Category Archive: Gateshead

VE Day Newcastle And Gateshead 1945 – 2017

Found on Vimeo, this excellent film was made as part of a Tyneside Cinema Education and Outreach Department project and brings together young people with local volunteers to record a reworked version of the originally silent film, VE Day set in 1945.  

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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BUPA Great North Run 2014 To Become A World First

This year, the Geordies own BUPA Great North Run will celebrate its millionth finisher, a world 1st for any event of this kind. In celebration of this forthcoming event  the Newcastle and Gateshead Quaysides along with the River Tyne will be transformed into a huge outdoor arena for the Great North Run Million Opening Ceremony. This special …

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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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BUPA Great Junior & Mini North Run 2012 & The Great North City Games In Newcastle & Gateshead

Septembers Great North City Games saw the return of world class athletics to the heart of Newcastle city centre, however it took second billing to the Bupa Great Junior & Mini North Run as a brand new generation of Geordie’s tried to mimic the success of the Olympian athletes this year. The biggest and most …

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