Northumberland Hotel

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Venue Type & Location


Site Name: Unknown site
Location: North Shields
County: Northumberland
Location Type: Town - multiple sites at uncertain locations


  • Performance Space Description: As yet, little information about this venue has been found. (See the Bibliographic sources link at right for some information).

  • For a listing of blackface/minstrelsy-related events that took place in this performance space (with attached bibliographic references), follow the 'Events at venue link at right

    Beth Marquis

  • Troupes at Northumberland Hotel

    Troupe Troupe Type # of events
    Greaves - the Giant Nigger Exhibition 1

    Events at Northumberland Hotel

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Variety 10 February 1851 - 15 February 1851 North Shields, Northumberland Greaves - the Giant Nigger

    Bibliographic Sources

    • Era (London) February 16, 1851: 12:1.

      Notes that the venue has been recently enlarged, and comments on its "spacious rooms"