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Adam and Eve, The,  Prudhoe Station, PRUDHOE, Northumberland  NE42 6NP    Tel. 01661 832323  email pmordue@hotmail.co.uk

Alexandra, Queen Alexandra Road, Grangetown, SUNDERLAND 
Tel: (0191) 510 1100
pc@tavistockleisure.com

The Ancient Unicorn, Bowes, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 9HL
Joanne Foster 01833 628321
ancient.unicorn@virgin.net
www.ancient-unicorn.com

Annfield Plain Cricket Club Enterprise Park  01207 234619

Avalon Bar & Hotel, 26 South Parade, WHITLEY BAY 
0191 251 0080  Fax: 0191 251 0100
info@theavalon.co.uk
www.theavalon.co.uk

Archer Street Club, Rose Hill, Howdon WALLSEND     0191 2870114 

Bar 1898 - lounge.bar.basement club, The Old Bank, Newmarket Street, Consett, Co.Durham, DH8 5LQ    01207508533   David 07538950500
info@bar1898.com     www.bar1898.co.uk


Barking Dog, Kings Road North, Wallsend NE28 9JJ

0191 2623414 
www.barkingdogwallsend.co.uk
info@barkingdogwallsend.co.uk

Barn, The, Jersey Farm Hotel, BARNARD CASTLE 
07951 153911

Bay Horse, The,  38-40 Fore Bondgate,  Bishop Auckland,  DL14 7PE
01388 609765
the.bay.horse@hotmail.co.uk

Beach Bar 18-26 Ocean Road South Shields Tyne and Wear NE33 2HZ 01914567689               southshields@glitterballs.com

Beamish Mary Inn, The, No Place, Stanley 0191 3700237

Bebside Inn, Front Street, BEBSIDE  01670 822559

The Beer House, 32 Bridge Street, Sunderland  0191 565 5860

Bensham Jockey, Bensham, Gateshead 
Lynne 0191 4781221

The Benton Blues Club  Four Lane Ends Social Club
Behind Metro Interchange   Newcastle upon Tyne
0191 2664992  http://bentonblues.inthecrowd.co.uk

Black Bull, Wardley, GATESHEAD 0191 4696719

Black Bull, 2 Mulgrave Terrace, Gateshead, NE8 1PQ   0191 4473959

Billingham Catholic Club, 37 Wolviston Road, Billingham. TS23 2RU
Contact :- John at  j.leonard73@ntlworld.com

Black Bull, BLAYDON  0191 414 2846

Blacksmiths Arms, High Street, GOSFORTH 0191

Black Swan, Front Street, Staindrop, nr Darlington
Steve Mcloughlin 01833 660 749

Blyth and Tyne
www.theblythntyne.co.uk

Blyth Spartans Rock and Blues Club, Croft Park, Blyth Northumberland NE24 3JE
Steve Perola tel 01670-713544

Borough, the, Vine Place, Sunderland    0191 514 5675

Brewer & Firkin, Whitby Street, HARTLEPOOL 01429 273564

Bridge Hotel, Castle Garth, NEWCASTLE 0191 2326400

Bridle Path, WHICKHAM 0191 4217676

Britannia, Marine Parade, SALTBURN 01287 624010

Brown Jug, William Street, ESTON 01642 453342

Bubbles, Station Road, ASHINGTON  01670 850800

Butlers Bar, Nun Street, NEWCASTLE  0191261 4021

Byers Green WMC  North Street, Byers Green, Spennymoor, DL16 7PU
tel 01388 604625.

