By Bill Purdue
The town’s nice moments, whilst it used to be besieged and brought through the Scots in 1642 lower than basic Leslie and while Charles l was once imprisoned there, are all mentioned in complete evocative aspect. A relevant subject matter is Newcastle’s shiny social and cultural heritage for this used to be either an cutting edge and pleasure-loving society, recognized for its inventiveness and its advertising of the humanities and sciences, but additionally for its strong and sometimes riotous pop culture. A bye-law regulating the gown of apprentices of 1554 inveighed opposed to the playing and ‘typling, danncing and brasenge of harlots’ that used to be stated to characterise the life-style of the apprentices. A puritanical observer of the town’s twenty-first-century nightlife may perhaps suppose that little had changed…
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