Properties and events in Tyne & Wear 2017

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Tanfield Railway

Tanfield Railway, Marley Hill Engine Shed, Burdon Plain, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE16 5ET

Soak in the atmosphere of the oldest working engine shed in the world, used to house & repair steam locomotives since 1854. Enjoy close up our…

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The Pathology Centre Tour

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 6SX

Ever wondered what happens to your samples once they have been taken? How long does it take to process a sample? Generally the first step is…

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Monkseaton Quaker (Friends) Meeting House

23 Front Street, Monkseaton, Monkseaton, Tyne & Wear, NE25 8AQ

The Quaker Meeting House was originally built as a single storey cottage, with stone walls 20 inches thick, in the late eighteenth or early…

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A look Inside the Old Post Office

NBS, The Old Post Office, St. Nicholas Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1RH

Come and take a look inside the Old Post Office and see what now stands in place of stamps, telegrams and parcels! A prestigious building…

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Bessie Surtees House

41-44 Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3JF

One of the last Tudor buildings in the Newcastle area, Bessie Surtees House provides an intriguing mix of architecture and romance, set against…

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Civic Centre Banqueting Suite and Lord Mayors Silver Gallery

Newcastle City Council, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 8QH

Let us celebrate with HODS with a fantastic tour around the Civic Centre Banqueting and Lord Mayors Silver Gallery. The unique post-war modern…

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Explore the ocean-going yacht, James Cook

Newcastle City Marina, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1LF

Ocean Youth Trust North (OYT North) is a charity based in the North East of England specialising in the personal development of young people…

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Flashback Friday - A History of Walker Park

Church Walk/ Scrogg Road/Wharrier Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE6 3HR

Walker Park was originally laid out in 1888 on land that was part of Scrogg House Farm, and officially opened in 1891. Initially the park was…

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Jesmond Old Cemetery

Jesmond Old Cemetery, Jesmond Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 1NL

Jesmond Old Cemetery is home to many of the Victorian men and women whom made the City of Newcastle what it is today. Fenwick, Bainbridge, Dobson,…

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Newcastle University: Armstrong Building and the Old Quadrangle

Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 7RU

The Armstrong Building is intrinsically linked with the formation of Newcastle University and will be opening its doors to the public during the…

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Ouseburn Heritage Walks

Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

Opportunities to explore the heritage of the Ouseburn Valley with local guides – this year following two historic routes that are no longer…

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St James’ Church and Graveyard, Benwell

Benwell Lane, Benwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE15 6RR

St James' Church is one of the oldest buildings in Benwell. It was originally designed by John Dobson. The Church opened in 1833 when Benwell was…

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Tynemouth Lighthouse

Lighthouse Roundhead, North Shields, Tyne & Wear

North Pier Lighthouse at the mouth of the river Tyne - the foundation stones of the Pier were laid in 1854 and lighthouse built soon after. The…

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Marine Park Heritage Walk

South Marine Park, Sea Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 2LD

Meet at the Tyne Lifeboat near Haven Point for the start of the walk. The Friends of the Park will lead a walk through both North and South…

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South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House

South Pier, South Promenade, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 2JZ

This year South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade was awarded Freedom of the Borough of South Tyneside in recognition of its remarkable record of…

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Donnison School Heritage and Education Centre

The Donnison School Buildings, Church Walk, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR1 2BJ

The Donnison School is a rare Georgian schoolroom that dates from 1798 and is adjoined by an 1827 Headmistress School House. Visitors can come…

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Emmanuel Church

Emmanuel Church, Hudson Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR1 2AQ

This church was originally the first German church in Sunderland and was only the second in the country. It was opened on Sunday 16th November…

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Royal Artillery Club

Royal Artillery Association Club, 10-11 Mary Street, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR1 3NH

A collection of military and regimental memorabilia from different periods from Aug 1914 onwards. The refurbished upstairs function room has the…

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Sunderland Quaker Meeting House

30 Roker Park Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR6 9PG

Sunderland Quaker Meeting House is over 100 years old and has beautiful features from both the Arts and Crafts period and the Art Nouveau era.…

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Sunderland Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House

Pier View, Roker, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR6 0PR

Founded in 1877 as a life saving service the Brigade is one of only three Volunteer Life Brigades left in the country. Help us celebrate our 140th…

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