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Properties and events in Newcastle upon Tyne 2019

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Graft and Glory at Woodhorn Museum

Woodhorn Charitable Trust, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland, NE63 9YF

Join the Common Room team and their travelling Graft and Glory exhibition telling the story of how engineers and innovators from the North East…

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Graft and Glory at Berwick Museum and Art Gallery

Berwick Museum and Art Gallery, The Clock Block, Parade, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1DG

Join the Common Room team and their travelling Graft and Glory exhibition telling the story of how engineers and innovators from the North East…

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Graft and Glory at Hexham Old Gaol and House of Correction

The Old Gaol, Hall Gate, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1XD

Join the Common Room team and their travelling Graft and Glory exhibition telling the story of how engineers and innovators from the North East…

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Graft and Glory at Morpeth Chantry

The Chantry, Bridge Street, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1PD

Join the Common Room team and their travelling Graft and Glory exhibition telling the story of how engineers and innovators from the North East…

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Alderman Fenwick’s House

Tyne & Wear B P T, Alderman Fenwick's House, 98-100 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 6SQ

Alderman Fenwick’s House has had a variety of uses over the centuries from Merchants Home, to the Queens Head Hotel, to the Newcastle Liberal…

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All Saints’ Church Hard Hat Tour

All Saints Church, Akenside Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3UF

All Saints' Church dates from 1786-96 replacing a medieval church. It was designed by famous local architect David Stephenson . It is a Grade I…

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All Saints’ Open Day

All Saints Church, West Avenue, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE3 4ES

All Saints’ Church, Gosforth is in the suburb of Gosforth, which lies to the north of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne. It has served the…

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Armstrong Park and Jesmond Vale Walk

Meet at the Pavilion in Heaton Park, Heaton Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE6 5JS

Learn about Robin Sheep’s cave and visit the Shoe Tree on this guided walk in the company of volunteers who are passionate about the parks.

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BALTIC 39: Building and History Tours

Baltic 39, 39 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1EW

BALTIC 39 is located in the 1903 built Wards Building. Today BALTIC 39 is home to BALTIC’s project space and Northumbria University’s Art…

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Benwell Parish Church of St James

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

Originally designed by John Dobson and opened in 1833, St James is one of the few remaining heritage buildings in this area and tells a…

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Bessie Surtees House

Historic England, Bessie Surtees House, 41-44 Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3JF

Historic England will be showcasing some of their most recent local work relating to ‘People Power’ in the exhibition space and having a…

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Blackfriars - Restaurant, Parlour Bar, Banquet Hall, Cookery School and Tasting Room

Blackfriars Cafe Bar, Blackfriars, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 4XN

Blackfriars is a former 13th century Dominican friary and it’s been right in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne for almost 800 years. The…

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Chillingham Road Primary School Museum

Chillingham Road Primary School, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE6 5XX

Chillingham Road School has, since it began as a Victorian Board School, been at the centre of the community of South Heaton. Displays include…

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Christ Church, Shieldfield

Christ Church, Simpson Terrace, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

Christ Church is located immediately east of Northumbria University campus and is easy to find due to its fine stone spire with chiming clock and…

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Church of the Divine Unity

Church of the Divine Unity, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 8XG

Opened in 1940, The Church of the Divine Unity is one of Newcastle’s only Art Deco churches. Designed by the same firm of architects as the…

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City Guides Walk: Summerhill Special

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 4JA

A circular walk through the historic suburb of Newcastle which was the home to a number of individuals who have helped shape Newcastle. The…

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City Guides: Guided Walk-Visitors to Newcastle

Grey's Monument, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5AF

This guided walk by City Guides takes a look at some of the many visitors who have come to Newcastle over the centuries and explores where they…

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Civic Centre Banqueting Suite and Lord Mayors Silver Gallery

Newcastle City Council, Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, 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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Collections Showcase: People Power in the Archive

University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Philip Robinson Library, Level 1, Special Collections and Archives Reading Room, 1 Jesmond Road West, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 4HQ

Protesting for the fight for women’s rights, student marches, powerful human rights speeches, campaigning for Homosexual Law Reform, supporting…

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Commercial Union House

Commercial Union House, 39 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 6QE

