Say Goodbye on Thursday 28th
Users say goodbye as Newcastle City Pool & Turkish Baths amongst first services closed due to City Council Budget Cuts
Filming/Photo Interview Opportunities
Thursday 28 March 2013
Final day of public swimming and access to Newcastle City Pool & Turkish Baths
4-5.30pm Celebrating and mourning the Turkish Baths & Pool.
(Steps and Reception area)
Musicians and Singers
Speeches and Thanks to Pool & Baths Staff
Wet Poets Society:
• Bill Herbert, Poetry Professor, Newcastle University, performs his Blazing Grater poem (the farce of the Olympic legacy on Tyneside)to the tune of the Blaydon Races ; and poem on Turkish Baths.
• Ellen Phethean reads late Julia Darling' s poem on Turkish Baths
• Gerry Byrne reads a comic poem
Joan Hewitt (Turkish Baths Campaigner) and Charles Gordon (Over 60S Higgs Boson Swimming Group) available for interviews along with other users.
5.30-6.20 Last Public Swim (Swimming Pool)
Fancy dress, and fun swimming