Events Around Tyne And Wear

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More details - Souter Lighthouse and The Leas - Ranger ramble - Marsden circular
Join our rangers and local Coastal Conservation Group on a walk around Marsden circular. A spectacular eight mile walk over Cleadon Hills and along the sea cliffs, passing Windmill Field, Marsden Old Quarry and Marsden Rock. Spot seabirds and other wildlife along the way. Booking Essential. Phone: 0191 529 0909.
Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Coast Road, Whitburn, Sunderland

More details - North East Maritime Trust
Heritage Open Day: There will be guided tours in the main workshop and adjacent slip way/work shop. Visitors can see the traditional wooden vessels currently undergoing restoration and other completed projects. This is a great opportunity to see maritime heritage items on display.
Fishermen’s Workshops, 2/3 Wapping Street, South Shields
Today, Sun 22 Sep

More details - Penshaw Monument - Tours to the Top - 21st and 22nd Sept 2019
Enjoy the magnificent views of the North East from the top of Penshaw Monument, climbing to the top through the secret staircase. Climb the 76 steps, built into one of the columns, and enjoy the magnificent views of County Durham, Northumberland, Yorkshire Dales, Pennines and the Coast.
Penshaw Monument, Chester RoadY, Penshaw
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Ryton Holy Cross Church
Heritage Open Day: An 800 year old church with fine stain glass windows and carvings Visit Grade I Listed Ryton Holy Cross Church, an 800 year old church with fine stain glass windows and beautiful carvings
Holy Cross Church, Village Green, Ryton
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Dunston Staiths
Heritage Open Day: Fabulous unique views from this urban pier being restored by Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust. Opening later for visitors to catch the sunset with guided tours Sat 14th & 21st 12.00 & 2.00, Food Market on Sat 14th from 11.00-3.
Dunston Staiths, Staithes Road, Dunston, Gateshead
Today, Sun 22 Sep

More details - South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House
Heritage Open Day: The Watch House has a unique collection of artefacts, photographs, records and equipment from its beginning in 1866 to the present day. Unique film footage of a famous rescue and examples of today’s search and rescue work will also be shown.
South Pier, South Promenade, South Shields
Today, Sun 22 Sep

More details - St Peter's Church, Wallsend
Heritage Open Day: With the largest collection of Irish Stained glass in the country and fabulous new stained glass, St Peter’s Church is a must see venue. Historic records and artefacts will also be available to view. Come along to see St Peter’s new stained glass window.
Church Bank, Wallsend

More details - Tour of Mission to Seafarers at Mill Dam
Heritage Open Day: Visitors will be taken on a tour to explore the Mission to Seafarers building and see its beautiful chapel. This is a special opportunity to learn about the unique history of the Mission such as the altar carved by Robert Thompson – Mouse Man.
53 Mill Dam, South Shields

More details - St Luke's Church
Heritage Open Day: Beautiful Church with stunning commemorative WWI stained glass and interesting history. St Luke’s contains a reordered Irish stained glass window in memory of World War I. One of the finest examples in Europe designed by Wilhelmina Geddes of Dublin.
Frank Street, Wallsend

More details - The Old Low Light
Heritage Open Day: Discover your maritime heritage at The Old Low Light Heritage Centre, the North East’s newest heritage attraction at North Shields Fish Quay. Find out about the fascinating history of this Grade II listed site.
The Old Low Light/Almshouses, Clifford’s Fort, North Shields Fish Quay, North Shields
Today, Sun 22 Sep

More details - Gibside - parkrun
Whether you’re new to running, a youngster or an Olympic athlete, all runners are welcome at Gibside parkrun, a free 5km timed run every Saturday at 9am. It’s an opportunity to enjoy running in a historic garden where the background noise includes birdsong, perhaps a lawnmower or two, and not much else.
Gibside, near Rowlands Gill, Burnopfield, Gateshead
Today, Sat 28 Sep, Sat 5 Oct

