Category: Gateshead

Geordie Sporting Legend Steve Cram

Geordie athlete and icon¬†Steve Cram was in the Eighties’ (and by many still is) described as “one” of ūüėõ the World’s best ever runners. Known more as a UK athletics’ commentator these days, its worth seeing his credentials ūüôā If ( for some reason :-/ ) you cant view it in the UK! just click …

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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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