Newcastle upon Tyne

Properties and events in Newcastle upon Tyne

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A Walk in the Park

Leazes Park, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 4BJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

A Heritage Walk in the Park covering the history of the first People's Park in Newcastle, its setting in the Leazes Conservation Area and some of its flora & fauna

Arbeia Roman Fort

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum, Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 2BB
In person
Pre-booking required

Free tour of Arbeia Roman Fort.

Christ Church, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne

Simpson Terrace (opposite Shieldfield Green), Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 1XB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Christ Church has for the last 163 years been the parish church for Shieldfield. This Grade II* listed building is a fine example of Victorian Gothic architecture. Its interior captures the history of Shieldfield.

Civic Treasures: the town halls and civic centres of North-East England, talk by Dr Michael Johnson

City Library, Charles Avison Building, 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 8AX
In person
Pre-booking required

A fascinating look at the history of the civic buildings in the North-East of England.

From Flax to Freelance The History of 36 Lime Street

Ouseburn Warehouse Workshops, 36 Lime Street, Ouseburn Warehouse Workshops, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 2PQ
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Join Ouseburn expert Mike Greatbatch and 36 Lime Street glass artist Sue Woolhouse on a tour of the exterior and then interior of 36 Lime Street, along the way explaining what its original use was and a tour of several studios.

Grainger Market

Grainger Street, Newcastle City Council, 9th Floor Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8QH, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5QQ
In person
Pre-booking required

The wonderful Grainger Market opened in 1835, Newcastle's first supermarket. Its airy alleyways and newly refurbished domed roof is certainly worth a visit. Book a tour of the market and find out its secrets.

Guided Tour of Scotswood Station

St Margaret's Church, Armstrong Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE15 6AR
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover the fascinating history of Scotswood's railway network.

Guided Tour of St James' Graveyard

Benwell Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE15 6RS
In person
Pre-booking required

A chance to have an expert Guided Tour of a local historic graveyard.

Jesmond Old Cemetery: a meander through the monuments.

Jesmond Old Cemetery, Jesmond Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 1NL
In person
Pre-booking required

Join the Friends of Jesmond Old Cemetery on one of our heritage tours, where we visit some of the final resting places of the famous, and not so famous, men and women who contributed so much to the history of Newcastle, the North East and beyond.

Saint Ann's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne

Breamish Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 2DD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Saint Ann's Church is a Grade I listed Georgian building situated in landscaped grounds and forms part of the city's iconic Quayside skyline. An exhibition on the history of the church and its grounds will be on display.

Sir Terry Farrell West Newcastle Walking Tour

Market Keepers House, Times Square, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 4EP
In person
Pre-booking required

A walking tour through and around the Centre for Life to learn about its development, construction and connection to Newcastle. May also include a walk to the river if time allows.

St Johns Cemetery, Elswick

St Johns Cemetery, Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE4 7RR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Take a tour of Newcastle's largest cemetery, which opened in 1857, the burial place of many historic local characters and with fabulous views.

The Corporation of the Newcastle upon Tyne Trinity House, Broad Chare

Trinity House, Broad Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3DQ
In person
Book on day

Trinity House is home to an historic maritime organisation. It is a Grade I listed building with its own Chapel (1505) and Banqueting Hall (1721) as well as other fascinating rooms. Maritime artefacts and paintings will be on display.

The East Quayside and Saint Ann's Church - Walking Tour

Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 3LA
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover the fantastic history of the East Quayside once a hub of Newcastle Industry.

Tour of Blackfriars 13th Century Former-Dominican Friary's Heritage

Blackfriars, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 4XN
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Enjoy a 45 minute tour of Blackfriars unique 13th century former-Dominican friary's heritage with a walk through it's medieval spaces and an explanation of its past to present.

Tyne Theatre & Opera House Tour

117 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 4AG
In person
Pre-booking required

A free 1-hour guided tour of our beautiful Grade 1 listed building including the understage area that hosts our unique Victorian stage machinery.

West Newcastle in Film

West End Customer Service Centre, Condercum Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE4 9JH
In person
Pre-booking not required

A fantastic free day of film showings about the history of Newcastle's West End.

Westgate Hill Cemetery

Westgate Hill Cemetery, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE4 6NF
In person
Pre-booking not required

Guided tour of the graves in one of the earliest garden cemeteries in England, now a listed park and garden.