Category: Gateshead

London 2012 Torch Relay – Route Through Geordieland

Geordies are making final preparations this week before the Olympic flame makes it’s way through the Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside & the Durham areas of Geordieland. The Torch relay enters Northumberland from Scotland via the Geordie border town of Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the afternoon of 14th June 2012. Each area has different celebrations in place to publicise the torch relay …

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The 2011 Great North City Games – Newcastle & Gateshead

The Great North City Games takes place on both the Newcastle & Gateshead Quayside today (17/09/11) from 1pm and will be televised live on BBC Sport. This years games is a free entry event that offers people in Newcastle & Gateshead the chance to watch Great Britain & Northern Ireland taking on the USA in front of The Sage Gateshead …

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The Sage In Gateshead

The Sage in Gateshead is a fantastic iconic building situated on the gateshead side of the Quayside. It is used as a music venue, a bespoke wedding venue, a conference centre & as a centre for music education. Click photograph for larger view  

A Video Tribute to Tyneside

A Tribute to Tyneside uploaded by Youtube user geon106  showing the aerial & ground views of the Geordie architectural & cultural landmarks we all know and love. Some of Geordieland’s landmarks shown are actually situated a bit further out from Tyneside, however, this does not detract from the overall excellent job geon106 made putting this video together 🙂

Blaydon Races Petition

On June 9th 2012, it will be the 150th  anniversary of The Blaydon Races and an appeal has gone out from blaydonraces150.co.uk for Geordies everywhere with a sense of regional pride to sign a petition to persuade local councils and businesses that this key date should not go by unrecognised. Please click here to sign to sign the petition

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