Tag Archives: Seaside

Seaside Shields: The Town

Hello! This is my last blog post to accompany the exhibition ‘Seaside Shields’, held at South Shields Museum and Art Gallery until October 31st. I have previously explored postcards and photographs of the Beaches, Parks, Fair and Piers; now it… Read more

Seaside Shields: Marsden Beach

Hello again! Following my previous post exploring the postcards, photographs and history of Sandhaven and Littlehaven beaches, this post will focus upon Marsden Beach, the Marsden Rock, and the Grotto pub. Marsden beach is situated around 2.5 miles directly to… Read more

Seaside Shields: Sandhaven and Littlehaven Beaches

Hello again! After my previous post exploring a selection of postcards and photographs of the North and South Marine parks, we will be venturing a hundred feet or so forward right to the water’s edge. Although there were many things to… Read more

Seaside Shields: North and South Marine Parks

Hello everyone! This is my first blog in a series of five dedicated to the seaside tourism of South Shields, to link with the ‘Seaside Shields’ exhibition. This exciting, interactive display presents the seaside as both nostalgic and modern, and… Read more

South Shields Foreshore – preserving the memories

Tyne & Wear Archives is delighted to present a new flickr set of images relating to South Shields. This set has been created to celebrate the opening of South Tyneside Council’s new leisure centre, Haven Point, on 28 October. Haven Point is… Read more