Celebrated author Stuart Maconie sets off on Jarrow March
Author and journalist Stuart Maconie is well on his way in a bid to retrace the route of the Jarrow March as part of his new book to mark the 80th anniversary of the crusade.
BBC radio presenter Stuart, who is known for bestselling books such as ‘Cider with Roadies,’ set off from the borough on October 5 - the anniversary of the march and is now in Yorkshire.
Before setting off, he came to the Jarrow March fun day at Monkton Stadium on October 1 and stayed in the area for five days where he visited South Shields Museum and other areas relating to the march.
He then left from Christ Church... read more
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