Publications and Resources

Here you will find links to our collection of publications and resources which you can view and download.

Local history resources for schools

Stories from the Graveyard: telling the story of Benwell and Scotswood– NEW Jul 2017


Bringing it Back Home: What the First World War meant to Benwell and Scotswood. Extract from a performance at Bridgewater  School, November 2014

This film is partof our project Bringing it back home: Benwell and Scotswood during the First World War funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund


benwells-big-houses-a-heritage-walk_19-08-11.pdf– NEW Jun 2017

Elswick Through the Years in Maps and Pictures – NEW Apr 2017

Benwell Through the Years in Maps and Pictures

Benwell and Elswick – Walking Tour

Never Felt So Good – Benwell and Scotswood in Felt

Heritage Trails in the West End

Come with us on a trip down the Tyne from Newcastle Quayside to the North Sea

Men’s Lives in the West End – Booklet

Men’s Lives in the West End

Benwell’s Lost Coal Mines- A Walking Trail

John Buddle – King of the Coal Trade

Richard Grainger and the West End of Newcastle

Women’s Lives

Children’s Graveyard Challenge

Alang The Road: Heritage Trail

A Guide to St James’ Graveyard

St James’ Church Heritage Guide

The Boy and The Hall (published by Newcastle Community Heritage Project)

Stories in the Graveyard – download and listen to stories told by Chris Bostock

Blaydon Races 150th Anniversary – short film of the schools concert at St. James’ church