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May 012015
 

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Shields Ferry River Tyne

Summer river trips on the river Tyne start next month, running from June to October 2015. There are many different trips to choose from and are a unique way to view some of the historic sights along the banks of the Tyne and to see the modern new developments taking shape along the river.

The three hours river trips sail between South Shields and Newcastle upon Tyne, as far as Newcastle and Gateshead quaysides where you will get to see and sail under Gateshead‘s iconic Millennium Bridge. The two hour river trips let you take in the monumental landmarks of the surrounding local areas of North and South Shields and sail out towards the piers at the mouth of the river Tyne.

Entertainment is provided on many of the river trips with something to suit all the family from live river commentaries, sing-a-longs to fish & chip trips – all of which are regular features of their scheduled summer programme of events. A variety of children’s entertainment also runs throughout the school summer holidays.

New for 2015 there is ‘live music and entertainment’ with some great bands to suit all tastes, guaranteed to liven up your weekends!

You can read and download both the family fun on the Tyne river trips and evening River Cruises brochures here…

The cruises start in June but tickets are available to purchase from today here. The full list of river Tyne trips in date order is here…

Sing-A-Long-The-Tyne – Sunday 7th June 2015 – Carol Lee
A fun and cheerful afternoon sing-a-long session with some musical nostalgia.

Cabaret On The Tyne – Friday 12th June 2015
Drag artist ‘Miss Felicity’ won’t spare you any blushes with her risqué performance whilst female vocalist Melissa Cavanagh will delight you with her show stopping songs.

Live music on the Tyne – Terry Slesser – Saturday 13th June 2015
Internationally recognised from his early days with bands Becket and Back Street Crawler, vocalist Terry is also very well-known on the local scene.

Sing-A-Long-The-Tyne – Friday 19th June 2015 – Carol Lee
A fun and cheerful afternoon sing-a-long session with some musical nostalgia.

Afternoon River Trip – Sunday 21st June 2015
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the board the ferry and listen to a fascinating live commentary, brought to you by John Grundy.

Fish & Chips – Sunday 28th June 2015
Indulge in some finger-licking style fish and chips as you watch the Tyne sail by.

Afternoon River Trip – Sunday 5th July 2015 – Tommy Procter
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on board the ferry and listen to a fascinating live commentary.

The Troubleshooters – Friday 10th July 2015
Deka, Butsy and Big Mac make up this three piece local North East Band.

Animal Encounters – Sunday 19th July 2015
Bring the children along to pet our cute and cuddly (or even scary!) animals.

Ollie’s big boat party – Tuesday 21st July 2015
Meet ‘Ollie’ a larger than life cheeky orangutan!

Sounds Of Swing – Friday 24th July 2015
Sail into the night with the romantic sounds of Anthony Haslam.

Victor the Veteran – Sunday 26th July 2015
Join the Roman army! Dress as a Roman soldier, find out how they lived and be recruited into the army.

Sing-A-Long-The- Tyne – Tuesday 28th July 2015 – Al Ritchie
A fun and cheerful afternoon sing-a-long session with some musical nostalgia.

Animal Encounters – Friday 31st July 2015
Bring the children along tp pet our cute and cuddly (or even scary!) animals.

Afternoon River Trip – Sunday 2nd August 2015 – John Grundy
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on board the ferry and listen to a fascinating live commentary.

Tony Junior’s boat of fun – Tuesday 4th August 2015
An all-action, jam packed, fun-filled afternoon.

Afternoon River Trip – Sunday 9th August 2015 – Tommy Procter
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on board the ferry and listen to a fascinating live commentary.

Ollie’s big boat party – Tuesday 11th August 2015
Meet ‘Ollie’ a larger than life cheeky orangutan!

Animal Encounters – Friday 14th August 2015
Bring the children along to pet our cute and cuddly (or even scary!) animals.

Afternoon River Trip – Sunday 16th August 2015 – John Grundy
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on board the ferry and listen to a fascinating live commentary.

Tony Junior’s boat of fun – Tuesday 18th August 2015
An all-action, jam packed, fun-filled afternoon.

Victor The Veteran – Friday 21st August 2015
Join the Roman Army! Find out how they lived and be recruited into the army.

Live music on the Tyne – Terry Slesser – Saturday 22nd August 2015
Internationally recognised from his early days with bands Beckett and Back Street Crawler, vocalist Terry is also well-known on the local scene.

