The Hippodrome Theatre, Newcastle

  • Description

    "The Newcastle Hippodrome was built in August 1909 as a skating rink complete with a large white dome on the top. It was known then as 'The White City'. In 1910 it was altered and reopened as a cinema...It was then turned into a Variety Theatre, and renamed The Hippodrome and was redesigned with the dome removed. It closed 20th. May 1933....A 'Pizza Palace' now stands on the site...."
  • Owner

    Arthur Lloyd - Theatre History
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 6 months ago
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