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The Ritz Wallsend

What seems like only a few years ago members of the Wallsend public would have been having a bite to eat at home before heading out to play a game of Bingo or two. Before that even (pre-1962 cinema at the Ritz) they might have been getting ready to go and see a new cinema release The Ritz …

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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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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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