Category: North Tyneside

2012 Mouth Of The Tyne Festival – Tynemouth – Updated With Photo Slideshow

The eighth Mouth of the Tyne Festival in Tynemouth ran from Friday the 13th Of July and featured 3 days of live music and events. Just some of the events on offer included Two of Britain’s biggest pop bands, McFly & The Wanted played special outdoor evening shows in the stunning setting of Tynemouth Priory and Castle, on Friday and Saturday. (not a free …

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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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Tynemouth, King Edwards Bay & The Tynemouth Priory – Updated Photos

Tynemouth is situated on the Northern mouth of the River Tyne between North Shields & Cullercoats. Tynemouth Village had long been established in the shelter of the fortified Priory & now consists of Tynemouth, King Edwards Bay & the Tynemouth Priory which was first built as a Monastery in the 7th century. The Priory was later fortified but taken by the …

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North Shields Stanley Arms Becomes The Fleet

The Stanley Arms in North Shields has been renamed by it’s new owners to “The Fleet” and is due to open on April Fools day the 1st of April 2012 Situated on the corner ot Stanley Street in North Shields the Stanley Arms was closed when Northumbrian Police objected to the renewal of it’s liquor licence.     …

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HMS Illustrious Comes Home To The Tyne

HMS Illustrious which was built in Wallsend came home to the Tyne last week (29/02/12) to celebrate it’s 30th anniversary before deploying to the Arctic Circle for three weeks of cold weather training. The Royal Navy helicopter carrier berthed at Northumbria Quay in North Shields and though it was not open to the general public, sea cadets & students from local schools & colleges …

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