Newcastle Uncovered

Ghetto Golf Newcastle

Ghetto Golf Newcastle: The Ultimate Guide

A phenomenon which has taken the UK by storm in the few cities which are lucky enough to have it, but what is Ghetto Golf? Here we answer some of the most frequently asked questions related to this immensely popular activity and the Ghetto Golf...

Market Shaker in Newcastle

Market Shaker: A Mini Guide

Market Shaker opened its doors at the end of August 2019 and became an instant hit. This fantastic venue, which describes itself as a bar, dancehall and garden, has now firmly established itself as one of the most popular hang-outs in town. Complete...

Moving to Newcastle upon Tyne

Reasons to Move to Newcastle upon Tyne

There are many great cities in England, but none of them compare to Newcastle upon Tyne. Each year, scores of people move to the North East and settle in this fantastic city – here we look at some of the reasons why it’s such a popular...

Metroland rollercoaster

Remembering the Metroland Rollercoaster

Metroland was a feature of the MetroCentre for over 20 years – opening in February 1988 and closing for the final time in April 2008. Originally costing in excess of £20m, Metroland was refurbished in 1996 and renamed ‘New Metroland’. We have posted...

Newcastle shopping in the 1970s

Newcastle Shopping in the 1960s and 1970s

We have posted loads of videos and photos of Newcastle on our Facebook page over the years. People seem to love the time-lapse videos we have shared that capture day to day life in Newcastle as it is now but perhaps the most popular posts we have...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘auf Wiedersehen, Pet’

10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Auf Wiedersehen, Pet’

We are sure you all know (and enjoyed watching) the popular TV show ‘Auf Wiedersehen, Pet’ – probably the most famous TV show associated with Newcastle. It follows the adventures of 7 British construction workers who head abroad to find work. It...

Newcastle in Motion

Newcastle in Motion

‘Newcastle in Motion’ is a stunning time-lapse film created by Jack Fisher. His aim was to explore Newcastle and Gateshead from its rooftops and capture the iconic skyline before moving down to the streets below. This stunning video features some of...

Tyne Bridge under construction in 1928

Building of the Tyne Bridge 1928

It’s Newcastle’s most famous landmark. A structure that is admired throughout the world and has even been copied, although some people dispute that the Sydney Harbour Bridge was based on our beloved Tyne Bridge. The Tyne Bridge We have shared some...

Old Newcastle nightclubs

Old Newcastle Nightclubs

In such a fast-paced industry with new clubs frequently coming and going, we take a look at some old Newcastle nightclubs that are no longer operating but left fond memories with thousands of party goers. Foundation “Former...