Follow Alice down the rabbit hole at the Customs House

This December see Alice in Wonderland at the Customs House, South Shields

South Shields Customs House is running the classic Alice in Wonderland panto this winter. Tickets are available to book now for the december 1st start at the Customs House. The panto will let the audience¬†follow¬†Alice down the rabbit hole to Wonderland, where she’ll meet the usual madcap characters: Queen of Hearts, White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat …

Marsden walkway

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Marsden was originally a small village, consisting of farms, a few cottages and a lighthouse at Souter Point. Local industry consisted of a small limestone quarry. The nearby Marsden Bay includes the Marsden Rock sea stack. The Leas, located to the north, is an important seabird sanctuary. This land, along with Souter Lighthouse (the first …

Winter Wonderland – South Shields

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Head down to St Hilda’s Garden throughout December to see the amazing festive lights shining a festive glow over the area. There will be shimmering trees, a traditional nativity scene along with a sparkling display of festive characters, including three penguins, polar bears, reindeers and santa and his sleigh. Also be sure to stop by …

Little Haven Hotel – South Shields

Little Haven Hotel

The Little Haven hotel is uniquely situated in South Shields at the gateway of the River Tyne, The Little Haven Hotel boasts extensive views of the busy River Tyne and Little Haven beach, yet is within a 20 minute drive of Newcastle’s city centre and is only 35 minutes away from Newcastle Airport. Our stylish, …

Conversation Piece – South Shields

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Conversation piece is a term for an informal group portrait, especially those painted in Britain in the 18th century, beginning in the 1720s. They are distinguished by their portrayal of the group apparently engaged in genteel conversation or some activity, very often outdoors. Typically the group will be members of a family, but friends may …

Marsden Grotto – South Shields

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The Marsden Grotto, locally known as The Grotto, is a public house located on the coast at Marsden in South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England-U.K. The pub is one of the only ‘cave bars’ in Europe, other ‘cave bars’ include the Caves of Xoroi in Menorca.[1] The Grotto is now a pub/restaurant serving mainly seafood. …