Football, cage fighting, makina and the night-out
The decline and rebirth of the rivers of North East England
A story of architecture, community and change in the inner city and New Towns of North East England
Historian Dan Jackson talks about the ideas behind his new book – The Northumbrians: North East England and Its People
Newcastle and Sunderland’s fierce rivalry is said to date back to the English Civil War. But is it a relatively recent phenomenon?
Football, religion, Derby day, disorder.
Like Newcastle and Sunderland, Malmö, Sweden was once home to a world-leading shipbuilding industry and a masculine working-class identity. In the 1970s, Malmö’s industry collapsed and thousands began to leave the city. In recent years, Malmö has recovered, grown and been reborn.
The transformation of North East England’s food and drink scene.
The volunteer-run Star and Shadow Cinema has just reopened on Warwick Street, a few streets away from its original home on Stepney Bank.
The first season of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983), first released 35 years ago, is often explained as being a response to the unemployment and social unrest brought about by Thatcherism. It may tell us more about Britain’s relationship with “Europe” today.