All day: The Laing art gallery, Newcastle, celebrates the 400th anniversary of Rembrandt's birth with an exhibition of his printmaking from the British Museum.
10am: English Heritage re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings.
3.30pm: George Galloway, the Respect Party's only MP, addresses their annual conference in London.
7.30pm: The 17th George Walker North-East Last Night of the Proms, at Newcastle City Hall.
7.30pm: The Secret Policeman's Ball launches Amnesty International's Protect The Human Week.