Black Swan Bar & Venue

Newcastle Arts Centre




The Black Swan is available for hire, with a full On Licence, we can run music and dance events until 2am Monday to Saturday. We host a regular Friday night event, but please enquire about booking your party, wedding, theatre or music event on any other day.


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Events 2014
A Prefab Day Out

Saturday 16 August 2014,
Doors open 7pm

'A Prefab Day Out' is a fan driven event which includes 'Cars and Girls', a musical tribute to the band Prefab Sprout, performing live on stage at 8PM. Prefab Sprout's unofficial biographer, John Birch, will be presenting his book Desire: Paddy McAloon's Prefab Sprout and there will also be a Prefab-inspired art exhibition by Swedish artiste Elisabeth Malmborg from 7PM. As part of the days activities, a sepcial Sprout landmark tour will begin from the venue at 2PM, hosted by John Birch and Simon McKay.

Disclaimer: A Prefab Day Out is an ‘unofficial’ dedicated fan event.

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Juliet Kelly


presented by Jazz North East
8pm 11th September 2014

One of those rare singers that tells a genuine story with her music, through her passionate performance and naturally warm voice, it's a beguiling combination that's hard to resist. One of the UK's finest singers in any genre"

Juliet makes her first visit to Newcastle with a superb backing band, and a programme of original songs inspired by some of her favourite books.

Tickets £10 / £8 concessions

Friday night is Salsa Dance Night

Admission £6 (£5 NUS). before 9pm. £4 (£3 NUS) after 10pm.

Doors Open 7.30pm

Beginners/Improvers 7.45-8.30pm

Intermediates 8.45 - 9.30pm....Club Salsa until Midnight ,

Late bar......if your a beginner or an expert come and join us

at Newcastle's most popular Salsa Night, every Friday.

NOTE: Last Summer Salsa is 26th July...back 6th September 2013

For more information, chat about your event or to book, contact our Events & Venue Manager Ms Kay Tilley

Call 0191 261 5618 (option 1) .....................Email:


How to find us:

The Black Swan Bar & Venue,

Newcastle Arts Centre, 69,

Westgate Rd,

Newcastle upon Tyne,



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Newcastle Arts Centre, 67 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SG. phone 0191 2615999