16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Daily 10am - 5pm

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2023 Christmas Shopping Weekend

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Join us for a weekend of Christmas cheer at The Biscuit Factory; with gift inspiration galore, live seasonal music, festive food and lots more. Our weekend kicks off with The Winter Social, our most popular seasonal event, then continues throughout the weekend as we celebrate Ouseburn Open Studios...

Rob van Hoek opens his exhibition 'Quiet Places' at our Winter Social

The Winter Social

Friday 24 November | 6 - 9pm

Our most popular seasonal event returns! Join us for a unique Christmas shopping event with handmade and original work from over 200 makers and artists.


  • live songs from a 30 piece Christmas Choir, and seasonal acoustic music by local folk band
  • complimentary drinks reception
  • a prize draw to win a Biscuit Factory Hamper when you spen £100 or more
  • plus our headline artist Rob van Hoek will be opening his winter exhibition 'Quiet Places'

In The Factory Kitchen enjoy our Northumbrian-inspired Supper Club. Using the very finest local ingredients our chefs craft a four course menu of crowd-pleasing seasonal British dishes with accompanying beverages. (Pre booking essential for Supper Club)


Ouseburn Open Studios

Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 November | 10am - 5pm

Our Festive celebrations continue throughout the weekend, with studio artists throwing open their doors to the public. You'll find:

  • live music and poetry in artisan (Sunday 26 November 1pm and 3pm)
  • seasonal treats in The Factory Kitchen including Festive Afternoon Tea
  • lots of unique gift-buying opportunities
  • our Christmas prize draw to win a Biscuit Factory Hamper when you spend £100 or more





Festive Afternoon Tea

Visit The Factory Kitchen this Winter for their delicious seasonal take on Afternoon Tea.

From 4 November 2023 - 7 January 2024, enjoy a rustic afternoon tea with a festive twist. Featuring seasonal savoury and sweet dishes and surrounded by contemporary artwork and panoramic views of the Ouseburn.

Looking for something a little lighter? Why not try their limited edition Hot Chocolate menu for an indulgent, warming treat during your visit.


Continue to explore handmade and original art and craft online with The Biscuit Factory...