The Laing's 18th and 19th Century gallery The Northern Spirit display The Laing Art Gallery's first floor rotunda

The Laing's 18th and 19th Century gallery

Make your event extra special by holding it at the Laing Art Gallery. Located in the centre of Newcastle, the Laing Art Gallery is a high profile and beautiful venue available to hire for a range of events.

Evening Functions and Receptions

Situated in Newcastle city centre, the Laing Art Gallery provides an ideal location for evening receptions. The famous Marble Hall has provided companies from all over the North East with a spectacular, high-profile venue for social functions, product launches and events, and can be hired as a reception area allowing guests to explore the Laing's remarkable permanent collections and special exhibitions.

The Laing’s new Northern Spirit display showcases spectacular art and design from the North East and provides a stunning backdrop for drinks receptions and events.

Meetings, Training Courses and Seminars

The Laing has a spacious function room, set in the heart of the Gallery, within easy reach of the Laing's permanent collections and special exhibitions. The purpose built room is available to hire for training, conferences and PR events.


High quality catering can be provided by our on-site caterers Sodexo.

Three course meal

Hot fork buffet

Hot & cold bowls

Finger buffet

Canape choice

Wine list 

To find out more about hiring the Laing Art Gallery for your wedding or event, or to make a booking, contact us on:
Tel: 0844 856 1074