Venue Hire

Join us for a private reception in the newly refurbished contemporary venue.

Our city centre location makes us an ideal venue to hold a drinks reception.

The Hatton Art Gallery Is a modern exhibition space set within the beautiful surroundings of the Quadrangle in the oldest part of Newcastle University.

The gallery will be showing a programme of temporary exhibitions, including works from the Hatton’s diverse collection alongside loaned works. On permanent display is the Kurt Schwitters' Merz Barn Wall taking pride of place in the centre of the gallery.

After a £3.8 million redevelopment supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Hatton’s State of the art Learning Room and galleries are now available to hire for private evening receptions.

Join us for a private reception for 60 guests in the newly refurbished contemporary venue. Enjoy drinks and canapés in the Learning Room, followed by the opportunity to explore the magnificent exhibitions on display. Please note food and drink can only be served and consumed within the Learning Room.


Catering can be provided including drinks, buffet food and canapés. Contact us to find out more. 

Capacity Guide 


Hire times


Hatton Gallery


60 guests 

 Learning Room Equipment

  • PA system
  • Built in sound system, compatible with iPod, MP3 and CD
  • Built in projector screen
  • Projector
  • Chairs and trestle tables are available

Contact us

To find out more about hiring the Hatton Art Gallery please contact us on: 

Telephone: 0844 856 1074 Email: and state that you're interested in hiring the Hatton Art Gallery.

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