Why a big tent has gone up on the clifftops near Souter Lighthouse

A huge tent which has gone up on the clifftops by Souter Lighthouse has sparked interest from the public wondering what is going on.

Wednesday, 21st November 2018, 4:07 pm
Updated Friday, 23rd November 2018, 10:25 am
Teams putting up a tent for filming on the Leas near to Souter Lighthouse.

And now The National Trust has confirmed that a well-known band are filming their latest music video on the Leas and clifftops near to Souter Lighthouse.

The National Trust managed area is one of a number of locations in the borough which are set to feature in the video, with Trow Quarry also set to be a filming location for the band this week.

Band Pale Waves are filming their latest music video near to Souter Lighthouse.

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A spokeswoman for the National Trust said it was great for areas in the borough to be chosen to star in the video.

She said: "A band is filming a music video on the area near to Souter Lighthouse.

"It is great for South Tyneside and nice that Souter Lighthouse is going to be in the video as a landmark."

Filming is set to continue for the rest of the week.