Thursday, June 25, 2015

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Newcastle-upon-Tyne began as a Roman fort defending the eastern end of Hadrian's Wall. The evidence is still there to Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum Reconstruction of the fort guarding the mouth of the Tyne, a museum full of archaeological site.

In the early Middle Ages, lived after the Romans left, the Venerable Bede, an Anglo-Saxon monk and wrote his stories Britain begin in Jarrow, just on the River Tyne Newcastle on the south coast.

Bedes World in Jarrow is a new museum and a candidate for the World Heritage Site, near the ruins of the Anglo-Saxon Bede Monastery.

Fast Forward

Newcastle is a good starting point for excursions to the North East of England, but not surprised, when people could care less than impressive history. They have their eyes on today and tomorrow.

Newcastle nightlife is legendary, spawning bands, performance artists and good times quantity. Lived back in the 1960s and busked in Newcastle Jimi Hendrix. It was discovered and managed by Chas Chandler, a musician with the band from Newcastle, The Animals. Dire Straits was a band from Newcastle and Sting is a Geordie boy. ("Geordies" Newcastle are). One of the main university cities in England, students to keep alive the music scene in Newcastle.

Since the turn of the millennium, the Newcastle / Gateshead Quays were in a futuristic and artistic landscape transformed. Newcastle / Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a pedestrian "drawbridge". Instead of sharing and openness, to facilitate the flow of tall ship basically by tables web platform to meet the arch, such as the opening and closing of the eyelids.

The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art

Set on the seafront, is a great space for contemporary art - the largest of its kind showroom in the world. Was Prior to its transformation into a center for visual arts exhibitions of the art that a huge abandoned flour and milling. Not far away, The Sage Gateshead is a center of interpretation of the music and the ultra modern learning. Rock, pop, classical, acoustic, indie, couontry, folk, electronic, dance and music from around the world are welcome Sage bubbles in bright stainless steel and glass. Northern Symphony makes its home in Sage.


The dialect of Newcastle, Geordie is unmistakable and one of the oldest in England. If you have ever seen the actor Jimmy Nail and Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Cole, you heard that inimitable accent.

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