This year's Sandcastle Ball will be at the stunning Crowne Plaza hotel in Newcastle and promises to be a top notch evening of entertainment and celebration to support the region’s oldest independent children’s charity to help change children’s lives.

This fantastic night will include fizz, a delicious four course meal, fantastic live entertainment by brilliant band Hip Operation all expertly hosted by BBC’s Jeff Brown – it’s going to be THE party of the season.

Sandcastle Ball collage

Amazing Prizes

There will be plenty of prizes up for grabs to win at our auctions and tombola throughout the night including:


Stylish retreat

Indulge in a really special country escape with a two night stay in one of these beautifully styled Hadrian Shepherd Huts complete with a breakfast hamper and a bottle of Prosecco!

Hadrian Shepherd

It's the Campervan Life

We've also got a weekend break in a sleek and shiny VW California Campervan to give away, courtesy of the lovely team at Lookers Volkswagen Newcastle!

Whether the beach or the countryside is your thing, you can effortlessly escape in total luxury and style. Sounds AMAZING!

VW Campervan

Cosy Cottage by the Seaside

Imagine relaxing on a three night break at Herring Masters Cottage in beautiful Seahouses. The charming four star accommodation sleeps up to six people and provides the perfect base for exploring the stunning castles and coastline of historic Northumberland. 

Herring Master

The Entertainment

Here's a taste of the band we've got lined up for you which should get everyone onto the dancefloor...

Our black tie Sandcastle Ball is one of the best charity fundraising events in the region, so you really want to be there!

It's a wonderful celebration of our day at the beach for the Sandcastle Challenge and where we award the much coveted Sandcastle Trophy.

Children North East exists because growing up can be hard and with your support we can help more children and young people in the north east grow up healthy and happy.

Hit the link below to get your booking form now

Book your tickets

If you need more information, feel free to get in touch with Carol Taylor via email: [email protected] 
or give her a ring on 0191 256 2444