Now it has emerged that the Old Town Hall
Quarter is on the verge of being sold to Dinosauria Ltd, an entertainment business which has had plans to create a top attraction in the North East for several years.
The Old Town Hall
is the only surviving purpose-built Victorian town hall
in Tyne and Wear and is one of only five comparable listed Victorian town halls
in the North East.
A replacement town hall
cafe will open in the St Peter's Square side of the town hall
extension by the end of the year.
The gig adds to an impressive town hall
comedy line-up for 2018, with Jon Richardson (May 18), Russell Brand (May 31), Daliso Chaponda (June 9), Sarah Millican (June 13, 14 and 15), Jason Manford (July 6), Joe Lycett (September 29) and Ross Noble (December 8) all heading to Teesside as the town hall
diary takes exciting shape ahead of reopening after its major refurbishment.
From left, Michael and David Leadbeater, who performed an Everly Brothers tribute show, part of the Evening of Nostalgia in September 2002 at Huddersfield Town Hall
But down the years this impressive 18th century building has seen more than its fair share of celebs, footballers and crowds who have marched, applauded, lunched - and appeared on the balcony of - the town hall
Tension rose for several hours after supporters of a mayoral candidate closed the gates of the town hall
, effectively detaining Catanauan Mayor Ramon Orfanel and his group.
Speaking about the annual Town Hall
Meetings, CEO Tim Murray said:
That is, until June 24: The doors of town hall
Chris Baldock, Director of Performances, said: "The Christmas and early New Year period is a crucial time of year for Town Hall
and Symphony Hall and we are delighted to be able to report such strong business results.
The technology behind telephone town halls
allows vendors to call tens of thousands of people in minutes, and then allows participants to ask questions or use their keypad to signal their willingness to volunteer on behalf of a candidate or cause.
But others could see Birkenhead town hall
become the main civic centre - or a newly-built "town hall
" created for councillors.