Newcastle Arts Centre

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Newcastle Arts Centre is one of the most active independent arts centres in England. The Centre shows exhibitions, music and theatre and hosts studios making architectural glass and graphic design. There’s also a gallery, bar and conference rooms.

67 Westgate RoadNewcastleNE1 1SG View map
Telephone: 01912615618 Visit Now

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Thursday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Friday10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday10:00am - 4:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

What's on near Newcastle Arts Centre

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