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Author Topic: NEWCASTLE & GATESHEAD BRIDGES FESTIVAL SAT SUN 4TH & 5TH AUG 2012  (Read 1067 times)

Brian_C

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THE BRIDGES FESTIVAL IS ORGANISED BY NEWCASTLE/GATESHEAD INITIAVE    AND TAKES PLACE ALONG THE STUNNING QUAYSIDE,  ITS ALL ABOUT CELEBRATING THE HISTORY, HERITAGE


AND CULTURE OF THE QUAYSIDE, THE RIVER TYNE AND ITS SEVEN ICONIC BRIDGES,   COMMENCING SAT 11-5PM  SUN 10-5PM


TYNEMOUTH MODEL BOAT CLUB AND SALTWELL PARK MODEL BOAT CLUB WILL BE ATTENDING THE SHOW PUTTING A DISPLAY OF MODEL BOATS, INSIDE THE GUILDHALL,   SOME OF THE
 MODELS ARE TYNE BUILT SHIPS INC,

HMS NELSON,   HMS SHEFFIELD,  TURBINIA,   VISTAFJORD (LAST CRUISE LINER BUILT ON THE RIVER)  PLUS MANY MORE MODELS FROM THE CLUBS, SALTWELL PARK ARE ALSO PUTTING A POND ON OUTSIDE THE GUILDHALL AND THE PUBLIC CAN HAVE A GO AT SAILING SOME OF THE MODELS,

SO COME ALONG AND ENJOY THE FREE FAMILY-ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT THROUGHOUT THE TWO DAY FESTIVAL.

DONT MISS OUT ON THE FANTASTIC EVENING FIREWORKS DISPLAY,



FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO SEE THE PROGRAMME OF WHATS ON,, PLEASE VISIT   www.newcastlegateshead.com/bridges-home


REGARDS  BRIAN CHAMBERS T.M.B.C.





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Re: NEWCASTLE & GATESHEAD BRIDGES FESTIVAL SAT SUN 4TH & 5TH AUG 2012
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2012, 09:02:27 AM »

at the show there will also be a selection of tyne tugs, and a row of tid tugs a nearly completed (resoration) model of rms mauretania,    another tyne built ship of 1906.

and best of all, its all free,  come and join us on the quayside    :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) :-)) O0 O0 O0 O0 O0 :-)) :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: NEWCASTLE & GATESHEAD BRIDGES FESTIVAL SAT SUN 4TH & 5TH AUG 2012
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2012, 05:06:52 PM »

Thanks Brian for the info, would have missed it otherwise.

Howard
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Re: NEWCASTLE & GATESHEAD BRIDGES FESTIVAL SAT SUN 4TH & 5TH AUG 2012
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2012, 05:26:46 PM »

For those who haven't seen "our" bridges from the middle of the river.....
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Re: NEWCASTLE & GATESHEAD BRIDGES FESTIVAL SAT SUN 4TH & 5TH AUG 2012
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2012, 04:58:17 PM »

Plus the Millenium bridge

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Re: NEWCASTLE & GATESHEAD BRIDGES FESTIVAL SAT SUN 4TH & 5TH AUG 2012
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2012, 09:43:59 PM »

hi folks,,,,, heres a few tyne built ships that will be on display on sat & sun at the guild hall

caronia ex vistafjord,   mauretania under restoration,  northumbrian Shields ferry,  turbinia,  hms york,  hms nelson
 
 
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Re: NEWCASTLE & GATESHEAD BRIDGES FESTIVAL SAT SUN 4TH & 5TH AUG 2012
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2012, 08:09:32 AM »

heres a couple of pics, the famous bridges
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Re: NEWCASTLE & GATESHEAD BRIDGES FESTIVAL SAT SUN 4TH & 5TH AUG 2012
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2012, 10:23:59 AM »

Really enjoyed yesterday lots of the pubic about asking questions and showing a genuine interest only problem had limited opportunity to talk to to modellers from other clubs.
Mark Croucher Saltwell Park Model Boat Club Gateshead.
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