Corporate Hire

Functions, meetings, training courses and seminars

An event in the Laing Art Gallery

The gallery boasts a range of stunning spaces for hire, including the grand Marble Hall and elegant Collection Display Gallery. The Laing offers an exclusive location for dinners, drinks receptions and private viewings. There is also a fully equipped function room for up to 60 delegates set in the heart of the gallery, within easy reach of the Laing’s permanent collections and special exhibitions. The Laing Art Gallery is a Grade II listed Edwardian building, situated in a prime city centre location close to transport links and a variety of accommodation. 

Maximum capacities: Theatre 60, Boardroom 20, Dining 80, Reception 550. 

Special daytime offer

The self-contained Function Room can now be hired from 9:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday for only £100 +VAT. For all other hire times and prices, please get in touch. 

We have the following equipment available in our function room:

  • Projector and screen
  • Flipcharts, pads and pens
  • Lectern with mic and pa system
  • Laptop

Room capacities

Function Room60202060
Marble Hall and Restaurant--80240
Collection Display Gallery604080
Northern Spirit---80
Whole Building---550 


Catering can be provided including hot fork buffets, three-course dining and drinks. 

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Contact us 

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

Telephone: (0191) 277 2303 or 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 Totally Delicious. 

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