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Snapshots

  1. Newcastle Civic Centre tower and seahorses

    Snapshot Title: Newcastle Civic Centre tower and seahorses
    Taken by: Chris

    Image: Newcastle Quayside seen from Gateshead 1
    Image Owner: Chris



    Description:

    The tower contains a carillon which plays local tunes and is surmounted by 12 bronze seahorse heads which link to the crest of Newcastle. Other pieces of art can be found on and around the Civic Centr...



  2. Abseiling off the Malmaison Hotel

    Snapshot Title: Abseiling off the Malmaison Hotel
    Taken by: Chris

    Image: Newcastle Quayside seen from Gateshead 1
    Image Owner: Chris



    Description:

    A day of abseiling off the roof of the Malmaison Hotel seemed to attract a lot of volunteers.



  3. Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts

    Snapshot Title: Baltic Centre for Contemporary Arts
    Taken by: Chris

    Image: Newcastle Quayside seen from Gateshead 1
    Image Owner: Chris



    Description:

    Newcastle Gateshead's culture highlight for modern art is the Baltic - a converted 1940's grain store containing 6 main levels of gallery spaces, artists studios, restaurant/cafes and office space



  4. Millenium Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Millenium Bridge
    Taken by: Chris

    Image: Newcastle Quayside seen from Gateshead 1
    Image Owner: Chris



    Description:

    The world famous 'blinking eyelid' pedestrian bridge pivots so that the foot deck raises up and the supporting arch moves down until both parts are roughly level. Part footpath and part cyclepath the ...