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The Grainger Music Hall, Newcastle

Later - The New Tyne Concert Hall / Gaiety Theatre

Also see: Newcastle Theatre - A personal reminiscence by Donald Auty - Pantomimes in Newcastle 50 Years Ago by Donald Auty - Moss Empires' Theatres in the Fifties by Donald Auty

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Exterior of the old Grainger Music Hall 2002 - Courtesy Gareth Price

Above - The Exterior of the Grainger Music Hall in 2002 - Courtesy Gareth Price.

Exterior of the Grainger Music Hall in 1943The stage of the Grainger Music Hall prior to the hall's gutting and conversion to a clothes shopBuilt in 1838 and called simply Music Hall, the theatre was renamed the New Tyne Concert Hall in 1879, and in 1884 it was renamed the Gaiety.

Arthur Lloyd is known to have performed at The Grainger Music Hall (left) in 1862 1863

The Hall was gutted shortly after the picture of the stage (above) was taken, and has now been converted into a clothes shop. The exterior facade (below) remains however.

Also see:

Newcastle Theatre - A personal reminiscence by Donald Auty.

Pantomimes in Newcastle 50 Years Ago by Donald Auty.

Moss Empires' Theatres in the Fifties by Donald Auty.