Gateshead

Properties and events in Gateshead

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A Heritage Stroll Around Saltwell Park led by Ian Daley

Saltwell Park, East Park Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 5AX
In person
Pre-booking preferred

A one-hour stroll around Saltwell Park, exploring its fascinating history, hosted by Ian Daley. This year's walk will also focus on local artist Charlie Rogers who lived very close to Saltwell Park and regularly painted scenes inside it.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art: Building History and Behind the Scenes Tour

Baltic Centre For Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE8 3BA
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for an exclusive behind the scenes look at Baltic. You'll learn about the history of the building and the regeneration of the Quayside area.

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art: Quayside Tour

South Shore Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 3BA
In person
Pre-booking required

Explore the NewcastleGateshead Quayside and local history as Baltic Crew take you on this relaxed tour.

Behind the Scenes with Progressive Players @ Little Theatre Gateshead

2-4 Saltwell View, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4JS
In person
Pre-booking not required

Have a tour of the only theatre to be built and to open during WW2. The Little Theatre Gateshead was built as a permanent home for the Progressive Players by the influential Dodds Sisters.

Conversations with the Saltwell Sculptures

Saltwell Park, East Park Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 5AX
In person
Pre-booking preferred

On this walk we have a one-hour+ conversation showing the artworks, discussing the artist's intentions and listen to the visitor's responses to the modern sculptures in Saltwell Park. Please come along and contribute.

Dunston Staiths

Dunston Staiths, Staithes Road, Dunston, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 9DR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Enjoy panoramic river views from this iconic, Grade ll listed, scheduled monument on the River Tyne at Dunston, Gateshead. Refreshments available from nearby Staiths Café.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Household Waste Recycling Centre & Waste Transfer Station Site Tour

Campground W T S, Springwell Road, Wrekenton, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE9 7XW
In person
Pre-booking required

This is a chance to see inside a Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) and Waste Transfer Station (WTS). Residents of Gateshead, Sunderland, and South Tyneside, join us to learn about what happens to your general waste and recycling.

St Cuthbert's Church Blaydon

St. Cuthberts Church, Shibdon Road, Blaydon, Tyne & Wear, NE21 5AE
In person
Pre-booking not required

St Cuthbert's will be open with special displays from the Blaydon and Winlaton History Society and Blaydon Photographic Society. Talk by Val Scully at 2pm Saturday. Refreshments available.

St Mary & St Thomas Aquinas Church Stella

St. Mary St. Thomas Aquinas, Stella Road, Blaydon-on-Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE21 4LR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Display of historical vestments. Pugin stained glass windows. Lovely gardens to walk around.

The Banqueting House with a Grand Panorama

Gibside, Burnopfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE16 6AA
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Nestling in the forest, The Banqueting House stands in a grassy clearing looking down towards an octagonal pool and the Derwent Valley, in the highest part of Gibside Park, near the Column of British Liberty and Gibside chapel.

The Lost History of Bensham Grove Settlement

2 Sidney Grove, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 2XD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and see our beautiful jewel of a house in urban Gateshead. Regency and Victorian history and now inter war heritage in the form of an educational settlement. Help us decide on the last of our history trail in the form of an attic restoration.