Heritage Open Days at The Exchange

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Heritage Open Days @ The Exchange, North Shields

Come along and enjoy FREE access to The Exchange as we participate in the national Heritage Open Days.


Old Shields Photos on the Big Screen

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Images taken from Shiels to Shields book by Danny Lawrence.  Also showing a movie from the classic era of old.




Thomas Brown Window and Exchange Exhibitions

Open Daily from 10:30 am – 6:00 pm 

See the stunning stained glass window and read about war hero Thomas Brown.  In addition to this permanent exhibition, there will be further displays including Town Hall to Theatre, which is a short, concise history of the building, and Stan Laurel.





Jack Shotton: Silents to Talkie- Cinemas of Shields Book Launch and Art Exhibition 

Preview evening: Friday Sep 13th at 7:30 pm. Exhibition runs until Sep 28th.  Daily viewing during cafe bar opening times.

To launch Heritage Open days this year we have an exhibition and book launch by local artist and historian Jack Shotton. The evening features live piano from Mike Waller who you may know as the Spanish City and Grand Hotel pianist.






Murder at Exchange Manor-Theatre Production

Tuesday September 17th at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm 

ℭ𝔞𝔭𝔱𝔞𝔦𝔫 𝔗𝔥𝔬𝔪𝔞𝔰 𝔥𝔞𝔰 𝔟𝔢𝔢𝔫 𝔪𝔲𝔯𝔡𝔢𝔯𝔢𝔡 𝔦𝔫 𝔞 𝔪𝔞𝔫𝔬𝔯 𝔣𝔲𝔩𝔩 𝔬𝔣 𝔴𝔬𝔪𝔢𝔫 𝔞𝔫𝔡 𝔱𝔥𝔢 𝔰𝔲𝔰𝔭𝔢𝔠𝔱𝔰 𝔞𝔯𝔢 𝔢𝔫𝔡𝔩𝔢𝔰𝔰. 𝔑𝔬𝔱 𝔞𝔩𝔩 𝔦𝔰 𝔞𝔰 𝔦𝔱 𝔰𝔢𝔢𝔪𝔰, 𝔞𝔰 𝔄𝔲𝔫𝔱 𝔈𝔣𝔣𝔶 𝔬𝔲𝔱𝔰 𝔞𝔩𝔩 𝔬𝔣 𝔱𝔥𝔢 𝔰𝔢𝔠𝔯𝔢𝔱𝔰 𝔞𝔫𝔡 𝔰𝔠𝔞𝔫𝔡𝔞𝔩 𝔱𝔬 𝔰𝔬𝔩𝔳𝔢 𝔱𝔥𝔦𝔰 𝔪𝔶𝔰𝔱𝔢𝔯𝔶…

You are cordially invited to Murder at The Exchange Manor’. Devised and acted by our Acting Their Age group.




Fight for the Right-Presented by North Tyneside Council: a new play written by Catherine Scott

Friday 20th/Sat 21st September at 7:00 pm

Set against the backdrop of the 1984 Miner’s Strike, ‘Fight for the right’ is a new play exploring the history of people’s protests through the eyes of of two generations of men.

Live music before the performance.



North Shields Heritology Project – Memory Cafe

Sunday September 15th  at 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Drop in for a chat to the Heritologists about what they’re doing, and if you have a story to share about what life was like on the North Shields Fish Quay between 1850 and 1980, they’d love to hear from you.





Event Information

September 13, 2019 7:30 pm
September 21, 2019 11:00 pm
The Exchange
The Exchange, Howard Street, North Shields, NE301SE