The thirteenth series of Geordie Shore, a British television programme based in Newcastle upon Tyne was confirmed on 23 May 2015 when it was confirmed that MTV had renewed the series for a further three series, the eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth. The series was filmed in June and July 2016 and began airing on 25 October 2016. This will be the first series not to include Charlotte Crosby since she made her exit during the previous series. It also features the full-time return of former cast members Sophie Kasaei and Kyle Christie, who previously made a brief return during the Big Birthday Battle anniversary series. This series was filmed in various party islands including Kavos, Ibiza and Magaluf. On 24 June 2016, it was reported that Chantelle Connelly had quit the show halfway through filming, resulting in this series being her final one. On 27 September 2016, the previous reports were were confirmed with the announcement that Chantelle Connelly had quit the show mid-series.