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Newcastle videos

Some interesting videos of the Newcastle area, have a look, I found them while going through YouTube, I think it gives a good appreciation of the Newcastle area. If you have seen any others from the Newcastle area on YouTube, please get back to me.

I personally find if you look hard enough, YouTube has loads of great videos, that can be both informative and fun. And Newcastle, Jarrow, Gateshead are interesting areas of the North East.

Best kebab shop in Newcastle – watch this video!!

Party time, this one is Newcastle vs Stockholm!!

A great video about our amazing toon..

A Newcastle city centre walk

The Stig comes to Newcastle – Finally!!

Bambu Newcastle – Ibiza Uncovered Tour

 

 

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Things to do list in the Newcastle area

Gateshead International Stadium

Gateshead International Stadium

Sports Ground

Gateshead

Home of many national and international events, including international athletics, rugby and many major rock and pop concerts.

Great North Museum

Great North Museum: Hancock

Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne

See a large-scale, interactive model of Hadrian’s Wall, major new displays showing the wonder of the animal and plant kingdoms, spectacular objects from the Ancient Greeks and mummies from Ancient Egypt, a planetarium and a life-size T-Rex.

The Victoria Tunnel

The Victoria Tunnel

Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne

Discover ‘Newcastle’s Hidden Heritage’ – experience the sounds of a wartime air raid and follow your guides underground to discover the Tunnel’s role as a colliery waggonway. Listen out for the oncoming coal wagons!

Laing Art Gallery

Laing Art Gallery

Gallery

Newcastle upon Tyne

A very nice gallery of 18th and 19th century work is the Laing Gallery, it also has more modern pieces.

Discovery Museum

Discovery Museum

Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne

At Discovery Museum find out about life in Newcastle and Tyneside, from the area’s renowned maritime history and world-changing science and technology right through to fashion through the eras and military history.

Barbour Factory Shop

Barbour Factory Shop

Factory Outlet Village

Jarrow

Barbour clothing has been made in the North East of England since 1894. Today the factory outlet offers the complete range from outdoor wear through to shirts, shoes, trousers and knitwear. There are some great bargains to be had.

Stein Bier Keller

Stein Bier Keller

Pub

Newcastle upon Tyne

The Toon venue has fully seated capacity of 180, gorgeously split over two rooms of 90.

intu MetroCentre

intu Metrocentre

Shop / Shopping Centre

Gateshead

Britain’s best and Europe’s largest shopping and leisure centre is Intu Metrocentre. Find information on Metrocentre opening times, shops and travel directions.

Grey Street and Grainger Town

Grey Street and Grainger Town

Historic Site

Newcastle upon Tyne

Grainger Town is one of the dazzling jewels in our crown, with classical architecture designed in the 1830s by the internationally renowned Richard Grainger.

Longsands Beach

Tynemouth Longsands

Beach

North Tyneside

Golden sandy beach with rocks, dunes and cliffs. 10 minute walk from Cullercoats Metro station (north) and Tynemouth Metro station (south).

Castle Keep

Newcastle Castle

Castle / Fort

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle Castle brings to life the story of this site filled with facilitating history by connecting the Black Gate (the original medieval gatehouse of the Castle) and the Castle Keep.

Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef Aquarium

Aquarium

Tynemouth

Enjoy close encounters with hundreds of incredible aquatic creatures! Come face to face with everything from adorable seals and otters to clownfish, seahorses and graceful stingrays.

Image courtesy of © newcastlephotos.blogspot.com

Exhibition Park

Municipal Park

Newcastle upon Tyne

Exhibition Park is situated in the Wingrove Ward of the city and like its neighbouring park a short walk from the City Centre. It is like the nearby Brandling Park a formal city Park but larger and more facilitated.

Peter Atkinson

Sage Gateshead

Music Hall

Gateshead

Sage Gateshead is the pioneering centre for music and musical discovery on the south bank of the River Tyne.

Waves

Waves at Whitley Bay

Swimming Pool

Whitley Bay

With state-of-the-art facilities, modern and spacious party rooms and top quality catering, Waves is the ideal place to party. Choose from soft play or hire out the entire pool for you and your friends. Admission prices vary.

Life Science Centre

Life Science Centre

Museum

Newcastle upon Tyne

Life Science Centre is an award-winning science centre where imaginative exhibitions, interactive displays and special events promote greater understanding of science and provoke curiosity in the world around us.

Lost World Mini Golf

Lost World Mini Golf

Golf Course

Tynemouth

The recently opened Lost World Adventure Golf is the perfect place for a trip out with the family!

In a land that time forgot you can enjoy a 9 or 18 hole round of adventure golf set in beautifully landscaped course.

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Viewpoint

Gateshead

A stunning pedestrian and cycle bridge which operates like the giant lid of an eye slowly opening, forming an arch to allow the passage of river traffic.

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Shindig

Nightclub

Shindig: Recrafted, Re-invented and remixed since 1992…

And now, 21 years on, Shindig is as much a part of the region’s fixtures and fittings as Greggs pasties and drizzle. Shindig nights are now at Warehouse 34, a true warehouse in every sense of…

Sunderland Empire

Sunderland Empire

Theatre

Sunderland

Sunderland Empire is the North East’s flagship theatre. Opened in 1907, a beautiful Edwardian theatre putting on season-after-season of the best shows.

Royal Quays Outlet Centre

Royal Quays Outlet Centre

Factory Outlet Village

North Shields

Royal Quays was one of the first outlet centres in the country originally opening in 1996. With over 50 outlet shops to choose from offering up to 60% OFF rrp on a host of famous brands.

Metro Radio Arena

 

Metro Radio Arena Newcastle

Music Hall

Newcastle upon Tyne

 

 

Sunderland Museum

Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Museum

Sunderland

Stunning winter gardens, with 1,500 of the world’s most exotic flowers, plants and trees. Dramatic ‘Museum Street’, 11 galleries, tree top walkway, shop, brasserie and lifts.

 

 

The Tyne Bridge

Tyne Bridge

Historic Site

Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead is linked by  the Tyne Bridge. It is the most celebrated and most iconic of the 7 bridges crossing the River Tyne.

 

Bierrex

Bierrex Smoke & Tap House

Pub

Newcastle upon Tyne

A very nice new beer bar (craft), terrace & smokehouse offering from the family that created many other bars.

 

Grey Street and Grainger Town

Grey Street and Grainger Town

Historic Site

Newcastle upon Tyne

Grainger Town is one of the dazzling jewels in our crown, with classical architecture designed in the 1830s by the internationally renowned Richard Grainger.

 

Silksworth Ski Slope

Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope

Ski Slope

Sunderland

Three ski-slopes, cafe, fishing lake, entertainment bowl, picnic area, sk8 city, BMX blades & boards, athletics track arena, adventure playground, 2 artificial pitches & more.

 

Angel of the North - Kevin Radcliffe

The Angel of the North

Sightseeing

Gateshead

The Gateshead Angel of the North is Britain’s largest sculpture. Find travel information and directions to the Angel of the North.

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Welcome to my Newcastle blog

Welcome to my new blog on Newcastle and its entertainment and various other interesting articles, to try and help and educate the Newcastle populous or even further afield…

I am hoping it is not a short blog, as Newcastle is an amazing place. My things to do list on this page, is very comprehensive and will give you tons to do.