That’ll be the Day! 1950s Newcastle by Anna Flowers & Vanessa Histon
Paperback, 276 pages, published 2013 by Tyne Bridge Publishing. Features stunning nostalgic photographs and cultural memorabilia of Newcastle through the 1950s.
This great North East nostalgia book looks back at childhood, schooldays, housing and post-war slum clearances, entertainment, shopping, fashion, cinema-going, music and the arrival of rock and roll, the glory days of Newcastle United, going out to work, weddings, and the realities of being a 1950s student. They certainly knew how to party.
Over 60 contributors sent in their memories to make this entertaining book. Over 300 photographs, including some unusual colour shots, bring the era vividly to life.