Category: Tourism

Wallsend Heritage Week Highlights

Wallsend heritage week highlights include some of Tyneside’s most historic places and offer the opportunity to view some historic gems.   In recent year these have included:     Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, 67 Churchill Street, High Howdon, Wallsend A lovely Victorian Church containing unique stained glass windows that incorporate photographic images of Mary Burn and her …

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Segedunum Roman Fort Summer Events – Wallsend

Segedunum Roman Fort Events 4th May – 9th Sept 2012 – An exhibition that invites visitors to explore four major coal mining disasters on Tyneside which took place between 1812 & 1862, revealing the tragic shortcomings of the technology and safety measures employed in the Tyneside pits … read more  

Illuminating Hadrian’s Wall Wins North East Tourism Event of the Year Award.

An event called Illuminating Hadrian’s Wall, which lit up whole length of Hadrian’s wall after the first torch was lit in Wallsend has been recognised by being named as the North East England Tourism Event of the Year 2010. This fantastic spectacle was started at the Segedunum Roman Fort & Museum on the Wallsend riverside. Hadrian’s Wall originally extended west …

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