolution is an all ages event, however under 14s must be accompanied by an adult

No alcohol or glass bottles may be brought on site, there will be licensed bars at each of the festival sites, any alcohol found will be seized and not returned.

Included in the price of the ticket is a donation to Evolution's nominated charity "Wateraid" this donation will be paid by the ticket agents direct to Wateraid.

Site Access

No vehicle access to any sites

Access to Spillers Wharf can be gained by walking along the Quayside

Access to Baltic Square can be gained by the Baltic end of South Square Road via the Gateshead Millennium bridge.

Access to Ballast Hills stage can be gained via Maling street

Latest News

Evolution 2012 Review

Created on Mon 18th June 2012

Their was an air of expectation on the Sunday before the gates opened at Evolution 2012 with festival goers running to the main stage to get the best vantage points. The festival goers were dressed in summer outfits and some wore fancy dress fitting in with the festival theme, although the weather was not great, the atmosphere more than made up for this.

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SPECTOR ANNOUNCE HEADLINE UK TOUR & FESTIVAL DATES

Created on Tue 28th February 2012

Spector are pleased to announce their third headline tour to date; Spectour III. The band will also be playing UK and European festivals throughout the Summer including Isle of Wight, Benicassim and T in the Park. (full dates below). 

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EVOLUTION FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ONE-OFF NORTH WEST MUSIC CELEBRATION FOR PRESTON GUILD

Created on Mon 27th February 2012

One of the UKs biggest dance, indie and urban festivals, Evolution, has announced that it will be travelling from the North East for the first time for a one-off North West event as part of the Preston Guild 2012 celebrations.

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EVOLUTION FESTIVAL Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend

Created on Thu 16th February 2012

Evolution Festival returns to the North East on the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend with a stellar line up of the most influential and exciting names in popular music.  Evolution attracts 28,000 people per day to the Quayside, delivering an outstanding bill of contemporary live acts and dj’s at an unbeatable price.  And the 2012 line up is the best one yet! 

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WANT TO PLAY 2012S BIGGEST EVENT FOR EMERGING NORTH EAST MUSIC?

Created on Sat 4th February 2012

Generator, in association with Amazing Radio and NARC. Magazine are looking for the best emerging North East talent to play this year’s Evolution Emerging - our takeover of the best venues in the Ouseburn Valley over the Evolution Weekend. We’re asking regional bands and solo artists (from any genre) to apply to play this year's event.

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EVOLUTION FESTIVAL 2012 DATES AND TICKET PRICE FREEZE ANNOUNCED

Created on Thu 6th October 2011

The organisers of Evolution Festival in NewcastleGateshead today announced the dates for the 2012 event 

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By Rail
Newcastle Central Station is right in the heart of Newcastle city centre and a short walk to Quayside

By Car
From A1 follow A167 Gateshead South. Follow Swing Bridge directions to get to Quayside

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Spillers Wharf Stage

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Ballast Hills Stage

Food & Drink is readily available at the venues and throughout the town. Licensed bars and food stalls will be available at each of the festival sites.