Old Town Hall

The facilities of this beautiful and historic building have been upgraded and in the Main Hall we have a fully functioning venue with an inspiring multi-purpose space.

As well as providing a base for a busy and varied programme of Arts events, the Main Hall is also available for hire. It is ideal for anyone who would like to put on a concert or event and can accommodate conferences, presentations, workshops and large meetings. It is also a perfect setting for those special occasions or celebrations, such as retirement, leaving or birthday parties, ceilidhs and wedding receptions.

Venue Type:

Museum, Campaign or initiative

Opening hours

Dependent on exhibitions and events. Please see website for details.

Admission charges

Dependent on exhibitions and events. Please see website for details.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days: Cells at Gateshead Old Town Hall

  • 11 — 12 September 2015

Do not miss this unique opportunity to experience the atmosphere of Victorian police cells!

East Street Art members based in studios at GOTH are installing work in the cells, ranging from sculptural pieces to projections, all responding to the history of the building and area.

Historical information will also be available. to browse... cells, police, fire brigade, crime and dignitaries!

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+



Old Town Hall
West Street
Newcastle & Gateshead
Tyne and Wear

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0191 4336924

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