NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival
taken 12 years ago, near to Gateshead, England
The Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival was held on 13-14th August 2011 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' 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.
- Grid Square
- NZ2563, 1989 images (more nearby 🔍)
- Andrew Curtis (more nearby)
- Date Taken
- Saturday, 13 August, 2011 (more nearby)
- Sunday, 14 August, 2011
- Subject Location
OSGB36: NZ 2532 6376 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.0695N 1:36.3623W
- Camera Location
- OSGB36: NZ 2547 6392
- View Direction
- Southwest (about 225 degrees)