O2 Academy Newcastle

Westgate Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SW

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terry
terry on June 2, 2016 at 5:37 pm

Photo uploaded.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on October 26, 2010 at 10:32 am

Vintage photographs of the Westgate Picture House:
http://www.ukwurlitzer.co.cc/1740.html

Ian
Ian on July 10, 2009 at 1:33 am

A recent photo here (now the O2 Academy) :–

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stagedoor/3706775146/

Ampex175
Ampex175 on February 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm

I know the place well. It was affectionately known just as the ‘Maj’ in the Ballroom days. As a cinema it had a very steep projection rake of 26 degrees (though that was way before my era).

It would be nice to have a look around again though. I only live 8 miles away!

Ian
Ian on December 25, 2007 at 11:10 am

An earlier photo (1986) here:–

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Ian
Ian on March 15, 2007 at 1:02 pm

Exterior image as a bingo hall here:–

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