Featuring the North East's premier collections of archaeology, natural history and geology, the Great North Museum: Hancock charts 500 million years of natural and human evolution, bringing to life the history of our planet and its people through breathtaking displays of world-class treasures.
Historical, Modern and Contemporary Art
The Hatton Gallery stages a programme of historical, modern and contemporary art exhibitions. Over recent year this programme has included major historical monographs, diverse partnership projects and exciting new commissions from leading contemporary artists.
Newcastle University's Centre for Recreation and Sport (CPRS), in conjunction with the Athletic Union and its 55 + Sports Clubs, offers an exciting range of sporting opportunities for both students and staff, supported by extensive facilities. There are dedicated professional staff who ensure that there is something for everyone, whatever their ability or experience, from novice to elite performer.
See the Sports Centre website for full details.
The Centre's primary mission is to contribute to the cultural life of the North East region through the provision of events, education, projects and publications in the field of creative writing.
In a rolling, year-long festival of readings, discussion and debate, the NCLA events programme brings writers from around the world to Newcastle.
Visit the NCLA website for further information
The Centre for Life is the North East's leading science centre, dedicated to communicating modern science issues to a wide audience through a programme of permanent and temporary exhibitions, debates and lectures, hands-on workshops for the region's schoolchildren and the annual Newcastle Science Festival.
Northern Stage, the largest producing theatre company in the North East of England, is dedicated to presenting the best in local, national and international theatre.
The company is widely regarded as one of the top-ten producing theatres in the UK, with a reputation for visually driven, multi-media productions that attract new, young audiences.Northern Stage productions