Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in England’s northeast. The county is bordered to the north and west by the Northumberland, to the east is bounded by the North Sea, to the south it borders the county of Durham. The land is flat and partly wavy. The county is virtually divided into two by the River Tyne coming down from the Pennines and forms a wide estuary. To the south it territory is crossed by the River Wear which flows into the North Sea at about ten kilometers south of the Tyne. The area is highly urbanized. The largest city is Newcastle upon Tyne, located on the north bank of the Tyne estuary. On the estuary of the River Wear is the city of Sunderland. For the British people Christmas it is one of the most important holidays of the year. The Christmas markets are a rather recent tradition imported from Germany. Here is a list of the most popular Christmas markets in Tyne and Wear.
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Tyne and Wear Christmas Markets
Newcastle Christmas Market
16 November – 16 December 2018
This market brings us flavors from many European nations. Over 50 stalls representing 30 countries. The Newcastle upon Tyne Christmas Market will take place at Grey’s Monument, Grey Street and Grainger Street.
Info: T. 0191 211 5512. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizers: Market Place ( Europe ) Ltd, The Forum, Fitzroy Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne. OL7 0JG. Tel Office: +44 (0)161 478 6060. E-mail: email@example.com
North Shields Victorian Christmas Market
8 December – 9 December 2018
The 2017 North Shields Victorian Christmas Market will take place over the weekend of 9th – 10th December, in North Shields’ famous Victorian Northumberland Square. The market is composed of 118 stalls.
Opening Times: Saturday 10:00 17:00. Sunday 10:00 16:00.
Info: Northumberland Square, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE30 1PW. Tel: +44 0191 643 6419.
South Shields School Christmas Market
We are waiting for the 2018 dates
South Shields School Christmas market on 13th December from 5-7pm. With food and craft stalls, music and a children’s choir plus a chance to meet Santa Claus.
Opening Times: from 5-7pm.
Info: South Shields School – 0191 4974811.