Newcastle City Hall

Newcastle City Hall prides itself on showcasing the finest acts from around the world, be it Rock, Pop, Comedy or Musicals the biggest names in the business play the City Hall.

The City Hall was opened in 1927 as part of the redevelopment which also includes the City Pool. The Harrison and Harrison Organ was added in 1928 to give Newcastle its first dedicated concert venue.

For almost 40 years the City Hall hosted concerts by major British Orchestras featuring conductors such as Sir Malcolm Sargent and soloists as Yehudi Menuhin and Kathleen Ferrier. In addition local choirs and societies hold their annual concerts here and there were celebrity recitals and talks as well as Civic functions.

The 60s saw the cultural explosion of pop music and the hall was soon playing host to "package tours" featuring The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis, as well as Newcastle's own "Animals". Many shows featuring five or six acts such as Gerry and the Pacemakers, Gene Pitney, The Kinks and Marianne Faithful on one bill could be seen for 10/6 (52p) or less.

The City Hall has continued to host almost every rock and pop "great" since the 60's as well as seeing the first tours of future legends. Throughout the 70's, 80's and 90's the City Hall has maintained its position as one of the best and most used 2000 seated venues in the country, and one of many artists favourite gigs. Bruce Springsteen rates the City Hall show in 1981 as one of his three best shows and both Dire Straits and Elton John insisted on starting world tours in the Hall.

As well as music the City Hall has a tremendous reputation for comedy and has seen multiple sell out shows by Billy Connolly, Little Britain, Jimmy Carr, Al Murray, Frankie Boyle the list grows annually.

Address
Northumberland Rd, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 8SF
England
Phone
0191 2778030
Fax
0191 2777998
Website
www.newcastlecityhall.org
Directions

By car:
Accessible (disabled) parking There are two carparks located five minutes away from City Hall. Accessible parking bays are available within John Dobson Street NCP carpark. There are also reserved parking spaces for blue badge holders on Northumberland Road.

By bus:
Numerous buses stop at or near the City Hall from John Dobson Street and Sandyford Road. The Haymarket bus station is within five minutes of the City Hall.

By metro:
The Haymarket metro station is situated within a five minute walk from the City Hall. Exit the station right onto Northumberland Street. Continue ahead turning left onto Northumberland Road, continue straight ahead at the junction with John Dobson Street, the City Hall is on the left.

By taxi:
There is a taxi rank situated on Northumberland Road. Exiting right out of the building onto Northumberland Road and the taxi rank is situated on the left hand side of Northumberland Road beyond John Dobson Street.

Access Statement:
The City Hall has 6 seating areas available for every show for wheelchair users. It is necessary for wheelchair seating to be booked in advance.via the Venue box office on 0191 2778030.

Any customer booking a wheelchair seat will receive comprehensive information on access to the City Hall and it?s facilities when booking. Access to the box office is via College Street and is fully accessible.

There is no access to the Concert Bar and refreshment area for wheelchair users. Where customers are unable to access these areas due to ambulatory difficulties, a drinks service is provided by the City Hall. Members of staff are available and can take drink orders and arrange for then to be brought to the foyer/auditorium, on request.

There is no lift access to the balcony.

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Tuesday

09 Sep

2014

The Saturdays

The Saturdays

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Friday

19 Sep

2014

The Queen Extravaganza

The Queen Extravaganza

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18:30

Thursday

25 Sep

2014

The Vamps

The Vamps

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19:30

Friday

03 Oct

2014

The Ultimate Eagles

The Ultimate Eagles

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19:00

Tuesday

07 Oct

2014

John Legend

John Legend

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19:30

Wednesday

08 Oct

2014

Tony Jacklin CBE

An Evening With Tony Jacklin

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19:00

Saturday

18 Oct

2014

Last Night of the Proms – The Proms Goes to the Movies

Last Night of the Proms

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19:30

Sunday

19 Oct

2014

Peter Andre

Peter Andre

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19:00

Monday

20 Oct

2014

An Evening With Caro Emerald

Caro Emerald

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19:30

Tuesday

21 Oct

2014

Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers

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20:00

Saturday

01 Nov

2014

Jon Richardson

Jon Richardson - Nidiot

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20:00

Wednesday

05 Nov

2014

Lee Mack

Lee Mack

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Thursday

06 Nov

2014

Lee Mack

Lee Mack

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07 Nov

2014

Lee Mack

Lee Mack

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Saturday

08 Nov

2014

Lee Mack

Lee Mack

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20:00

Monday

17 Nov

2014

Chris Ramsey

Chris Ramsey

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19:00

Tuesday

18 Nov

2014

Paloma Faith

Paloma Faith

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19:30

Wednesday

19 Nov

2014

Glen Roughead

Glen Roughead - Swing for Parkinsons

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20:00

Tuesday

25 Nov

2014

Ross Noble

Ross Noble - Tangentleman

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20:00

Wednesday

26 Nov

2014

Ross Noble

Ross Noble - Tangentleman

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20:00

Thursday

27 Nov

2014

Ross Noble

Ross Noble - Tangentleman

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Friday

28 Nov

2014

Ross Noble

Ross Noble - Tangentleman

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Saturday

29 Nov

2014

Ross Noble

Ross Noble - Tangentleman

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15:00

Sunday

30 Nov

2014

Silver Belles Christmas Show

Silver Belles Christmas Show

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20:00

Tuesday

02 Dec

2014

The Human League

The Human League

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19:30

Wednesday

03 Dec

2014

Jools Holland

Jools Holland

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Thursday

04 Dec

2014

Jools Holland

Jools Holland

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Friday

05 Dec

2014

Noel Fielding

An Evening with Noel Fielding

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19:30

Sunday

07 Dec

2014

Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue

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19:30

Tuesday

09 Dec

2014

Chris Rea

Chris Rea

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20:00

Saturday

13 Dec

2014

The Bootleg Beatles

The Bootleg Beatles

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20:00

Thursday

18 Dec

2014

Lee Mack

Lee Mack

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19:30

Saturday

20 Dec

2014

Ray Jackson's Lindisfarne Christmas Show

Ray Jackson's Christmas

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19:30

Monday

22 Dec

2014

Ray Jackson's Lindisfarne Christmas Show

Ray Jackson's Christmas

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19:30

Tuesday

23 Dec

2014

Ray Jackson's Lindisfarne Christmas Show

Ray Jackson's Christmas

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19:00

Friday

20 Feb

2015

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Australian Pink Floyd Show

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19:30

Saturday

21 Feb

2015

Roy Chubby Brown

Roy Chubby Brown

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19:00

Thursday

26 Feb

2015

Collabro

Collabro with special guest Lucy Kay

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20:00

Friday

27 Mar

2015

Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr

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19:30

Monday

30 Mar

2015

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Gift Vouchers

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19:00

Tuesday

31 Mar

2015

Gift Vouchers

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19:30

Friday

10 Apr

2015

Showaddywaddy

Showaddywaddy

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19:30

Thursday

14 May

2015

Sally Morgan

Sally Morgan - Psychic Sally On the Road

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20:00

Friday

22 May

2015

Milton Jones

Milton Jones

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