A fascinating look back at times in North Shields with video taken in 1901 featuring Geordie’s taking part in a Tynemouth Swimming Gala at Haven Beach. What makes it even more brilliant is the fact that they are racing each other in morning suits & bowler hat’s 🙂
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Tynemouth longsands is a pristine beach popular with surfers which has hosted the British surfing championship in the past and has recently been awarded blue flag status. The following video shows the beauty of the beach (and a few dedicated surfers) as a new day dawns.
Sandhaven Beach in the town of South Shields, South Tyneside is a long blue flag beach popular with both Geordie families and watersport enthusiasts alike. Other attractions include Ocean Beach Pleasure Park and the adjoining North & South Marine Park which stand side by side and are popular tourist attractions offering a boating lake, a miniature steam railway, a childrens …
The Spanish City Whitley Bay was recently bathed in a 8 minute coloured lights display. The 8 minute film was funded by the Arts Council England for 2 days only between 6pm and 9pm from the 10th of December as part of the Dome’s Centenary celebrations.