16 Stoddart Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Daily 10am - 5pm

What's On

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

Ade Adesina

25 November - 30 January
Royal Scottish Academician and member of the Royal Glasgow Institute, Nigerian-born and Aberdeen-based Ade Adesina is a renowned contemporary printmaker.

This winter he presents a thought-provoking and timely collection: a visual commentary around the ideas of ecology and our ever-changing world, and the impact human footprints leave on our planet.

Ade has had successful exhibitions at The Biscuit Factory in previous years, but this showcase will be the largest collection of his work we have exhibited to date.

Late Night Christmas Shopping

15 December
5 - 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?


27 November - 24 December
Online Only
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.

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Coming Soon

Coming soon to The Biscuit Factory:

Christmas Eve Shopping

24 December
10am - 3pm

We'll be open on Christmas Eve for your last minute gift shopping, or to collect your online orders!

With some festive treats for those who join us, and The Factory Kitchen serving brunch until 2pm, why not start your Christmas celebrations with us?

Browse our art and gift collections online and order ahead to secure the perfect Christmas presents!

Permanent Features

Alongside our rotating displays of original art you can also enjoy on your visit:

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!

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).

Permanent Collections

The Biscuit Factory
Free admission
Alongside our showcase exhibtions, you can always find work from hundreds of independent artists across a variety of media, styles and price points.
Including one of the largest exhibitions of handmade jewellery, extensive collections of applied art from ceramics to glass, textiles and woodwork, and 2D collections encompassing painting and print-work.

Whatever your interest, you'll always find unique handcrafted pieces for all tastes.