Category Archives: Newcastle upon Tyne

Hadrian’s Wall Walk 10 – Heddon-on-the-Wall to Newcastle upon Tyne

On Monday 23 May I caught the 0720 bus from Hexham police station through to Heddon-on-the-Wall. At Hexham bus station a Go-Ahead bus leaves just in front of this Stagecoach and they leapfrog their way to Newcastle. In what sane and … Continue reading

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Wallsend, Newcastle – St John the Evangelist

A meeting at a suburban church I would never normally visit. The church is at NZ293672, and has a website. It was built in 1955-6, the architect was G.E. Charlewood FRIBA of Newcastle upon Tyne. It is a nice interior, with … Continue reading

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Earsdon, North Tyneside – St Alban

After the 10 am service at Ponteland on Sunday 13 September 2015 I popped over to Earsdon to have a look at St Alban’s church (open specially for HODs) – NZ321726. They have a website – it has an aerial view film … Continue reading

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Gateshead, Tyne & Wear – St Edmund

I had hoped that Thursday 10 September could be kept clear for a HODs day, but funerals got in the way. I returned from the Crem via Gateshead and called in at St Edmund’s Chapel (NZ256632). It is right in … Continue reading

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Whitley Bay Crematorium

I have been sorting out old photos, and found several I took of the Crematorium Chapel at Whitley Bay (NZ345744). You will see that the chapel is worth a blog. I don’t do many funerals over here – most of … Continue reading

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Fenham, Newcastle – St James and St Basil (again)

Thursday 27 August was another glorious day, and another day out. For those of you who don’t know, the Church of England is its own planning authority, and planning decisions are made by the DAC (Diocesan Advisory Committee) – well, … Continue reading

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Cullercoats – St George

I am not a person who does the seaside. It was a gorgeous day (16 July 2015) when I headed to the North Sea coast for a meeting at Cullercoats, and we could have spent the afternoon on the beach. … Continue reading

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Cowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne – St Peter

On Tuesday 17 March we had a Deanery Chapter at St Peter’s Cowgate, another Deanery Church I have driven past thousands of times, but never been in. I don’t know the date of the church, but it is a solid … Continue reading

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Sugley – Holy Saviour

The day after we had been to Carlisle, I went to Sugley for an evening Deanery Chapter meeting. I went back on Friday 30 to get outside pictures in daylight. Holy Saviour, Scotswood Road, Sugley, serves the community of Lemington. … Continue reading

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Gosforth – All Saints’

I gave platelets first thing – time to link to the platelet website. This is a very good thing to do – and gives me a couple of hours every four weeks to lie back and give an armful. I like … Continue reading

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