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‘Why can’t I be you?’



Why can't I be You? The story of the Handyside Arcade and the lost sub cults of Newcastle


Calling all Hippies, Mods, Goths, Punks, Skins, Rockers, Teds and Indie kids, we need your memories. So if you ever hung out in the Handyside Arcade looking cool, or shopped in the Kard Bar, Fynd, Target or any of the other little shops and boutiques , or if you worked there or owned one of the shops in the arcade then we want to hear from you.


If you, like us feel it is important to document this part of Newcastle’s social history before it is lost forever then please complete the form below heading your message ‘Handyside Arcade Book’. We then be in touch to conduct email interviews. Thanking you in advance.


Published by Handyside Arcade Publications

‘Why can’t I be you?’

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