Where is it?
Newcastle upon Tyne,
Newcastle City Hall is surrounded by well-known locations, meaning it should be easy to find if you do not know the city well. The City Hall is situated near to Northumbria University, Newcastle Civic Centre and shopping centre Eldon Square, both of which are populated areas.
What is it?
An intimate music and entertainment venue that continues to attract performers, musicians and comedians, the City Hall is Newcastle’s longest running concert hall. The likes of Slade, Jools Holland, Reeves and Mortimer and Newcastle comedian Ross Noble have all performed here. With new faces being signed up to add Newcastle City Hall to their tour schedule throughout the year, now is the time to book tickets to your new favourite act, for a reasonable price.
Whilst it is known for its smaller performances, the City Hall has had a very long history since its opening in 1927. It has faced closure, been awarded a Grade II listed building status as well as a Grade I Historic Organ Certificate and made musical history when the and Motorhead recorded several songs for their number one 1981 album there.
How to Get There:
As a boutique hotel near to Newcastle City Hall, the Rosebery has a range of travel possibilities that will get you to exactly where you want to be.
On a bus from Cradlewell, Jesmond you will arrive in five to ten minutes, getting off at either Haymarket, the Civic Centre, or, if you are on the number 38, John Dobson Street. Either one of these stops will leave you with a less than five-minute walk around the corner onto Northumberland Road reach your destination. The closest stop is the Civic Centre or John Dobson street.
You can also get the metro from Jesmond to Haymarket, or request a taxi, which will take you to the venue in just over five minutes, taking into account traffic around the main area of the city.
However you choose to get there, all available options are extremely affordable, meaning you can spend your money on a refreshing drink after the show.
Make a day of it and go shopping in Newcastle’s Eldon Square before you head to the show at city Hall. Northumberland Street also boasts a range of shops and cafes that you can visit and is just a two-minute walk from the City Hall. There’s also the city library and museums such as the Laing Art Gallery within walking distance, so you can browse Newcastle’s cultural scene before queuing up to take your seats at your chosen performance. Afterwards, you can come back and relax in the beautiful comfort of your room at the Rosebery.