Filming & Photography at Our Venues

Stephenson Railway Museum Gents' toilets in the Archives Discovery Museum's Great Hall Arbeia Roman Fort

Whether you are looking for period or contemporary, stairwells or railways sidings, our venues have it all. We have large spaces for set building or variety of landscapes, locations and backdrops for a photoshoots. We welcome film, television and photography companies who want to use our buildings as a location. 

For more information, complete the form below or call Viv Anderson (0191) 2772165.

What's been filmed at our venues in the past?

Stephenson Railway Museum

Music video for band 'Crooked Hands'

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum

Channel 4's Rome Wasn't Built in a Day

National Geographic's Explorer

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum

BBC 2's History Cold Case

Great North Museum: Hancock

ITV's Vera

Discovery Museum

BBC 3's Don't Tell the Bride

BBC1's Flog It! 

Tyne & Wear Archives

BBC 1's Who Do You Think You Are?

Are there any restrictions?

Smoke machines are allowed at some of our venues but we will need to know about this in advance - if you would like to use a smoke machine during filming, please make a note of this in the 'Additional information' field in the form below.

Please note we do require a copy of your public liability insurance certificate (to the value of £5 million) for our records. 

Click here to read our Health & Safety for Filming document. Please read this as we do have some limitations that may be relevant to your filming.

Northern Film & Media

Northern Film & Media are a creative industry development agency investing in film, TV, digital media, and music activity in the North East. They invest and support filming in the North East and invest in North East film talent through funding, development initiatives with industry partners, events and industry introductions.


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