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'Gob on the Tyne' Punk Tour with Keith Newman

  • TYNE IDOLS PICKUP POINT Bewick Street Newcastle upon Tyne, England, NE1 5EF (map)

7.00pm from Bewick Street, Newcastle — Tickets £10pp

RE-AFFIX YOUR SAFETY PINS and lace up those yellow Astro-Martens as Tyne Idols takes you back to when Punk Rock gave Newcastle a blast of crass culture and tartan bumflaps.

Join punk radio presenter Keith “New Wave” Newman and his well-spiked team, Punky Paul and Ramona Lisa from his popular Radio Northumberland show, on a 3-hour tour of the lows and more lows of Tyneside’s once-throbbing, all-gobbing punk scene. Enjoy the thrill of the Tyne Idols double decker to the punk soundtrack of your life on our state-of-the-nation sound system. Find out where Johnny Ramone had his hair cut, learn about the characters and bands that grew up in the region, fist the air at the remains of iconic punk venues and meet some of the key people that made up the vibrant scene back in the day.

For all bookings and ticketty stuff please call Julie Clay on 0191 253 1618 or email

For general enquiries please email

Earlier Event: September 27
NewcastleGateshead Tour with Ray Laidlaw
Later Event: October 4
Coastal Heroes Tour with Ray Laidlaw