Category: Wallsend Events

Wallsend Festival Event Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

The 10th annual Wallsend Festival was held from the 26th of June through to Saturday 3rd of July 2010. The event coincided with the World Cup so a special theme of “Around the World” was chosen to highlight Wallsend’s connections with people and cultures from around the World. There was something for everyone to enjoy as the festival showcased …

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Wallsend Cranes Demolition – Signals End Of An Era For The River Tyne

The Last 2 cranes standing at the Wallsend shipyards site on the banks of the river Tyne were blasted from the local skyline yesterday in an event that lasted just a few seconds but changed the Wallsend skyline forever. This event and last years departure of the Titan III (as well as the Swan Hunter floating dock and crane …

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Wallsend Born Sting Nominated for Freedom Of The Borough.

Sting has been recommended to receive the Honorary Freedom of the Borough Of North Tyneside. Possibly Wallsends Most Famous son, Rock legend Sting aka Gordon Sumner the son of a milkman who was born and brought up in Wallsend was recently nominated by Councillor M T Glindon. I would like to nominate Gordon Matthew Sumner, better …

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