Life In Geordieland

Your blog guide to NewcastleGateshead

It Wouldn’t Be a Geordie Christmas Without…

This year will be my 14th Christmas with my other half James who is a born and bred Geordie. During the festive season we try and divide our time between Rochdale (where I’m originally from) and Newcastle so we...

Festive Afternoon Tea at Jesmond Dene House (Plus your chance to win!)

*Gifted My tree is finally up, most of the gifts have been bought and wrapped and I have even survived my work Christmas party (just)! So a visit to Jesmond Dene House for festive afternoon tea last weekend was...

Shop till You Drop in North Tyneside

*Collaborative Post with ‘We Are North Tyneside’ I love a bit of retail therapy and although I know I can rely on my old favourites in Newcastle city centre and intu Metrocentre in Gateshead, it’s nice to unearth new and...

Newcastle Nightlife – A Girl’s Night Out in Toon

The only thing I don’t like about living in the North East is that I no longer share a postcode with my closest family and friends. Thankfully, it doesn’t take much to persuade them to come and visit! Last...

Enchanted Parks – A Winter Event That’s Not Just for Kids!

Enchanted Parks is a much loved after dark arts adventure that transforms Gateshead’s Saltwell Park in to a mythical wonderland. It’s part of the NewcastleGateshead Winter Festival that takes place annually and the event is always a highlight of...

Festive Events in the North East You Need To Book Now (Before It’s Too Late!)

Is it just me or does the festive season seem to have descended upon us even sooner than usual this year? I bought a Christmas gift for someone the other week and realised later that if they wanted to...

Everything You Need to Know About Freedom on the Tyne – THIS SUNDAY!

If you live in or around Newcastle, chances are you’ve already heard about ‘Freedom City 2017’, the city-wide programme marking the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. receiving an honorary degree from Newcastle University. The anniversay falls on...

Seven Reasons To Visit Seven Stories this Season

I love entertaining my nieces and nephews with fun filled days out at any time of year but it does become a bit more of a challenge during autumn/winter, north east England is hardly known for its mild weather...