Category Archive: Geordie Communities

Let’s All Have A Merry Geordie Christmas

A couple of Geordie lasses have “Geordiefied” a few Christmas favourites to help us all get into the Christmas spirit ūüėõ “Let’s All Have¬†a Merry¬†Geordie Christmas” Please follow the¬†May Arcade link¬†to¬†purchase the various songs.  

Get Rachel Home

fellow #geordies please retweet & lets help get this canny lass home to her family in #bedlington #northumberland… https://t.co/IXgnWHq5GT — Follow The Geordies (@geordiewebsites) 11 August 2016

Taking The Piss

It’s a well known fact that coal and beer used to be Newcastle Upon Tyne’s biggest exports, however what is not so well known is that¬†another huge export was¬†“Urine”. Some reports¬†even suggest it was the biggest of them all at one time. Urine, which¬†was collected from public urinals or barrels in the city, was used …

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The Horrid Story Of William Jobling

On an innocuous corner just east of the Jarrow side of the Tyne pedestrian tunnel you will find a small stone monument that marks where the Gaslight public house formerly stood. The Gaslight, formerly known also as the Commercial was once one of the oldest pubs in Jarrow and legend has it, where¬†the body of …

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The Durham City Lumiere Festival

A four day festival once again lit¬†up the city of Durham, bringing a¬†little early winter magic to the people of Durham. The Lumiere light show returned between the 12th and 15th of November 2015¬†to¬†light up the streets,¬†waterways &¬†historic medieval buildings of Geordieland’s historic¬†2nd city & its famous cathedral. Over the four days of the festival¬†highlighted …

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