Friday, September 16, 2005


This page is my guide to Newcastle-upon-Tyne and the surrounding area.
Consider it a work in progress as I will be adding a lot more to this page in the coming weeks. This page will end up a complete guide to Newcastle so if you need to know anything about Newcastle you will be able to come straight here.
Feel free to submit any links about Newcastle to me and I will stick them up here.

Map of the Toon
Map of the city centre. Click for biggery.
1910 Map of Newcastle on Tyne
1902 Map of Newcastle on Tyne

Local Media
The Evening Chronicle
The Journal
This is the North East
Tyne Tees TV
BBC - Look North
BBC Radio Newcastle
Metro Radio

Newcastle International Airport
GNER. Trains
Tyne and Wear Metro
Shields Ferry
BBC Travel News
Traveline North East. Public transport information

Eldon Square Shopping Centre
Monument Mall
Gateshead MetroCentre
Newcastle Arts Centre


Newcastle Shoe Tree

Armstrong Park
Armstrong Park Photos. Including the famous Shoe Tree.

Brandling Park
Elswick Park

Gala Field - Newbiggin

Hodgkin Park

North Kenton Park
Nunsmoor Park

Museums and Galleries
Discovery Museum
Hancock Museum
Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum
Stephenson Railway Museum
Laing Art Gallery
Side Gallery
BALTIC The Centre for Contemporary Art
Life Science Centre
Museum of Antiquities
Military Vehicles Museum
Shefton Museum.

Music Venues
Metro Radio Arena
The Sage Gateshead
Newcastle City Hall
Carling Academy Newcastle

Local Photography
My Photographs Of Newcastle
Capture Newcastle
Pictures of Newcastle
Dave Robinsons Page
Tyneside Life And Times
Shades Of The Past
Fresh Page Photography
Side Photographic Collection Online
E.J.R. Photography

Byker photography exhibition by Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen. Click more under the photos on the right.

VR Newcastle - Guide to Newcastle upon Tyne
Turning a new page in history. A slideshow of of old photos of the central library.
Building the Tyne Bridge photography exhibition
Scotswood Road photography exhibition. Working class community in Newcastle upon Tyne, photographed in 1950s/60s by Jimmy Forsyth.

The Burglar's Dog. Pub reviews
The Gate. Odeon cinema and restaurants.
Theatres. Schedules and show reviews.
The Tyneside Cinema

Autostitch 05-08-21 St James 02

Sports and Leisure
Newcastle United. Football
Newcastle United Fan Sites
Newcastle United Wallpapers
St. James Park Photos
Bowyer and Dyer Fight Video
Newcastle Falcons. Rugby
Newcastle Eagles. Basketball
Brough Park Dogs
Newcastle Diamonds. Speedway
Newcastle Vipers Ice Hockey
Newcastle Racecourse

Look North webcam
Tyne Bridge Web Cams

Video Clips
BBC - Nation on Film - Tyne Bridge - Construction
Newcastle Evening Chronicle Advert Video
All Saints Church
Central Station
Millenium Bridge Opening
Swing Bridge

Funny Stuff
The House of the Orange Monkey - Mr Monkey in the North-East
Newcastle Stuff
Andy Capp comics
The Grand Catalog of Conrad Bladey's Beuk of Newcassel Sangs
Geordie Songs. Anti-Mackem MP3's to download
windaz 2 thoosand. Windows for Geordies.

Geordie Blogs
Our Man In Hanoi
Bifurcated Rivets
This Too Will Pass
A day in the life of CH
Ray Marshall - Tyne of our Lives. Ray is the local history expert at the Newcastle Evening Chronicle and has amongst other things a weekly page dedicated to "Remember When - A Blast From The Past"

Newcastle Past and Present
The Official Hadrian's Wall Country Website
Myers Newcastle Time Line
A Record of the Great Fire in Newcastle and Gateshead published in 1855 at Google Books. Free .PDF download as well.
NE History
A Vision Of Newcastle
Literary and Philosophical Society
The Great North.

BBC - Voices
A humorous conversion of English to Geordie
Geordie Phrases. Some more
Newcastle English (Geordie)
The New Geordie Dictionary

Newcastle City Council
Northumbria Police

Other Stuff
A Virtual Tour of Tiled Newcastle upon Tyne
Newcastle Brown Ale cheddar soup
Ouseburn Valley Heritage - A Chronology
Tyne Bridges
Newcastle Tall Ships Race 2005
Folk Archive Resource North East
Byker Cully Tour (Link fixed)
Tyne & Wear Graffiti (2006), Tyne & Wear Old-Skool Graffiti and Flickr: North East Graffiti photosets from Flickr.

The Likely Lads
Having all solved all of Newcastle's problems the council have now decided to ban the use of certain Geordie words. Banned! 'Hinny' 'Pet' 'Love'

Newcastle Brown Ice Cream
Newcastle: Definition and Much More From
Newcastle Brown Homepage.
Get Carter - Behind the scenes A short article about the making of get Carter here on Tyneside with a few more interesting links at the bottom of the page.
Get Carter Tour. Locations from the original film set on Tyneside with some of compared to modern day photos of the same area.
Tyne Advantages. Scans of a 100 page promotional booklet published by the Newcastle and Gateshead Chamber of Commerce in about 1908.

05-08-22 Tyne Bridge 07


toongoals said...

Under "Museums and Galleries" you could have the Baltic ( and Sage (, though technically in Gateshead and the Centre for Life (


ILuvNUFC said...

Aye thanks.
There is also the museum of antiquities and the other one next door to it of which the name escapes me for now at 7-30 in the morning.
I'll try and find the time later to add them.

Like your pic. Good old Cheetah.

chris.h. said...

Hiya ,just discovered you thatnks to 'P' in Germany.You fancy swapping links? Your site is great by the way!

ILuvNUFC said...

Hello and thanks for your kind words.
I will add your site to this post and a link to your photo site from my photo site.