16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Mon-Sun, 10am - 5pm

What's On

The Biscuit Factory hosts four seasonal exhibitions a year, as well as exciting collaborative showcases, cultural events and much more. Find out what's on and what's upcoming below.

Winter Exhibition

The Biscuit Factory
Free admission
We're celebrating the best of The Biscuit Factory this winter with brand new collections from some of your favourite artists.
This season, marking the end of a difficult year for all, we're seeking comfort in the familiar with collections from much loved artists Peter Hallam, Tony Marshall, Malcolm Teasdale, Gordon Wilson, Janine Burrows and more - headlined by a new exhibition from Deborah Grice.

Deborah Grice

The Biscuit Factory
Free admission
Headlining our Winter Exhibition is Deborah Grice.
Deborah is a graduate of Glasgow School of Art and The Royal College of Art, London. Her paintings are metaphysical in nature - representing vastness and ‘otherness’. She paints wild landscapes and weather.
Explore Deborah's headlining collection online now.


The Biscuit Factory
Free admission
Browse one of the largest exhibitions of handmade jewellery here at The Biscuit Factory, with collections from artists and makers across the UK and beyond.
From recycled and eco-friendly materials to precious metals, find unique handcrafted pieces for all tastes.

Light Up North

Free admission

Explore the EL neon light and illuminated art gallery by Light Up North.

Light up North makes bespoke neon lights and illuminated art using electroluminescent wire from their workshops in Saltburn by the sea, North Yorkshire. They blend technical innovation with artistic flare and a cheeky sense of humour.

The Book Hus

The Biscuit Factory
Free admission

Independent booksellers Forum Books bring the art of book-selling to Newcastle with a specially curated bookshop on the ground floor of the gallery.

Browse an eclectic and beautiful selection of some of their favourite books and hot-off-the-press new releases that you won't find anywhere else!

Afternoon Tea

The Factory Kitchen

Treat someone to the promise of an afternoon tea in The Factory Kitchen cafe featuring the finest sandwiches, scones & sweet treats, surrounded by contemporary artwork and panoramic views of the Ouseburn.

PLEASE NOTE: In line with current COVID-19 restrictions, The Factory Kitchen is currently closed. Vouchers will be extended to reflect closure period.

Private hire

Venue viewing &
Event Consulations available
Choose our unique venue, located in the cultural quarter of the city for an unforgettable experience.  
With a choice of design led spaces, award winning catering and a dedicated Event planners on-hand, we'll help you create an event that's uniquely you.
Unique and creative weddings at The Biscuit Factory art gallery, in Newcastle upon Tyne. Image shows two models one dark haired looking out of a window to the left and one light haired looking directly at the camera surrounded by pastel candles and spring flowers. Floral artwork features in the backdrop.

Handcrafted Weddings

Show around
appointments available

Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, our independent art gallery provides a stunning backdrop for a celebration with a difference. Industrial architecture and original features are complemented by contemporary art in this sprawling urban venue that can be yours for your special day.

Let us welcome you for an exclusive consultation and venue viewing with your personal co-ordinator to discover the beauty of The Biscuit Factory, and together we’ll craft your perfect celebration.

Creative Workshops

The Biscuit Factory

Spark your creative flair with our programme of creative workshops.

We are gently introducing a limited number of our most popular workshops from pottery to wire sculpting and enamel jewellery making to atmospheric landscape painting.

Covid-19 safety measures and hygeine protocls are in place and details of these can be found on the workshop page. 

Dan Cimmermann Public Mural

The Biscuit Room, Boyd Street,
Accessible at all times
Artist Dan Cimmermann has painted a specially commissioned large scale mural of the northern inventor George Stephenson.
The mural will be on permanent public display on Boyd Street, Ouseburn (behind The Biscuit Factory, outside The Biscuit Room events suite).