Tag Archives: Pilgrim Street

First World War Party in Pilgrim Street, Newcastle

There was an absolute craze for street parties in Newcastle in August 1919 to celebrate the signing of the Peace Treaty on June 28th – the official end of the First World War. There were a few ‘Peace’ and ‘Victory’… Read more

Pilgrim Street and the Newe House

The other day I was stood at the bus stop in Pilgrim Street, in front of the old Odeon, when the Number 1 bus to Slatyford suddenly transformed into a hay wain pulled by four oxen and two horses… Well,… Read more