Days (and Nights) on the Toon (Newcastle); Still Beaming from visiting Beamish!

On the way back from our Newcastle trip, we just had to drop off at Beamish.  Beamish is an open air museum dedicated to portraying the history of working class people of the North East. Set in 300 acres of countryside in County Durham, Beamish is a time travel trip – backwards!  We’ve always wanted to go, and we wasn’tContinue reading “Days (and Nights) on the Toon (Newcastle); Still Beaming from visiting Beamish!”

Nights (and Days) on the Toon (Newcastle) Sculpture

There are many pieces of interesting sculpture around Newcastle.  Antony Gormley’s ‘Angel of the North’  (completed 1998) welcomes you, standing tall on the A1 and the A157  road Gateshead.  Unfortunately for us we were on the wrong side coming, and the road was diverted away from the sculpture coming back ggggrrr!  We would have likedContinue reading “Nights (and Days) on the Toon (Newcastle) Sculpture”