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Late Night Special

Comedy, LIVE jazz, and after hours opening for Newcastle Arts Centre’s leading gallery and shops!

Thursday 10th of November

On Thursday 10th November, we are pleased to extend our opening hours for visitors and friends to enjoy the current exhibition in our gallery and festive shopping for creative gifts in The Craft Shop and Details Art Materials.

Continue your evening at Newcastle Arts Centre with sensational live jazz on the Jazz Cafe mezzanine or a night of laughter at the comedy event in The Black Swan. Ticket information below.

Gallery Exhibition: Seeking Armageddon

The debut solo gallery exhibition by local award-winning artist Peter Hanmer. ‘Seeking Armageddon’ brings together over 10 years of apocalyptic musings in sculpture, installation, and ink. Evoking the spirit of Gulliver’s Travels, Hanmer blurs the line between fantasy and reality, presenting multiple miniature dioramic vistas populated by humanoid protagonists. This popular exhibition will be closing on Saturday 12th November – don’t miss an opportunity to enjoy it after hours!

Free entry. Open until 8pm

The Craft Shop

From jewellery to greeting cards, stationery to colourful ceramics, The Craft Shop stocks the work of creative makers from across the UK, offering innovative design and skilled making at accessible prices. 

Now stocking creative gifts for the whole family this Christmas.

Open until 8pm

Details Art Materials

Established as the region’s leading art and graphics materials shop, run by artists for artists. Our stock includes recommended student art supplies at discount prices, an excellent range of paints, pens, pencils, markers, brushes and surfaces. Plus an expanding selection of modelmaking and craft supplies, Montana spray paints, glues, resins, mold casting, milliput, knives, tools and surface preparations such as Gesso, primers, varnish and PVA.

Special pre-Christmas offers available for one day only on 10th November!

Open until 8pm


Live Jazz: The Ruth Lambert Quartet

Ruth has been described as “the supreme interpreter of the Great American Songbook”. Returning to Newcastle Arts Centre for a long-overdue performance of classic jazz song, Ruth brings with her an exceptional trio of musicians: Alan Law (piano), Paul Grainger (bass), Tim Johnston (drums).

Doors 7pm / Music 7:30pm

At The Jazz Cafe Mezzanine* – Newcastle Arts Centre

*We regret there is no wheelchair access to The Jazz Cafe Mezzanine for this performance. Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience.

Advance tickets £10 (available from our website, in store, or by phone 0191 261 5618)
On the door tickets available £12 (cash or card accepted) 

Comedy: Adult Film Club

BBC Comedy and North East Screen Comedy Hot House present the return of Adult Film Club to Newcastle Arts Centre.

This night of comedy short films and haunted MP4s is hosted by writer/performer Chris Cantrill (BBC2’s Alma’s Not Normal and half of Edinburgh Fringe ‘Best Show’ Double Nominated sketch group The Delightful Sausage) and animator/director Sam O’Leary (Inside No. 9 and Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared). 

At The Black Swan Bar & Venue (basement of Newcastle Arts Centre)Free admission, pre-booking essential at:


Doors 7pm / 7:30pm start

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