Caroline, The, Caroline Street, HETTON LE HOLE  0191 526 7668

Cannon Inn, Coast Road, NORTH SHIELDS 0191 2960184

Catholic Club, Grampian Way, PETERLEE  0191 5863027

City Hall,  NEWCASTLE  0191 2612606

Civic Hall, Lowther Street, WHITEHAVEN  01946 852821

Cj's Bar  96 High Street  Stockton-on-Tees  TS18 1BD
Tom on 07530253331   James on 07818564769

The CLARENDON.  144 High ST East,East End,Sunderland,Sr12bl.
0191 5103200 / 07805478581
WWW.CLARENDON-PUB.CO.UK

Clarendon, The,  3 Tower Street. Hartlepool  TS24 7HH  01429 281400
theclarendonhartlepool@yahoo.co.uk
www.myspace.com/theclarendon

Clock, The HEBBURN 0191 4893556

Conchie, North Seaton Rd, ASHINGTON  AMANDA  0770 9005 775.
                                     DAZ  0782 44884 033

Cooperage, 32 the Close, NEWCASTLE 0191 2332940

Customs House, SOUTH SHIELDS 0191 4541234

Crook Town Football Club, CROOK 01388 762959 
www.crookfest.co.uk 

Crown, The,  8 commercial street CROOK DL15 9HP
Val & Libby, pub 01388 765001 or mobile 07753334081

Crown Inn, The, Manfield, DARLINGTON  01325 374243
thecrowninn@tiscali.co.ukwww.village brewer.co.uk

Cricket Club, Annfield Plain, STANLEY 01207 234619

Clarendon, The, 2 High Street, REDCAR 01642 484301

Cullercoats Crescent Club, Cullercoats sea front, Cullercoats.
0191 253 0242   0796 959 0854

Cumby Arms, HEIGHINGTON  JIM 01325 316753

Daisy Hill, Heugh Edge, SACRISTON  0191 3710288
http://www.thedaisyhill.co.uk

Doctor Browns, 135 Corporation Road, MIDDLESBROUGH  Tel 01642 213213

T.J.Doyles, Deptford, Sunderland
http://www.myspace.com/tjdoyles

Duke of Cumberland, Sunderland Road, FELLING 
Sean 8am to 5pm 07851980816

Dunes, The, South Shields

Durham Ox, Coundon, nr Bishop Auckland
sue & phil  tel:01388 604033  mob: 07763557932 

Doxford Park Club, Mill Hill Road, SUNDERLAND 0191 5280238

Elgins, High Street, REDCAR 01642 489259

Emporium,The, 97 The High Street, STOCKTON 01642 808289

End, The 78 Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7JH
0191 232 6536

Falls Club, The, AYSGARTH  01969 663232  Kev

Fat Ox, WHITLEY BAY  0191 2801715

Fellum Doon, ASHINGTON 01670 814166

Fibbers, Stonebow, YORK 01904 651250

First Avenue Rehearsals & Recording Studio, Heaton,
NEWCASTLE NE6 5YE. 
Tel. (0191) 2653879  www.firstave.co.uk

The Floaters Mill, Woodstone Village Fencehouses  0191 3856695

Flying Horse, Waterloo Road, BLYTH 01670 353314

Forum, Borough Road, DARLINGTON 01325 363135

Garricks Head, Saville Street, NORTH SHIELDS  0191 xxxxxxxx

George Stephenson, Great Lime Road, WEST MOOR 07956 280619
http://www.thegeorgestephensoninn.co.uk/index.html
emsee1972@gmail.com

Gibside Arms, Front Street, WHICKHAM 0191 4889292

GlaxoSmithKline Sports and Social Club, Strathmore Road
Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 8DT.
Chris 01833 638926

Glendale social club, Hall lane estate, Houghton le spring
Tyne and Wear, Dh58da.   0191 5851148

Gold Medal, Chowdene Bank, LOW FELL 0191 482 1549

Golden Eagle, BLYTH 01670 354343

Guide Post, Ryhope, SUNDERLAND 0191 5235735

Grand Hotel, BISHOP AUCKLAND  07597383412
www.the-grand-hotel.co.uk
mail@the-grand-hotel.co.uk

