The QT

Tuesday 18 June 2024
18/06/2024

Historic nights out in the Toon

A fascinating deep dive into the archives has revealed much about how entertainment evolved in the early days at one of the region’s oldest venues. Tony Henderson takes a look at the Drury Lane of the North project
  • Team supported by Newcastle University sifted through 23,000 images and catalogued 3,500 events
  • Project covering 1867-1919 recognised with Heritage Heroes award
  • Research to continue for next period of history

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