NZ2563 : A garden on the Swing Bridge, Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival

taken 7 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

A garden on the Swing Bridge, Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival
A garden on the Swing Bridge, Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival
Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival
The Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival was held on 13-14th August 2011 LinkExternal link

Events over the weekend included Armstrong's Lost Garden NZ2563 : A garden on the Swing Bridge, Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival, a model boat regatta, live music and street theatre, Quayside seaside area NZ2563 : Palm Beach on Newcastle Quayside and much more.

The 'Showboat', at 9pm on Saturday night, was a performance by 'Walk the Plank' LinkExternal link set on the River Tyne between the Swing Bridge and the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. The light and pyrotechnic display, to a musical score featuring sounds from the Port of Tyne, was designed to celebrate the life of the River and its iconic bridges, including marking the 10th anniversary of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge.

Movement and lighting of the Swing Bridge, originally built in 1876, were designed by artist, Johnny Goodwin, changing every hour through Saturday and Sunday nights of the festival.
Pocket Parks, Newcastle :: NZ2464
NE1, a Newcastle City Centre development initiative has created a series of Pocket Parks at sites across the city, an idea born from the need to create more green space in Newcastle city centre.
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Grey Street Gardens in 2011 are to host 'Monument Movies', where free classic films will be shown on a giant outdoor screen.
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57 Quayside Pocket Park on YouTube
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Saturday, 13 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Monday, 15 August, 2011
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Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  People, Events 
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