Greenbank, Picktree Lane, Chester le Street 0191 3882078

Grindon WMC, Gregory Road, SUNDERLAND 0191 5342898

Haltwhistle WMC, Bank House, Main Street, Haltwhistle, Northumberland  01434 320247

Harbour Lights, Lawe Road, SOUTH SHIELDS 0191 456 0124
robson.d@btconnect.com

Harbour View Hotel, 18 North Terrace, Seaham  SR7 7EU 
0191 581 4386

Hastings Arms, The, Wheatridge Row, Seaton Delaval. NE25 0QH
Tel: 0191 2376868  
www.thehastingsarms.com

Head Of Steam, Neville Street, NEWCASTLE 0191 2324379

Hearts of Oak Oakerside Drive Peterlee SR8 1EX
Tel: 01915863118

Heaton Buffs Club, NEWCASTLE 0191 2655550

Hetton Social Club, Station Road, Hetton le Hole, Tyne and Wear. dh5 9jb
0191 5261299

Highlander, The, White le Head, DURHAM   01207 232416

Houghton Buffalos, Frederick Place, Houghton-le-Spring.
Tyne & Wear DH4 4BN   Tel: 0191 584 7562
www.buffalosrock.com

Hyena Café, Leazes Terrace, NEWCASTLE 0191 2326030

Hylton Castle WMC, Cricklewood Road, SUNDERLAND 0191 5480090

Hyrste Castle, Woodhorn Road, ASHINGTON 01670 523721

The Inn Place, Knollside Close, Sunderland, SR3 2UD
d_kay1@sky.com07903 155651

Iron Horse, Newton Aycliffe 01325 313641

Irish Centre, Gallowgate, NEWCASTLE 0191 2610384

Isabella, The, Blyth  01670 797888

Ivy House, The, Worcester Street, SUNDERLAND 0191 5673399

Jubilee, The, Jubilee Road, Gosforth 0191 285 1143

Jazz Café, Pink Lane, NEWCASTLE 0191 2326505

Keelboat, The, Fatfield, WASHINGTON 0191 416 3896

Kepier Hall, The, Church Street, Houghton le Spring, DH4 4DN  0191 5843403

Kings, The, Hope Street, Crook, Co Durham, DL15 9HT.
Tel: 01388 327749

Klub Kudos, 164/166 The High Street, REDCAR 01642 490960

Legends Rock Club, 77 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne  0191 2320430
 

Lord Clyde, The, Western Approach, SOUTH SHIELDS 0191 4558219

Lord Nelson, King Street, STOCKTON ON TEES  07814577736

Lion Inn, the, Blakey Ridge, Kirkbymoorside, NORTH YORK MOORS 01751 417320

Luma Bar, Derwent Street,  SUNDERLAND 0191 5145111

Magnesia Bank, North Shields 0191 2578392

Mallard, SEAHAM 0191 5812720

Market Tavern, South Burns, Chester Le Street   DH3 3EZ
philgrendale@yahoo.co.uk
01913884749    07854759339

Marquis of Granby, Streetgate, SUNNISIDE 0191 4880954

Masons Arms, Easington Road, Peterlee
01915270946

Masons Arms, Rosemary Road, EASINGTON 0191 5270946

Masons Arms, Durham Road, SPENNYMOOR 01388 816169

Meadow House, North Road, BERWICK 01289 304173

McKewans Centre, HOUGHTON LE SPRING 0191

Mill House, North Terrace, CROOK 01388 ??????

