Evolution Festival 2012

Evolution Festival 2012
Spillers Wharf
Gateshead Quays
Tyne & Wear
NE1 3UF
United Kingdom
Dates: 3rd - 4th Jun 2012

Festival Information

Evolution Festival 2012 Overview

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

Evolution Festival 2012 Event Info

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

Evolution Festival 2012 Travel Info

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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Evolution Festival 2012 Hotels

Hotel Miles Location Rating  
Tune Hotel Newcastle 0.04 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Waterside Hotel - Newcastle 0.10 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Vermont Hotel 0.13 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Grey Street Hotel 0.15 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Sleeperz Hotel Newcastle 0.19 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Roomzzz Newcastle City 0.21 Newcastle Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Newcastle Central 0.21 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Euro Hostel Newcastle 0.25 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Royal Station Hotel 0.27 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Heroes Hotel 0.32 Newcastle Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Newgate Hotel - Newcastle Upon Tyne 0.34 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
New Bridge Street 0.41 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ramada Encore Newcastle-Gateshead 0.45 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Jurys Inn Newcastle Gateshead Quays 0.50 Newcastle Gateshead Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Sandman Signature Hotel Newcastle 0.63 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Jurys Inn Newcastle 0.64 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Claude Gibb 0.65 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Backpackers Newcastle 0.78 Tyne and Wear Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Swallow Hotel Newcastle/Gateshead 0.80 Gateshead Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Sleeperdorm 0.97 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Osborne Hotel 1.26 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Kensington House ApartHotel 1.33 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Grainger Hotel 1.35 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Jesmond Hotel 1.36 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
The Rosebery Hotel 1.37 Newcastle Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Kenilworth 1.40 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Jesmond Park 1.42 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Caledonian 1.45 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Carlton Hotel 1.52 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Royal Hotel 1.54 Gateshead Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Dene Hotel 1.54 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
New Northumbria Hotel 1.59 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Cairn Hotel 1.62 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Corner House Inn by Good Night Inns 1.71 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Rowers Hotel 1.86 Gateshead Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Jesmond Dene House Hotel 2.02 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Maiden Motel 2.35 Gateshead Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Sutherlands Hotel 2.37 Gateshead Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ravensdene Lodge Hotel 2.68 Gateshead Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Dorset Arms Hotel 3.21 Wallsend Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Gibside Hotel 3.28 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Metro Inn Newcastle 3.51 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Novotel Newcastle Airport 3.57 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ravensworth Arms Hotel by Good Night Inns 3.96 Gateshead Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Hadrian Lodge Hotel 4.02 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
The Longship 4.02 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Horton Grange Hotel 4.14 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Mercure Newcastle George Washington Hotel Golf & Spa 4.32 Washington Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Plough Inn 4.46 Gateshead Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Plough Kibblesworth 4.46 Gateshead Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
The Bowes Incline Hotel 4.50 Chester le Street Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Bede's Well Guest House 4.55 Jarrow Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Hedgefield House Hotel 5.17 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Newcastle Silverlink 5.21 Wallsend Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Riding Farm 5.34 Gateshead Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
VILLAGE URBAN RESORT Newcastle 5.41 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Quality Hotel Boldon 5.77 Boldon Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Ryton Park Country House Hotel 5.99 Ryton Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Campanile Hotel Washington 6.04 Washington Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Beamish Park Hotel 6.04 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Britannia Hotel Newcastle Airport 6.35 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
South Causey Inn 6.72 Stanley Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Athol House 7.28 South Shields Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Ball Alley 7.38 County Durham Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
The Sir William Fox Hotel 7.44 South Shields Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Seaways Guesthouse 7.51 South Shields Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
St Vincent Self Catering Holiday Flat 7.51 South Shields Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Annie's Guest House 7.57 South Shields Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Close House Hotel 7.88 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
The Moorings Hotel 7.89 Chester le Street Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Hadrians Barn 7.92 Newcastle upon Tyne Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
The Lambton Arms Hotel 8.02 Chester le Street Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
York House Hotel 8.20 Whitley Bay Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Aald Northville 8.23 Whitley Bay Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Lighthouse Guesthouse 8.28 Whitley Bay Average customer rating: 0 out of 6 Info
Lumley Castle Hotel 8.30 County Durham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Windsor Hotel 8.32 Whitley Bay Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Rex Hotel 8.36 Whitley Bay Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
The Venture Inn 8.93 Whitley Bay Average customer rating: 4 out of 6 Info
Oak Cottage 9.59 Durham Average customer rating: 6 out of 6 Info
Travelodge Sunderland Central 9.73 Sunderland Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info
Chilton Country Pub & Hotel 10.00 County Durham Average customer rating: 5 out of 6 Info

Evolution Festival 2012 Video Playlist

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Spillers Wharf Stage
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Ballast Hills Stage

Evolution Festival 2012 Food and Drink

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.

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