Hadrian's Wall - Theatres

Picture of the Sage in Newcastle

Newcastle and Gateshead

The Sage

The Sage, Gateshead.

Home to the Northern Sinfonia the Sage is a venue for music of all types (classical, jazz, folk to name a few). The Sage is a stunning new landmark building on the banks of the Tyne, next to the Baltic arts Centre and just across from Newcastles quay side

The Theatre Royal, Newcastle

100 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Newcastle's main theatre and the one most likely to show West End shows

The Northern Stage

University of Newcastle, Kings Walk, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Northern stage is the largest producing theatre in the North East and one of the top ten in the UK, with a reputation for attracting new young audiences.

The Gulbenkin

University of Newcastle, Kings Walk, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Sister site to the Northern Stage, the Gulbenkein is a small intimate theatre.

The Journal Theatre

105-119 Westgate Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Offers a wide range of shows from opera to plays to pantomine.

The Peoples Theatre

Stephenson Road, Heaton, Newcastle Upon Tyne

The premier amateur theatre company in the North of England.

The Customs House, South Shields

The Customs House Mill Dam South Shields

Theatre, Cinema and Gallery set in a listed building on the banks of the Tyne in the Mill Dam conservation area. The venue is conveniently located for bus metro and even the ferry across the Tyne.

City Hall, Newcastle

Northumberland Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Main Music venue where you would find bands like Runrig and Jools Holland playing.

Metro Radio Arena

Arena Way, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle's biggest concert and exhibition venue. It has over 11,000 seats, and some of the biggest shows and performers such as Oasis, Elton John and Disney on Ice have played here.


Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Beaumont Street, Hexham

The Queen's Hall Arts Centre has a 350 seat theatre and two galleries. It stages a surprisingly wide range of Dance, Theatre and Music, with some events especially tailored for children.


The Sands Centre

The Sands Centre, Carlisle

Cumbria's premier venue for Arts, Events, Entertainment, Conferences, Exhibitions and Meetings, Health and Fitness and Sport and Recreation. The Sands Centre programme features top international orchestras, theatre companies, opera and ballet groups, international recording artists.

The Green Room Club

The Green Room Club, West Walls Theatre, West Walls, Carlisle

The Green room club is a member of the Little Theatres Guild of Great Britain.


Sunderland Empire

High street West, Sunderland city centre

The Empire programme includes many very popular shows, up and coming events include everything from Carmen and the Ballet to the Tweenies Live.

The Gala, Durham

Gala theatre Durham

The venue houses a state-of-the-art modern theatre and two cinema screens. With a programme of live events attracting some of the country's leading theatre companies, comedians, bands, musicians and dance performers; and a cinema programme showing the latest blockbusters alongside independent and classic films.