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Venues to hire
Premier event space in Gateshead
In addition to the venues listed below we also have a selection of premier event spaces suitable for large events and smaller, intimate functions. Browse our premier event space pages to find out more.
We have venues to suit every purpose and occasion whether you are planning a special event, or looking for somewhere to book a conference or a meeting.
St. Mary's Heritage Centre
St Mary's Church is a Grade I listed building available to hire outside opening hours for receptions, conferences and concerts. A stunning, atmospheric space, although there are some restrictions on what can be permitted in the building. The Main Space has a maximum capacity of 150, plus the Education Space which is ideal for smaller meetings.
0191 433 4699
Gateshead Central Library: Caedmon Hall
Situated within Gateshead Central Library, Caedmon Hall is a flexible space with moveable seating, including a raised theatre style tiered seating section. It's an ideal venue to hire for smaller music events, dance and drama as well as parties, rehearsals, meetings and conferences. With a capacity of 240 theatre style and approx 110 cabaret style, the hall has excellent acoustics and a wooden sprung floor. Bewicks, downstairs in the library is a licensed café/bar which can be hired with the Hall and seats approx 50.
A discount of 20% is available to Gateshead Council Services and Gateshead based not-for-profit organisations.
Wailes and Dodds Community Rooms are newly refurbished spaces also for hire and are ideal for meetings, presentations and talks and come with a plasma screen and small kitchen area.
A discount of 20% available to all Gateshead Council Services, Gateshead based voluntary groups and Gateshead based not-for-profit organisations.
Phone: 0191 433 8420
Saltwell Towers offers a range of stunning spaces to hire which all provide the perfect backdrop for a number of events. From meetings, corporate functions and drinks receptions through to important life events such as weddings, birthdays and funerals, we have expert help on hand to make your day go smoothly. Half day, full day and evening hire is available.
With our unique setting, experienced team of co-ordinators, first class catering services, flexibility and attention to detail, Saltwell Towers is the perfect choice.
Parks and countryside sites
Our parks and countryside venues are also available to hire for a range of different events. Make an enquiry about hiring our parks for a small event or activity. For larger events such as music and food festivals and fun fairs, please visit our event support page.