Mill House, Blackfell, BIRTLEY 0191 4151313

The Mitre Harrowgate lane Bishopsgarth Stockton on Tees TS19 8TF
07796688830

Monroes, Finkle Street, Workington, Cumbria 01900 602122

Moorcock, The, Burnhope Way, Peterlee. 0191 5865777 

Moor House, The, Front Street, Seaton Burn, Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE13 6ES

Murrays, Westborough, Scarborough 01723 503170

Newbiggin Golf Club, NEWBIGGIN BY THE SEA 01670 817344

New Douglas Vaults Hotel, South Shields
Stewart 07968 949856

Newfield Inn, Newfield Road, Newfield, Chester-Le-Street, Co Durham DH2 2SP
Tel: 0191 3700565   www.myspace.com/newfieldinn

Newcastle Arts Centre (aka The Black Swan), Westgate Road, NEWCASTLE 0191 2322410

New Music Rooms, 1 North Bridge Street, Sunderland, SR5 1AD
07841 711237
newmusicrooms@gmail.com

New Tavern, The, Concorde, Washington 
 07901616185

Newton Park, Benton Road, Longbenton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear 
www.newtonparkheaton.co.uk
0191 2662010

Nikhs, Stanley Street  BLYTH   01670356712
www.nikhs.co.uk

North Road Social Club, Station Road, BOLDON 0191 5364187

Nursery, The, Hartlepool 01429 223168

Office, The, Victoria Road, SOUTH SHIELDS  0191 4559301

Okeefes Music Bar, HIgh Street, Gateshead, NE9 1EN, 07582397828

Old Boys, The, Mayfield Park, Easington Road, Hartlepool TS24 9BA  (01429) 266445

www.oldboysmusic.com

O'Neills, Neville Street, NEWCASTLE  07814577736

Old Transporter, Low Row, SUNDERLAND 0191 5672662

Old Horse Shoe, Church Street, CROOK 01388 762398

Ox Inn, Oxhill, STANLEY 01207 280989

Ox and Plough, Oxclose, Washington  0191 4160170
www.theoxandplough.co.uk

Park Hotel, TYNEMOUTH 0191 2571406

Park, The, 406 Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough
TEL 0773 8612396

Peacock Inn, The, Arlington Avenue, Montagu Est. NEWCASTLE  0191 2856015

Pelaw Inn, Shields Road, GATESHEAD  0191 4692478

Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium, Drum Road, CHESTER-LE-STREET, DH3 2AF.   0191  410 2141.   www.pelawgrange.co.uk

Pemberton Arms, Stockton Road, COLD HESLEDON  0191 5819587

Penny Black, Ellerton rd, Hartburn, Stockton TS18 5PU
Tel. 01642 644030

Penny Gill, The, Cheapside, SPENNYMOOR  01388 818849

Phoenix, Stockton Road, SEAHAM 0191 581 2719

Phoenix Inn, Cramlington, 01670 737537

Planet Leisure, Maple Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6BF
Ian 07704646346    email ian@aytp.co.uk

Platform 1, East Bedlington Community Centre
16 & 17 Station Street, Bedlington NE22 7JN 01670 828808

Prague, South Parade, WHITLEY BAY  0191 2518542

Quaker House, Mechanics Yard, DARLINGTON 07845 666643

The Queen's Head, Front Street, Guide Post, Choppington

Rock Pit, The, at The Merry Monk, Bishop Auckland
07919 651433

Royal Tavern, Beaconsfield Street, BLYTH  01670 351708

Rose and Crown, Winlaton
http://www.myspace.com/445295839
0191 4142370

Sand Dancer, Sea Rd, South Shields  0191 454 4861

The Saltgrass Hanover Place, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR4 6BY 0191 567 5678      bookings@thesaltgrass.com

Salutation, The, BILLINGHAM  01642 559119

Schooner, The, SouthShore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3AF 0191 4777404
www.theschooner.co.uk        ratty64@live.com

Scottys Club, Back Front Street, WINGATE 01429 838307

Seaham Leisure Centre, Laurel Avenue, SEAHAM  0191 5816366

Shadforth Plough, South Side, Shadforth, Durham, DH6 1LL.
0191 3720375 or 07730189917
http://www.shadforthplough.com
shadforthplough@mail.com

Shildon Civic Hall, Main Street, Shildon
www.mysace.com/musicatthecivic_shildon
01388 772902  E-Mail: p.watson@shildon.gov.uk

