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South Shields Sand Dancer Painting

A recent post on Facebook, about the sale of a painting which features a Tyneside sand dancer and his dog, on little haven beach in view of the iconic Groyne lighthouse in South Shields, has got us thinking about adding a new feature to our Geordie art & culture section. The new section will feature paintings and/or links to paintings by local artists, whether they are …

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South Tyneside Summer Festival 2011 – Scouting For Girls Free Music Event

Scouting For Girls will be appearing at Bents park on Sea Road, South Shields on Sunday 15 July as part of the ongoing list of events taking place along the beachfront during the South Tyneside Summer Festival. Scouting For Girls hit songs including She’s So Lovely, It’s Not About You & Elvis Ain’t Dead are sure to be a …

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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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Druridge Bay & The Northumberland Coast Country Park

Druridge Bay is a 7 mile long coastal bay stretching from Amble in Northumberland through to Cresswell that includes 3 and a half miles of pristine beach and shady sand dunes along with a huge freshwater lake surrounded by woods and countryside. You can take a pleasant walk around the huge lake & through the meadows set …

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Cullercoats Bay & Blue Flag Beach in North Tyneside – Photos Updated

Cullercoats Bay is a small blue flag sandy bay popular with families featuring caves nestled in the surrounding cliffs in the centre of the bay which was in times gone by a thriving fishing harbour providing shelter for more than 150 fishing boats.   The bay is also home to the RNLI lifeboat station which still plays an active …

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