Category: Newcastle Upon Tyne

St James’ Park To Host Rugby World Cup 2021 Opening Ceremony

Geordies are in for a treat as well as experiencing a huge expected boost to the North East England economy as the 2021 Rugby League World Cup is to be hosted at Newcastle United’s iconic stadium. Owners of Hotels and B&B establishments across Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyneside, Durham and Northumberland are especially expected to be …

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Newcastle Win Promotion & Championship 2017

An excellent video showing how the Championship title was won and Newcastle were crowned champions in 2017 and gained promotion to the Premiership –  uploaded to youtube by Newcastle United Videos

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.  

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”. Urine, was collected from public urinals or barrels in the city and was used for a variety of things at different times throughout the city’s history –  …

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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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