Author: Phil Pounder
A gorgeous black and white gallery of Newcastle’s Grainger Town by Phil Pounder. Of Grainger Town’s 450 buildings, 244 are listed, of which 29 are grade I and 49 are grade II*. Just lovely.Read the full story..
It’s more than a decade since Sage Gateshead opened. An international centre for music, education and conferences housed within a striking stainless steel structure designed by Norman Foster, the Sage dominates the skyline on the NewcastleGateshead Quayside.Read the full story..
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