Lindisfarne


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Lindisfarne,

England: see Holy IslandHoly Island
or Lindisfarne
, off the coast of Northumberland, NE England. At low tide the island is connected with the mainland by a stretch of sand. It is partly cultivated, and tourism and fishing are important. A church and monastery, built in 635 under St.
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Lindisfarne

object of first major Viking raid in Britain (792). [Br. Hist.: Grun, 86]
See: Battle
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Then it is just a short walk with your party to Newcastle City Hall where you can enjoy the sight and sounds of Tyneside's finest Lindisfarne as they roll out their Christmas show on Tuesday, December 22.
The Proclaimers - Scottish twins Craig and Charlie Reid - will draw on the hits from their 10 studio albums, including the mega-selling Sunshine on Leith, when they take the stage on July 17 alongside local heroes Lindisfarne.
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The new look Lindisfarne, fronted by founding member and songwriter Rod Clements, will play their greatest hits at the City Hall on Wednesday December 23.
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