Old images of Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Take a walk down memory lane with vintage film of Fenham in Newcastle upon Tyne.

The History of Fenham

Mike Greatbatch is a well known and well respected historian on Tyneside.

In this short film created to complement the Discovery Museum’s 2013 ‘West end Stories’ exhibition, he talks about the history of Fenham.

West End Stories: Mike Greatbach – TWMuseums (YouTube)

Fenham in the 1960s & 70s

These scenes of Fenham childhood from the 1960s & 70s includes a CND march.

Fenham Kids 1960s-70s – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

Nuns Moor Park, Fenham 1960s – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

Back in the 1960s, Fenham Baths was a great place for kids to learn and play. Over the years the council closed the pool, then a community group tried to keep the facility going, but by 2019 the doors were forced to close permanently.

Fenham Baths 1968 – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

In 1969, local families came to greet the girl guides as they returned from camp.

Fenham Girl Guides 1969- Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

Rutherford School Newcastle National Swim Champs 1975 – Ian Oliver

88 Fenham Hall Drive 1976 – Butterflies – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

Fenham in the 1980s

A cine camera captures glimpses of Fenham in 1983.

Fenham ’83 – David Rigg (YouTube)

These home movies from the mid 1980s were recorded in and around Fenham. Scenes include Fenham Hall Drive, Cedar Road, Hadrian Road, Bolbec Road, Newminster Road, Two Ball Lonnen, West Road, Nuns Moor, Cow Hill, and the Oven Door tea room.

Driving around Fenham in the 1980s – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

Fenham, Cow Hill & The Oven Door Tea Room 1985 – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

Fenham Hall Drive 1985 – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

Fenham mid-1980s (extended version) – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

Fenham – Newcastle Upon Tyne Mid-1980s – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

Nuns Moor 1985 – Newcastle Upon Tyne & UK – Video from the past (YouTube)

The 21st Century

Fenham presented by youngsters in 2008.

Fenham Tours – pinpoint08 (YouTube)

Snow in Fenham, Newcastle 2010 – wkdmahfuz (YouTube)

A bike road from Wingrove Road to Newcastle University in 2011.

from Fenham to Newcastle University, by bike – Andres Emen (YouTube)

2014 saw the reopening of Fenham Library, in partnership with Newcastle City Council.

Fenham Library, Newcastle upon Tyne – YHNNewcastle (YouTube)

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