The Palace of Arts, 1929

Spence & Dower were asked to inspect and report on the Grade II Listed structure which stands in Exhibition Park as the last remaining building from the North-East Coast Exhibition of 1929. Once used as a Military Vehicle Museum but remaining empty for many years, it was built as a temporary structure to display art work of international importance during the exhibition. The building has now become Wylam Brewery which, as well as being a relaxing place to enjoy a beer, is a place for live music, weddings, exhibitions and corporate events.

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

Catalogue, 1929

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

1929 view along Main Avenue showing the Palace of Arts at the end

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

1929 postcard

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

The Portico in 1929

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

The south elevation today

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

The original Gallery entrances today

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

The interior of the Dome today

Palace of Arts, the North East Coast Exhibition, 1929

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