Spanish City Centenary in poetry

The Northern Voices Community Projects celebrates the centenary of Spanish City, an iconic Whitley Bay landmark and former fun fair.

Audio Content

A selction of recordings taken from The Spanish City: The Heart and Soul of Whitley Bay in Words & Pictures published by The Northern Voices Community Projects:

The Trip by Catherine Graham

Spanish City by Keith Armstrong

A Clerihew of Sorts by Dave Alton

Amusements – Spanish City by GF Phillips

The Spanish City by Steve Brown

Spanish City 1955 – Death on the Figure of Eight by Geoff Holland

The Last Ride by Alan C Brown

Baywheel by Keith Armstrong

Middle 30s Summer Comfort by Trevor Leonard

Ghost Train to Spanish City by Dave Alton

Dodgem Cars by GF Phillips

Garcia Lorca in Whitley Bay by Keith Armstrong

Recherche du Temps Perdu by Alan C Brown

Spanish City – There are Only the Memories by Geoff Holland

Like the Spanish City by Keith Armstrong