The Black Swan is a music, dance and performance venue situated in the basement of Newcastle Arts Centre
Accessed via a privated courtyard of flower beds and potted plants leading you away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Newcastle Arts Centre is a very flexible space and is used to catering to a wide variety of events from performance art, world music, Jazz, Latin, the occasional classical concert and theatrical events.
As a social venue it is regularly used for family and corporate events, including Weddings. Parties, Conferences and Presentations.
control box with audio mixer
Bi-amp vocal PA and 12/24 DMX lighting desk
preset lighting rig with 12 x 2k dimmers
video projector that can play DVD or live TV
A small goods and passenger lift links the Ground Floor and the Basement
The Black Swan Bar only 100
Venue 200 / 130 seated as theatre
This unique setting makes it an ideal place for family celebrations. At the Black Swan we are here to help you create your special day. Whether it is a big event or just a small, intimate occasion with close family and friends. We can tailor our venue to you and your individual requirements and make your wedding celebrations a unique and memorable occasion for all.
Our bar and venue has twin function rooms which can hold up to 200 guests including:
Large dance floor
High quality lighting and sound system
Private bar at sensible prices
Full team of friendly staff
We can arrange:
Catering including, hot and cold buffets
Banqueting tables with gilt chairs
Bands or a disco
Silver Service via an outside company
Venue hire is from £280 and a late license is available.
To view the venue contact us on:
0191 261 5618
Table Wine from £12.95 per 750ml bottle
Prosecco from £15.00 per 750ml bottle
Champagne from £32.00 per 750ml bottle
We can source of range of drinks, including cask ales, cocktails, cava’s. English wines and whiskeys, please enquire.
Tuesday – Thursday from: £280
Saturday from: £385
Private use of the bar, main venue and courtyard
CD system in the bar area
Basic party lighting
Use of the buffet tables if required
One door person, event manager and bar staff
Please note that all service prices include VAT.
Room Hire is VAT free.
Band PA including technician from £95
DJ / Vocal PA £65
Digital projector and screen – £35 per night
Streamers and table confetti can be used, but may be subject to a £50 clear up charge.
A verbal or telephone booking will be provisional until the hirer and the Arts Centre have exchanged signed room hire agreements and will be confirmed when £75 deposit (non-refundable) is recieved together with a signed agreement.
A minimum age of 25 applies for Birthday Parties.
Accompanied children are welcome up to 10pm.
Viewing of the venue is advised, along with a meeting with the venue manager to run through your event and define your requirements.