Former Music Hall and Lecture Room, Nelson Street

  • Description

    "The Music Hall built in 1838 replaced that previously built by Richard Grainger. It held lectures by leading orators of the day, notably Charles Dickens and Dr. John Hunter Rutherford [[1693007]], exhibitions and classical music concerts. In 1879, it became the New Tyne Concert Hall, and later the Gaiety Variety Theatre, the 'Eldorado of the North'. Between 1911 and 1937 it was the Gaiety Cinema. It is now only a façade, concealing part of the Eldon Square Shopping Centre." Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1696606
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 10 months ago
    Viewed: 161 times
    Picture Taken: 2010-01-31
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