Just before the official opening of the House of Friendship at Rotary International's 100th Convention, there will be a parade of Rotarians from all over the world in their national dress with a Victorian steam organ
entertaining the participants.
The gala featured an array of unusual attractions such as a mechanical bucking bronco horse and a steam organ
Hans Haake's wooden stockade withholds the object incarcerated within it, and what is revealed about this object is its sound: within the stockade is, in fact, a fairground carousel constantly turning, accompanied by a steam organ
rendition of the German national anthem, played at twice the speed.
There's a Viennese carousel, an old steam organ
, and hot apple cider to keep you warm.
There will also be the James Dylan Motorcycle Stunt Display, The Great Boxing Booth Revival and Richard Preston's steam organ
and engine, with old fashioned farm machinery, as well as large vintage machinery and tractors.
entertainment will be in Trinity Square, Gateshead, on Saturday from 11am to 2pm.