The African Village

The text on the poster reads: ‘North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle upon Tyne May — October 1929. Make up a party and apply at any LNER station or office for details of excursion and other cheap ticket arrangements.’ The image on the poster shows a white blonde-haired man wearing blue overalls and a white shirt with his arm outstretched over a landscape including the River Tyne and the Tyne Bridge as well as a depiction of the buildings of the North East Coast Exhibition.
TWCMS: 2007.4516, poster advertising the North East Coast Exhibition
TWCMS: 2000.4570, the official programme for the North East Coast Exhibition
Advertisement for Aitchie Beer in the Newcastle Daily Chronicle, 15th May 1929
TWCMS: 2001.3517, photograph showing the main entrance to the North East Coast Exhibition
TWCMS: 2017.550, photograph showing the entrance to the Palace of Arts at the North East Coast Exhibition.

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Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Major regional museum, art gallery and archives service. We manage a collection of nine venues across Tyneside and the Archives for Tyne and Wear.