16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Daily 10am - 5pm

Christmas at The Biscuit Factory

Looking for unique ideas to celebrate your Christmas in Newcastle? Find out about Festive activities at The Biscuit Factory Newcastle. From Christmas craft workshops to Festive Afternoon Teas, Christmas Shopping Nights and more!

The Biscuit Factory Festive Opening Hours

Daily: 10 - 5 | Thursday 15 December: 10 - 8

Christmas and New Year's Eve: 10 - 3 | Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day: CLOSED

Festive Creative Workshops

Various Dates

Join a cohort of artists to create your own seasonal craft work this festive period.

From hand-printed cards to ceramic decorations and seasonal-inspired textiles, each workshop is designed to add a touch of festive flair, whether they are crafts you've tried before, or a brand new experience!

Take a look at the programme below and book your place.

The Winter Social - 20th Anniversary

Friday 25 November

We're excited to welcome you for an evening of celebration in honour of our 20th Anniversary!

We unveil a specially commissioned art installation by ceramic artist Megan Randall.

Ade Adesina's showcase exhibition opens; A Scottish Royal Academician, Ade's work reflects on the effect of the human footprint on the planet.

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Festive Afternoon Tea

14 November - 15 January

The Factory Kitchen Festive Afternoon Tea returns for the Christmas period!

Indulge in an afternoon of rustic, artisanal treats with seasonal flavours - all handcrafted in our kitchen.

Available for tables of 2 or more, or why not gather friends for a festive celebration in our private room - for groups of 8 - 20.

See more details below:

Christmas Parties

Throughout November and December

Planning your seasonal celebrations? Whether it's an annual work party, or a family gathering, our Christmas Party Packages combine delicious festive menus with the unique surroundings of our event spaces for an evening of food and fun!

Choose from an informal buffet, or three course meal with wine. Enjoy a cocktail on arrival then relax and enjoy your night!

Ouseburn Open Studios

26 - 27 November
Ouseburn Open Studios returns for a Winter showcase.
Meet artists in their studios across our three locations:
The Biscuit Factory
The Biscuit Tin, Warwick Street
BBox Studios, Bermondsey Street
Stay up to date via the Ouseburn Open Studios website!


From 1 December
This year we mark the festive season with a month of art, gift inspiration and special offers.
Each day we'll showcase an artist, collection, or specific artwork with some special offers along the way.
Sign up to our newsletter or follow us on social media to avoid missing out!

Late Night Christmas Shopping

Thursday 15 December until 8pm
Beat the Christmas crowds and enjoy a more relaxed shopping experience at The Biscuit Factory. Browse our collections, from original paintings, print and sculpture, to unique jewellery, gifts and homewares.
Complimentary festive refreshments are availbale while you browse, and on the night purchases receive a little extra gift from us!
PLUS: Forum Books presents stocking filler recommendations and Harvest Moon Floral studio have a pop up festive flower shop.
No time to shop? Why not buy online and arrange to collect on the night?

Spread the Cost of Christmas

With Gift Accounts and Own Art
The Biscuit Factory Gift Accounts allow you, friends, family or colleagues to add funds to convert into vouchers to spend in the gallery. Start saving for your Christmas shopping now!
Own Art allows you to spread the cost of your purchase over 10 interest-free instalments. Spend over £100 on one or multiple pieces of original art, ceramics, jewellery, prints and more to apply!

Christmas and New Year's Eve Brunch

The Factory Kitchen
10 - 3 on Saturday 24 and Saturday 31 December
Join us for brunch at The Factory Kitchen on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, and prepare for the festivities ahead.
Pick up a last minute gift in the gallery, or spend your Christmas voucher, then relax over a delicious brunch!