NewcastleGateshead Cultural Venues are 10 building-based cultural producers operating 20 venues and heritage sites*. We are based in the North East of England, but with regional, national and international reach, influence and aspirations. We are passionate about culture and keen to promote this as a means to enrich the social, cultural and economic life of the region.
You can find out more about how and why we work together here, our work as a partnership here and about our collective impact here. You can find out the latest news about NGCV here and sign up for our quarterly newsletters here.
To find out more about the individual members of the partnership and the 20 venues and heritage sites, please click on the links below:
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art and Baltic 39 (visual arts)
Centre for Life (science centre)
Dance City (national dance agency for North East)
Live Theatre (new writing theatre)
Northern Stage (producing theatre)
Seven Stories (national centre for children’s literature)
Sage Gateshead and Gateshead Old Town Hall (music performance and learning)
Theatre Royal (receiving and touring theatre)
Tyneside Cinema (independent cinema)
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (9 museums, galleries and heritage sites, plus the area archives)
*Note: Up to March 2013 NGCV operated 22 venues. Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, they moved from operating 12 to 9 venues and heritage sites in 2013, plus the area archives. BALTIC now has two sites, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead and BALTIC 39 in Newcastle and Sage Gateshead operates its main building, as well as Gateshead Old Town Hall. The partnership is now responsible for operating a total of 20 venues in Tyne & Wear.