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The Alan Hull memorial plaque is unveiled

Alan Hull wrote one of the North East's greatest anthems and he exported Geordie culture worldwide. A founder member of the band Lindisfarne, Alan was an ambassador for his home town of Newcastle and often penned songs about the region he loved.

Now, a plaque has been unveiled in his memory outside Newcastle City Hall.

The Alan Hull memorial plaque
The Alan Hull memorial plaque Credit: ITV

Alan died in 1995 but many of his tracks will be remembered forever, especially Fog On The Tyne and Run For Home. Lindisfarne played Newcastle City Hall 135 times.

Alan Hull memorial plaque to be unveiled

A memorial plaque is being unveiled today for the late Alan Hull, who was a founder member of Lindisfarne. It will be outside the entrance of Newcastle City Hall, where the band performed over 130 times.

Alan Hull
Alan Hull

The plaque will be unveiled by the Lord Mayor of the City of Newcastle in front of family, friends and colleagues of Alan Hull.

Lindisfarne
Lindisfarne

Former members of Lindisfarne will be remembering their bandmate with a live performance outside the City Hall.

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