The formal offices have long gone and the building is now managed by Orbis. Touring each floor of Commercial Union House you will see seven floors…

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Cooper’s Studios

Ryder Architecture Ltd, Coopers Studios, 14-18 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3NN

Cooper’s Studios is a Grade II listed building construction in 1897 as a ‘Horse, Carriage, Cycle and Autocar Repository’ and auction house.…

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Discovery Museum - Behind the Scenes Tours

Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 4JA

Free access to the fascinating museum galleries and exhibitions with additional behind-the-scenes guided tours of the former North-East…

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From Flax to Freelance: The History of 36 Lime Street

Ouseburn Warehouse Workshops, 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley , Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 2PQ

36 Lime Street dates from the 1840s and in its 165 year history has witnessed some of the Ouseburn's greatest events and changes. Today, the…

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Grainger Market Tours

Tours meet at the Market Inspectors Office, Alley 2, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5QQ

The Grainger Market, a Grade I listed building, is a permanent covered market and has been at the heart of Newcastle life since 1835. It was part…

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Great North Museum: Hancock - Joshua Alder’s Newcastle

Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 4PT

Joshua Alder was a renowned local naturalist who lived in Newcastle from 1792 – 1867, a period when the area was a hotbed of discovery and…

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Heaton Park Guided Walk

Meet at the Pavilion in Heaton Park, Heaton Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE6 5JS

Explore the history of Heaton Park on this guided walk in the company of volunteers who are passionate about the parks. Please wear suitable…

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Heritage Tours Of Jesmond Old Cemetery

Meet at South Lodge adjacent to the Sandyford Road Entrance , Jesmond Old Cemetery, Jesmond Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 1NL

Jesmond Old Cemetery is the final resting place of many of the men and women who helped make the City of Newcastle what it is today – Fenwick,…

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Historic Leazes Park

Leazes Park Lodge, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 4BJ

The meeting point will be at the lake shore jetty at 2.00 pm. Guests will enjoy refreshments in the ‘Potting shed’ nearby and the route of the…

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Jesmond Dene Guided Walk

Meet at Visitor Centre Jesmond Dene, Jesmond Dene, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE7 7BQ

Explore the history of Jesmond Dene, on this guided walk in the company of volunteers who are passionate about the parks. Please wear suitable…

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Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Club

Matthew Bank, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 3RE

Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Club is a Grade II listed building. It is a Victorian Real Tennis court built in what was then the garden of Jesmond Dene…

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Jesmond Library: Community Transfer of a Heritage Asset

Jesmond Library, St George's Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 2DL

Jesmond Library , which originally opened in 1963, was taken over by the local community in 2013 from Newcastle City Council, since which time it…

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Jesmond Parish Church

Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 4DJ

Jesmond Parish Church was consecrated on 14 January 1861 as 'a church in memory of the late Rev Richard Clayton...in which evangelical truth shall…

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Jesmond United Reformed Church

Burdon Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 3AE

Grade II listed Jesmond United Reformed Church is a landmark within Jesmond. Built in 1888, it is Grade II listed. The interior includes very…

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Live Theatre Heritage Tours

Broad Chare, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3DQ

Located on Newcastle upon Tyne’s Quayside Live Theatre is based in a carefully restored complex of five Grade II listed buildings, combining…

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Natural History Society of Northumbria - Cabinet of Curiosities

Natural History Society of Northumbria, Council Room, Second Floor , Great North Museum : Hancock, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 4PT

Discover hidden treasures in the Natural History Society of Northumbria’s prestigious Council Room. Come along and see the historic furniture…

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Newcastle Assembly House: Tour and talk - From mansion house to art house

The Assembly House, 55 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1SG

Open days at 55 Westgate Road celebrating the city's oldest arts building. Take a tour of this unique town house that stands on the line of…

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Newcastle Castle

Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1RQ

Newcastle Castle will be open for free on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th of September for all visitors. Feel free to explore the 13th century…

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Newcastle Cathedral - Dare You Climb the Tower?

