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NewcastleGateshead

Stitched together by seven awe-inspiring bridges across a spectacular riverscape, Newcastle (a city on the north bank of the River Tyne) and Gateshead (a town on the south bank) form a cultural hub This vibrant and inclusive visitor destination is home to a host of icons including the Angel of the North and the towering figure of Earl Grey, a former UK prime minister, inspiring heritage, acclaimed architecture, world-class culture, award-winning dining and fantastic shopping.

The locals, known as Geordies, are famous for their friendly personalities and their legendary warm welcome and the host city will no doubt roll out the red carpet for competitors. The games will take place from 17-24 August 2019 at some truly fantastic sporting venues across the destination from Gateshead International Stadium – home to European Athletics and Sport Central at Northumbria University – the state-of-the-art home to the Newcastle Eagles Basketball team.

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