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Clifford’s Fort North Shields Fish Quay
North Shields, North East England NE30 1JA United Kingdom
0191 257 4506 http://www.oldlowlight.co.uk/

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November 2018

‘Highway to Nowhere’? A History of the Tyne Piers

November 24, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Low Light, Clifford’s Fort North Shields Fish Quay
North Shields, North East England NE30 1JA United Kingdom
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Starting outside Old Low Lights in North Shields join Marine Planner, Kathyrn, for a 2.5 mile walk along the River Tyne to the entrance of the North Tyne Pier, Tynemouth and back exploring the social history of the Tyne Piers. This guided walking tour will discuss the purpose of the Tyne Piers and consider what the River Tyne would be like without them, and what this would have meant for Victorian Tyneside. Kathryn's research has delved into the archives to…

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