About The Directory

Whenever someone searches for a Geordie website, naturally they will enter the keyword and then usually the topic line they are looking for, ( i.e. Geordie History or Geordie Sport ) expecting to be able to view relevant information regarding the keywords & topic inputted into the search engine.

Normally the results should include the historical, cultural or even or sporting way of life in and around the Geordie cities of Durham & Newcastle Upon Tyne and the surrounding towns & villages of Northumberland & Tyneside.

Generally though, that is not what occurs, instead we will get a few excellent & relevant websites & web pages mixed in with hundreds if not thousands of web links that have little to do with Geordies or even in fact the area fondly known locally and around the world as Geordieland.

 

That’s where the Geordie directory comes in, because much of the excellent information can now be accessed by simply clicking on the many and varied picture and text links highlighted throughout our various directory sections.

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If you wish to contact us for any reason simply use the comment form below.   If we believe that you have mistakenly added a comment on this form instead of a section covered by another topic we will repost it on your behalf in a section which we believe to be the correct one and let you know below. …

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Frequently Asked Questions

From time to time we are asked questions relating to the directory and decided we would list a few of the most frequent ones below.   Q. What made you decide to use the URL www.howaythelads.com as the Geordie directory web address? A. Howay is an easily remembered and often used Geordie word which is used as …

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This compliancy policy is in force whether the link is requested via our contact form or links placed by users in our forums and community sections. Please do us the courtesy of refraining from adding spam posts to our forums and joining purely with the intention of doing so. We love receiving requests to link …

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Iconic Blaydon Races

2015 Blaydon Race Hailed A Success

Thousands of Geordie’s took part in Geordieland’s 2nd most iconic road race this week as the famous road race yet again took place on the 9th of June. Naturally, this long running and historic race started in the Geordie capital City of Newcastle Upon Tyne, before following the roads through to and along Scotswood Road, onto Scotswood Bridge and finishing in playing fields in …

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Painting of a Sand dancer near the Groyne In South Shields

South Shields Sand Dancer Painting

A recent post on Facebook, about the sale of a painting which features a Tyneside sand dancer and his dog, on little haven beach in view of the iconic Groyne lighthouse in South Shields, has got us thinking about adding a new feature to our Geordie art & culture section. The new section will feature paintings and/or links to paintings by local artists, whether they are …

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