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Baltic Square

Adjacent to BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge, this premium riverside space is suitable for a variety of outdoor events. The only limit is your imagination.

Next to Gateshead Millennium Bridge, BALTIC and The Glasshouse International Centre for Music.

Mains power available, suitable for event infrastructure

Approx 2872m2, with capacity for up to 2,500 people

Hourly, half day and full day rates available. Special rates apply for photo shoots, runs and walks. Hire is  subject to an application fee and deposit.

Previously home to:

  • Q Festival
  • Jesterval Comedy Festival
  • Red Bull Neymar Jr's 5 Competition
  • Great North City Games

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  • Event space in Gateshead

Your wedding at Baltic Square

Baltic Square wedding
Baltic Square is also available for hire for wedding receptions and photo opportunities. To make it even more special, you can now light up the Gateshead Millennium Bridge in your special colours.

Talk to us about bringing your wedding party, transport and photographer to Baltic Square, and capture this moment in one of the most iconic and photographed locations in North East England.

  • Light the bridge from dusk until 2am with a huge choice of colours
  • Book access to Baltic Square for your vehicles, wedding party and photographer
  • Share your special lighting on social media


Please get in touch if you would like to find out more about hiring this space.

Contact us

Alternatively, you can call us on 0191 433 3114 or email