Animal Encounters – Sunday 23rd August 2015
Bring the children along to pet our cute and cuddly (or even scary!) animals.

Fish & Chips – Friday 28th August 2015
Indulge in some finger-licking style fish and chips as you watch the Tyne sail by.

Quayside Night Lights – Sunday 30th August 2015
See the colourful twinkling night lights on Newcastle-Gateshead’s quaysides.

Afternoon River Trip – Sunday 6th September 2015 – John Grundy
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on board the ferry and listen to a fascinating live commentary

Kenny The Sax & Suzie – Friday 18th September 2015
With Suzie on vocals and Kenny playing the flute, penny whistle and bagpipes.

The Gaslighters – Saturday 29th August 2015
A great all round bunch of entertainers. The musical diversity of this local five piece band will appeal to the masses.

Afternoon River Trip – Sunday 20th September 2015 – Tommy Procter
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon on board the ferry and listen to a fascinating live commentary.

Fish & Chips – Friday 25th September 2015
Indulge in some finger-licking style fish and chips as you watch the Tyne sail by.

Bessie & the Zinc Buckets – Saturday 26th September 2015
Prepare for some rockabilly mayhem with this effervescent bunch!

Sounds Of Swing – Friday 2nd October 2015
Sail into the night with the romantic sounds of Anthony Haslam.

The Gaslighters – Saturday 3rd October 2015
A great all round bunch of entertainers. The musical diversity of this local five piece band will appeal to the masses.

Our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields is approximately ten minutes walk from South Shields ferry landing where the river Tyne river trips depart and return to.


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Apr 212015
 

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The latest 2015 pocket guidebook for Newcastle upon Tyne is out. This 68 page guide to north East England is a great resource to use when planning a visit to Tyne & Wear. It includes maps and public transport information as well as comprehensive information about all the popular tourist attractions in the North East. We highly recommend that you download a copy of the guide for any visit to North East England. A free download link is beneath the brochure preview…


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Jan 102015
 

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In anticipation of the Rugby World Cup later this year Visit England have produced two promotional videos, you can take a look at them here, both the UK and international videos open with scenes of Newcastle upon Tyne (one of the host cities) and Hadrian’s Wall in neighbouring Northumberland

For more Newcastle upon Tyne posts on our blog click here: Newcastle upon Tyne. For more St James’ Park posts on our blog click here: St James’ Park. For more videos on our blog click here: videos. Or you can check out our YouTube channel here: YouTube.


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Oct 262014
 

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St James’ Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4ST is to host three of the 2015 Rugby World Cup matches… South Africa vs. Scotland at 16:45 on Saturday 3rd October 2015; current Rugby World Cup winners New Zealand vs. Tonga at 20:00 on Friday 9th October 2015 and Samoa vs. Scotland at 14:30 on Saturday 10th October 2015.

At the time of writing this blog post we still have rooms available for the above dates but demand for hotel rooms is expected to be high, if you have tickets for any of the above games and need accommodation for your visit to St James’ Park in Newcastle upon Tyne then we advise you to book your room(s) early to avoid disappointment.


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Sep 252014
 

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Visitors to Newcastle upon Tyne city centre may be interested in this special offer for visitors to the Castle Keep, Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RQ.

Newcastle upon Tyne‘s Castle Keep is over 900 years old. It was built between 1168 and 1178 on the site of an old Roman fort by the river Tyne, a castle was founded in 1080 by William the Conqueror’s eldest son. It was this castle that gave Newcastle its name. The Castle Keep is a Norman stone tower overlooking the river Tyne. It is a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument. You can read the history of the Castle Keep here.

You can take a look around the Castle Keep in this video…

The current special offer is for a 50% discount on the cost of entry – two adults or a family of five for £4. The normal adult entry ticket cost is £4.

Newcastle upon Tyne‘s Castle Keep is open Monday to Saturday 10am until 5pm; Sunday noon until 5pm. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Last entry is 45 minutes before closing. To purchase tickets at this special offer price click here.

For more discounts and special offers on our blog click here: discounts and special offers. For more blog posts about Newcastle upon Tyne click here: Newcastle upon Tyne.

If you’re looking for hotel accommodation for you visit to Newcastle upon Tyne‘s Castle Keep our bed and breakfast room availability and prices are here: online booking.


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