Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mike Greatbatch is giving a talk and walk on the history of Shields Road. Here’s some information, please note contact details if you’d like to sign up for it.
Shields Road – Landmarks & Legends
Friday 23rd November.
An illustrated talk on the history and character of Shields Road, once dubbed the `Spirit of Byker’ and still a popular shopping centre with much architectural character.
Room 4 on level 3, City Library, 2.00 to 4.00pm
Shields Road Walking Tour
Saturday 24th November.
Join Mike Greatbatch for a walking tour of Shields Road, where department stores and family businesses once rubbed shoulders with cinemas and a famous theatre. The walk will start outside St Silas Church at 11.00 and finish at the East End Library & Pool at 1.00. This event is part of the Shields Road Winter Festival and Food Fair.
Fee if you book a place for both events is £5.00.
Booking essential as places limited. Contact City Library on 0191 277 4100 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information on the Shields Road Minter Festival and Food Fair click on http://www.foodnation.org/