Introduction to the NUFC Fairs Cup Thread . . .
Our Fairs Cup triumph turned 1969 into one of the most memorable years in the long and very illustrious history of Newcastle United FC.
We progressed through to the final of the Inter Cities Fairs Cup (re-named 'European Fairs Cup' during that...
Heritage Open Days 2017 will soon be with us. This amazing annual event will run from 7th to 10th September this year.
Since 2011, this forum has set up a new thread each year to record in words and photos our experiences at, and photos of, each years events . . .
So, here is the "2017...
On Sunday 09/07/17 got across into Newcastle City Centre by 10.00 to see the cars on display at the NE1 Newcastle Motor Show 2017 hopefully before the crowds became so large that the cars became unable to be photographed
These pictures by myself taken 09/07/17 in period approx 1000 - 10.30 on...
Traditionally, we set up a new thread for every years "Heritage Open Days", so here is the (rather early) setting up of the 2016 thread . . .
Funding boost secures Heritage Open Days festival for 2016
By Barbara Hodgson, The Chronicle, 18th February 2016
The interior of Morpeth Clock Tower...
The dates for the 2015 Heritage Open Days will be Thursday 10th - Sunday 13th September.
The full list of events will appear on the TWHODS web site on 1st August and according to a reply from them I got, it's going to be "a bumper year" :cheers:
The national site for all listings is...
What THIS thread is for . . .
This thread is a “notification thread” which will be used to periodically update members about what is available on the Forum Index Thread, which is one of the Sticky Threads permanently stuck at the top of the Main Forum (list of threads) Page.
The existence of...
Some advanced information on this years forthcoming Heritage Open Days which this year will run from 11th to 14th September.
This interesting snippet from the English Heritage web site @ http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/grant-aided-properties/sallyport-tower-tower-street-ne1-2hy/...
Yes best seen from the Cloth Market end, not the ahem gentleman's club. This is an image which dates back to circa 2000 and it may have changed since then?
Image hosted on http://ellwood.fototime.com/Cloth%20Market
There is an excellent image courtesy of White Hart Yard courtesy of Jim Cocker...
Here's a 'philosophical' question. Is it still correct to call the Swan House Roundabout, 'The Swan House Roundabout'?
Or is it [say] 55degrees.
I still think of it as Swan House, but wonder if there is a convention?
A proposed EVENING CHRONICLE article about the
Newcastle Forum of skyscrapercity.com . . .
In continuation of my earlier post (quoted above) the third part of my discussions of the other morning with the Features Editor of the Evening Chronicle, about previous 'due credit' not being given to...
I would like to start this new thread, by introducing myself.
I am the Moderator of the Newcastle Metro Area Forum, within the North East England Sub-forum of Skyscraper City, over in the UK.
My reason for writing at this time (which I have already discussed with two of your...
This year the Heritage Open Days run from Thursday 6th September till Sunday 9th September 2012.
Main web site for HOD's - http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/
Tyne & Wear HOD's - http://www.twhods.org.uk/
Quite an interesting concept which is now 60 years old !
It is interesting that for some of these Category D villages absolutely NO trace of them now exists, such as Addison which was to the west of Blaydon.
It went from:
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Of course some did...
Having discussed this with NH he agrees that a thread charting the HOD's for 2011 would be a good idea where folk can post photographs and comments about the venue's that they have attended. In doing so it builds up a valuable resource of photographs from places not normally seen and also allows...
The idea of this thread is to enable discussion about (a) general highrise issues and (b) discussion about individual highrise buildings that do not have their own thread. Additionally the thread should serve as a discussion area for the database of tall buildings at www.skyscrapernews.com
How about this for a thread? I think the rule must be that they are no-longer with us so as not to get into libel issues. Here's two to kick you off.
1 A great friend of mine, John Lowe.
John was a barrister of note in the city, flamboyant, larger than life who sadly passed away a couple...
Newcastle City Council will decide on history project cash
by Tony Henderson, The Journal, March 9th 2011
A DECISION will be taken today on financial backing for a scheme to enhance the historic core from which Newcastle evolved.
The project is called Old Newcastle – Where the Story Begins...