Category: Geordie Architechture

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 was started in the heart of the Geordie City of Newcastle Upon Tyne, before following the road along Scotswood Road, crossing the River Tyne via Scotswood Bridge, before finishing in playing fields near Blaydon …

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North East Heritage Open Days 2013

As part of the Tyne & Wear Heritage Open Days running between Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th September 2013 many public buildings, churches and historic venues in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Gateshead, Tyneside, Durham & many parts of Northumberland are preparing to throw open their doors to the local community & tourists alike, for free. Highlights include some of Geordieland’s most …

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Souter Lighthouse In South Shields

A few years ago members of the public were able to stand on the cliff-tops in South Tyneside and witness a fantastic and original musical performance that brought to an end the use of the famous foghorn at Souters Lighthouse. The Foghorn Requiem by artists Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway celebrated the departure of the foghorn …

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Lord Mayors Coach Saved For The City of Newcastle

The Freemen of Newcastle and the Shepherd family have have joined forces and bought the historic Lord Mayors coach vehicle which has graced the Newcastle’s city’s streets for more than two hundred years. It means the coach will stay in the city and not be sold abroad as some people feared when the City’s council put the coach, built in …

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South Shields Redevelopment Plans Announced

A new and ongoing £100m redevelopment of the Geordie town of South Shields in South Tyneside is expected to take around 10 years to complete, boasting a new hotel, shops, library and leisure facilities, a new cinema and even a new cultural centre. New road links from the market place to the riverside will be put …

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