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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.
by Andrew Curtis

Created: Sun, 14 Aug 2011, Updated: Mon, 15 Aug 2011


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NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : A garden on the Swing Bridge,  Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : Swing Bridge illumination, Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat' beneath the Tyne Bridge by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : A garden on the Swing Bridge, Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : 'Showboat', Newcastle Gateshead Bridges Festival by Andrew Curtis


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