Shafto's Bar, South Causey Hotel, STANLEY  01207 235555

Smugglers, The, Marine Walk, SUNDERLAND 0191 514 3844

South Hylton Club High St, South Hylton, Sunderland. 0191 534 2134
www.southhyltonclub.co.uk

Star, the, Westgate Road, Newcastle 0191  261 4343

Sour Grapes, Newgate Street, MORPETH 01670 519069

South Tyne Jazz Club, Dean Road, SOUTH SHIELDS 0191 537 3624

Station Hotel, REDCAR 01642 483899

Station, Whitley Road, WHITLEY BAY 0191 2513853

Station, Killingworth Drive, Killingworth, 0191 268 1397

Station, The, Langley Moor, DH7 8JW. Tel. 0191 3789800
http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Station/239236612799394

Studio, The Tower Street, HARTLEPOOL  01429 424440

Steels WMC, Peacock Street West, SUNDERLAND 0191 5657593
www.steelsclub.co.uk

South Gosforth Club, Percy Terrace, NEWCASTLE 0191 2856513

Surtees, Market Place, CROOK 01388 762805

Sunn Inn, High Church, MORPETH 01670 514153

Sun Inn, Newbottle. 0191 584 1019

Swan, The, Wolviston Road, BILLINGHAM 01642 553157

Swarland Club, High View, FELTON 01670 787825

Tanners, Crawhill Road, Byker, NEWCASTLE 0191 222 1817

Tap & Spile, Bondgate, DARLINGTON  01325 381679

Telewest Arena, NEWCASTLE Rock @ The Arena 0191 260 5000/Live Group Nights 0870 707 8000

Three Fiddles, The,  34 Westgate Guisborough Tel: 01287 632 417

Three Tuns,  92 Sheriffs Highway GATESHEAD  0191 4870666

Three Ts, Swalwell, Gateshead   07841 979268

Times Inn, Stockton Road, DALTON LE DALE 0191 581 6606

Tavern, The, Mill Lane, HEBBURN  0191 483 3886

Tyne, The, Maling Street, NEWCASTLE 0191 265 2550

Town Hall Crypt, MIDDLESBROUGH 01642 242561

The Townhouse, 258 Whitley Road Whitley Bay Tyne and Wear NE26 2TG

Togston Club, Togstone Road, MORPETH  0191 01670 760347

Travellers Rest, The, Burnopfield, Co. Durham 01207 272233

Trillians, Princess Square, NEWCASTLE   trillians@gmx.com

Trojan Rooms  26-32 South Parade, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear. NE26 2RG 
mick@thetrojanrooms.co.uk    0191 251 0080
http://www.thetrojanrooms.co.uk/

Tudor Rose, Dunston
http://www.tudorrosepub.com

Turf, the, 25-27 Front Street, Consett DH8 5AB

Turbinia, Parsons Centre, Sid Chaplin Drive, NEWTON AYCLIFFE 
01325 3219700
www.turbiniapub.co.uk

Twisted Wheel, Westwalls, Carlisle, CUMBRIA 01228 595686

Vic, The, Church Street, MURTON 0191 5268918

THE VICTORIA INN CASSOP  DURHAM  DH6 4RJ

Vane Arms, Vane Street, Silksworth, SUNDERLAND 0191 521 0261

Washington Football Club, Albany Road, WASHINGTON 0191 4177779

Wellwood Arms, High Street, AMBLE 01665 710 284

Westoe, The, South Shields NE33 3DY
0191 455 3450

Wheatsheaf, Whitely Road, Benton, NEWCASTLE 0191 2663589

White Lion, The, Newbottle Street, Houghton le Spring, Sunderland, DH4 4AN, 01915120735
http://www.white-lion-pub.co.uk/

Woodcutter, The, Kingsley Avenue, HARTLEPOOL 01429 272826

Wooden Doll, The, Hudson Street, NORTH SHIELDS  0191 296 3979