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Apr 182013

   Home > Tyne & Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne > Blog: Nigel Kennedy At Newcastle City Hall

Reduced price tickets are available for British violinist Nigel Kennedy’s visit to Newcastle City Hall on Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8SF on Thursday 25th April 2013. Bought via the link below, ticket prices are £27.50 (30% off) and £22 (35% off). The full terms, conditions and how to purchase the discounted tickets is here: Nigel Kennedy At Newcastle City Hall.

The current Newcastle City Hall brochure can be seen here, the link to download a high quality copy is below.

Apr 162013

   Home > Tyne & Wear > Sunderland > Blog: Sunderland Marathon of The North

Sunderland Marathon of the North Runners Crossing Wearmouth Bridge in Sunderland

The Marathon of The North is a brand new marathon to be held annually in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. Sunderland City Council and the organisers of the Sunderland City 10K have scheduled ‘The Marathon Of The North’ to take place on Sunday 28th April 2013. You can see a short video of the Sunderland City 10K here…

The Marathon of the North course starts and finishes at the Stadium of Light on the north bank of the river Wear. After crossing the Wearmouth Bridge, the route follows the first few kilometres of the Sunderland City 10K course. The first half of the race course is on the south side of the river Wear it is predominantly flat with few noticeable gradients and includes a circuit of picturesque Barnes Park. At the halfway mark the route returns back across the Wearmouth Bridge and the last ten miles is run adjacent to the river Wear and Roker and Seaburn beaches.

You can see a map of the Sunderland Marathon Of The North route here…

Sunderland Marathon of the North Marathon Route Map

The Sunderland half-marathon route is shown here…

Sunderland Marathon of the North Half Marathon Route Map

Finally the Sunderland 10K route can be seen here…

Sunderland Marathon of the North 10K Route Map

A video of previous running events in Sunderland including the Sunderland City 10K can be seen here…

Apr 142013

   Home > Tyne & Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne > Blog: Eddie Izzard Metro Radio Arena Competition

Metro Radio Arena Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 7NA

Comedian Eddie Izzard is performing at the Metro Radio Arena, Arena Way, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7NA on Saturday 4th May 2013. You can win one of two two pairs of tickets to see him here.

The nearest Metro station to Newcastle Arena is Central and direct journey time to/from South Shields Metro station (ten minutes walk from our bed and breakfast) is 20 minutes.

The current Metro Radio Arena brochure can be seen here…

Apr 102013

   Home > Tyne & Wear > Blog: Tyneside And Northumberland Beer and Cider Festival 2013

Tyneside And Northumberland Beer and Cider Festival 2013 Logo

The 37th Tyneside & Northumberland beer and cider festival 2013 kicks off today at Northumbria University’s Students Union at 2 Sandyford Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8SB. The festival runs from Wednesday 10th April until Saturday 13th April 2013. If you’re a card-carrying member of CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) then you get free entry to the festival and can start sampling the 140 ales, 30 ciders and 10 perries that are on offer from 4pm on Wednesday 10th April. General admission is from 6pm (until 10.30pm) and costs £3. On Thursday 11th and Friday 12th the festival runs from 12 noon until 10.30pm and on Saturday 13th April it’s hours are 12pm until 7pm. Full details of the festival and the beers and ciders on offer can be found in this programme guide…

Apr 022013

   Home > Tyne & Wear > Blog: Screen-Con 2013 At The Parks Leisure Centre North Shields

On Saturday 4th May 2013 The Parks Leisure Centre, Howdon Road, North Shields, NE29 6TL will host Screen-Con 2013. Here you can meet some of the UK’s best-loved sci-fi celebrities, villains and heroes including Sylvester McCoy of Doctor Who and The Hobbit fame and Jeremy Bulloch (Star Wars’ Boba Fett).

Screen-Con 2013 At The Parks Leisure Centre North Shields Flyer

The day will involve fun activities, mixing with favourite sci-fi and fantasy stars and species, watching and joining parades, shopping at sci-fi market stalls, meeting other sci-fi and pop culture fans, collecting autographs and hanging out with Dalek’s, Stormtroopers, Aliens, Predators and cosplayers from Star Wars, Anime, Manga and more. You will also be able to have your photograph taken with the TARDIS, KITT from Knightrider, The Doctor’s favourite companion K9 and other artists, stars and costumers who will be attending this event.

Tickets are now on sale here – £9.95 adult; £4.95 under 15′s.

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