Images from this year's dazzling light festival
From the Angel of the North to Alan Shearer, Newcastle is a city that’s not short of icons. And it’s not afraid of making new ones. In the time it takes to down a Newkie Brown the city and its surrounds have emerged from post-industrial decline as the cultural centre of the north-east. Over the River Tyne, in Gateshead, the Baltic art gallery, the Millennium Bridge and the billowing Sage Centre are striking examples of civic pride that have stamped the reputation of Tyneside, to which Newcastle also belongs, as a must-see part of urban Britain.
For students, the low cost of living, the ease of finding accommodation, proximity to the sea and dramatic countryside, famed nightlife and gregarious Geordie hospitality mix to create a pretty punchy cocktail. So potent, in fact, Newcastle tops our list.
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- Collecting lots of momentos and keeping them in a safe place
- Creating an online photo album and sharing with friends
- Keeping my personal digital photo collection to look back to
- Not really bothered about photos or momentos, the memories are in my head