Category: Geordie Photos

Cullercoats Bay & Blue Flag Beach in North Tyneside

Cullercoats Bay is a small blue flag sandy bay popular with geordie families, featuring caves nestled in the surrounding cliffs in the centre of the bay.   The bay is also home to the RNLI lifeboat station which still plays an active part in this small North Tyneside seaside community which in times gone by was a thriving fishing …

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The Horrid Story Of William Jobling

An innocuous corner just east of the Jarrow side of the Tyne pedestrian tunnel is where you will find a small stone monument marking where the Gaslight public house formerly stood. The Gaslight,  known also as the Commercial was once one of the oldest pubs in Jarrow and legend has it, where the body of William Jobling, …

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Costa Del Quayside – Newcastle Upon Tyne

The Newcastle Quayside has resembled a scene from the Costa-del-sol as Newcastle’s own beach complete with deck chairs, sand, buckets and spades and even a millionaires 50 million dollar luxury Super Yacht the Sovereign moored amongst palm trees near to Newcastle Crown Court. Fantastic sunny days this week also helped set this remarkable scene of what some members …

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Tynemouth VW Rally Photo Slideshow

Organisers of the 2013 Tynemouth VW Rally, held with the backdrop of the Tynemouth Priory have sent out a big thank you to everyone who helped make 2013 the biggest year ever for the annual Tynemouth Classic VW Rally and are already planning what they can add to help make the classic car rally bigger and better …

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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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