Newcastle and Gateshead are two opposite cities in North East of England and lie on the river Tyne. Due to the proximity to each other and for marketing purposes, the destination is known and marketed worldwide as NewcastleGateshead.This destination, including the neighbouring Durham and Beamish, offers a variety of venues and activities to make it an attractive MICE destination.
Hotel Jurys Inn Newcastle
Just walking distance from the train station, the hotel is suitable to accomodate groups. My room, standard room:
The Sage Gateshead
The venue is suitable for conferences, incentives and events, wedding and music hires. There are varieties of spaces and additional services which can be hired for different number of participants and for different needs. It hosts also public events during the year so even if you don’t have your event there, it is worth checking out the website if there are any events during your stay in the city.
Contrary to the cinemas we know, it offers the possibility to hire it for private parties, business conferences also it has equipment as well as on- site catering. The idea to hire a cinema for an event might be strange, but it is definitely worth to consider it as a venue.
Located in Gateshead, it is internationally known centre for contemporary art. Baltic has no permanent collection and hosts diverse exhibitions by various artists, from blockbusters to innovative works. This is not only an exhibition centre, but also can host corporate events and conferences, weddings and other special occasions.
Durham County Cricket Club
About 30 minutes drive from Newcastle the city Durham is home to the Durham County Cricket Club. Besides hosting cricket games, the venue offers variety of hospitality programs, suitable for meetings, weddings and team building activities.
About 25 minute drive from Newcastle you can get to Beamish and enjoy the open air museum. The museum tells the social history of the people of the North East of England during three historic periods. It engages the visitors with the heritage and provides a learning experience. The museum is used as an event venue and offers rooms for private hire as well as organises public events.