Category: History Channel

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.  

Newcastle Upon Tyne – Way Back When

A video showing images of Newcastle as far back as 1891, some of the pictures of the old exhibition park are well worth seeing.   Uploaded by Steve Preston on Vimeo

Beamish Museum – Virtual Photo Tour

A virtual photo slideshow tour of Beamish museum in Annfield Plain, near the City of Durham gives us a historical taste of how the Geordie  towns & villages surrounding Newcastle Upon Tyne & Durham must have looked at the beginning of the 20th century. Once you purchase a ticket to Beamish museum you will “normally” be able to visit for …

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