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Stax records

Stax Records: the legend lives on in a new generation

July 7, 2017 Comments Off on Stax Records: the legend lives on in a new generation

The description ‘legendary’ tends to get bandied around a lot in the mostly preposterous world of popular music.

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Photo Gallery: The Angel of the North and Tyne Bridge

February 19, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Angel of the North and Tyne Bridge

Northern Soul‘s North East Photographer Phil Pounder captures stunning images of iconic North East scenery, The Angel of the North and the Tyne Bridge.

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Great North Run

“I was determined not to wee in a bush”: Northern Soul’s Lyndsey Skinner tackles the Great North Run

September 23, 2016 Comments Off on “I was determined not to wee in a bush”: Northern Soul’s Lyndsey Skinner tackles the Great North Run

“To be honest, I’m knackered.”

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Preview: Ground Control to Major Tim, The Late Shows, Newcastle

May 13, 2016 Comments Off on Preview: Ground Control to Major Tim, The Late Shows, Newcastle

So far, 2016 has been a year of events with earth-shattering proportions, the kind of things that send you scurrying from your breakfast cereal and Louise Minchin’s solemn face in the BBC studios to the colossal global natter of the World Wide Web.

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Kittiwakes

Kittiwakes: Northern Urban Birds

September 22, 2015 Comments Off on Kittiwakes: Northern Urban Birds

During the Summer months, the NewcastleGateshead quayside is home to 600 pairs of breeding Kittiwakes. These seabirds create a spectacular show with their loud calls, graceful flight and chick-rearing dramas.

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Newcastle by Phil Pounder

Photo Gallery: Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside

August 1, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside

A selection of gorgeous images of Newcastle/Gateshead quayside by our North East photographer, Phil Pounder.

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The Sage Gateshead at night credit Mark Savage

Sage Gateshead: Northern Soul talks to the boss

March 2, 2014 Comments Off on Sage Gateshead: Northern Soul talks to the boss

As a student in Newcastle in the early 1990s, a trip down the Quayside meant one of two things: drinking in Offshore (a pub that strongly resembled a smugglers’ tavern) or a (usually ill-advised) club night on the Tuxedo Royale, a floating former car ferry moored on the banks of the River Tyne.

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