An edition of the Tyne Tees Television Close Up series on the 1st Newcastle Festival which ran between the 3rd and 18th October 1969. The film features a number of professional and amateur musicans perfoming, often in Eldon Square . Some of those featured include Jake Thackray and Richard Stilgoe as well as the jazz fusion group Colosseum performing at Newcastle City Hall.
An amateur film made by Alan Wharram which shows the preparation and parade of floats taking part in the Lord Mayor's Parade in Newcastle, in 1982. The film begins with views of parade members and floats preparing to leave and them travelling through the streets of Newcastle. The film ends with crowds dancing infront of the Civic Centre and the Lord Mayor of Newcastle handing out prizes to parade winners.