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Delegate experiences

At NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau, we've always thought that NewcastleGateshead offers one of the best delegate experiences around. We have an exciting choice of places to meet, from one of the world’s finest music centres to an art deco cinema and one of the world's largest tree houses. And with so many unique experiences on offer to create an exciting social programme, along with the famously warm Geordie welcome that’s always on offer, you can be sure that delegates will have a great time in NewcastleGateshead.  So we're not surprised that 91% of delegates that visit say that they'd like to come back soon with friends or family.

There are loads of brilliant things for your delegates to experience in NewcastleGateshead. We think these ideas are champion and a great place to start.

Life Science CentreEnergise your delegates on Life Science Centre's 4D motion ride or experience an immersive journey through space in its planetarium - it's the North's biggest.
Find out more about the Life Science Centre

Tilt the Millenium BridgeTilt the Gateshead Millennium Bridge to celebrate your event; you can even have the structure washed in your corporate or association colours.
Find out more about Gateshead Millennium Bridge tilts

Science of Cocktails at LifeBring out your inner alchemist a 'Science of Cocktails' workshop at the Life Science Centre. Of course you'll get to sample their experiment!
Find out more about the Life Science Centre

Performing at Sage Gateshead'Perform' at an international home for music with a range of musical sessions from banging steel drums to playing the fiddle.
Find out more about Sage Gateshead

Drinks reception at Newcastle CastleVisit the site of the 'new castle' that gave the city its name. Enjoy a drinks reception on the roof of Newcastle Castle at sundown, with panoramic views of the Quayside.
Find out more about Newcastle Castle

Fish and chips at Beamish MuseumEat supper at a coal-fired fish and chip shop, part of the recreated Edwardian pit village in the open-air museum at Beamish.
Find out more about Beamish Museum

Genetic Engineering MasterclassPlay around with DNA at a genetic engineering masterclass at Life Science Centre. Life offers many fun, educational workshops for adults - no scientific background needed!
Find out more about the Life Science Centre

Film screening at Tyneside CinemaWatch a film of your choice in the finest surviving newsreel cinema in Britain or shoot, edit and star in your own film at the Tyneside's spectacular Pop-Up Film School.
Find out more about Tyneside Cinema

Ramside SpaKick back and relax in one of the region's luxury spas. At Rockliffe Hall, spa butlers are on hand to keep you refreshed at its award-winning spa. .
Find out more about Rockliffe Hall

Alnwick TreehouseDine in one of the world's largest tree houses at the Alnwick Garden or give broomstick training a go at Alnwick Castle, a.k.a Hogwarts from the Harry Potter films.
Find out more about Alnwick Castle or The Alnwick Garden

Dine at BlackfriarsEnjoy an authentic medieval banquet in the UK's oldest dining hall, Blackfriars, which was established in 1239 as a Dominican friary.
Find out more about Blackfriars

Explore on a bike from The Cycle HubExplore our compact city centre and beyond on two wheels, courtesy of bike hire from The Cycle Hub.
Find out more about The Cycle Hub

Rooftop tour at St James' ParkTake a roof top tour of the legendary stadium, St. James' Park, enjoying the famous sights and learning historical facts along the way.
Find out more about Newcastle United

Glass blowing workshop at National Glass CentreCreate their very own work of art in glass and even trying their hand at glassblowing in the National Glass Centre’s bespoke workshops.
Find out more about National Glass Centre

Treetop adventure at Go Ape or Beamish WildZip through the tree-tops on a high ropes adventure at Beamish Wild at Beamish Hall or Go Ape Matfen Tree Top Adventure.
Find out more about Beamish Hall or Go Ape

NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau can help you create a unique social programme for your event. Get in touch to find out more. 

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