Corporate Hire

Evening functions

The Laing Art Gallery provides a beautiful city centre venue for events in Newcastle. The whole gallery is available to hire as a venue for social functions, drinks receptions and corporate events. Alternatively, you can hire a smaller space such as our restaurant or Marble Hall for an event.

Our temporary exhibition spaces can be hired for exclusive events, with a guided tour, wine and the option of canapes or a three course meal. 

Find out about hiring our other museums and galleries.

Meetings, training courses and seminars

The gallery has a self-contained meeting room available for hire. Our location in Newcastle city centre and the function room's setting in the heart of the venue makes it an ideal space for meetings, training courses and seminars.

We have the following equipment available in our function room:

  • Projector
  • Flipcharts
  • Screen
  • Lectern 
  • Laptop

Room capacities

Function room60202060
Marble Hall and restaurant--80240
Collection Display Gallery---100
Northern Spirit---80
Whole building---550


Catering can be provided including hot fork buffets, three-course dining and drinks. Download our catering options below:

Our award winning caterers can also work with you to produce a bespoke menu for your event. Contact us for more information.

Contact us

To find out more about hiring the Laing Art Gallery for an event please contact us on:

Telephone: (0844) 856 1074

Email: and state that you'd like more information about hiring a space at the Laing Art Gallery.*

*Your event enquiry will go directly to our catering and events concession Sodexo Prestige.