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Articles relating to: Newcastle

Orca trip by Chris Payne

Where’s Whaley? From Manchester to North Shields to Amsterdam – and back again

October 23, 2016 Comments Off on Where’s Whaley? From Manchester to North Shields to Amsterdam – and back again

As a young boy visiting my grandparents in Perthshire, I was told the story of a white rabbit which supposedly lived wild in a small glen just outside Gleneagles.

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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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Tall ships by Imogen Kate

Tall Ships Regatta, Blyth 2016: Northern Soul finds its sea legs

September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Tall Ships Regatta, Blyth 2016: Northern Soul finds its sea legs

I’m the first to admit that I know very little about ships.

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Lady Annabella

Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond talks to Northern Soul

August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond talks to Northern Soul

Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond is a polymath.

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Think Physics Interactive Light Wall

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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The River Tyne

Photo Gallery: Newcastle at Night

March 4, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Newcastle at Night

Northern Soul‘s North East Photographer Phil Pounder shares a gorgeous gallery of images of Newcastle upon Tyne at night.

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Murder on the Nile

Review: Murder on the Nile, People’s Theatre, Newcastle

January 22, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Murder on the Nile, People’s Theatre, Newcastle

Crimes of passion. Glamour. Menace. Intrigue. Slim cigarettes, cocktails and pussy bow blouses. Exotic-sounding European names, dubious French accents, Lords, Ladies and business tycoons.

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Theatre Royal, Newcastle by Phil Pounder

Photo Gallery: Newcastle’s Grainger Town

November 24, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Newcastle’s Grainger Town

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.

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Fenwick's Christmas Window Display

Fenwick’s Christmas Window

November 15, 2015 1 Comment

“The boards are up,” my grandma tells me earnestly over the phone. “They’ve started building the Fenwick’s window.”

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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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