More details - St Paul's Church and Monastic Site
Heritage Open Day: St Paul’s Church and Monastic Site is the home of the Venerable Bede, chronicler of the beginnings of English Christianity. The home of the Venerable Bede, chronicler of the beginnings of English Christianity, Jarrow has become one of the best-understood Anglo-Saxon monastic sites.
St. Pauls Church, Church Bank, Jarrow
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - The Customs House Tour
Heritage Open Day: Explore this beautiful venue that provides the community with a wide range of cultural events and activities for people of all ages all year round. The tour invites you to learn about the rich history of this incredible building est. 1848.
The Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - St George's Church
Heritage Open Day: Stunning Grade I listed gothic style church with detailed stone vaulting, stunning stained glass and T. C Lewis organ.
Beverley Gardens, Cullercoats
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Club
Heritage Open Day: A unique opportunity to view inside this Victorian Real Tennis court which is in daily use by members of Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Club. Jesmond Dene Real Tennis Club is a Grade II listed building. It is a Victorian Real Tennis court built in what was then the garden of Jesmond Dene House in 1894.
Matthew Bank, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne
Today, Sun 22 Sep

More details - Parish Church of St John the Baptist
Heritage Open Day: Free informal guided tours of this fascinating Medieval Parish Church (1130-1450) with very interesting features, free information leaflets available.
Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - The Exchange, North Shields
Heritage Open Day: Now a vibrant performance venue this historic building has a tremendous history and heritage. Come and find out more. A programme of exhibitions, screenings and events to celebrate the rich and diverse history of the site and the heritage of the local area.
The Exchange, Howard Street, North Shields
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Whitburn Local History Group Walk
Heritage Open Day: Join Whitburn Local History Group for an informative walk around the historic centre of Whitburn, an ancient and beautiful village. Explore the hidden pasts of Whitburn on this easy 2 hour walk with the Whitburn Local History Group. Starting point is at the Car Park at Cornthwaite Park.
Cornthwaite Park, Whitburn Bents Road, Whitburn
Today, Sun 22 Sep

More details - Gateshead’s Historic Quayside
Heritage Open Day: A display of historic photographs of streets, buildings and other interesting features that once defined the riverside. Gateshead began life as a small settlement on the south bank of the River Tyne.
St. Marys Heritage Centre, St. Marys Church, Oakwellgate, Gateshead

More details - Church of the Divine Unity
Heritage Open Day: The Church of the Divine Unity is one of Newcastle’s only Art Deco churches. Normally closed except for worship, the Grade-II listed building is one of the city’s hidden gems. This year may be its last Heritage Open Days, as the church is being sold.
Church of the Divine Unity, Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne
Today, Sun 22 Sep

More details - Washington 'F' Pit Museum
Heritage Open Day: Visit Washington ’F’ Pit Museum and step back in time to explore the region’s coal mining heritage. See the amazing Victorian horizontal steam winding engine (now electric powered) in the former Engine House, the last of its type left in the North East.
Albany Way, Washington, Sunderland
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Art Stop
Heritage Open Day: Art Stop is a new bus stop on Go North East bus route 333, located beside Fiddlers Green, on North Shields Fish Quay. For HODs 2019 Art Stop presents an exciting collaboration between visual artist Dee Shaw and poet Joan Hewitt.
Art Stop, Union Road, North Shields
Today and Sun 22 Sep

More details - Benwell Parish Church of St James
Heritage Open Day: Illustrated talks and tours of this church, originally designed by John Dobson. Originally designed by John Dobson and opened in 1833, St James is one of the few remaining heritage buildings in this area and tells a fascinating story of industrial development and social change.
Benwell Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne

More details - Washington Old Hall
Heritage Open Day: Find out what life was like for the James family who lived at Washington Hall in the 17th Century. Don’t miss a rare chance to see a small selection of objects relating to food and lifestyle including a cook book first published in 1660.
Washington Old Hall Lodge, The Avenue, Washington

More details - Sunderland Quaker Meeting House
Heritage Open Day: Sunderland Quaker Meeting House is over 100 years old and has beautiful features from both the Arts and Crafts period and Art Nouveau era. Take a look round this substantial town house, little altered, near Roker Park. Exhibition of memorabilia.
30 Roker Park Road, Sunderland
Today and Sun 22 Sep

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