The Art of Newcastle ~Jan 2019 ~ part 4

After lunch in the Biscuit Factory, we went off to see the Laing Art Gallery. On the way, we came across a little church hall and as you can see from the sign on the right (which I completely missed in the photo!) had an art exhibition. Well, we came for art, so decided to do a detour and see what was going on. It turned out to be a one-woman exhibition by one of the church’s congregation. and this was the artist Her arty bits were interesting, with lots of cut and folded canvasses but I don’t think I’d have…

Bridges Over the River Tyne~ Part 4

Part 1 HERE. Part 2 HERE. Part 3 HERE After crossing back to the Newcastle side of the swing bridge, we walked down to the millennium bridge.  A Sunday Market is held on the quayside every week we were of course distracted by all the wares and people, so took our time and took some photo’s. I think Gypsy Rose Lee had a very large family 😉 I have no idea where the horse was! Theres always a busker~this chap had a really nice voice Some interesting food stalls Some traditional Geordie bangers Pease pudding is a thing up here…

Newcastle International Fair ~ final part

Part 1. Part 2. Part 3.  Part 4. Still wandering around Newcastle after the fair, sitting drinking coffee and people watching Blondie On a mission Then off to the Central Arcade where this chap was making some tunes on a strange windbag thing, I asked him what it was and I think he said it was the Irish equivalent of bagpipes, but my memory is pants so I could be wrong on that. Night on the town Old and new Stairway to…? scrotal support I ❤ Carlisle Deliverooing St.George war memorial Parsons Polygon ~ artwork by David Hamilton in 1985,…

Newcastle International Fair~part 4

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3  Still wandering around Newcastle after the fair, more shots in the indoor Grainger Marcket lovely roof not amused Cobblers woof! Batty Couldn’t believe there was a pigs head on the counter! I mean, who the fook would eat a pigs head?? these 2 little girls were fascinated by it hair cut? After the market we sat and had a coffee and did some people watching Hold the phone! Wooly minded Part 5 (final bit 🙂 ) still to come.

Day 43~366 South Shields in the Sun

This morning the sun was out again, and as I had to go and pay some work cheques into the bank, I also decided to visit the junk market, and Phil came along with me. I’ve taken quite a few shots, and found it hard to choose one for the project. Think I’ll go with the ducks. The Market This structure with the mirrored ceiling is new, South Shields is undergoing redevelopment at the moment and things are changing. Had to be done 🙂   The second thing we noticed was a huge new building going up, and assumed it…