The pubs of South Shields are numerous and each has its own fascinating history. From enjoying a post-work tipple to celebrating the football result on a Saturday evening, the pub is the hub of the community, and an iconic part of Britain's high streets. Author Eileen Burnett traces the history of these drinking establishments, taking in the landlords, notable characters, stories and a pint or two along the way.
From pub signs to bar hatches, every curiosity of some of South Shields' best-known pubs are uncovered; ideal snippets of trivia to impress your friends while buying a round. Well researched and beautifully illustrated, South Shields Pubs provides something for everyone, whether they have lived in South Shields all their lives, or whether they are just visiting this vibrant town.