St Nicholas Square, Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1PF

A rare chance to climb the 162 steps of Newcastle Cathedral’s Lantern Tower with breath-taking views of the city. Each aspect of the tower…

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Newcastle City Library: Cobbled Streets and Penny Sweets, with Local Author and Historian Yvonne You

Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 8AX

Born in 1950s Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Yvonne Young's childhood was spent at the heart of the city's industry. With her grandfather working as a ship…

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Newcastle City Library: Discover Charles Avison with James Sutton

Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 8AX

We’re delighted to welcome James Sutton from the Avison Ensemble to provide you with an insight to the famous Newcastle 18th Century Composer,…

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Newcastle University: Armstrong Building and the Boiler House Tour

Meet at Main Entrance of Armstrong Building, Newcastle University, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 7RU

The historic Armstrong Building (1886) is intrinsically linked to the formation of Newcastle University as an institution. The University Campus…

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Paddy Freeman’s and Wild Jesmond Dene Walk

Paddy Freeman's Park, Freeman Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE7 7DN

Find out about the Freeman family and see some less well known sites of Jesmond Dene on this guided walk in the company of volunteers who are…

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Parish Church of St John the Baptist

Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5JG

Medieval Parish Church 1130-1450, with some very interesting features including glass dating from 1400-1950, anchorite’s squint, old font cover…

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Solitude at St John the Baptist Church

St John the Baptist Church, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5JG

Built into the walls of a church, the anchorite’s choice was a life of self-inflicted seclusion. Inspired by this history, German theatre-maker,…

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St George’s Church, Jesmond

St George's Close, Osborne Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 2TF

St George’s was built in 1888-9 by Charles Mitchell. It is an outstanding example of Victorian art and architecture with an interior of…

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St Matthew’s Church, Summerhill

Big Lamp, Summerhill Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE4 6EH

Designed by Johnson, St Matthew's Church is the crowning glory of the architect's work, containing his family's memorial to him, and some fine…

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Summerhill Bowling Club

Summerhill Bowling Club, Winchester Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE4 6EH

Summerhill Bowling Club is a hidden gem, tucked away in Summerhill Square behind the busy Westgate Hill. Summerhill square, a Georgian/Victorian…

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Swing Bridge

Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3RQ

Join the Blue Badge Guides and take a special tour of the Grade I listed Swing Bridge, which was built 1875-76 by W G Armstrong. See the…

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The Lit & Phil

23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1SE

Guided tours of this historic gem in the centre of Newcastle. The Lit & Phil, established in 1793, was at the cutting edge of innovation and…

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The Sandstone Canyon that is Grey Street

Central Arcade, GREY STREET, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5BQ

The North Eastern Geological Society presents a geological exploration of Grey Street from the Monument, Dean Street and Sandhill to the…

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Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal, 100 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 6BR

The Theatre Royal dates from 1836-7 and is Grade I listed. It was designed by John and Benjamin Green for Richard Grainger to replace David…

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Tour and talk, from Roman Milecastle to Newcastle Arts Centre

Newcastle Arts Centre, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 1SG

Set between the lines of the Roman and City Walls this location is at the heart of the City’s cultural past and current arts development. It is…

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Trinity House Tours

Trinity House, Broad Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3DQ

The Corporation of the Newcastle upon Tyne Trinity House has been on its present site since 1505, yet remains unknown to many, a truly ‘hidden…

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Tyne Theatre and Opera House - Theatre Tours

Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 4AG

Built in 1867 and designed by W.B. Parnell for Cowan, it is a Grade I listed theatre. Guides from the Preservation Trust will set the historical…

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Tyneside Cinema

10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 6QG

Tyneside Cinema is one of the UK’s most historic cinemas, opening as a newsreel theatre in 1937, and being the only building of its kind that is…

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Victoria Tunnel Guided Tour

Ouse Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 2BE

The Victoria Tunnel is a preserved 19th century waggonway under the city from the Town Moor to the Tyne, built to transport coal from Spital…

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Vintage Bus Tour - Newcastle

Rear Car Park, Civic Centre, Off Sandyford Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 8QH

The Aycliffe and District Bus Preservation Society preserve local vintage buses to give members of the public an opportunity to ride, touch,…

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West End Customer Services and Library: Bringing the West End’s History to Life

West End Customer Service Centre, Condercum Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE4 9JH

There will be a programme of events taking place in the community room and a variety of activities and exhibitions across the main library area…

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