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The feel

The Laing is a fine, Grade II listed Edwardian building, situated in a prime city centre location. The gallery boasts a range of stunning spaces for hire.

The Laing Art Gallery makes a sophisticated and alternative North East wedding venue for weddings and civil partnership ceremonies. Our stunning 18th & 19th Century Gallery has a capacity of up to 120 guests, and is ideally suited to an exclusive and intimate occasion.

Couples also have the opportunity to host their drinks reception and wedding breakfast at the Laing Art Gallery, we have a range of elegant spaces to choose from.

The stunning 18th and 19th Century Gallery houses works by world renowned artists including William Holman Hunt, Joshua Reynolds, Thomas Gainsborough and Gauguin, and can accommodate up to 120 guests for a ceremony. For couples choosing to stay with us, or join us, for their reception, the Marble Hall is an excellent location for drinks and canapés, whilst the Laing café, with its magnificent marble statue, offers a sophisticated backdrop for a stylish wedding breakfast.

The Laing café, with its magnificent marble statue, offers a sophisticated backdrop for a stylish wedding breakfast or drinks reception. Join us after your ceremony for an intimate three course wedding breakfast surrounded by world-class art.

The beautiful Marble Hall is occupied by artworks by Henry Moore and Turner Prize nominee Paul Noble. This is wonderful space to hold a drinks reception after your ceremony.

Northern Spirit is a major permanent exhibition celebrating the achievements of artists, manufacturers and makers from the North East of England. This is an ideal space for an evening drinks reception after your ceremony.

The function rooms setting in the heart of the gallery makes it the perfect space for an intimate wedding breakfast.


Car Parking
Church Nearby
Exclusive Use
120 capacity


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Laing Art Gallery
New Bridge Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne

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