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South Shields, South Tyneside

Apart from miles of pristine beaches, South Shields is also home to a Roman fort called Arbeia which was built to help supply the roman soldiers along Hadrian’s Wall. South Shields beachfront includes sand dunes, grassy areas & loads of picnic areas as well as an Amusement Park which sits opposite Marine Park incorporating a childrens play park, a small boating lake & a …

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Jarrow, South Tyneside

The town of Jarrow is located on the south side of the River Tyne in South Tyneside, near to South Shields & opposite the town of Wallsend. Jarrow was once world renowned for it’s fantastic ship building skills, but these days is mostly remembered as being the starting point of the famous Jarrow March which was an organised march against massive unemployment in the …

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South Shields Fireworks Show

The South Shields Ocean Beach fireworks event staged on the south side of the river Tyne was brilliantly done & fortunately in 2017 the background was illuminated by a very bright & massive full moon in a very clear north eastern sky. The first of the 2 free shows was also viewed with the added background of the fantastically …

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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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Catch The Foghorn Requiem At Souter Lighthouse In South Shields

Members of the public will be able to stand on the cliff-tops at Souter Lighthouse on Saturday the 22nd of June and witness a fantastic and original musical performance. The Foghorn Requiem by artists Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway celebrates the departure of the foghorn from the coastal landscape with an original music performance involving around 50 ships positioned offshore of the …

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