Category: Geordie Towns & Cities

Get Rachel Home

fellow #geordies please retweet & lets help get this canny lass home to her family in #bedlington #northumberland… https://t.co/IXgnWHq5GT — Follow The Geordies (@geordiewebsites) 11 August 2016

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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The Horrid Story Of William Jobling

An innocuous corner just east of the Jarrow side of the Tyne pedestrian tunnel is where you will find a small stone monument marking where the Gaslight public house formerly stood. The Gaslight,  known also as the Commercial was once one of the oldest pubs in Jarrow and legend has it, where the body of William Jobling, …

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The Durham City Lumiere Festival

A four day festival once again lit up the city of Durham, bringing a little early winter magic to the people of Durham. The Lumiere light show returned between the 12th and 15th of November 2015 to light up the streets, waterways & historic medieval buildings of Geordieland’s historic 2nd city & its famous cathedral. Over the four days of the festival highlighted …

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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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