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The bandstand at Exhibtion Park, Newcastle - Upon - Tyne, was built in 1877 and still stands today.
A landscape gardener is trumpeting the great British creation of the bandstand after touring the country's parks to study the iconic structures for a new book.
Paul Rabbitts' work is a celebration of the Victorian platforms and a throwback to the halycon days of outdoor music when thousands of people would gather in public parks for a brass band performance.