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Annual Wallsend Festival

The Annual Wallsend Community Festival usually takes place on the first weekend of July each year.   The Festival will usually be over two days with the festival carrying forward to the Sunday, when the focus moves from the town centre to a newly renovated Richardson Dees Park, which will host many sporty and outdoor activities. Key events have previously included   …

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Friends of Wallsend Parks Spring Fair – 2013

Family fun returned to Richardson Dees Park this week, when the Friends of Wallsend Parks Spring Fair event took place in the new and improved Wallsend Park! This fun day for all the family was held jointly with a Sustrans bike event on Saturday the 15th June 2013, between 11am and 3pm There was a variety of stalls and entertainment for people …

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Rebuilding The Forgotten Orchard

The following pictures and slideshow show the ongoing project to re-open the long forgotten Orchard, which once helped feed patients from the Swan Hunter memorial hospital, once situated above the Wallsend Hall grounds in the Village Green, Wallsend. Richardson Dees park in Wallsend and hall grounds once had abundant fruit bearing trees. The vinery wall in the Hall grounds, dates back to the beginning of the end of the 18th …

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